If you’ve watched TV, listened to the radio, or been online lately, there’s a very good chance you’ve seen or heard Maroon 5 guitarist, and Ernie Ball Music Man signature artist, James Valentine and his guitar. James was in New York recently doing a number of appearances to discuss The Valentine, upcoming new music from the band, and more. In case you missed them, we’ve listed them again below.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

On August 24th, James sat in for the night with The Tonight Show house band, The Roots. He discussed his signature model with Jimmy Fallon and how getting to design his own signature model was beyond his childhood fantasy. You can watch the entire episode below or skip to 6:10 to watch Jimmy and James discuss his Ernie Ball Music Man signature model.

@jamesbvalentine stopped by to sit in with @theroots! #FallonTonight (📷: @ernieball)

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Clearly not having any fun at all… #valentineguitar @ernieball @jimmyfallon @questlove @kirklloyd

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The Howard Stern Wrap-Up Show

James dropped in to the SiriusXM show to talk to hosts Jon Hein and Gary Dell’Abate (Baba Booey) about his guitar and more.





Huffington Post Live

James appeared during a live feed to have a conversation with HuffPo’s Lauren Moraski to discuss his signature guitar and more. Watch below and read more here.



Guitar World

James sat down with Guitar World’s own Paul Riario to talk shop. Check out a photo posted by Paul below. And while we wait for the entire interview to be published, don’t miss Guitar World’s recent review of The Valentine here.



Keep an eye out for more appearances from James and The Valentine. In the meantime, learn more about the guitar and find out where you can get one for yourself here.

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