by Andrew H July 21, 2020
Parlor Guitars are pretty awesome. Their smaller body size makes them easy to travel with and they can still sound great just like any full-sized acoustic guitar. Let's jump into everything you need to know before buying a parlor guitar including the history of parlor guitars, pros and cons vs larger guitars, the best parlor guitar, and more...
The name parlor guitar comes from the performances in small venues such as home parlors during the early 1900s. These guitars have historically been used for music genres such as folk and the blues, but their versatility can stretch into any genre requiring an acoustic guitar. Check out our article on the history of the parlor guitar.
Parlor guitars boast a ton of versatility. What many would call a travel guitar has great tone and improved playability while enabling you to bring your music with you anywhere. Parlor guitars are great for those tight gigs where you're crammed onto a tiny stage or only given a little area to perform in. Parlor guitars average about 15% smaller than full-size guitars.
We at KLOS Guitars believe our Carbon Fiber Travel Acoustic Guitar is the best parlor guitar! It's durable, affordable, and also has all the characteristics you would expect on a great parlor guitar. Check out this blog postto read all the reasons why we make the best parlor guitar!
Parlor guitars are awesome. They combine a little bit of old-timey nostalgia into a package that works really well for our modern society. So get yourself a parlor guitar; then play it on your couch, take it on a hike, share it with a friend, and give a concert to your loved ones. That's the spirit of these instruments.
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