What We Are Looking Forward To In March

Join The Martin Owners Club family!

Martin Owners Club enrollment continues! We included a special perk for the first week in March. Renew your membership before March 6th, and you'll be entered to win one of twenty FREE 2016 memberships. Drawing exclusive for new members will be announced soon! Benefits include: 20% off at the 1833 Shop, a chance to attend an Evening With Chris Martin, and much more! The cost to join or renew is $45. To #JoinTheFamily or renew your membership, click here.


One Month Closer To Owning a Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition

Preorder continues for the Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition. Ed has already performed on The Grammys, Late Late Show, and BBC with the second signature edition model. We are sure there are many more performances to come in March. To learn more about the model, click here. To preorder your Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition, click here.


"Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliot Smith"

Martin Ambassador Seth Avett will release an album with Jessica Lea Mayfield in March. The album will include covers of famous Elliot Smith songs. "Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliot Smith" will be released on March 17th. For more information and to preorder the album, click here.


Chuck Ragan Brings His Tour To Europe

Martin Ambassador Chuck Ragan will bring The Pedal Down With The Camaraderie tour to Europe. The tour kicks off March 18th through April 7th. For more information on the tour, click here.




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Monday Music Round Up- 2/23

Ed Sheeran Celebrates His Birthday With 2nd Signature Edition

Martin Ambassador Ed Sheeran gave his fans a present on his 24th birthday! Ed announced his second signature edition guitar- the Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition. Ed will be donating 100% of his proceeds to EACH. To learn more about the model, click here.


ACM Finalist Thomas Rhett!

Congratulations to Martin Ambassador Thomas Rhett! He is an ACM New Artist of the Year finalist. The final round of fan voting will begin on April 8th at 3PM. To learn more, click here.


Colbie Caillat On Guitar Center Cover

Martin Ambassador Colbie Caillat is on the cover of the February issue of the Guitar Center Catalog. You can find Colbie's exclusive interview with Guitar Center here.


Cody Simpson Performs "Driftwood"

Martin Ambassador Cody Simpson posted a live acoustic version of his single "Driftwood" to his YouTube page last week. You can watch the performance here.



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Preorder The Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition!

You've been asking and waiting but the time is finally here! The new Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition is now available for preorder.


This is the second Signature Artist Edition from the multi-platinum, singer/songwriter and Martin Ambassador Ed Sheeran. The guitar features an "X" (multiply) sign on the head stock and down the fret board.

Ed Sheeran is donating 100% of his royalties of the sale of the Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition to the East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH). You can learn more about EACH here.

To see Ed Sheeran perform at the GRAMMYs with the model, click here.

To learn more about the Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition, click here.

To find a dealer to preorder your Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition, click here.

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Martin's Vintage Tone System

Have you heard about Martin's Vintage Tone System?


The Martin Vintage Tone System uses a unique recipe that is based on the historic torrefaction process. The system acts like a time machine in which Martin can target certain time periods and age the tops/braces to that era. 

The Vintage Tone System is available on select 2015 Winter models and current models.

To learn more about Martin's Vintage Tone System, click here.

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2015 GRAMMYs Round Up

#MartinPride was going strong at the 2015 GRAMMY Awards last night!

Martin Ambassador Hunter Hayes started the evening by hosting the Premiere Cermony.


Martin Ambassador Ed Sheeran's performance with Jeff Lynne of ELO is being called one of the "highlights of the GRAMMYs." You can watch the performance here.


Beck, winner of 4 GRAMMYs last night, took the stage with Coldplay's Chris Martin to perform "Heart Is A Drum." You can watch the performance here.


Martin player, Brandy Clark, also performed "Hold My Hand" with Dwight Yoakam. You can watch the performance here.


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RECAP: Transworld Snowboarding Riders' Poll

The 16th Annual Transworld Snowboarding Riders' Poll took place on Friday, January 30th in Denver, Colorado. Martin Guitar was on hand as a proud sponsor of the awards.


This year's Riders' Poll was hosted by Martin Ambassador Jack Mitrani and Preston Strout. Over 1,100 snowboarding enthusiasts came out for the event.


Bodie Merril walked away with the Men's Rider Of The Year award and Marie France Roy won Women's Rider Of The Year. For a full list of winners, click here.


 Thanks for a great evening, Transworld Snowboarding. We are already looking forward to next year!

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Monday Music Round Up- 2/2/15

#MartinPride On The Ellen Show

Martin Guitar teamed up with Guitar Center and The Ellen Show to surprise two talented sisters Abby and Sarah. Watch what happened here.


The Avett Brothers' Song Premiere

Martin Ambassadors The Avett Brothers premiered their new song for Relix last week. The song "The Girl I Left Behind Me" will be featured on Still The King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys. The album will be released March 3rd. To listen to the song, click here.


NEEDTOBREATHE Teams Up With Gavin DeGraw

Martin Ambassadors NEEDTOBREATHE released their collaboration with Gavin DeGraw for the single "Brother." You can listen to the new single here.


Thomas Rhett Adds 7 Stadium Dates

Martin Ambassador Thomas Rhett will be hitting the road with Luke Bryan for 7 shows. He is currently on tour with Florida Georgina Line for the Anything Goes Tour.  You can find all tour dates Thomas Rhett here



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RECAP: 2015 She Rocks Awards

On Friday, January 23rd, supporters of women in music gathered for the 2015 She Rocks Awards! The award ceremony honors women in the music industry who are stand out leaders.


The award show is very special to Martin Guitar because our very own VP of Brand Marketing, Amani Duncan, was honored with the Vision Award! Martin Ambassador Colbie Caillat was also honored and performed.



The event was named one of Billboard Magazine's "7 Must-See Events At NAMM" and is organized by the Women's International Music Network.

To learn more about the 2015 She Rocks Awards, click here.

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Monday Music Roundup- 1/26/15

Danny Davis Wins Gold At The X-Games

Martin Ambassador, Burton Snowboarder, and Olympian Danny Davis won gold a the 2015 X-Games in Aspen. Danny took home first place in the super pipe finals. This is the second straight year he has won X-Games gold. To learn more, click here.


Ed Sheeran's Album Goes Platinum 9x's!

Martin Ambassador Ed Sheeran's sophomore album X has gone platinum 9x's in Ireland. Ed received the news before going live in Dublin for VH1's Storytellers on Saturday. For more info, click here.


Frendly Gathering Tickets Now On Sale

Two day general admission passes for the 2015 Frendly Gathering are now on sale! Buy yours now to take advantage of the discounted ticket price. The festival is put together by Martin Ambassadors Danny Davis and Jack Mitrani. Click here to purchase your tickets.



Jason Isbell On Austin City Limits

Martin Ambassador Jason Isbell's performance on Austin City Limits will be available via iTunes beginning tomorrow. To purchase the performance, click here.



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New Design and Proprietary Treatment for the Martin Strings

Martin Guitar will unveil the newly revamped Martin Strings' line at this week's 2015 Winter NAMM Trade Show. The improvements include new-stay fresh packaging and eye-catching design for all major acoustic string lines. SP Lifespan Acoustic Strings will now have an in-house proprietary treatment to deliver the longest possible string life without sacrificing tone or natural feel.

StringsForPRJoining the Martin Strings family is an addition to the Retro product line called "LJ's Choice." The set has been named for two-time GRAMMY award winner and Martin Signature Artist Laurence Juber.

To learn more about the revamped Martin String line, click here.

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