Fun Meme

With NASA's launch of the Parker Solar Probe, we thought it'd be fun to pair that with Ken's launch of the Parker Aural Probe...

Woodstock Luthiers' Invitational 2018

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Every year, we attend the Woodstock Luthiers' Invitational in October. This year is no exception. We'll be there October 26, 27, & 28, 2018 at the Bearsville Theater / Utopia Soundstage , Woodstock, NY. We hope you can stop by and see what we've been working on.

Guitar Masters at Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY, July 5-7 -2018

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Celebrating the artistry of the guitar with some of the music world’s finest talents, Guild Hall introduces the first annual Guitar Masters festival. This three-day gathering is a celebration of music, summer, and exceptional musicianship, and features concerts, documentary films, and book signings.

The festival took place from Thursday, July 5 through Saturday, July 7 and featured performances by Andy Summers, Ralph Gibson, G.E. Smith, Richard Thompson, Teddy Thompson, David Broza, Badi Assad, and Brandon Ross; documentary films curated by director Mary Jane Marcasiano; a talk by Ken Parker (on July 7th), and book signing with Galadrielle Allman.

Ken Featured in Two-Part Fretboard Journal Article

Fretboard Journal # 38, with Leo Kottke on the cover, features the first of a two-part article about Ken.

Be sure to pick it up at your local guitar store, book store, or what the heck, they've got great deals on subscriptions, so you don't even need to leave your house!

Ken Parker Exhibited and Lectured at Artisan Guitar Show

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Ken Parker Exhibited and Lectured at Artisan Guitar Show

April 7-9, 2018, at the Central Hotel and Conference Center in Harrisburg, PA. Ken spoke on the importance of embracing innovation in the design and construction of artisan guitars. 

The Met Gets a Ken Parker Archtop Named Merlin

On January 29, 2016, Ken delivered Merlin, a brand new archtop, to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC at a lovely reception. The Met had commissioned the guitar last year for its permanent collection.

Doug Wamble wrote a special piece called The Ken Parker Suite for three guitars, played by Doug, Brandon Ross, and Matt Munisteri, which was debuted at the event and then recorded the following day. 

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