Richard Fortus of Guns N' Roses In-Store Appearance

Boutique Guitar Showcase Returns to Make'n Music in 2018

Richard Fortus of Guns N' Roses In-Store Appearance [ RSVP ↓ ]

Sponsored by Paoletti Guitars & Make'n Music

When: Sunday, June 9 at 2pm CST [ RSVP ↓ ]

Where: Make'n Music - 780 W Frontage Rd, Northfield, Illinois 60093 [ map ]

Richard Fortus, guitarist of Guns N' Roses, will make a special in-store appearance for a meet-and-greet at Make’n Music on Sunday, June 9 at 2pm. He will be showing off his Paoletti Richard Fortus signature model guitar, as well as sharing a few stories from his varied career. Richard has played with everyone from Enrique Iglesias, Rhianna and N’Sync to Thin Lizzy, The Psychedelic Furs and The Crystal Method. He has been with Guns n’ Roses for the last 18 years and is presently on a break from the current “Not In This Lifetime” tour (one of the highest grossing tours in history).

Paoletti Guitars

Paoletti Guitars are handmade in Tuscany, Italy, using chestnut wood reclaimed from 130 to 150-year-old wine barrels, the effect being layers of tone and sustain that feed a guitarist's sound. Richard's signature model shown below features a black croc pattern Italian leather top, roasted curly maple neck, aged pickguard and handmade pickups. RSVP today and see it in person!

Paoletti Guitars - Richard Fortus Custom – Leather Jr.

About Make’n Music

Make'n Music has been the original home of tone since 1973 and for over 40 years we've been committed to meeting the needs of our customers. Make'n Music offers a hand-picked selection of premium boutique and custom gear. Our Northbrook, IL showroom is open and comfortable with private, soundproof demonstration rooms for a pleasant shopping environment while our website - is regularly updated with an incredible array of custom electric guitars, tube amplifiers and effects pedals. Knowledgeable and courteous sales professionals are always available to help make sure the gear you want is the best choice to suit your needs.

Whether you're looking to pick up a new hobby, push sonic boundaries or simply tweak your tone, Make'n Music is the place!