Epiphone expands range of semi-hollow guitars with updated UpTown Kat ES model

Epiphone UpTown Kat ES
(Image credit: Epiphone)

Epiphone has unveiled the latest addition to its ever-expanding lineup of semi-hollow electric guitars – the updated, oh-so metallic UpTown Kat ES.

Sporting a series of flashy colorways, including Topaz Gold Metallic, Ruby Red Metallic, Blue Sapphire Metallic and Emerald Green Metallic, the new-and-improved iteration is described as “the next generation of Epiphone’s classic Kat archtop”.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.