Hebron, KY (April 28, 2010) – Michael Kelly Guitar Company is proud to announce that it has teamed up with award-winning Country music artist Blake Shelton to create a unique, new signature model guitar. The Blake Shelton model is based on the company’s popular line of Patriot electric guitars but features a distinctive camouflage design motif on its body and headstock.
The Blake Shelton Signature Michael Kelly guitar is a solidbody
electric with a thick, deeply arched Maple top, Mahogany body and neck,
Ebony fingerboard, Grover Rotomatic tuners and two Rockfield humbucking
pickups. It produces big, rich tones with excellent sustain and – due
to its thick Maple top – an articulate treble response. Its retail
price is $999, with an approximate “street” price of $699.
Shelton, who has charted six No. 1 Country hits to date, has enjoyed considerable success with his song “Hillbilly Bone,” a duet with Trace Adkins. Shelton recently earned his first Academy of Country Music Award for “Vocal Event of the Year” and is now nominated for a 2010 CMT Music Award for collaborative video of the year.
“We are excited to have Blake endorse our guitars and to present this special instrument to the music community,” said Bill Xavier, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Hanser Music Group, the parent company of Michael Kelly Guitar Company. “We believe this signature model reflects Blake’s artistry as a musician and his one-of-a-kind personality.”
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