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Buck Curran
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  • Maine
  • United States
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Buck Curran joined GNuck's group

Small Body Guitars

This group is for those that like small body guitars and other sizes such as "00", "000" OM, Baby Taylors, grand concert, grand auditorium and other non dreadnought style bodies. Join up, post pictures and discuss them here.See More
Jul 1, 2013
Buck Curran posted albums
Jul 1, 2013
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Jul 1, 2013
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Jul 1, 2013
Buck Curran posted a status
"New Curran Butterfly finished...German Spruce top and Mahogany back & sides"
Jul 1, 2013
Buck Curran posted a status
"Sincere Thanks to Teja and everyone at AG for featuring my Red Spruce Butterfly in the March issue!"
Jan 25, 2012
Buck Curran posted a status
"Arborea's 'Red Planet' makes Rolling Stone 'Best Under-the-Radar Albums of 2011'"
Jan 25, 2012

Profile Information

Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging or professional musician, Music teacher, Guitar maker
How many years have you been playing guitar?
20-30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Banjo
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
2006 Curran Butterfly Model, Custom National Model O resonator, 2007 custom Kevin Enoch Tradesman banjo, Fender Strat.
What is your website address?
What type of music do you like to play?
Alternative Folk, Blues, Improvisational and Experimental
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I purchase copies at newsstands/bookstores

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Buck Curran's Blog

Arborea's Kickstarter Project - The brave new world of Co-oping a record

Hello Everyone, My wife Shanti and I have started a Kickstarter Project to help fund our new record

and start our tour! The project ends on December 5th.

Shanti and I have been working extremely hard since our debut cd in 2006...writing, recording, touring as much as possible throughout the

US, UK, and Europe. If you aren't familiar with our music here are a

few press quotes we've received for our past… Continue

Posted on October 29, 2010 at 8:00am

Robbie Basho Tribute cd 'We are all One, In the Sun' on Important Records

Steffen Basho-Junghans - Rolling Thunder Variation II

Helena Espvall - Travessa Do Cabral

Meg Baird - Moving Up A Ways



Posted on May 10, 2010 at 6:39pm

Ragged and Right - Jack Rose and D. Charles Speer & the Helix

Ragged and Right (Jack Rose and D. Charles Speer & the Helix)
Thrill Jockey Records June 2010…

Posted on May 10, 2010 at 6:30pm

Kensington Blues: The Legacy of Jack Rose

Photo by Rik Helsen

Revered Philadelphia based fingerstyle guitarist Jack Rose passed away on December 5th , 2009, he was 38 years old. Rose was best known for his powerful improvisations on 6 and 12 string guitar which were firmly rooted in the American Primitive/Takoma School of exploratory…


Posted on March 27, 2010 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Comment Wall (5 comments)

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At 6:30pm on May 31, 2010, Raymond Morin said…
JUST got back here and saw this friend request... AFTER we became real-life friends!
At 6:16am on January 25, 2009, David Surette said…
Hey, glad to hear you are busy. I'm doing a solo gig in Portland on Wed. 2/25, at Blue. Come on out if you can; it would be fun to re-connect. I'd love to try one of your guitars. All the best,

At 8:51am on January 24, 2009, Willie Carter said…
Hello Buck,
I just took a listen and promptly ordered both of your CDs!!!!
Looking forward to giving a full listen.
Also, the photography is gorgeous and haunting.
I would not mind having some of those in my home.
So proud of you for following your passion.
Take care,
At 11:29pm on January 23, 2009, Willie Carter said…
Hi Buck,
How are you?
I have not been at Gryphon for about a year now.
Working with Richard Hoover at the Santa Cruz Guitar Co.
I love you rosette!! Clever and beautiful! Nice job.
I would love to hear some of the music you are laying down.
Take care,
At 8:48pm on November 18, 2008, David Surette said…
Hey Buck,

Thanks for the note. I have good memories of the trip down to Norfolk, and the festival. It would be fun to see some of those pics. Where are you in Maine? Stay in touch,


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