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Michael Kiwanuka Third Man

Third Man Records Releases Michael Kiwanuka Single


Jack White's record label releases a 7" single by Michael Kiwanuka.


News. Blues. Fingerstyle. Folk. Rock.

Elephant Revival Releases Tour Dates in Support of 'These Changing Skies'


The Colorado-based Americana band will tour the US from February through May.


Video. News. Bluegrass. Blues. Country. Folk.

Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss Announce Co-Headlining Tour Dates for 2014


Willie Nelson & Family and Alison Krauss & Union Station Featuring Jerry Douglas to embark on tour of eastern and southern US this Spring.


Video. News. Bluegrass. Blues. Country. Folk. Rock.

VIDEO: Noah Gundersen Records "Poor Man's Son" for His Debut LP


The singer-songwriter gives a sneak peek into the recording session for his debut LP, 'Ledges', and streams album on Spin.


Video. News. Blues. Folk. Rock.

Gibson Debuts New Versions of the J-15 and Hummingbird


Acoustic Guitar caught up with Gibson product specialist Don Ruffatto at the Winter NAMM in Anaheim, CA. He gave us the lowdown on brand new, 2014 versions of two classic guitars – Gibson’s ever-popular J-15 and Hummingbird.


Video. News. Blues. Country. Folk. Rock.

Lee Ritenour's Six String Theory Competition Open to Acoustic Guitarists


The global music competition is accepting applications from acoustic guitarists for 2014.


Video. News. Bluegrass. Blues. Classical. Country. Fingerstyle. Flatpicking. Folk. Jazz. Rock. Technique and Theory.

NAMM guitar sales picture

High-End Acoustic Guitar Sales Up 39% Since 2009


With just one week until the 2014 NAMM show in Anaheim, California, the outlook for high-end guitar sales is looking decidedly rosy. In a press release, NAMM noted the trend line for custom, handmade guitars. 


News. Blues. Country. Folk. Rock.

MerleFest Adds Old Crow Medicine Show and Holly Williams to 2014 Lineup



Video. News. Bluegrass. Blues. Country. Fingerstyle. Flatpicking. Folk.

Martin exhibit

Metropolitan Museum of Art to Display 35 Rare Martin Guitars in New Exhibit


Thirty-five rare Martin guitars will go on display at the Met.


News. Bluegrass. Blues. Classical. Country. Fingerstyle. Flatpicking. Folk. Guitar Care. Jazz. Rock.

Jamestown Revival Perform on KCRW's 'Morning Becomes Eclectic'


Tune in at 11:15 to hear their performance.


Video. News. Blues. Country. Folk.

Lost Album by Sid Selvidge to Be Released on March 11


The Cold of the Morning, originally recorded in 1975, will be available in CD, vinyl, and digital formats.


Video. News. Blues.

SUNDAY SHOWCASE: Liz Green - "Bad Medicine"


UK singer-songwriter Liz Green delivers an old blues sound...with a twist.


Video. News. Blues. Folk. Jazz.

Keith Richards Turns 70


By God, he made it!


Video. News. Blues. Country. Folk. Rock.

American Roots Grammy Nominations Announced


Among the nominees are Sarah Jarosz, Steve Earle, and the Greencards.


Video. News. Bluegrass. Blues. Country. Folk.

VIDEO: Never-Before-Seen Footage of Guitarist Jack Rose Released on Anniversary of His Death


The guitarist, who died on December 5, 2009, plays "Kensington Blues" in never-before-seen footage.


Video. News. Blues. Country. Folk.

VIDEO: Singer-Songwriter Scott Law Releases New LP 'Black Mountain'


Singer-songwriter and flatpicker Scott Law self-releases his latest album.


Video. News. Bluegrass. Blues. Country. Flatpicking.

Blues-Rock Band the Record Company Releases 'Feels So Good' EP


The band's second EP dropped on November 19.


Video. News. Blues. Rock.

Remembering Duane Allman on His 67th Birthday


The legendary guitarist would have been 67 today.


Video. News. Blues. Country. Folk. Rock.

MCK

'Nashville 2.0: The Rise of Americana' Documentary to Premiere Nov. 22 on PBS


The documentary will be featured as part of the 2013 PBS Arts Fall Festival.


News. Bluegrass. Blues. Country. Flatpicking. Folk.

Carolina Chocolate Drops

Dom Flemons and Layla McCalla to Leave Carolina Chocolate Drops, Embark on Solo Careers


Dom Flemons, a founding member of Carolina Chocolate Drops, plans to depart the band at the end of their December tour.


News. Blues. Folk.

VIDEO: Two Songs by Gary Clark Jr. Featured on '12 Years a Slave' Soundtrack


Gary Clark Jr. has contributed two classic blues songs to the original soundtrack for the film 12 Years a Slave.


Video. News. Blues.

Use the Flat VI Chord in Your Blues Rock Songs


Note that in this excerpt, you’re playing all rock-style power chords, which have no thirds so are not explicitly major or minor.


Video. Lessons. Blues. Rock. Songwriting. Technique and Theory. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.

Learn to Play the Classic Blues Song "Oh Daddy"


This excerpt from Arranging Folk and Blues Songs focuses on thumb rolls and how they can help “fatten up” the sound of the solo guitar.


Video. Songs. Blues. Advanced. Intermediate.

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