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Gretsch Launches boygenius Signature Broadkaster Jr.

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Gretsch introduces the limited-edition boygenius Broadkaster Jr., honoring the three-time Grammy winning supergroup of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus.

“I wish this had been my first guitar,” said boygenius.

With Vintage-style Gretsch Bezels and Pickguard, along with Electromatic Filter’TronTM Pickups this signature instrument provides classic design with modern flourish—all at an accessible price point. When conceptualizing this instrument, boygenius wanted to put an emphasis on accessibility. The trio go out of their way to put the fans at the center of their universe and this signature Broadkaster is no exception. This guitar is specially designed for beginners and seasoned pros alike ensuring that players of all backgrounds have the opportunity to harness boygenius’ unique sonic palette to help navigate their own musical journey. The band’s signature Broadkaster Jr. model includes Electromatic Filter’TronTM pickups, vintage-style Trapeze Tailpiece, custom boygenius Fingerboard Inlays, Nickel Head Badge with boygenius signatures, and of course, a boygenius logo on the back of the headstock.

boygenius' Gretsch Broadkaster Jr.


  • Electromatic Filter’Tron Pickups
  • Vintage-style Gretsch trapeze tailpiece
  • Custom boygenius fingerboard inlays & a nickel head badge adorned with boygenius signatures and logo.
  • boygenius opted for stylistic choices such as a smaller body shape with no bigsby and full-size filtertron pickups, and making it black to fit their aesthetic.
  • An accessible price point of $699.99, it is an ideal choice for aspiring artists, ensuring all fans have the opportunity to craft the signature sounds that define boygenius’s style.

Introducing the Gretsch Limited Edition boygenius Broadkaster Jr. | Gretsch Guitars

When booked for a triple-bill tour in late 2018, the three solo artists decided to record a joint 7" single to sell on the merch table. The 7” became 2018’s self-titled six-song EP. After the EP’s breakout success it became clear that Baker, Bridgers and Dacus had created something far more potent than they had anticipated. Praised for their haunting lyrics, soaring harmonies, and the seamless alchemy between each member’s unique musical sensibilities, boygenius have pioneered a singular approach to crafting emotionally driven songs which has carved them a vital space amongst the pantheon of modern-day music. On the heels of the record’s success, boygenius released the rest, which includes four new songs.

Fans worldwide can purchase the Gretsch Limited Edition boygenius Broadkaster Jr. through the band's merch store at To learn more and view product descriptions, click here. Product photos and images of the Gretsch Limited Edition boygenius Broadkaster Jr. can be found here.

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