Keira Knightly Lightens Up In "Begin Again"
Actress Keira Knightly will play a Martin Guitar in her new film "Begin Again." The film, which was directed by "Once The Musical's " John Carney, has Keira playing a woman named Gretta who meets a disgraced record-label exec while performing on an East Village stage and becomes captivated by her talent. You can learn more about the movie and see a preview of Keira playing a Martin Guitar here.
The Unstoppable Ed Sheeran
Martin Ambassador Ed Sheeran and up and coming artist Sam Smith broke a 20-year itch by taking the top two spots on the Billboard charts last week, last achieved by Eric Clapton and Sting in 1993. Sheeran also claimed the largest sales week for a British male artist in the US in nearly 10 years. Read more here.
The Martin Ambassador's songs have rocketed in popularity on streaming services after his lauded set at Glastonbury. Ed played the Pyramid Stage on Sunday, July 5th. Read more here.
Martin Ambassador Dierks Bentley Announces 9th Annual "Miles & Music for Kids" Event
Dierks Bentley announced the ninth annual "Miles & Music for Kids" scheduled for September 28th in Nashville, TN. Special guests Jake Owen, Easton Corbin, Chris Young, Randy Houser, Kip Moore, and Jon Pardi will be performing with more artists to be announced. Learn more about the event here.
Jason Isbell Featured on Beck's Song Reader Album
Martin Ambassador Jason Isbell can be found on Beck's Song Reader album which will be released on July 29th. The album features a series of instrumental compositions previously released exclusively as sheet music. Jason Isbell performs on the track "Now That Your Dollar Bills Have Sprouted Wings." Learn more about the album here.