Players’ Voice

August 22, 2016
At Michael Kelly, we greatly value our close personal relationship with the people who play our instruments. Since our founding, the input from real world guitarists has been a key driver of our development process. To further increase that input and how it drives the products that we bring to market, we are proud to […]

New for 2017 – Electric Basses

In our 15 year history, we have had a great relationship with bass players thanks largely to our top-selling line of acoustic basses. We, however, have never offered...

Bass body: Modern or vintage?

August 20, 2016
There are many great shapes for solid body bass guitars. Over time, we want to explore many shapes, but are looking to start with one or two basic designs. Below...

Help us choose a bass headstock!

As we develop our first-ever solid body basses, we want your input for the headstock design. We have a brand new design that we are considering. But, we also have...

Popular Patriot gets its stripes

April 25, 2016
For more than a decade, the Patriot has been one of the most award-winning archtop single cutaways on the market. Continuing this honored tradition, Michael Kelly...