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Godin rebrands La Patrie classical guitars with the new Godin Nylon Series of acoustics

Arena Flame Maple CW Crescent II Dual Source EQ (top) and Arena Pro CW Bourbon Burst Crescent II Dual Source EQ (Image credit: Godin Guitars)

Canadian nylon-string acoustic guitar builder La Patrie - one of five acoustic brands under the Godin banner, which also includes Seagull, Norman, Simon & Patrick, and Art & Lutherie - has been rebranded under the Godin name, with the company introducing a new line of classical models as the Godin Nylon Series.

The Godin Nylon Series promises high-grade and lightweight tonewoods, select pressure tested solid tops, mahogany necks, a slight fretboard radius for incredible playing comfort and “top-quality” optional electronics in a nylon-string guitar.

The series offers a variety of models. At the high end is the Arena Pro CW Bourbon Burst Dual Source EQ, which features a solid spruce top, solid mahogany back and sides, a richlite fingerboard and a Bourbon Burst finish.

Other offerings include the Collection and Presentation models, the midrange Concert and Concert CW designs and beginner classical guitars like the entry-level Etude and Motif. 

(Image credit: Godin Guitars)

The models will continue to be built in La Patrie, Quebec, and range in price from $479 – $1,099.

For more information, head to Godin Guitars (opens in new tab).

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Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.