.Martin Guitar artist and clincian Craig Thatcher will be at Guitar Tex for The Martin Guitar Experience on April 20th 5-7 pm. He does a terrific job, is an engaging performer and everyone gets some free SWAG. Craig Thatcher Bio
C.F. Martin & Co. is proud to present Martin Experience clinician Craig Thatcher, speaking about and
performing on the instruments which have driven his lifetime passion for music and excellence for well
over 40 years. Favoring blues, jazz, Travis-picking and various other acoustic styles, Craig is adept to
many genres and can draw distinction between a wide range of Martin models to demonstrate their best
qualities and main differences. Discuss with him the many personalized options available through the
Martin Custom Shop and get your hands on a full “saloon” of Martin Instruments and Strings. As a top
authority on C.F. Martin’s Performing Artist and Retro Series, Craig will demonstrate the many
amazing features of Fishman‘s F1 Aura+ on-board intelligence system, which leads the field in live
acoustic tone. Experience the magic of Martin Guitars and Strings through Craig’s impressive
knowledge and remarkable chops.
Craig is a band leader (The Craig Thatcher Band), a guitar instructor and recording artist and has
worked with and/opened for many great artists including: Simone, Buddy Guy, Derek Trucks, John
Mayall, Jimmie Vaughan, Duke Robillard, John Hammond, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Jonny Lang,
Charlie Musselwhite, Train, Robin Trower, Dicky Betts, Savoy Brown, Jorma Kaukonen, Marty Stuart,
Roseanne Cash, Roger McGuinn, Rory Block, Woody Mann, Peter Rowan, Herman’s Hermits, Spencer
Davis Group, Laurence Juber and many other international pop and blues artists.
Craig is also the leader of his own Eric Clapton musical tribute “Badge,” a retrospective of EC’s career
beginning with the Yardbirds. His band also presents other “tribute” shows including Jimi Hendrix,
George Harrison and the Allman Brothers Band.
Craig has performed in one capacity or another in nearly every U.S. State as well as over 20 different
countries. Theatres, Performing Arts venues & Festivals where Craig has performed include:
Sellersville Theatre–Sellersville, PA
ArtsQuest Muiskfest Cafe—Bethelehem, PA
Mauch Chunk Opera House–Jim Thorpe, PA
State Theatre–Easton PA
Kirby Center for the Arts—Wilkes Barre, PA
Metropolitan Museum Of Art—NYC
The Apollo Theatre—NYC
Luce Auditorum—San Diego, CA
House Of Blues—Atlantic City, NJ
Berks Jazzfest—Readying, PA
Zoellner Center for the Arts—Bethlehem, PA
… and many others. Craig is also the originator and host of the PBS television series, “Behind The
Guitar”, where he presents and interviews internationally known guitarists in front of a live audience
Guitar Tex is off to visit The Martin Custom Shop for some Custom Martin Guitars. We will be hand selecting the woods and creating the design appointments with the team at Martin Guitars and the Custom Shop. Look for pictures and details soon.
GUITAR TEX opened its doors Nov. 1, 1999 just down the street from where we are now in Olmos Park, just 3 miles north of downtown San Antonio and 4 miles from the airport. Stop by and visit our intimate 900 square foot showroom packed with the coolest selection guitars in San Antonio.
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The Loar LH 200 FE3 with Fishman pickup is remarkably similar to the 1928 L1 Blues Tribute (think Robert Johnson). One big difference; this one is $499.00 instead of $3,600.00
San Antonio’s only Heritage dealer.
New Old Stock Sigma Strats made in Korea in 1999. We have 2 in black and 2 sunburst. These are excellent starter or back up guitars for only $139.00
“Hummingbird” tenor ukulele by Japanese master luthier Eiichi Sumi. $2,350.00
Martin DX1KAE. Solid spruce with koa HPL and Fishman pickup.
The only lefty in the store.
Reverend Airwave 12 string. Perhaps the best production model electric 12 string ever.
$1,199.00 w/2-tone case
GUITAR TEX proudly sells Suzuki harmonicas. Made in Japan by Manji Suzuki for over 70 years, we feel that these are the best production harmonicas available. We keep a good selection of all keys and many different varieties including the Bluesmaster, Harpmaster, Promaster, Manji, and Chromatix. Guitar Tex is the place for harmonicas.
We carry acoustic guitars by C.F. Martin, Larrivee, Huss & Dalton, and Recording King and electric guitars by Reverend
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If You’re visiting San Antonio from another country or another town pay us a visit. We easy to get to, just 3.5 miles North of downtown and 4.5 miles from the airport.
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If you have a good guitar you can make it a great guitar with a set of Lindy Fralin pickups. We have a good selection of single coil Strat and Tele style pickups as well as some Pure PAFs to add some sparkle and chime to your guitar that may be equipped with some generic humbuckers.
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