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Dweezil Zappa takes Ruokangas for a spin!



Ruokangas Rendezvous 2014!

r_rendezvous_logoWe are proud to announce the launch of our very own annual event! It will be an exciting meeting place for all Ruokangas players, fans, guitar lovers and friends.

The first ever Ruokangas Rendezvous will be held in Cologne, Germany on 17th May, 2014! The event location is Cologne Academy, in the heart of Cologne by the Rhein river!

The event is free of charge! Check out the Ruokangas Rendezvous page, where you’ll find more info about the event and can fill out a guest confirmation form. Excited!!!



Ohoy Hämeenlinna!

1891007_728917893786140_1497001507_nKaikki tiet vievät Tevariin ensi viikolla! Tulkaa tapaamaan Juhaa 13.2.2014 torstaina – tuomme esille mukavan valikoiman kitaroita, ja livemusaa tarjoilevat Antti Paranko, Aleksi Aromaa sekä Leo Kunnas. Lisätietoja Tevarin nettisivuilla sekä Facebookissa. Tervetuloa!

Come meet Juha on Thursday, February 13th at Toneweek arranged by Tevari in Hämeenlinna. We’ll bring along a nice selection of guitar, and you’ll get to enjoy live music by Antti Paranko, Aleksi Aromaa and Leo Kunnas. More info on Tevari website and Facebook. Welcome!!!



Turenki Tonefest 2013

Thanks for everyone who attended the annual Turenki Tonefest on 16-17 November! We hope you enjoy the video!

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Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all our dear friends! This year has been a great ride for us – we feel so blessed and fortunate to have so many of you who love our guitars and support our work year after year! Now it’s time to take a little break and recover for the new adventures in 2014. Talk to you soon! ;-)




Helsinki Showroom Opening

We hope you enjoy this little picture collection from the opening ceremonies of our Helsinki Showroom!

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Don’t miss this! The Helsinki Universal Guitar Festival presents: on Sunday, 17th November at Savoy Theatre – Jukka Tolonen is undoubtedly the most important guitarist in Finland’s musical history. He has inspired thousands of young guitarists over four decades. As a composer, Tolonen has created a personal style in which rich and surprising melodies and polyphonic melodies captivate listeners even today.

A group of top Finnish guitarists and musicians from the younger generation pay tribute to Tolonen’s music, by playing their arrangements of the master’s best compositions. We’re happy to let you know that our good friends Antti Paranko and Markus Setzer were asked to perform in this historic concert!



Mojo King on Guitar Builder!

Mojo King in Guitar BuilderWe’ve been working very hard to bring the popular new model Mojo King to the Guitar Builder™ as fast as we could – ladies and gentlemen, here you are, we hope you like it!

Now the King is available with loads more options than before – including super light chambered version with alder body and arctic birch top, Bigsby trem, new colors and more. Have fun!



Ruokangas Showroom to Helsinki!

RuokangasShowroomOhoy Finland! We’re opening the first ever official Ruokangas Showroom to Helsinki this November!

The showroom opens in co-operation with Custom Sounds, the best boutique guitar gear shop in the country, located in the heart of Helsinki – see the exact location here.

The official opening will be held on 6th November 2013, Wednesday at 6 pm, launching the Custom Sounds 2013 Toneweeks! Juha will talk guitar, and Antti Paranko will play guitar! Those interested in joining the opening, please fill out this application form (in Finnish)!

Ruokangas Showroom avajaiset järjestetään keskiviikkona 6.11.2013 klo 18:00 osana Custom Soundsin tämän vuoden Toneviikkoja! Täältä lisätietoja ja linkki ilmoittautumislomakkeeseen. Tervetuloa!



Ruokangas basses in Germany!

Steambass!Our Steambass line is now available at our German dealer Musikhaus Jever – see their nice selection here! Musikhaus Jever is our number one dealer world wide – they stock a good number of Ruokangas guitars and basses at all times so in case you’re looking for one, don’t forget to check this shop out no matter where you’re from – they ship world wide!



VSOP Classic

Check out our new presentation video of the VSOP Classic!

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Healdsburg Guitar Festival 2013

Healdsburg Guitar Festival 2013

Our first time at Healdsburg Guitar Festival was great success and a lot of fun! We hope you enjoy our photos from the show!

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Guitar Of The Week

This tobacco burst Mojo Grande among others is on its way to the Healdsburg Guitar Festival 2013 – see you there! Build photos and more info about this guitar here!




Guitar Connoisseur / The “Les Paul” Reboot

Check out the awesome new “Les Paul” Reboot -issue of Guitar Connoisseur featuring Juha Ruokangas, Timo Schramm, Tomi Korkalainen (Amfisound) and Christian Hatstatt (Magneto)!

The Guitar Connoisseur can now be ordered also as printed version – check out the available issues at Barnes & Noble!

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In The Works

In The WorksThe Healdsburg Guitar Festival 2013 draws near! The show dates are August 9-11, and the location is the Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel & Spa in Santa Rosa, CA.

In The WorksJuha will bring 4 unique instruments to the show – the Mojo King #216, in a brand new color ‘Purple Rose’ – the featherweight Mojo Grande #228, with matching Arctic Birch top and fretboard – the Duke Classic #271, with highly figured top, ebony fretboard and Dukebucker pickups – and last but not least, the new baby Unicorn Artisan #078, with a jaw dropping Arctic Birch top and deep velvety tone you’ve never heard from this type guitar before. Excited! Welcome all!