2024 Montreux International Guitar Show Day 3 report

Here is the full report for day 3 at the 2024 Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch) in Switzerland. The interview of the day is with Erika, the owner of Dowina Guitars (dowina.com). MIGS 2024 Day 3 report Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:MIGS ArchivesGuitar

2024 Montreux International Guitar Show Day 2 report

Here is the full report for day 2 at the 2024 Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch) in Switzerland. Part 1 / Part 2 Interviews of the day: MIGS 2024 Day 2 report - Part 2 Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:MIGS ArchivesGuitar Show ReportsLuthier

2024 Montreux International Guitar Show Day 2 report

Here is the full report for day 2 at the 2024 Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch) in Switzerland. Part 1 / Part 2 Interviews of the day: MIGS 2024 Day 2 report - Part 1 Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:MIGS ArchivesGuitar Show ReportsLuthier

2024 Montreux International Guitar Show Day 1 report

Here is the full report for day 1 at the 2024 Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch) in Switzerland with an interview with Jack Gardiner. MIGS 2024 Day 1 report Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:MIGS ArchivesGuitar Show ReportsLuthier Interviews

Spring is a busy time for guitar shows. As it happens, between the end of April and mid-May there are three major guitar shows taking place in Switzerland, Japan and Italy. The Guitar Channel will once again be out and about at these three events: The Guitar Channel, the guitar mediaoffering the best coverageof guitar

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Martin Miller interview at the Montreux International Guitar Show

Interview with the German musician Martin Miller (martinmillerguitar.com) at the Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch). Martin Miller interview Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:MIGS ArchivesGuitar Show ReportsLuthier Interviews

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Interview with German guitar builder Tobias Traub from Oroborus Guitars (oroboruscustoms.com) at the Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch). Tobias Traub interview Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:MIGS ArchivesGuitar Show ReportsLuthier Interviews

Interview with guitar builder Christoph Noe from ON Guitars (on-guitars.com) at the Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch). As a bonus you will be able to watch a demo of the P90 equipped Elster model. Christoph Noe interview Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:MIGS ArchivesGuitar

Interview Michael Spalt at the Montreux International Guitar Show

Interview with luthier Michael Spalt from Spalt Instruments (spaltinstruments.com) at the Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch). Michael Spalt interview Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:Michael Spalt ArchivesMIGS ArchivesLuthier Interviews

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A major innovation for Montreux International Guitar Show aka the MIGS (migs.ch) is that this 2024 edition will be preceded by a guitar workshop with top Classical, Fingerstyle and Rock musicians! This is the MIGS Academy (migs-masters-camps.com) which will take place from Monday April 22 to Friday April 26 in Montreux. Here's an interview with

Chris Woods: interview with the Fingerstyle guitarist in Montreux

Chris Woods (chriswoodsgroove.co.uk) was one of the Fingerstyle guitarists scheduled for performances at the Montreux International Guitar Show 2023. He stopped by the The Guitar Channel booth to answer a few questions before going on stage. Chris Woods interview Audio version available on The Guitar Channel Radio for premium subscribers Until the next interview or

Panucci Guitars, Angelo van Merrienboer luthier interview in Montreux and double demo

Dutch luthier Angelo van Merrienboer of Panucci Guitars (guitarlounge.nl) was one of the exhibitors at the second edition of the Montreux International Guitar Show. Here he is in an interview to present his guitars on his stand. As a bonus, after the interview you also get a double guitar demo recorded on site: a superb

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Eric Steckel interview at the MIGS 2023

Eric Stekel (ericsteckel.com) was one of the headliners at MIGS 2023. A perfect opportunity to finally interview this energetic American guitarist, who delivered an incandescent concert on the shores of Lake Geneva during the festival. Eric Steckel interview Audio version available on The Guitar Channel Radio for premium subscribers Until the next interview or gear

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Demo BRe03 Light BR Guitares by luthier Adrien Bernard-Reymond

It was at MIGS 2023 that I recorded this demo of the BRe03 Light from BR Guitares (brguitares.fr). I love the unconventional lines of luthier Adrien Bernard-Reymond design. He doesn't hesitate to depart from the usual canons of electric guitar. In short, I loved this guitar! BRe03 Light BR Guitares demo Recording setup: Until the

MIGS 2023: the finest electric guitars on demo
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MIGS 2023: the finest electric guitars demoed

At the second edition of the Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch) there were some phenomenal electric guitars on display from luthiers from all over Europe. Below is a very personal selection of the 18 instruments that caught my eye… and my ear! Guitars demoed The recording setup was the same for all the guitars: my

