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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Joe Gore on his Avante Gryphon - Magic Fairy Dust
September 22, 2016

Here's a really beautiful Bach prelude played beautifully by Joe Gore


Jimmy Vivino, John Sebastian stop by...
June 21, 2016

Jimmy and John (you never know who'll drop in) having some fun in the shop. Jimmy on his brand new Avante Gryphon.


John Sebastian playing an Avante Gryphon
May 9, 2016

John came by the shop and made some Avante gryphon magic.
There's something special going on with these little gems!




Veillette Day at Matt Umanov Guitars - Thursday April 21
April 15, 2016

Come on down to Veillette Day at Matt Umanov Guitars! Thursday April 21 from 3pm to 7pm at 273 Bleecker Street In NYC, (212) 675-2157
Meet Joe Veillette and the team. Play some of our extraordinary Avante and Custom Shop guitars. We'll also be offering deep Springtime discounts. For more info call us at 845-679-6154.

Custom Shop Spring Sale Event!
March 21, 2016

The Veillette Guitar Custom Studio is having a Springtime price reduction of up to 15% on all in-stock instruments. There are prototypes, demos and one-offs and all are fully guaranteed. This is a very rare event.

Click here to see available instruments.

Brian May (Queen) playing an Avante Gryphon 12-string
November 11, 2015

Here's the renowned Brian May in the recording studio with an Avante Gryphon 12. In his words, "This is a nice little 12 string guitar made by Avanti - it’s a joy in itself."