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CITES and Rosewood

A new CITES regulation taking effect on January 2, 2017 will control the sale of any guitar which contains rosewood. From January 2, 2017, trade of any instrument containing any amount of Rosewood (including East Indian rosewood, Honduran rosewood and … Continue reading

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CITES Regulates All Species of Rosewood

New regulations are being put in place as of January 2, 2017 that will impact guitar manufacturers as well as any vendors or musicians wishing to cross a border with a guitar that contains any amount of rosewood in the … Continue reading

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Avian Songbird Owner

This is Roddy Clenaghan playing I am a Wander, written by Steve Earle.  Give it a listen here https://soundcloud.com/roddy-clenaghan/i-am-a-wanderer

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Clearance Sale

We are clearing out our two remaining Hawk IS guitars in black finish. They are being offered at 50% off suggested list. This deal also includes a deluxe gig bag. Once these two are gone that is it! No more … Continue reading

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Gary Kemp and His Songbird

Last weekend tens of thousands of people descended on the small, south coast island of the Isle of Wight for the annual Isle of Wight Festival. Playing at the festival himself, Ben was also there to hand-deliver a new Avian … Continue reading

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Luthier Michael Bashkin

Avian Guitars is honoured to have the well known and highly respected American luthier Michael Bashkin as a key member of the Avian team. Michael’s contribution to the Avian acoustic line are nothing short of amazing. Once you’ve read this brief bio check out … Continue reading

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New Products Coming!

Over the past year we have introduced some exciting options on our acoustic guitars.  These included a multiscale fretboard, an arm bevel, a new pickup option and fret markers. Well get ready for some new products! Michael Bashkin is busy … Continue reading

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Gear Music Now Carries Avian Guitars

We are very excited that Gear Music of Oakville is now carrying our acoustics. The owner Dave Goodyear and his manager Scott Apted demoed several models in various woods and with different options. They were impressed and without hesitation decided that the … Continue reading

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New Options Announced

Several new product announcements were made at the recent China Music 2015 show. Entry Level Songbird With laminated back and sides and AA grade Sitka top. This will appeal to beginners looking for a quality entry level instrument at an affordable … Continue reading

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Happy Hours Sale

We are introducing our new promotion – the “Happy Hours” sale starting October 9, 2015. The sale will begin every Friday at 5:00 pm and ends Sunday at 10:00 pm (times are EST). This is it – your chance to … Continue reading

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