Petteri Sariola, guitar in hand interview during the 2023 MIGS

Finnish acoustic guitarist Petteri Sariola (petterisariola.fi) was one of the musicians scheduled to perform at the 2023 MIGS. I had the great pleasure of receiving him for a guitar-in-hand interview on the The Guitar Channel booth in the middle of the show. Petteri Sariola interview Audio version available on The Guitar Channel Radio for premium

Interview Derk Van Lievers from DejaWu Guitars at the Montreux International Guitar Show

Interview with guitar builder Derk Van Lievers from DejaWu Guitars at the Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch). Derk Van Lievers interview Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:MIGS ArchivesGuitar Show ReportsLuthier Interviews

Interview with the luthier Egon Rauscher from SoulTool Guitars (soultool.com) from Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch). Egon Rauscher interview Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:MIGS ArchivesGuitar Show ReportsLuthier Interviews

MIGS 2023 - Day 3 report : 1h video, 3 interviews and 6 guitars tested

The weather was a bit less beautiful but the final day was a great one for this Sunday, May 7, 2023 at the Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch)! On the show, more than 2 hours of video report, 3 interviews and 6 guitars of luthiers demoed on The Guitar Channel booth. Interviews of the day

MIGS 2023 - Day 2 report and interviews

Splendid second day for this Saturday, May 6, 2023 at the Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch)! On the menu, more than 1 hour of video report, 3 interviews and 5 guitars of luthiers tried on the booth of The Guitar Channel. In short, an awesome day! Interviews of the day Guitars demoed Here is the

MIGS 2023 - Day 1 report and interviews

The Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch) 2023 edition opened its doors on this beautiful Friday, May 5, 2023 on the shores of the always splendid Lake Geneva. Just like last year, The Guitar Channel was on site to bring you the guitar event via a 45min video report and 3 interviews. Big news for this

Switzerland, Japan, Italy: a world tour of guitar shows in May!

Just back from NAMM with 5 hours of videos, 40 interviews and reports in emblematic guitar places, The Guitar Channel is back on the road with a mini world tour of guitar shows in May. Montreux International Guitar Show in Switzerland The MIGS will hold its 2nd edition from May 5th to 7th on the

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Alex Lofoco, bass player interview at the Montreux International Guitar Show

Interview with bass player Alex Loco at the Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch). Alex Lofoco interview Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:MIGS ArchivesGuitar Show ReportsLuthier Interviews

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Claudio Pagelli guitar builder interview at the 2022 Montreux International Guitar Show

Claudio Pagelli is a Swiss luthier who works with his wife Claudia Pagelli (see also interview) for Pagelli Guitars (pagelli.com). The couple exhibited their creations at the first edition of the Montreux International Guitar Show. Interview Claudio Pagelli Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:Claudio

Claudio Pagelli guitar builder interview at the 2022 Montreux International Guitar Show

These are the interviews conducted at the MIGS (migs.ch) on the second day of the show. Claudia and Claudio Pagelli (pagelli.com), the boutique guitar power couple were in Switzerland that week-end. Claudia and Claudio Pagelli Until the next interview, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel.

This is an interview conducted at the MIGS (migs.ch) on the second day of the show. The amazing Canadian musician Nick Johnston (nickjohnstonmusic.com) was one of the guest star of the show. Nick Johnston Until the next interview, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel.

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Tausch Guitars, Rainer Tausch presents La Grange model in this interview at the MIGS 2022

Rainer Tausch (tausch-guitars.de) is a German boutique guitar builder who was one of the exhibitor at the first edition of the Montreux International Guitar Show in Montreux, Switzerland. Rainer was at this guitar show with a brand new model, La Grange, which he presents in this interview. Rainer Tausch presents La Grange model Until the

Adriano Sergio interview from Ergon Guitars at the Montreux International Guitar Show

Portuguese luthier Adriano Sergio of Ergon Guitars (ergonguitars.com) was one of the exhibitors at the 2022 Montreux International Guitar Show. Here he is in an interview to present his work. Adriano Sergio interview Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:Adriano Sergio InterviewsLuthier InterviewsMIGS Reports

MIGS 2022 - Last day at the Montreux guitar show !

Third and last day for the Montreux guitar show, the MIGS. Still a great attendance, maybe a little bit less than yesterday but just as much pleasure to discuss music and guitar with all the visitors, luthiers and musicians! Here is the video report. MIGS - Sunday May 1st 2022 Until the next video report

Saturday April 30th, 2022 was the beginning of the week-end at the Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch). Yesterday saw a huge crowd and it was the same or even better today! Here is the full video report of a day of pure awesomeness! MIGS - Saturday April 30th 2022 Until the next video blogging or