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The Epiphone Riviera Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar brings vintage appeal and sound to the modern guitarist. The Riviera features a layered maple body and neck, as well as Epiphone's trademark pickguard with a metal "E" logo. Equipped with Epiphone PRO mini humbuckers and a LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge, the Riviera produces a range of tones suitable for any genre. First introduced in the early 1960s, the Riviera has been played by renowned artists such as Robben Ford, Otis Rush, and Lou Reed. The legendary Epiphone Riviera is new to a generation of guitarists seeking a bold yet versatile instrument.

Vintage-Inspired Style with Modern Sound

With double cutaways and an iconic semi-hollow ES-style shape, the Epiphone Riviera oozes vintage cool. A Royal Tan gloss finish, gold hardware, and art deco-inspired pickguard give the Riviera a retro esthetic, while Epiphone PRO mini humbuckers provide a focused, bright tone suited for today's musical styles. This blend of classic style and contemporary sound allows guitarists to achieve tones reminiscent of the 1960s as well as modern rock and alternative genres.

Playability and Performance

Featuring a rounded C-shaped neck, the Riviera has a profile comfortable for most playing styles. A Graph Tech NuBone nut enhances resonance and sustain. Epiphone vintage deluxe tuners provide rock-solid tuning stability during performances and recording sessions. The Riviera's LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge and tailpiece also aid in tuning stability and alter string tension for optimal playability.

Versatile and Expressive

With a semi-hollow maple body and pickups designed for articulate tone, the Riviera responds dynamically to a player's touch. Notes bloom and feedback organically. Chords ring out with piano-like warmth and clarity. Melodies soar and solos sing. The Riviera's sonic versatility allows guitarists to explore the expressive capabilities of their playing. From jazz to classic rock and alternative music, the Riviera serves as a conduit for creative freedom.

Epiphone Riviera Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar Royal Tan
Epiphone Riviera Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar Royal Tan
Epiphone Riviera Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar Royal Tan

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  • Legendary ES bodyshape
  • Layered maple top, back and sides
  • 3-layer pickguard with metal Epiphone “E”
  • LockTone Tune-o-matic adjustable bridge
  • Frequensator tailpiece
  • Epiphone PRO mini humbuckers

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  • Body Type: Semi-Hollow
  • Top wood: Maple
  • Body wood: Maple
  • Neck shape: Rounded C
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 24.7"  
  • Material: Indian laurel
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Trapezoid
  • Nut width/material: 1.69" / Bone
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Bridge: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Control layout: Individual volume, Individual tone, Individual volume, Individual tone
  • Bridge type: Fixed Bridge
  • Tailpiece: Trapeze
  • Number of strings: 6 String
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Orientation: Right-handed

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