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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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

 


 
Kaki King performs at the 2016 Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase
November 10, 2016

We are thrilled that Kaki King took time out of her busy schedule to join us at the 2016 Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase. Kaki performed a brilliant set featuring her Veillette Gryphon. We are very proud and grateful.

Check out the cool video below.