Gibson Guitar Brings Innovation and Inspiration to the Palme Middle East 2008 Show

Gibson Guitar, the world's premier musical instrument manufacturer and leader in music technology will exhibit at the PALME Middle East 2008 Show in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for the first time. The musical giant will bring the innovation, the inspiration and the technology of some of its most sought after instruments to the show to be held April 27 - 29, 2008 at the Dubai International Exhibition Center. Gibson's booth #7E 15 is located in Hall 7.  Over 300 companies will be showcasing thousands of brands at this year's show and exhibitors and guests will have the opportunity to attend seminars, workshops and special events throughout the two days. The most powerful name in the musical instrument industry, Gibson Guitar, plans on participating in other events throughout the year in the region.

Guests of the PALME Middle East 2008 show will experience a fine selection of some of Gibson's most popular acoustic and electric guitars. Faithful to time-tested perfection and crafted with the finest materials available, guests entering the Gibson booth will have the chance to experience the unmatched tone of the Gibson Hummingbird Acoustic model and the Gibson Dove Acoustic guitar model. The Gibson Robot Les Paul guitar and the Gibson HD.6X Pro Digital guitar will be amongst the highlights showcasing Gibson's leadership in music technology and both represent the biggest advancement in electric guitars in over 70 years. The Gibson Les Paul guitar which bears the name of one of the world's greatest musical and technological pioneers, has become the standard by which all guitars are judged. With fat, rich tone and incredible sustain, the Les Paul lends itself to every style and generation of music. The showcase of Gibson products will include the prized Les Paul models, the Gibson SG and ES models and such other highlights as the legendary B.B. King Lucille guitar model and the limited edition Slash guitar models. The Limited Edition Slash Guitars from Gibson Custom, Gibson USA and Epiphone are currently available in very limited quantity at select dealers worldwide. For more information on dealers and other Gibson related brands go to

Baldwin piano, part of the Gibson family of brands, will also exhibit and showcase the Baldwin M1 HPE Grand piano, one of the many exceptional examples of the fine craftmanship which goes into every Baldwin piano produced. Piano enthusiasts can search other Baldwin models by clicking on

Gibson is known worldwide for producing classic models in every major style of fretted instrument, including acoustic and electric guitars, mandolins, and banjos. Gibson’s HD.6X-PRO Digital Guitar and the Gibson Robot Guitar represent the biggest advances in electric guitar design in over 70 years. Founded in 1894 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and headquartered in Nashville since 1984, Gibson Guitar Corp.’s family of brands now includes Epiphone, Dobro, Kramer, Steinberger, Tobias, Echoplex, Electar, Flatiron, Slingerland, Valley Arts, Maestro, Oberheim, Sunshine Piano, Take Anywhere Technology, Baldwin, J Fischer, Chickering, Hamilton, and Wurlitzer. Visit Gibson’s website at or