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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 Annette Wasilik. Her web site is http://www.annettewasilik.c…
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
This electric-acoustic dreadnought guitar is almost new (purchased last fall), and I am only selling because I got a great deal on a different Seagull cedar top guitar, so I am simply making room.…Continue
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I often find myself reaching for guitar while I am reading posts. Please tell me I am not the only one who does this.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
Okay, I have a little delima going on and hoping to get a little advice from some people in the know! I currently have a Martin 000-15 and a Gibson L-00 with the Gibson kind of being my main guitar.…Continue
How would one go about determining copyright details on old country blues song?For example, if an artist were to put new lyrics to a Memphis Minnie tune, is there some infringement going on?i.e., was…Continue
Greetings to all. I am new to this site and new to guitar playing. I bought a Martin d15 and an Epiphone Jack Casady bass(electric) in December and I am working to learn how to play both…Continue
I have a good friend here in Texas who is considered to be one of the finest fingerstyle players in the state. He's been a sign painter all his life like me, but makes a decent second income as a…Continue