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Monthly "open mike" Folk Music Night is held Saturdays. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. The featured performer this month is Paul Harrison. You can learn more about his music at http://…
The Twin Cities Acoustic Guitar Show is August 6-7 2016 at the McNally Smith School of music in St. Paul. This event is in conjunction with the Lowertown Guitar Festival. There will be luthiers from…
We'd like to invite all members of the Acoustic Guitar Community to come check out the brand-new website at AcousticGuitar.com. This is a completely redesigned home for Acoustic Guitar (and you!), full of great lessons, songs to play, guitar reviews, and more. You’ll see digital editions from the last two years of Acoustic Guitar magazine (available to…Continue
The moment we've been waiting for: On Oct. 28, 2012, Bryan Sutton debuted the restored the Banjo…Continue
This story has a happy ending, folks, and I'll start with it. After working for three weeks to painstakingly restore Bryan Sutton's flood damaged Banjo Killer, Shin Ichikawa finally got to test drive it today! The entire shop stopped working to watch this exciting moment, after which Shin received a standing ovation (well, we were all standing anyway). …Continue
Shin Ichikawa and I started the day by fitting and glueing the back binding. Last night's fitting of the top binding was tedious, but the tricks we learned made the fit of back binding go smothly. I am amazed at how cleanly both bindings look. Some finish touch up will be required, but the overall appearance is more than…Continue
Hello everyone. I am 56 years old and just now picked up my first guitar in December for my bucket list. I asked for, and received a Seagull S6 Original Acoustic Electric guitar with an Acoustic 10W…Continue
Hi guys I bought a Epiphone EJ200 just before Christmas 2015 and it had a eSonic pre-amp installed that when I played across the strings only the two bass E and A sounded the rest were hardly audible…Continue
=acoustic stringed instruments ONLY. guitar, banjo , mandolinexcluding custom brands that would not be generally available. if 5 of your 23 guitars are Matsuda, that's great for you, but has no…Continue
The Twin Cities Acoustic Guitar Show is August 6-7 2016 at the McNally Smith School of music in St. Paul. This event is in conjunction with the Lowertown Guitar Festival. There will be luthiers from…Continue
Started by Tim Reede Custom Guitars in Acoustic Guitar Events May 15.
Hello fellow guitarists, Here's a live take I recorded yesterday. Would love to get some feedback from anyone. Positive or negative I'll take it on the chin :)…Continue
Another thread got me thinking about this and thought it would be fun to hear what songs helped others get started on guitar. So, if you can recall that far back [ ;-p ] what was the first 1 or 2…Continue
Finger callouses ... This is a topic I haven't see discussed here much, if at all. But, it's certainly an important issue for everyone who plays guitar. Especially steel string acoustic. We all…Continue