CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY HOURS 2019

Closed Monday 23rd thru Wednesday 25th, OPEN Thursday 26th thru Saturday 28th. NEW YEAR's DAY :

open 1 pm tll 5 pm.


 LUTHIERY SCHOOL ENROLLMENT YEAR BEGINNING  SPECIAL ! We have a special LUTHIERY SCHOOL OFFER ! - Class 1 is FREE for all new students enrolling in our School program . This special is valid until Dec 2019.                

To ENROLL contact us by email or phone ( 704 )599-4410. ENROLLMENT can be made by mailing a deposit of $ 50 to:

LA Guitar Factory   ,  PO Box 691 ,   Newell NC 28126


LUTHIERY SCHOOL UPDATE - A comprehensive manual relating to LUTHIERY by Ari Lehtela is nearing completion. This manual will cover the entire curriculum of LEHTELA GUITAR CRAFT LUTHIERY SCHOOL.         Step-by-step instructions will also be accompanied with detailed handrawn illustrations for further elaboration.

The manual will be made available to :



Date of issue will be announced on this website.




In addition to our comprehensive GUITAR related services, we are now also a destination for monthly concerts

featuring local and regional talent. The concerts are held on a one-SUNDAY- per month basis and schedule for 

upcoming shows will be posted on this site as well as at www.laguitarfactory and facebook. The address of the

venue is : LA GUITAR FACTORY,   8125 Old Concord Road - suite D, Charlotte NC  ( phone: 704.599.4410 )

Seating is limited ( 15 to 20 max ) so we recommend those interested in a particular show to contact us to secure a seat. Admission is $ 7 payable by cash or check. We will have complimentary beverages or one can byob.

                                             2019 Music Listening Room Concert Series


___________________________________________________ July 7 _________________________


FRET FREE FEST - open invitational featuring fretless string instruments and their players

hosted bt Ari Lehtela and Troy Conn plus guest percussionist Dave Bullard. Starts @ 6pm, FREE to public.



Contact us here on our contact page or call ( 704) 599-4410 if you're interested in taking part in our concert series as a performer. Format can be solo, duo, trio or possibly a quartet. Our preference is to feature performers of artists with originality, be it of retro or progressive nature - creative as opposed to commercial !  

Our " venue " can also be a destination for your special music event such as a cd-release party.