Is Epiphone a good acoustic guitar?

Epiphone makes great guitars for beginners and can be a good guitar for experienced players for travel, road, or practice guitar. Some of the parts are a little less than the flagship Gibson models but they still are good instruments to play and many artists prefer them to the more expensive Gibson models.

Is Epiphone made by Gibson?

Fierce competitors in the archtop guitar market throughout the ’30s and ’40s, Epiphone was later acquired by Gibson in 1957. Essentially becoming Gibson’s “budget brand”, Epiphone remains the only company in the world that can produce officially-licensed Gibson designs.

Do Epiphone make good guitars?

The short answer is yes, for the most part Epiphone produces a quality guitar. There are exceptions, of course, and it must be remembered that Epiphone is a budget guitar, so you can’t expect Gibson or Fender-level quality. But for the lower prices, Epiphone does produce a fairly good instrument.

Who uses Epiphone acoustic guitars?

10 Of The Most Influential Epiphone Players

  • Joe Pass.
  • Noel Gallagher (Oasis/Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds)
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Nick Valensi (The Strokes)
  • Lee Malia (Bring Me The Horizon)
  • Paul Weller (The Jam/The Style Council/Solo)
  • Tom Delonge (Blink 182/Angels & Airwaves)
  • Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna)

Are Fender acoustics any good?

Are Fender Acoustic Guitars Good? Fender acoustic guitars are fairly good. Ranging from around $200 to $800, the price point is ideal for beginners and intermediates. The sleek playability of a Fender acoustic guitar makes them great to learn on and they have a tone fitting to the price point.

Are all Epiphone Guitars made in China?

China. In 2004, Gibson opened a factory in Qingdao, China, which manufactures Epiphone guitars. With few exceptions, Epiphones are now built only in the Qingdao factory.

Are any Epiphone guitars made in the USA?

Today, three Epiphone guitars are made in the USA, comprising the brand’s Made in USA Collection. Epiphone’s Made in USA Collection features three iconic Epiphone original instruments rather than Gibson copies.