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FREE outdoor festival, Friday, August 7 – Sunday, August 9, 2015, featuring performances by several of the globe’s top guitarists at the Village at Copper, nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains…
Monthly "open mike" Folk Music Night is held Saturdays. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. The featured performers this month are DeJohn. Their web site is http://dejohn.webs.com/ .
7th Annual week long camp with workshops, concerts, jam sessions & community. This year, Jeff Peterson teaches Slack Key Guitar and uke instructors (plus some guitar) are Del Rey, Marcy Marxer, J…
My band Vintage Vibe will be playing at the "Honoring Our Heroes Day" at my employers place of business. Proceeds will go to the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund a truly worthy cause. If you are in…
A week of solo guitar workshops and master classes with Ed Gerhard, Muriel Anderson, Tony McManus, Michael Chapdelaine, and Bill Coulter in a summer setting of Redwoods on the Northern California coa…
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
Im looking at a Fender DG-22S Ebony NAT on Craig's List. I don't know anything about guitars but I have heard of Fender. This is for a friend of mine who plays, just a hobby- for his own happiness.…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
After a decade of waiting I finally bought a Gibson SG from bestshop-usa.com. It's a great guitar with excellent sound. There was a superb opportunity to buy and deliver my purchase at a low price so…Continue
Started by Aaron Ober in Gear Jul 10.
Hey guys and girls does anyone know the history on Concorde mark 33 series guitars I have one that looks like a Martin d35 with a spruce top and Brazilian sides and back with abalone trim also split…Continue
Hello Everyone.I have been playing just over a year and it has come to my attention that I am rhythmically challenged. I have been practicing with a metronome for the last few months and while I am…Continue
Hi, I am having trouble keeping my calluses hard. I am a beginner but I have been playing 4-5 days a week for at least 45 minutes for the last 6 months. The few calluses I did get eventually pulled…Continue
Hi im michael and last month i started playing guitar. But every few minutes i have to stop and turn my pick round again as it turns as i play. I use dunlop gel picks in light gauge and tusq A1's.…Continue