A sonic echo of days gone by. With sound, playability, and style that belies the price tag. The Tanglewood TWBBSDE Blackbird Electro Acoustic is perfect for honing your skills and mastering your persona. Bringing you a classic acoustic tone, stage-worthy style, and slick playability. And, with responsive electronics, it's easy to perform your way, and unleash your true persona.


On a strict budget? But crave quality you can develop your style with? This is it. With unbelievable value, and a meticulous Tanglewood design. This TWBBSDE Blackbird is perfect for any player looking for that old-school warmth and classic acoustic voice, combined. And thanks to a familiar, bold-sounding dreadnought body, the Blackbird is immensely responsive to your individuality too. Plus, with a satin finish and a 'musician's first' attitude, you know the Blackbird is a breeze to play. So reach out and take the next step in your musical journey.


Full Description


Sonic Warmth That Defined An Era

Rich, resonant, distinctive. The Tanglewood Blackbird delivers an indulgent dark warmth. And its all-mahogany construction gives it an instantly recognisable tone that's been an influential part of music history. Mahogany delivers warmth and resonance in abundance, bringing you a tone you've all heard before on your favourite old-school records. And it oozes authentic class.


Made entirely with mahogany, the TWBBSDE delivers a punchy, earthy tone with rumbles of sonic richness. Known globally as an icon in itself, mahogany has been the sonic foundation of many famous artists. And it excels throughout blues, roots music, and slide. Explore a familiar tone with a dominant mid-range and emphasised bass. From first glance, you know the Blackbird holds class of days gone by. And sonically, the Blackbird delivers one unforgettable tone with a vintage edge. Ready to unleash?


Loud, Bold, Traditional.

Crave more ''oomph''? The Tanglewood Blackbird gives you exactly that. It has a traditional slope shoulder dreadnought body that was born to perform. Bringing you a bold, commanding, classic dreadnought tone with a rich, full sound. And, it's built to be massively responsive, making it perfect for digging deep into creativity.


With such a big body, there's plenty of room to give you boom, depth, and rumbles of richness. So if you're jamming with fellow musicians or practising acoustically, you've got plenty of volume with the Blackbird. Plus, thanks to sloped shoulders, the Blackbird offers a more mellow character with an addictive sonic nature. If you're looking for big and bold with plenty of versatility, this is it. No matter your style, the Blackbird has something to offer for everyone. Bringing you a sensational sonic attitude toward almost anything your mood feels.


Take To The Stage

Regular weekend slot? Honing in on your persona? Tanglewood know that you desire a natural sound for any live situation. A quality sound both acoustically, and when plugged in. So, to ensure your next performance is pure, pristine, and organic. Tanglewood created Premium Plus electronics, bringing you the quality you deserve for a multitude of live scenarios. And, you can tweak your tone to personal preference too. Ensuring that each time you step out into the limelight, you can make the most of your performance, and make your mark with an individual tone.




  • Product: Tanglewood TWBBSDE Blackbird Electro Acoustic, Smokestack Black
  • Code: TWBBSDE
  • Series: Blackbird


Body & Bridge

  • Top Material: Hand Selected Mahogany
  • Body Material: Mahogany
  • Body Type: Slope Shoulder Dreadnought
  • Bridge Material: Techwood
  • Body Finish: Satin
  • Colour: Smokestack Black


Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Thickness First Fret: 21 mm
  • Neck Thickness Tenth Fret: 23 mm
  • Neck Finish: Satin
  • Fingerboard Material: Techwood
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Dot
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Scale Length: 650 mm
  • Nut Material: 43 mm


Hardware & Electronics

  • Hardware Colour: Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Die-Cast
  • Strings: Bronze Light
  • Electronics:Tanglewood Premium Plus

Tanglewood TWBB-ST-E

SKU: Tanglewood TWBB-ST-E