Artists

These professional musicians all rate our hand-built gear and are proud to endorse Pinegrove Leather.

 

Lindsay Anderton
Lucy Angel

Lead vocalist and harmonica player Lucy Anderton of US Country band Lucy Angel with her Pinegrove 4-Pack Harmonica Case.

Paul Gillings
The Harpoon Blues Band

World champion harmonica player Paul Gillings carries a Pinegrove 8-Pack Harmonica Case. "The leather was top quality and smelled amazing!"

Ric Colley

Howlin' Ric & The Rocketeers

Lead vocalist, guitarist and drummer Howlin' Ric uses a Pinegrove GS25 Guitar Strap to sling his acoustic, plus a Pinegrove Vintage Drumstick Bag to to stow his sticks. Ric also plays in psychobilly band The X-Ray Cat Trio. 

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Tomlin Leckie
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Online blues harp teacher Tomlin Leckie shows off the Pinegrove 12-Pack Harmonica Case in this video review

Liam Ward
The Liam Ward Band

Liam Ward of The Liam Ward Band and The Rumblestrutters with his Pinegrove 12-Pack Harmonica Case. Liam also runs LearnTheHarmonica.com and teaches harmonica 1-to-1.

Jake Robinson
jakeknowsharmonica.com

Online harmonica reviewer and teacher Jake Robinson gives a video review of the Pinegrove harmonica bandolier here

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Mike Harding

Multi-instrumentalist and radio DJ Mike Harding with one of his Pinegrove Straight-8 Harmonica Cases. “The best harp roll ever IMHO"

Chris Turpin

Ida Mae

Chris Turpin of Ida Mae with a Pinegrove BS79 Guitar Strap in tan.  Chris also uses a black BS79 matched to his all-brass National resonator guitar.

Jim Moray

False Lights

Jim Moray, major British folk artist: "I discovered Pinegrove straps at a festival and bought a padded guitar strap which I used that day. It hasn’t been off my instrument since, and I’ve recently bought another to live with a different guitar."

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Al Cisneros

Sleep, OM

Al Cisneros of ultimate stoner band Sleep uses Pinegrove BS63 straps on his eight Rickenbacker 4003AC basses.  Photo by Jens Wassmuth.

Justin Collins

Duel, Black

Justin Collins of heavy psycheldelic stoner band Duel uses a Pinegrove Vintage-Style Drumstick Bag in black.

Shaun Avants

Duel

Shaun Avants, bassist with tripped out old school stoner metal band Duel from Austin Texas, uses a Pinegrove BS53 strap in tan.

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Al Petteway

Grammy award winner Al Petteway, here with Amy White. Al uses a Pinegrove GS25 Guitar Strap. "I love my new vintage style strap from Pinegrove Leather. It has no metal parts that can scratch the finish and the leather is the best I’ve seen on a guitar strap."

Ciaran Algar

Multi-instrumentalist Ciaran Algar with his Pinegrove GS55 Guitar Strap matched to a luthier-built tenor guitar.

Raphael Dumas

The Sarah Olivier Band

Lead guitarist Raphael Dumas of the Sarah Olivier Band with his Pinegrove GS24 Guitar Strap slung on a standard Tele.

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J D Wilkes

Author, actor, filmmaker, artist, songwriter and bandleader of The Legendary Shack Shakers, J D Wilkes bought himself a GS25 strap for his banjo at Red Rooster Festival 2019.  Incredible harmonica player too.

Irwin Sparkes

Hoosiers

Felix & The Scootermen

Irwin Sparkes, guitarist and lead singer with The Hoosiers, wears a Pinegrove GS60 red two-tone strap.  Irwin's latest project features alter-ego band Felix & The Scootermen.

Davey Barwell

New Generation Superstars

Lead guitarist Davey Barwell of New Generation Superstars with a Pinegrove BS79 strap. "Jesus Christ it's so well made and comfortable. Love it."

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Alex O. Numason

The Vintage Caravan

Alex O. Numason of explosive psychedelic hard rock band The Vintage Caravan hangs his Reverend Mercali bass on a Pinegrove BS53 strap.  Great guys we met at Black Deer Festival 2019.

Sam Morrow

 

ZZ Top-influenced Houston country blues rocker Sam Morrow plays it cool with a Pinegrove GS55 guitar strap.  

Dunken Francis

Boom! Boom! Deluxe

Dunken Francis of New Zealand retro-rock band Boom! Boom! Deluxe is a long-time user of the Pinegrove Harmonica Bandolier.  "I love it, and I jump about a lot lol".

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Luca Giovacchini

Emma Morton & The Graces

Luca Giovacchini wears a tan Pinegrove GS25 strap on his Italian MaC Jaguar-style guitar.  Luca plays with folk rock band Emma Morton & The Graces, led by Scottish songwriter Emma Morton.

Adam Schlenker

 

Bluegrass guitarist, composer and online tutor Adam Schlenker uses a Pinegrove GS55 strap.  "Exactly what I have been looking for for years!!! It's perfect."

Seth Mulder &

Midnight Run

 

Seth Mulder is mandolin player and bandleader for full-time bluegrass band Midnight Run, based in Gatlinburg.   "We perform 5-6 days a week, with a minimum 5hr shift. I know how important it is for a musician to have a comfortable strap."

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Polly Bolton

The Magpies

Polly Bolton (mandolin, banjo, vocals) has been touring internationally in various line ups since her early teens.  Her current project is The Magpies, creating an upbeat blend of Celtic, bluegrass and folk.

Greg Russell

UK folk hero Greg Russell uses Pinegrove GS55 guitar straps.  His 2017 project  Shake The Chains included folk luminaries  Peggy Seeger, Martin Simpson, Nancy Kerr & Leon Rosselson

David Broad

Expert fingerstyle guitarist, double bassist and harmonica player  in the American folk tradition, David  Broad usually performs with The David Broad Trio and rockabilly hotshots The Hailbails.

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Pablo Lafuente

BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Winner Pablo Lafuente uses a Pinegrove GS55 guitar strap.  He tours with Josie Duncan, Jarlath Henderson, Ross Ainslie, The Outside Track and The Tweed Project.  Pictured here with Greg Russell, left.

Moyses Dos Santos

Brazilian bass player Moyses Dos Santos is best known as co-founder of Lola’s Day Off, along with Incognito and Level 42 drummer Pete Ray Biggin.  Moyses is a regular feature at Ronnie's Scott's 100 Club.

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Ian Cleverdon

The Huers

Pinegrove came across The Huers at a number of guitar shows across the UK, and were wowed by the cool mastery of their folk genre.  Ian Cleverdon uses a number of Pinegrove straps.

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Tom McGuinness

The Manfreds

The Blues Band

Tom McGuiness bought three Pinegrove straps in April 2020.  "Lovely leather and great craftsmanship".  Tom is an original member of The Manfreds (ex Manfred Mann),The Blues Band, and McGuinness Flint from 1970 to 1975.

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Bella Gaffney

 

2016 Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award winner Bella Gaffney writes folk inspired songs and original arrangements of traditional pieces.  She currently plays in The Magpies with Polly Bolton (above).

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Greg Sowders

The Long Ryders

 

Long Ryders drummer Greg Sowders tours with a Pinegrove Vintage style drumstick bag.  "Love the bag. Very sentimental."  The Long Ryders were formed by Greg and Sid Griffin in 1981.  Mojo claims they unwittingly invented Americana.

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