guitarstogunstocks_logo_adjustedNew retail shop, Guitars to Gunstocks, in Springfield, Ohio recently opened its doors to feature store owner, Jacob Collins’, beautiful wood carvings, guitars, guitar repair services, and what he hopes will be one of the largest selection of local music and related merchandise in the area!

Later this month, Guitars to Gunstocks will host its Grand Opening Celebration along with the 1 Year Anniversary of its neighbor, Artistic Delirium Tattoos and Piercings! There will be great celebration day only specials, raffles for cool prizes, and live acoustic performances in the afternoon from area artists!


On July 26, 2014, Guitars to Gunstocks will host a Grand Opening Celebration along with the 1 Year Anniversary of Artistic Delirium Tattoos and Piercings in Springfield, OH.  Celebration Day Specials will begin at 12PM.  There will be live, acoustic musical performances from 3-6PM and awesome raffles for tattoos and piercings and wood carvings.  Food and refreshments served all day!  Come help celebrate the birth of a new, local business and anniversary of another!

Live music performances from:
Will Cook (Yellow Springs) – 3PM
Michael Compton (Springfield) – 4PM
Far From Eden (Springfield/New Carlisle) – 5PM

*  All performances will be outside, weather permitting, and are free to the public.

building-front_imageArtistic Delirium has already breathed new life into what was previously host to the old Dream Merchant store.  With a loyal customer base, quality work and products, excellent service, and a friendly staff, the store has a great strategy for breaking any misconceptions that might have been lurking about this location.

Building on that concept, the store is now sharing space with Guitars to Gunstocks owner, Jacob Collins, a talented local artist and craftsman with a love of local music.  This new retail store will feature Collins’ beautiful wood carvings, staffs, and guitars as well as what aims to be one of the most significant local music retail collections around.

guitarfrontCollins is, and has been, actively seeking out local bands and musicians in order to feature their merchandise in his new store.   He has already garnered merchandise from bands like Horlet, Forces of Nature, Engraved Darkness, Chronic Agression, and Killed By Art, and is aggressively searching out new bands and merchandise to feature at the Grand Opening.     Additionally, both Guitars to Gunstocks and Artistic Delirium offer their store’s prime window space for local event flyers and encourage anyone with flyers to visit the store and occupy some window space!

For more information about consigning merchandise, the double celebration, and/or posting flyers, visit or contact:

Jacob Collins, Owner
Guitars to Gunstocks
(937) 450-2265
841 E. Main St.
Springfield, OH 45502

* Full disclosure:  I am the vocalist for the band Far From Eden which will be performing at this event as well as part organizer for this event.   

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