Newly in stock at our Blackpool and Southport stores for 2017, Epiphone are known as the working musician's favourite instrument maker. With solid body electric guitar icons like the Les Paul & SG, the rockers favourite Thunderbird bass, to their timeless acoustic guitars and hollowbody electrics like the Wildkat, Dot & Sheraton, Epiphone have become one of the premiere makers of affordable instruments since their humble beginnings in 1873.
Epiphone celebrate over 140 years as the working musician’s favourite instrument maker and the standard bearer for affordable quality and innovation. From their humble origins in Sparta, Greece in 1873 through its rise to fame on 14th Street in New York City, to their reemergence as a dominant force in musical instruments from their new headquarters today in Nashville, TN, Epiphone instruments can be heard on over a century of great recordings.
Epiphone's artist roster includes major figures from every era of popular music, including Les Paul, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, James Bay, Paul Simon, Paul McCartney, Joe Bonamassa, Robb Flynn, My Chemical Romance, Slash, Paul Weller, Oasis and Radiohead. And just like their players, Epiphone have never stopped pushing forward, improving their classic designs whilst also breaking new ground with their instruments.