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Dinah and Fred Gretsch Receive Georgia Governor’s Award

On October 7 Dinah and Fred Gretsch were honored as recipients of the third annual Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. Presented by the Office of The Governor in partnership with the Georgia Council for the Arts and the Georgia Humanities Council, the award recognized the Gretsches for their significant contributions to Georgia’s civic and cultural vitality through service to the humanities or excellence in the arts.

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A Tribute to Chet Atkins

Nashville musician Steve Wariner plays host in this tribute video to the legendary Chet Atkins--a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the relationship between Atkins and Gretsch--from the historic RCA Victor Studio. Click "Read More" to watch the video. Also see "Celebrating 60 Years" by Fred Gretsch below under "More News & Events".

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MORE NEWS & EVENTS:

GRETSCH REINTRODUCES BROADKASTER

Gretsch Broadkaster, one of the most iconic drum sets ever made, is once again available. An integral component in the development of “That Great Gretsch Sound" originally produced in Brooklyn, NY, Broadkaster drums continue to be USA made, now built exclusively in Gretsch's Ridgeland, SC factory.

LENNON'S GRETSCH 6120 TO HIT AUCTION BLOCK

The Gretsch 6120 once owned by John Lennon is being auctioned beginning online on November 14 at TracksAuction.com and ending with a live auction at Le Meridien Hotel in London on November 23.

CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF ATKINS & GRETSCH

Read Fred Gretsch's account of "how the right people and the right company came together at the right time to create a legendary line of electric guitars."

Nashville Expo Center, located on the Tennessee State Fairgrounds - See more at: http://www.nashvilledrumshow.com/location/#sthash.8qj8BXw9.dpuf
Nashville Expo Center, located on the Tennessee State Fairgrounds - See more at: http://www.nashvilledrumshow.com/location/#sthash.8qj8BXw9.dpuf

GRETSCH FAMILY GALLERY AT THE CMHF

During your next visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum in Nashville, explore the Dinah and Fred Gretsch Family Gallery filled with touch screens, interactive displays, and some of the museum's most up-to-date artifacts.

GERMAN GUITAR HEROES:

Read Fred Gretsch's examination of an important part of history not properly being represented.

More Gretsch events HERE.

RECAP OF RECENT EVENTS:

Gretsch had a great time celebrating 130 years of That Great Gretsch Sound in 2013. Check out our retrospective story covering all the terrific events that took place.

Visit our RECAP page for details of other Gretsch events from 2014, 2013, and earlier.

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