Featured Artist: Ricky j Taylor

Featured Artist: Ricky j Taylor

Ricky j Taylor We are so happy that Ricky j Taylor is now part of the Gallagher Guitar Co. family.  He purchased the first G-45S Songwriter guitar.  The G-45S Songwriter guitar is a perfect fit for this talented songwriter. Ricky j Taylor grew up in Kentucky where...
Featured Artist: J.P. Cormier

Featured Artist: J.P. Cormier

JP Cormier We are thrilled that JP Cormier is now part of the Gallagher Guitar Co. family.  He plays a G-70 that was built specifically for him. At the age of 5, JP began teaching himself to play the guitar. At 9, he won his first guitar competition against 30 other...
Doc Watson models

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

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...
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...
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...

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...
Joe Bonamassa, on a ’78 Doc Watson Model

Joe Bonamassa, on a ’78 Doc Watson Model

In an interview in Acoustic Magazine, blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa called the 1978 Doc Watson model “one of the real stars” of his recent project, An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House. See him playing “Woke Up Dreaming” on that...
Ed Helms in Guitar Aficionado

Ed Helms in Guitar Aficionado

In the cover story of Guitar Aficionado’s May/June 2013 issue, Ed Helms discusses acting, banjo picking, and playing his most recent acquisition: the Gallagher G-50 that belonged to Doc Watson. Read more of the article here.