Nashville, Tenn. — Gibson, the iconic and leading global instrument brand, will officially open a Gibson Garage flagship store in Historic London on Feb. 24, 2024. The London location marks the first-ever Gibson flagship store outside of the U.S. and follows the successful opening of the Gibson Garage Nashville. The Gibson Garage is the ultimate guitar experience and destination for music lovers across the globe and the place to explore Gibson’s 130-year music history.
Located in historic London just off Oxford Street, and featuring 4,500 square feet of retail space, the Gibson Garage London will feature more than 300 electric and acoustic guitars, the entire collection of Maestro pedals, and more.
“The Garage is designed to be a part of the London music community with a live stage featuring performances, and events from icons and emerging artists on any given day,” says Cesar Gueikian, president and CEO of Gibson Brands. “It’s also an exciting place to experience music and lifestyle through Gibson instruments, sound, media and apparel. We hope the Gibson Garage will have a dramatic impact on the London music scene in addition to becoming a must-see destination.”
The Gibson Garage London features a special, dedicated Acoustic guitar room with one of the largest displays of Gibson Acoustic guitars in the entire UK, as well as areas for Epiphone electric, acoustic and bass guitars, and the biggest display of Kramer guitars in the UK.
The Gibson Gallery, a bi-annual revolving gallery wall, will celebrate the photography and art of British artists, and musicians. The inaugural exhibition at the Gibson Gallery will debut with an exclusive collection by legendary rock ‘n’ roll photographer Gered Mankowitz, whose portraits over the past 50 years have included The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Kate Bush, Elton John and many more. The gallery exhibit will also feature rare and unseen portraits from Mankowitz’s archive and is curated by RedHouse Gallery in association with Iconic Images.
Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Gibson Brands is dedicated to quality, innovation and sound excellence. For more information, visit https://gibson.com/garage-london.
SOURCE: Gibson Brands