Why did we stop making these?! We’re talking about our limited run archtop guitars on Alvarez TV today, taking a closer look at these semi-acoustics and asking…should we bring these back?

With so many brands of guitars in the market today, how do you choose the right one for you?

Which guitar gives you unsurpassed value and quality? Which guitar is the one you keep reaching for? We believe that guitar is Alvarez.

Why Alvarez



Handcrafted beauty and excellence in every detail. Played by Tim Bloomer

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Masterworks Bamboo Ukuleles

At Alvarez, when we use the name “Masterworks,” it means the instrument is made from all-solid wood—the top, back and sides. The same designation applies…

Why Choose an 8-String?

A little more chime or extra chorus to your sound can take you in new directions when playing guitar. It can make a song or…

MD70’s and the Return of Rosewood

Alvarez is celebrating the return of rosewood to our guitars with two special dreadnoughts.  In 2017, CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of…

Why we use LR Baggs

Choosing a supplier for any component or raw material is a serious decision for us. Like any good relationship, trust is the key element for…