"I'm not in it to build the most guitars. I'm in it to build the best."

- Jean Larrivée

HAND BUILT IN NORTH AMERICA.

NO WHERE ELSE.

The Larrivée Guitar

  All Larrivées are built from the finest materials available, no matter what series you own. Our combination of world class craftsmanship and all solid wood construction result in a peerless instrument of legendary tone and quality. With your choice between our X-Brace and Scalloped Parabolic Hybrid bracing systems, we're sure you will find the sound that is right for you.
 

                                     

Recent News

  • Current Special Runs Now Available

    July 22, 2015

    TWO NEW LIMITED BUILDS are now available! The all new American Walnut 40 Series and the African Zebrano 03 Series. The 40's feature American Walnut back & sides with a gloss top priced at $2099 MSRP. The 03 Zebrano Series are available in OM and L body style and feature AAA Austrian Red Spruce tops with abalone rosettes priced at $2278 MSRP. *Dreadnaughts are available in African Bloodwood. Each of these runs are hand signed by Jean Larrivée.

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  • "I Love my Larrivée! It's a big part of my life"
    - Tommy Emmanuel
    Finger style champion

Jean's Bench

Jean shares his thoughts on a number of topics that span nearly 50 years.

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  • VIDEO #2 Toronto
  • VIDEO #3 Victoria
  • VIDEO #4 Vancouver
  • VIDEO #5 California
  • VIDEO #6 First Dealers
  • VIDEO #7 Experiments
  • VIDEO #8 Making The Best
  • VIDEO #9 Search For Wood
  • VIDEO #10 Selecting Wood
  • VIDEO #11 Mahogany
  • VIDEO #12 Rosewood
  • VIDEO #13 India
  • VIDEO #14 Wood Dreams
  • VIDEO #15 Do The Right Thing
  • VIDEO #16 Electrics Then
  • VIDEO #17 Electrics Now
  • VIDEO #18 Then vs Now
  • VIDEO #19 Family Business
  • VIDEO #20 The Future
  • VIDEO #21 Retirement
  • VIDEO #22 Multi Linguist
  • VIDEO #23 Elephants

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Larrivée Forum

  Have a question? A story you'd like to share? Or perhaps you are looking for some good advice. There are some great folks over at the Larrivée Forum who have created a spectacular and welcoming community. Connect with other Larrivée newbies, old schooler's and aficionados and see what's going on today.

 

 COMING NEXT SUMMER 2016!

  May 2016, Larrivée will be opening the doors to an exciting

  and unique new shop in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  The new location will handle all Canadian repairs, 24 limited

builds a year, and provide expert maintenance and warrantied

  upgrades. We are extremely proud of our Canadian roots and

  can't wait to get this shop running. Watch this space for more

information . Stay tuned, people.