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Latest News Releases


May 03, 2018
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) and Fender Digital today announced the expansion of Fender Play to include ukulele lessons – helping brand-new players and beginners master chords and riffs in minutes. On the heels of the Fender Play app’s successful release for guitar in 2017, this lesson content is designed specifically for uke and makes learning to play an instrument even easier than before. Combine Fender’s California Coast Series Ukuleles with Fender Play and there are no excuses for new players who want to learn fast, while keeping cool this summer.
March 20, 2018
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today released the all-new California Series acoustic guitars, celebrating the lifestyle and culture associated with the region and the brands Southern California roots. Energetic and independent, this family of guitars defies acoustic guitar conventions with a visible look and feel of Fender’s famous electric guitars – from the Stratocaster® headstocks and vibrant colors, to the distinctive Fender body shapes that mark players as visionary artists. Lively-sounding – California Series acoustic guitars capture the laid back, yet energetic California lifestyle – from the beach to the festival stage.
January 25, 2018
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the all-new California Series acoustic guitars, celebrating the lifestyle and culture associated with the region and the brands Southern California roots. Energetic and independent, this family of guitars defies acoustic guitar conventions with a visible look and feel of Fender’s famous electric guitars – from the Stratocaster® headstocks and vibrant colors, to the distinctive Fender body shapes that mark players as visionary artists. Lively-sounding – California Series acoustic guitars capture the laid back, yet energetic California lifestyle – from the beach to the festival stage.
November 01, 2017
Just days before the launch of her first LP ‘Just The Beginning’, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) is proud to announce the launch of pop-sensation Grace VanderWaal’s very own Signature Ukulele series– available Spring 2018. Fender’s popular artist signature models are geared toward product progression and storytelling, creating instruments designed to the unique specifications of the world’s most iconic artists. Adding the winner of the 11th season of NBC’s top-rated America’s Got Talent to the Fender family, VanderWaal is among a wave of younger artists and songwriters who are inspiring a whole new generation of players.
September 19, 2017
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) – born and raised near the coast of Southern California – today announced the launch of its new California Coast Series Ukuleles, celebrating the brand’s California roots. All five, diverse soprano, concert and tenor models are named after beaches along the coast of California – from Los Angeles to picturesque Santa Barbara, capturing the spirit of California beach culture and the lifestyle it has to offer year-round. Coming soon, all models from the California Coast Series Ukuleles will include a free 30-day trial membership to Fender Play™, the newly launched digital learning platform, empowering a new generation of players to learn electric and acoustic guitar – and coming soon – ukulele.
July 13, 2017
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced it will debut a refreshed line of California Coast Series Ukuleles inspired by the brand’s Southern California roots, along with new Paramount Series and Classic Design travel body shapes at Summer NAMM in Nashville, Tenn.
June 27, 2017
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced it will be expanding the Tim Armstrong Hellcat offering with a limited edition, hand-selected “Ruby Red” finish from the artist. Inspired by the Grammy-winning founder of the influential U.S. punk band Rancid, the new, limited edition Tim Armstrong Ruby Red Hellcat is ideal for bashing out punk, pop, rock and more.
January 19, 2017
Gretsch expands its Gretsch Roots Collection™ with the all-new G9511 Style 1 Single-0 “Parlor” Acoustic Guitar, G9521 Style 2 Triple-0 “Auditorium” Acoustic Guitar and G9531 Style 3 Double-0 “Grand Concert” Acoustic Guitar, while also adding new show-stopping models to its Acoustic Collection with the G5022CBFE Rancher™ Falcon™ Jumbo Cutaway Acoustic/Electric and the G5021WPE Rancher™ Penguin™ Parlor Acoustic/Electric.
January 19, 2017
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announces the launch of several additions to its ever-expanding acoustic guitar business for Winter NAMM 2017 in Anaheim, Calif. Fender will showcase its growing Paramount Series, which adds the PM-3 All-Mahogany NE Triple-0 and PM-2 All-Mahogany NE Parlor to its widely received series created for players of all levels and will debut its new Classic Design Series, which includes 11 upgraded models with features catering to the new player.
January 18, 2017
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announces the unveiling of the Fender Custom Shop annual ‘Prestige Collection’ of visionary, master built guitars –inspired by Fender Custom Shop’s 30th anniversary in 2017 – at Winter NAMM 2017 in Anaheim, Calif. Built by the Shop’s esteemed Master Builders, the 2017 Collection consists of 10 inspired guitars, each representing the peerless craftsmanship, artistry and detail that elevated the Custom Shop to worldwide acclaim.
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