Veillette Avante Guitars
Handcrafted under exclusive license to our exacting standards, Avante instruments provide tonalities and possibilities that set them apart and inspire new approaches to making music.

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Here'sone of Joes Acoustics from December 2000
December 29, 2017

Here's one of Joe's Acoustic guitars from December 2000. The combination of Macasser Ebony fingerboard and bridge, with Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, this guitar looks and sounds fantastic! Keep an eye on our "Available now" page for instruments like this one!


 
2017 Woodstock Luthiers Showcase!
November 16, 2017

We'd like to thank all the great people at the Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase for a wonderful event., We're especially grateful to Steve Miller, one of our favorite customers for coming up and playing the Veillette Guitars mini concert to close the show with Joe, Dorraine Scofield, Ernie Sites and Mike McDonough.. Steve has three Veillettes, here he is playing his Avante Gryphon, Photo by Isaac Jang..

 


 
Buddy Miller, the latest addition to the Veillette family!
July 20, 2017

We're very happy to see that Nashville legend Buddy Miller, just bought a Gryphon 12 string at Gruhn Guitars


 
Lee Ritenour with a Gryphon 12 string
February 3, 2017

Here is Lee working up material for an upcoming recording project.  Having fun in Gryphon world ...


 
Colin Hay with his new Veillette Aero
January 20, 2017

 The new Veillette Aero! Here is a video of Colin Hay performing Overkill on his new Aero 6 string! 

for more information check out our Custom Lutherie page

 


 
Steve Miller playing his Gryphon 12 string
January 3, 2017

Steve Miller playing "the Joker" on his Gryphon 12 string, at Lincoln Center in NYC on Dec 9 2016