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Doc Watson models

Our first build in the new shop was a Doc Watson model, of course, and that was soon followed by the Doc Watson Signature model.  We are very pleased with the sound of both guitars.  The Signature model is the same guitar except with more appointments such as the...

Doc Watson Model Featured at Carnegie Hall

(photo via We're proud to have a Gallagher guitar included in Joe Bonamassa's very short list of instruments featured in his Carnegie Hall performances. Joe says this about his 1978 Doc Watson model: "Doc Watson was a multi-Grammy Award winning blues,...

June 2017 Feautred Artist: Ben Doerfel

Ben Doerfel is one of only a handful of musicians who plays both an acoustic and an electric Gallagher. Growing up in a big, musical family, Ben started playing guitar when he was eight, and bought his first Gallagher, a G-50, a few years after. He now plays a custom...

Don Gallagher Featured in the Times-Gazette

Our local newspaper, the Shelbyville Times-Gazette, recently featured the story of Don's last guitar, known around the shop as "the Rotary guitar". The guitar was made in honor of James L. Bomar, Jr., former president of Rotary International. The fretboard tells the...

May 2017 Featured Artist: Chris Jones

Chris Jones has been playing a Gallagher guitar for 37 years. In fact, he’s been playing the same Gallagher guitar for 37 years. Now the frontman of the bluegrass band Chris Jones and the Night Drivers, Chris started playing guitar when he was 14, learning from a...
“This guitar sounds more musical than any guitar I have ever played. Rings forever – the bass, the mids, the trebles. A true work of American craftsmanship and art. I’m going to be a better player because of this guitar.”

Williamsville, NY

“I remember instantly thinking, ‘This is my guitar.’ When people talk about me and my playing, my guitar is just as much [a part of] the conversation. I wanted to play a Gallagher because of the quality and craftsmanship that goes into every guitar.”

Murfreesboro, TN