April 2020

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Ovation U.S.A. Custom Shop Releases Two New Adamas Guitars

May 5, 2020
Both models are built in the company's New Hartford, Connecticut workshop.
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NAMM '19 - Ovation Californian Flame Maple Grand Auditorium Natural Demo

January 26, 2019
The famed builder of composite roundbacks unveils its first-ever all-solid-wood acoustic.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2019 Day 2

January 25, 2019
The second day of the year's biggest gear show was full of tone toys from Orange, Seymour Duncan, Nu-X, Electro-Harmonix, and more.
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Ovation Guitars Expands Glen Campbell Signature Collection

October 23, 2018
The all-new mid-priced models are available with mid-depth composite backs in cutaway and non-cutaway versions.
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Gear Award 2017

Gear of the Year 2017

November 7, 2017
Another year, another dazzling parade of pedals, guitars, amps, modelers, and accessories that made our noggins spin.
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SNAMM '17 - Ovation GCF Series, Elite Series, Legend Series & Glen Campbell Bluebird Demos

July 21, 2017
The famed company brings back a classic electric, and introduces some new acoustic lines.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2017 Day 2

July 14, 2017
Dig into the hottest gear from the floor, including new stuff from Fender, Ovation, Yellowcake, Adventure Audio, and Todd Sharp.
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Ovation Guitars Reissues Glen Campbell Signature Models

June 2, 2017
Ovation has meticulously hand-crafted a precise recreation of Campbell's iconic “1771” model guitar.
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Quick Hit: Ovation Applause Elite AE44II-VV Review

March 20, 2017
Can this budget roundback acoustic pull off for Ovation what Squier solidbody gems have for Fender?
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New Gear Showcase 2017

New Gear Showcase 2017: Pt. 1

March 16, 2017
Check out part one of this year's New Gear Showcase gallery!
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NAMM '17 - Ovation USA Glen Campbell Balladeer and Exotic Series Elite Plus Demos

February 22, 2017
A revered acoustic brand celebrates the country music icon, and shows off some new exotic wood combinations.
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Ovation Guitars Unveils the Applause Elite and Balladeer

July 15, 2016
The models feature essential Ovation features at a price that makes them ideal for beginning and intermediate players.
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SNAMM '16 - Ovation Celebrity Elite Doubleneck Demo | Custom Shop 2016

June 25, 2016
Check out this new production doubleneck beast and high-end one-offs.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2016 Day 1

June 23, 2016
Here's a taste of the gear we came across during the first day of Summer NAMM, with tone toys from Fender, Seymour Duncan, Bullhead Amplification, and more.
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Acoustic Gear Showcase

Acoustic Gear Showcase 2016

June 17, 2016
Check out this year's Acoustic Gear Showcase!
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NAMM '16 - Ovation Viper Demo and 50th Anniversary Models

January 29, 2016
The carbon-fiber experts celebrate their golden anniversary with style by reworking several old favorites.
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Al Di Meola: The Mixer

September 1, 2015
After eschewing the electric guitar for acoustic, 6-string legend Di Meola is blending both to brilliant effect.
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Melissa Etheridge: Guitar Storyteller

October 10, 2014
From a badminton racket to her signature Ovation and various 12-string obsessions in between, one of rock’s reigning queens shares a few of her favorite guitar things.
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Ovation Guitars Expands Celebrity Standard Series

January 23, 2014
The new models have a mid-depth Lyrachord cutaway body style and a quartersawn scalloped “X” bracing design.
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Ovation Unveils Proto Limited LT-60

August 28, 2013
Ovation's new limited-run U.S.-made model, the LT-60, has a deep Lyrachord body, and an Adirondack spruce top.
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