CES 2013International CES 2013, the trade show for the U.S. consumer electronics industry and global stage for innovation, has kicked off in Las Vegas.

Gibson is showcasing its new tuning system, Min-ETune™, a small compact battery powered tuning unit attached to the back of the guitar’s headstock. Gibson Pro Audio, featuring Stanton, Onkyo, KRK and Cerwin-Vega! is also out in force. Onkyo USA debuts a new line of headphones, while Cerwin Vega! presents its revolutionary new P-series speakers.

Follow our daily coverage at the Gibson booth below!



Friday, January 11th, 2013

Day 4: Rock and Roll is Here to Stay

8:15 PM CT - Wondering what happened in Vegas? Frankie Moreno and his dynamite band blasted out the tunes at the legendary Gibson & Onkyo After Party. Become a part of the crowd in the packed Gibson tent and let them entertain you. Get grooving as Frankie and his band tell the hypnotic tale of seduction in their dazzling, Arabic-flavored song "Black Mascara."



Get swinging as Frankie and his band perform the sensual, burlesque-inspired number "Tangerine Honey."



6:15 PM CT - Henry Juszkiewicz, Chairman and CEO of Gibson Guitar Corp., introduces Gibson's revolutionary new tuning system Min-ETune™.

Thanks to Bending Reality TV™ for the clip.




5:53 PM CT - Let me entertain you! Up, close and personal with Gibson’s CES late-night entertainer Frankie Moreno.



4:35 PM CT - Nik Kai got shredding and the Gibson tent got rocking!



3:54PM CT - Not your Grandma's Gibson! Sean checks out Gibson's Pro Audio equipment with the pros, DJ B-Side and Carlito Cobos.



1:45PM CT - Thanks for some great entertainment go to Frankie Moreno, seen here with Henry Juszkiewicz, Chairman and CEO of Gibson Guitar Corp.

Gibson CES 2013 Frankie Moreno and Henry Juszkiewicz

1:25PM CT - Looks like DJ Miss Joy knows what she’s doing!

DJ Miss Joy

1:16PM CT - Five Finger Death Punch guitarist, Jason Hook, is knocked out by his new Jason Hook M-4 Sherman.

Five Finger Death Punch guitarist Jason Hook




Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Day 3: Ready to Rock?

7:45PM CT - Shaun Flannery is amazed when Product Specialist Dan Pilver demonstrates Gibson's stunning new innovation, the Min-ETune™ tuning system.



7:01PM CT - He may be lead guitarist in Guns N' Roses and Sixx:A.M., but DJ Ashba looks happy to grab some guitar tips from Kelly LeBrock.

DJ Ashba and Kelly LeBrock with Gibson Guitar

6:20PM CT - Lucky winner Pete Allman gets a guitar and a pic with superstar actress Kelly LeBrock!

Pete Allman and Kelly LeBrock with Gibson Guitar

4:55PM CT - Craving some Gibson? Get a quick fix with Shaun Flannery and guitar collector Bobby Deen, star of the Food Network and the Cooking Channel. Bobby says he’s in “heaven” in the Gibson tent. Hungry for more? Catch Product Specialist Dan Pilver raving about the delicious new Gibson ES-390.



3:47PM CT - Christoper McMahon wins himself a guitar. I'm getting jealous now!

Gibson CES 2013 - Christopher McMahon wins Guitar

3:30PM CT - More behind the scenes hi-jinks as Shaun Flannery talks tech with Felicia Day, the CES entertainment-matters-ambassador, and Star Trek: Voyager's Garrett Wang. Don’t miss your daily dose of expert guitar knowledge, administered by our very own Professor of Epi-Ology, Dr. Will Jones, who shows off some new and limited edition Epiphone guitars.



2:30PM CT - Back with more backstage action with Shaun Flannery. This time he chats with Jim De Cola, the Gibson USA Master Luthier, about the wonders of guitar design. Then Henry Juszkiewicz, Chairman and CEO of Gibson Guitar Corp., takes the stage to present Rick Harrison of The History Channel's Pawn Stars with an ES-335 in Beale Street Blue.



01:45PM CT - Tech time! Veronica Belmont, host of Internet TV show Tekzilla, just checked out some Stanton DJ equipment and also found time to kick back with Star Trek: Voyager’s Garrett Wang.

