Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments Updates Bitterroot Series
The ever-popular Bitterroot series is an exquisite traditional and minimalistic mandolin. This aesthetic package draws inspiration from Montana's state flower, whose fleshy roots were used extensively as food by the Native Americans, Lewis and Clark, and the pioneers and mountain men that followed. The Bitterroot is the model most often customized by Weber aficionados. "We wanted to update and add more color options to this model to give players more choice right out of the...
Nov 24, 2015, Weber News
Annie Lawrence Launches New Album
Annie Lawrence is a talented musician and singer-songwriter based in Franklin, TN. On November 10, Lawrence released a new album and told us all about it. Weber: What does the release of this new record mean to you? Annie Lawrence: I am overjoyed to release my new record, Everything Changes because it is a completely new sound and vibe, that I have continuously been crafting over the past three years. I wanted to make sure that whatever music I released next, was solid all...
Nov 19, 2015, Artist News
Watermelon Park Festival Weber Pickin Contest Winner Announced
Watermelon Park Festival takes place on the last weekend in September every year in Berryville, Virgina. This year was the 12th year for Shepherd's Ford Productions, and it was as amazing as always! The line up included Hot Rize, Pokey Lafarge, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band and was headlined by the amazing and iconic Loretta Lynn. The Watermelon Park Festival always features a Band Contest and a Pickin' Contest where the winner received a Weber Bitterroot F style mandolin....
Nov 11, 2015, Events
Little Big Town Wins BIG At CMA Awards
Little Big Town has had a big year with the release of Pain KIller. It started with their release of "Day Drinking" and just didn't stop. The release of the #1 "Girl Crush" has led to even more success for the group that has been together for more than 17 years. On November 4, the CMA Awards were held in Nashville, TN. The group was nominated for six awards and won awards for Vocal Group of the Year, Single of the Year, and Song of the Year, both for "Girl...
Nov 09, 2015, Artist News
Featured Artist: Kevin Arrowsmith | Luke Bryan
Kevin Arrowsmith has a long history of playing instruments – starting with the violin at age five! Eventually, he moved on to the cello, guitar, and mandolin. The diversity in his instruments carries through to the musical styles he was exposed to. Bands like Guns N’ Roses and Ozzy got him into guitar, but a “pickin party” in college turned him on to bluegrass and love for the mandolin. Now on tour with Luke Bryan, this multi-instrumentalist plays...
Nov 02, 2015, Artist News
Ask an Artist: What’s Your Favorite Weber Color?
Recently the Weber team has been releasing short clips of the craftsmen here who want you to know what their favorite colors are in light of the Weber Free Color Upgrade. The recent videos have caused a lot of talk in the mandolin community. Jimmy Herman, an avid Weber collector and multi-instrumentalist for Carrie Underwood, caught wind of these videos and wanted to share his thoughts on the stunning Weber colors.
Oct 20, 2015, Artist News