Nobody does classic meets modern like Hughes & Kettner. They provide a perfect blend of traditional tones and functionality, with sonic innovation and forward thinking.


Guitarist Neil Swanson has a reputation for standing out. This blonde haired, Texas guitar slinger has been recognized for his skills by some of the biggest names in music. Neil performs along side a wide variety of artists including Orianthi, Richie Sambora, Eurythmics co-founder and mega producer Dave Stewart, Diamante, and has even joined legendary guitarist Steve Vai on stage.
Neil cut his teeth playing rock guitar, but also grew up with classical, blues, hip hop, and EDM music. He combines these influences into a unique playing style and attitude, as he continues to.

Equipment Neil Swanson uses the following Hughes&Kettner equipment