March, 20, 2024

Marcus King puts you in the mood

A talented little tike Hailing from Greenville, South Carolina, Marcus King first stepped onto the scene around the time he took his first steps. Literally. By age eight, he was on stage with his father, blues musician Marvin King. And at eleven he performed on his father’s album. Now, that’s a good way to cut […]

February, 21, 2024

Find joy in the journey

From pro skater to groove creator Born in San Jose, CA, Ray Barbee strongly believes in marching to your own drum or guitar strum, as the case may be. He hit the skateboard scene hard during the late 80s and early 90s. His smooth style and innovative tricks were immediately recognizable. His name is a […]

February, 15, 2024

Strong families. Safe kids. Great cause. Ernest supports Olive Crest.

Olive Crest is a Los Angeles-based non-profit organization dedicated to stopping the cycle of abuse and neglect by supporting children and families in crisis. With more than 50 years supporting the Los Angeles community, they have a variety of programs and services that positively impact the lives of over 5,000 children every day. Ernest’s relationship […]

Olive Crest
February, 08, 2024

The Ernest Brand Council’s year in review

At Ernest, we don’t just pay lip service to company culture—we live and breathe it, every single day. As a family-run business, fostering human connections is near and dear to our hearts. We work just as hard at strengthening our internal relationships (we call them “rela-fun-ships”) as we do on building long-term partnerships with our […]

2023 Year in Review
February, 06, 2024

Shout out to you, GuitarWorld.com

When one of the top music publications in the world gives you a shout-out, you shout right back. Holla! On December 18, 2023, GuitarWorld.com featured an article about our favorite subject, corrugated cardboard. Our corrugated Fender Strat, to be exact. The article takes a walk down melody memory lane, touching on its origination, the evolution […]

January, 23, 2024

“I want to make people unafraid to feel.”

Nashville-born It’s easy to feel the joy of a well-crafted song. But it’s also easy to forget the pain that brings it to the surface. Meg Myers spent her early years in Nashville and at just five years old, her parents divorced. Her mother moved her and her siblings to Ohio after remarrying an artist, […]

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