I am excited to announce that Urlacher Guitars will be on display at the Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase, October 26th-28th. WILS is an annual acoustic guitar festival which includes stringed instrument builders, players, collectors and aficionados. This event is a gathering for the community, that provides the opportunity to see and hear some of the finest acoustic guitars around. This year is unique because the show will feature women luthiers and performing artists of note, from around the world. I couldn’t be more excited for Woodstock 2018!
It may be typical for builders to start their catalog of guitar models with mid-size and large body guitars, and in time, add to the mix a small body guitar. For me it has been just the opposite. Near the time I launched my guitar making career, I was drawn to a parlor guitar that Joan Baez was playing in concert. I loved the rich tone and shimmery high-end. Over the years I have enjoyed the challenge of building smaller guitars that compete with the “biggies” for projection and fullness of tone. With that said, the dreadnought model has its place in the world of guitar music, known for its loud voice and robust low-end. I’m excited to be adding a modified dreadnought to the Urlacher line-up.