Doc Watson Model Featured at Carnegie Hall

Doc Watson Model Featured at Carnegie Hall

(photo via jbonamassa.com) 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...
June 2017 Feautred Artist: Ben Doerfel

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

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...
May 2017 Featured Artist: Chris Jones

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...
Custom Mahogany 12-string

Custom Mahogany 12-string

Custom Mahogany 12-string (SOLD!) Mahogany body Spruce top Maple binding Herringbone trim Modified body size 12-fret neck A 12-string, modified dreadnought, with custom specs similar to the classic Doc Watson model. This guitar was started as a custom build for a...
New Featured Artists Series

New Featured Artists Series

We’re launching a new web series today, this Featured Artists page, which will highlight a different Gallagher player every few weeks. First up is Joey Fletcher, a fellow Middle Tennessean and player of the very first electric Gallagher. Read more...
Cherry & Walnut Back and Sides Sets for Sale!

Cherry & Walnut Back and Sides Sets for Sale!

Want to build your very own guitar? After the success of our first cherry guitar (the G-50C model), we’re making a limited number of back and sides sets of that same wood available for purchase directly from our shop. This high-quality wood was originally bought...

New Dealer in Louisiana!

We’re exited to welcome Louisiana’s Southern Strings to our small family of dealers! They have what looks to be a remarkable collection of fine guitars, including one of our Doc Watson models. Hope you’ll check them out! (We hope to, too, next time...

Winfield 2016

We’re off to the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas, today, where we’ll set up a Gallagher booth and hang out for the weekend. Looking to try out a few guitars? We’ll have two used models (a G-70 from the 70s and a refinished G-65), a brand...
Custom Sassafras Guitars

Custom Sassafras Guitars

We are excited this week to deliver a set of custom guitars to two brothers who have affectionately become known around the shop as the “Sassafras Brothers”. These two guitars are quite different from one another, but both feature sassafras rosettes, made...
New Shop Floor

New Shop Floor

The floor of the shop was looking rather rough (and, to be honest, hazardous) lately, so over our summer break, we tore it out and laid a new floor. The brick walls of our building have notches built into them to hold floor beams, so we laid a new set of beams and...