NAMM 2019: Godin set to release its first-ever acoustic guitar line

NAMM 2019: Canadian guitar co Godin has started 2019 with a bang, announcing plans to release its first-ever acoustic guitars this year.

We don’t know much about the specs yet, but the first model to be unveiled is the Rialto, which features a striking matte green finish, complete with body-mounted volume and tone knobs.

Judging by the promo video below, more traditional looks will also be available.

Godin plays host to respected brands Art & Lutherie, Simon & Patrick and Seagull, so the company already has considerable experience in the acoustic field, but with a few Godin electronic flourishes could really separate these from the crowd.

There’s no word on a launch date yet, but we’d wager we’ll be finding out more at the Godin stand very shortly...

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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