Longtime Fishman artist Pete Townshend will be honored with a Les Paul Award at the 2013 Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards in January. Introduced in 1991 and named after one of the industry's most revered personalities, the Les Paul Award was created to honor individuals or institutions that have set the highest standards of excellence in the creative application of recording technology.
Fishman artists come out strong at the CMA Awards nominations, which were announced on September 5th. Eric Church, Blake Shelton, Hunter Hayes, Luke Bryan, Alan Jackson, Darius Rucker, Brad Paisley and The Band Perry all got nods. The CMA Awards show will be broadcast live on November 1st on ABC.
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William Close is now one of the Finalists on the hit NBC show to compete for the million-dollar prize! The 42-year old musician and inventor has created over 50 musical instruments, including the Earth Harp with which he uses a Fishman Loudbox Mini to amplify his performances.
For more than 20 years, guitar phenomenon Massimo Varini has graced stages worldwide with his captivating musical prowess. This Italian born guitarist’s resume is certainly an extensive one. Massimo has performed with some of the biggest names in the international music scene, including Andrea Bocelli, Laura Pausini, and Eros Ramazzotti. He's also an award-winning producer, engineer and actor!
Fishman had a very impactful presence at this year's Summer NAMM Show in Nashville and won two "Best in Show" categories. Dealers agreed that Fishman continues to be on the cutting edge of new technologies and groundbreaking products.
Fishman and American Songwriter Magazine are teaming up to offer a lucky singer-songwriter the chance to win 10 gigs on a Coffee House Tour of the Northeastern United States. This is your chance to expand your audience, expose your music, and go on an awesome adventure!
Fishman Acoustic Amplification is proud to announce they have become the exclusive worldwide distributor of Asterope “Pro Studio” and “Pro Stage” premium instrument and XLR cables. Manufactured in the United States, Asterope’s unique design provides greater clarity, a broader frequency response and more dynamic harmonics than traditional audio cables.
The brand new album features vocals from Eric Clapton, Marc Cohn, Keb' Mo', Alison Krauss and Union Station, Mumford & Sons and Paul Simon. Guest musicians include Sam Bush, Dr. John, Béla Fleck, Omar Hakim, Viktor Krauss and Del McCoury.
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals are currently on a US tour sharing the stage with her duet partner Kenny Chesney and country legend Tim McGraw. On tour, Grace and the band had their acoustic guitars equipped with Fishman Matrix Infinity and Rare Earth pickups. Aura Spectrum DIs made the journey on the road as well and proved to be a perfect match for the band's acoustic needs.