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.
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
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
“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
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 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
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
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.
Hear one of the latest Ergon designs in the video above, the semi-hollow Lisboa. This guitar will be on our stand at the Holy Grail Guitar Show 2015, in Berlin. Credits Music by Mário Delgado Video by Gennaro Serra Di Cassano Audio provided by João Só
The Ergon Lisboa RSP is an homage inspired by work of luthier Rolf Spuler, of Paradis Guitars. The bookmatched Tamo ash top was kindly provided by the customer, who was an aquaintance of this great guitar builder. A testament to how wondeful works of art can continue to generate more art, even after the original creator is sadly no longer with us. I was suprised to see the similarity of the curves… Read More