After NAMM 2024

Hello, I want to thank you all, NAMM SHOW 2024 was great! I feel grateful to be with so many people that appreciate my work! See you next year! Click here to see the interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ke1R13fspE4 Thank you again. Adriano

Coimbra – SC (AVAILABLE)

Nature and tiles were my inspirations for this beauty and tremendously good sound!   NECK – 1 piece spanish cedar with dovetail slide-in – Ebony fingerboard – 25″ scale – 10″ radius – 22 Jescar Evo Gold medium frets – Mother of pearl side dots – Double-action trussrod (custom single stainless steel rod) – Ebony string guide with Evo Gold zero fret – Schertler tuners BODY – Alpine termo treated white booked… Read More

Açores – PR

This Guitar is inspired on Paula Rego`s Painting “Anjo”.   https://gulbenkian.pt/cam/artist/paula-rego/ I hope she is not disappointed with my interpretation.   See you at MIGS 2023. Adriano.  

Poster of The Guitar Barrel Project – Documentary Trailer

The collection of completed instruments will be presented in an exhibition together with the now bottled wine at the winery and played live to occompany the premiere of the documentary on Sunday, May 14, 2023 at the Villa Oeiras. https://www.theguitarbarrelproject.com/ Watch on youtube the Trailer of the 120 min. documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0y9tGqT_dyg  

THE GUITAR BARREL PROJECT

I´m really happy to present to the World, “THE GUITAR BARREL PROJECT” I and 5 of the most great Luthiers in the world, built guitars with a special wood, from the XVIII century, Carcavelos Mahogany. January 21st, 2023, we are going to reveal the instruments that we kept in secret since 2018 from each others. Finally, we are going to finish the movie/documentary, about the project and Lisbon 1755 earthquake. Would life… Read More

Ergon Guitars featured on Premier Guitar

“When you sit down to talk with many guitar luthiers, the story of how they got into building is often uncannily similar: They fell in love with the sounds of some famous guitar god during their teen years and started playing not too long after that. Eventually they took their first foray into DIY by modding their own instrument, followed by a stab at replicating, say, a Tele, a Les Paul, or… Read More

Ergon Guitars featured on Premier Guitar @ HGGS 2018

Adriano and Shawn Hammond from Premier Guitar sit down to talk about the history of Ergon Guitars, the Holy Grail Guitar Show and his guitars – the Lisboa WB and the Coimbra JR. The interview happened in the latest edition of the exhibition this past May, in Berlin. If you missed the chance to be at the Holy Grail, check out the video to watch and listen to the instruments showcased.

Ergon Guitars chats with Vintage & Rare @ HGGS 2018

Ergon Guitars had the pleasure of sitting down with Nicolai Schneekloth from Vintage & Rare and talk about Adriano’s guitar building journey and demo the instruments showcased in the Holy Grail Guitar Show 2018 – the Lisboa WB and the Coimbra JR. If you missed the chance to be at the Holy Grail, check out the video to watch and listen to some of the latest takes on two of our desings…. Read More

Boutique Guitar Showcase – Western USA – Fall 2017

Ergon Guitars will be back in North America this coming fall, as part of the next run of the Boutique Guitar Showcase. Jamie Gale will be the curator once again, and the tour will pass through the western USA between September 27th and October 6th. This time with the Lisboa PG, a new take on the Lisboa design with a special name. “PG” stands for Pedrogão Grande, and serves as a homage… Read More

Madeira Prima – woodworking as musical instrument building

Ergon Guitars was featured as part of a documentary series on the world of woodworking in Portugal. This episode focuses on the guitar building aspect of woodworking. The programme was broadcasted in portuguese. You can watch it clicking here.

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