Introducing the Gigger's Little Helper

April 1, 2021, 9:45 AM · The folks over at Fiddlershop have been working hard on finding a solution for humidity and hydration control. String players have always struggled to keep their instrument between 40-60% humidity, AND keep themselves hydrated during long commutes, and grueling rehearsals.

That's why we're excited to introduce the first ever solution for keeping performers and string instruments happy in every condition. Meet "Gigger's Little Helper" available now from

Fill it with your favorite beverage (hot or cold) to help you get through even the most challenging gig. Simply insert the beverage reservoir through the F-hole of your instrument and fill with the included funnel.

And since nothing pairs better than music and drink, you can find endless combinations to suit your mood.

Available for Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass in three sizes.

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April 2, 2021 at 02:05 AM · The classical world is slow to innovate, but it's about time. My beer hat was getting pointed stares from the violinists in the back.

April 4, 2021 at 12:55 AM · Love how the cellist needed to be out of it when told to play the piece that shall not be named.

April 4, 2021 at 05:16 PM · Some days I would like the double bass size with optional pump.

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