Hollow-body electric guitars were first created in the 1930s, and have been a favourite of rockabilly, roots rock, blues, country and jazz musicians ever since. They’re not generally used for heavy rock, but will sometimes make an appearance and stand out from the rest with a more acoustic tone.
You’ll find the best value hollow body electric guitars right here at Sky Music. Bookmark this page and check back often for sales and slashed prices on instruments from some of the world’s greatest manufacturers, including Fender, Ibanez, Gibson, Maton, Epiphone, Yamaha and many more. We’ve taken into consideration left- and right handed orientation, so you can filter your search to find the best hollow body electric guitar for you. There are also options with six strings, as well as 12 strings. We recommend you set your budget to match your skill level.
Much of this will depend on personal preference, and in particular, the type of sound you’re trying to achieve. For those who are looking for this style of instrument, but want easier handling, we recommend opting for a thin hollow body electric guitar.
The sound of a thinline design is impacted by the reduced dimensions, but proportionately when compared to full size hollow body electric guitars. You’ll still have a balance of depth, warmth and the acoustic tones this style of guitar is loved for. The design of your guitar is often an expression of personality, and that’s where colour and structure come into it. You’ll find the classic Sunburst finish from Squier alongside Epiphone’s rich Cherry hues. Our range also includes single cut hollow body electric guitars and double cut hollow body electric guitar.
The range of accessories available to support your hollow body guitar playing, from bedroom bashing to live performances, is extensive. You’ll find everything you need to bring out the best sound possible from your instrument. The comprehensive list includes:
A guitar stand is also a great purchase for storing your instrument when it’s not in use. It’s a handy accessory that can be brought to live performances and used when you’re switching out guitars, or to display your new beauty at home.
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The best value hollow body electric guitar is likely to come with free shipping, and when you shop with Sky Music you might qualify for free shipping for orders over $100. Check with our staff when shopping to see if your shipping fee can be waived for addresses in Australia.