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Kacey Musgraves Reflects on her Whirlwind Ascent

There is no denying that Kacey Musgraves' arrow is pointing upward. 

Songs. Country. Rock. Songwriting.

Hank Williams 'Garden Spot' recordings to be released

Two dozen long-lost Hank Williams performances will “see the light” next month, when Omnivore Recordings releases The Garden Spot Programs, 1950, a collection of cuts from an obscure Iowa-based radio show that first aired more than 64 years ago.

Video. News. Country. Songwriting.

Emperors of Wyoming release country-rock debut

The Emperors of Wyoming are the kings of Liaison Music this week, as the newly formed record label is making the Butch Vig-led country-rock band its first U.S. release.

Video. News. Country. Folk. Rock.

EXCLUSIVE: Cahalen Morrison & Eli West Premiere Video for 'Voices of Evening'

The Americana roots duo Cahalen Morrison & Eli West are premiering their video of the Alice Gerrard song "Voices of Evening" at 

Video. News. Bluegrass. Country. Flatpicking.

Johnny Cash vault still packed with unreleased material, says son

Johnny Cash is turning out to be more like Johnny “cache”—as not only did the late country legend’s posthumous album, Out Among the Stars, come out this week, but son John Carter Cash says there is still several albums worth of unreleased material stashed in his archives.

Video. News. Country. Folk. Recording. Rock.

EXCLUSIVE: Nathan Bell Premieres Powerful New Video for "Names"

Nathan Bell premieres his new video for "Names" today, exclusively at Acoustic Guitar. The song is from the singer-songwriter’s latest album Blood Like A River, reviewed in AG's March issue.

Video. Songs. Bluegrass. Blues. Country. Fingerstyle. Folk. Recording. Rock. Songwriting.

Avett Brothers 'Thank God' for John Denver on 'Tonight Show'

The Avett Brothers threw some down-home “street” cred John Denver’s way by covering the late-country singer’s 1975 hit “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” during their March 5 spot on The Tonight Show.

Video. News. Bluegrass. Country. Folk.

Cactus Blossoms Still

SXSW Saturday: Willie Nelson is Still King, While The Defibulators Host Cactus Blossoms, Robbie Fulks and The Deslondes

While Willie Nelson still rules Austin, Texas, a host of newcomers is waiting in the wings for their chance in the spotlight.

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

Parker Millsap Still

SXSW Friday: Parker Millsap, Luke Winslow-King, and Hurray for the Riff Raff Wow the Crowds

Friday at South by Southwest was full of memorable acoustic performances delivered by a younger generation of players.

News. Blues. Country. Fingerstyle. Flatpicking. Folk.

Della Mae Still

SXSW: Della Mae, Jamestown Revival, Wille Watson, and Haden Triplets All Shine

On Wednesday night at the South By Southwest Music festival in Austin, Texas, stand-out performances seemed to be the norm.

News. Bluegrass. Country. Fingerstyle. Folk. Rock.

Rounder Records

Rounder Records Moves to Nashville

Rounder Records completes its move from Boston to Nashville, acquires children's music imprint Music For Little People.

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

The Howlin' Brothers to Release New Album April 29

The Howlin' Brothers gear up to release Trouble, the follow-up to 2013's Howl.

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Santa Cruz guitar festival

Art of Guitar in Santa Cruz Includes Dali-like Playfulness

Fred Carlson’s “humanitar”--a highlight of the Santa Cruz County Art of Guitar Exhibit and Festival--is a Dali-style amalgamation of harp, guitar, and dancer.

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

Folk Alliance 2014 Spotlights Diversity

The Folk Alliance conference featured a variety of artists ranging from traditional bluegrass to singer-songwriters to acts blending cultures and genres—like Gangstagrass, a band that mixes acoustic guitar, dobro, banjo, fiddle and straight-up rap.

Video. Songs. Bluegrass. Country. Fingerstyle. Flatpicking. Folk. Rock. Songwriting.

Happy Birthday, Johnny Cash (1932–2003)

Remembering Johnny Cash on what would have been his 82nd birthday.

Video. News. Blues. Country. Folk.

Omnivore to Release Rare Hank Williams Broadcast on Vinyl, April 19

For Record Store Day, Omnivore Recordings will release Hank Williams' The Garden Spot Programs, 1950—Extended Play on vinyl.

Video. News. Country.

James Taylor Speaks Out Against Fracking in North Carolina TV Ad

Singer-songwriter James Taylor is appearing in an environmental TV ad in North Carolina, where he grew up, urging citizens to protest efforts to allow fracking in the state.

Video. News. Country. Fingerstyle. Folk. Rock. Songwriting.

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.

Band of Horses live

Band of Horses Premiere 'Acoustic at the Ryman'

The South Carolina band streams their new acoustic live album on Rolling Stone.

News. Bluegrass. Country. Fingerstyle. Flatpicking. Folk. Rock.

Daisy Rock Releases Pixie Cupid Red Hot Luv Acoustic Guitar

Daisy Rock founder Tish Ciravolo shows off the company's new Pixie Cupid Red Hot Luv acoustic guitar, which, like the rest of their line, is marketed to girls. 

Video. News. Country. Folk. Rock.

Martin Shows Off Spiffy New CS-00S-14

Chris Thomas, the senior artist relations manager at C.F. Martin & Co., showed Acoustic Guitar a spate of stunning instruments at the Winter NAMM in Anaheim, CA, including this gorgeous CS-00S-14.

Video. Songs. Country. 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.

Country Blues Guitar Basics

Fingerpicking the Blues: The Alternating-Bass Pattern

Get to grips with the alternating-bass pattern by playing through the two examples in this excerpt from Country Blues Guitar Basics.

Lessons. Country. Technique and Theory. Beginner. Early Intermediate.

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