Steel Trappings

Geri's Vintage Steels

1945 Electromuse

March 6, 2018 • Geronimo "Geri" ValdrizInstruments and Luthiers

Electromuse was a Chicago based builder of student grade lap steel guitars. They also built guitars, aftermarket guitar pickups and amplifiers as well.


This paddle shaped lap steel guitar features a solid wood mahogany body, a plexiglass fingerboard and a plexiglass nut. The cord is permanently hard wired to the guitar and there is no jack plug.

The patented "Eye Beam" branded electro magnetic pickup produces a pleasing tone suitable for Hawaiian style music.

This lap steel guitar doubles as a canoe paddle when you are really up a creek! Hoe wa'a…



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Maui Steel Guitar Camp
April 11-12, 2018 - Ka'anapali Beach Hotel, Lahaina, Maui
Maui Steel Guitar Festival
April 13-14, 2018 - Ka'anapali Beach Hotel, Lahaina, Maui
April 15, 2018 - Queen Ka'ahumanu Center, Kahului, Maui
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Windward Mall
June 9, 2018 - Windward Mall, Kaneohe
Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikiki Steel Guitar Week
July 9-14, 2018
Monday-Thursday - Nightly Evening Performances
Friday-Saturday - Festival Ho'olaule'a Performances
Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikiki
Hawai'i Island Steel Guitar Festival
September 7-9, 2018 - Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows, Kohala Coast, Hawai'i
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Ka Makana Ali'i
February 16, 2019 (tentative) - Ka Makana Ali'i Shopping Center, Kapolei
Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival
March 1-2, 2019 - Courtyard Kaua'i at Coconut Beach, Kapa'a, Kaua'i

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