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Come and share your talent at O'Donovan's open mic every Monday night. Signup is at 9:30pm and I host every other week (my friend Alex and I alternate as hosts every other week). O'Donovan's is loc…
Traditional English & Celtic folk music, with acoustic fingerstyle guitar, violin/fiddle, woodwinds, hand percussion and male/female vocal harmonies. Plus a bit of Americana roots and sixties Bri…
Monthly "open mike" Folk Music Night is held Saturdays. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. The featured performer this month is Spice. Her web site is http://www.spicesings.com/ .
Annual Florida GillaCamp Guitar Workshop, hosted by Richard Gilewitz. Two days of private and group instruction for beginner-advanced. Learn the language of the fingerpicking engine, slide guitar, co…
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
Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on October 15, 2012 at 7:43pm
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
Has anyone ever played the Yamaha GC 42S classical guitar. I'm desperate for some reviews as I can't find anything substantive on the internet. Don't know if there are any classical guitar players…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
Hi folks, I've been a 12 string player all of my life, the first one I played was my uncle's '77 Takamine f389 and my love affair with 12 strings began. I had a borrowed '89 Applause ae35 from a…Continue
The other night I attended a world famous open mike. It was well run and most of the entertainment was good. 90% of the performers and their friends left after their “performance” leaving by the…Continue
Here's a place to share some recommendations for music that are on your playlist. The lists are not about what's new in music, but just music getting your play time...April 2012Neil Young, "Live At…Continue
In celebration of the life and music of a Delta Blues guitar master! R. L.'s raw, funky guitar grooves combined with his sweet voice gets me every time. Here is my tribute to Burnside with hours of…Continue
Pre-sale available, Neil Young solo club performances from 1970 "Young was a vital force in the post-Woodstock era and this record provides a glimpse of an emerging superstar on the verge of going…Continue
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