Gibson CES 2013 - Veronica Belmont

Gibson CES 2013 - Veronica Belmont and Garret Wong

12:45PM CT - Can't miss this one: today's special guests at the Gibson tent are DJ Ashba, Nik Kai and Jason Hook. Can the party get any bigger?

Check out the latest schedule for the Gibson tent!

DJ Ashba at 3:00
Nik Kai at 3:30
Jason Hook at 6:00
Guest Dj - DJ Miss Joy at 6:00

Be a part of Gibson now and stay tuned for more from inside Gibson's party at CES 2013.



Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Day 2: Celebrities make themselves at home at the Gibson tent. Wonder who’ll come by tomorrow?

07:18PM CT - Wearing the I-love-Gibson-and-Onkyo-button paid off big time for lucky winner John Mathias. He is all smiles as Felicia Day presents him with a brand new guitar.

Gibson CES 2013 - Felicia Day with John Mathias

05:58PM CT - Guess who I just spotted hanging out at the Gibson tent: Garrett Wang of Star Trek Voyager stopped by with actress Felicia Day from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Gibson CES 2013 - Felicia Day with Garrret Wang

04:45PM CT - Got star struck at the Gibson tent tonight. Celebs mingling, saying hi to fans and trying out some of the terrific guitars on show everywhere. Bobby Deen of the Food Network stopped by to fall in love with his next guitar, a Gibson ES-390.

Gibson CES 2013 - Felicia Day with Bobby Dean
 



Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Day 1: Live music in a packed tent ends a great first day.

10:30PM CT - latest That's it for tonight, thanks for following along!  We'll have more exciting content from the Gibson booth tomorrow!

07:50PM CT - DJ B-Side "DJ From Another Planet" spinning his Stanton turntables.

Gibson CES

06:45PM CT - It’s all about music in the Gibson tent with some amazing live entertainment. Frankie Moreno and his band turn it up for a rocking crowd.

Gibson CES

04:15PM CT - Dreams do come true in the Gibson tent this year. Everybody wearing the yellow I-love-Gibson-and-Onkyo-button has a chance to win a Gibson giveaway guitar. Just look at the sparkling eyes of the first day’s lucky winners Vivek Venugopal, Rick Short and Ben Gelfand.


Gibson CES

Gibson CES

Gibson CES

Gibson CES

03:55PM CT - Full house at the Gibson Guitar tent! The place was packed with attendees jamming on Gibson and Epiphone guitars and trying out the full line of Gibson Pro Audio equipment.

Gibson CES

Gibson CES

Gibson CES

03:25PM CT - Ready for some new sounds? Shaun Flannery meets Carlito Cobos, KRK Product Trainer, and learns all about the KRK Rokit series and VXT series monitors. Don’t miss some late night entertainment from the dazzling DJ B-Side.

02:30PM CT - Nothing beats venturing backstage and learning how Gibson really ticks. Follow Shaun Flannery who has the inside scoop on the exciting events at the Gibson tent. Shaun chats to Product Specialist Aljon Go and finds out why the Les Paul LPX and SG Deluxe in Lime Burst are his favorite new products.




Monday, January 7th, 2013

Gibson is ready for the International CES, the trade show for the U.S. consumer electronics industry, which kicks off in Las Vegas tomorrow.

12:25PM CT - Gibson gets ready to showcase its new tuning system, Min-ETune™, a small compact battery powered tuning unit attached to the back of the guitar’s headstock. Gibson Pro Audio, featuring Stanton, Onkyo, KRK and Cerwin-Vega! Inc. will also be out in force. Onkyo USA will debut a new line of headphones, while Cerwin Vega! presents its revolutionary new P-series speakers.

Gibson CES

Check out the Gibson Guitar tent (LVCC, CES Central Plaza, CP-30) for numerous special appearances and live performances this week. Felicia Day, Rick Harrison of Pawn Stars, DJ Ashba from Guns N’ Roses, B-Side, Frankie Moreno, Jason Hook from Five Finger Death Punch, Carrot Top and Kelly LeBrock are all scheduled to appear this year.

Gibson CES

Gibson CES

Gibson CES

Gibson CES

Stay tuned and watch this space for exclusive reports and photos from the Gibson Booth at CES 2013!