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Workshop for Women Still

Workshop for Female Guitarists to be Held at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music


Acoustic Guitar contributor October Crifasi will be teaching rock and roll songwriting workshops for women this Saturday and Sunday, March 22nd and 23rd, at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music. 


News. Folk. Rock. Songwriting.

Bob Dylan in the 1980's Tribute Album Lineup Announced


Bob Dylan--'80s icon. Sound about two decades off? Not according to a new album, set for release March 25, which attempts to shed new light on the folk-rock legend's often-ignored 1980s period.


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Dave Rawlings Machine Announces Summer Dates


The Dave Rawlings Machine's 2013 lineup is turning on the gears again this summer--but fans of the Americana virtuoso will only have six chances to catch the band in all its acoustic glory.


Video. News. Bluegrass. Flatpicking. 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.

Dawn Landes Still

SXSW Thursday: Twang 'Till Dawn


From the afternoon "Twangfest" to Dawn Landes' gorgeous 1 a.m. set, Thursday at South by Southwest delivered more acoustic gems.


News. Bluegrass. 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.

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Ani DiFranco Speaks Candidly About 'Plantation' Controversy


Folk singer and feminist icon Ani DiFranco talked frankly with Acoustic Guitar this past weekend about a controversy that went viral in December after her fans learned that the staunchly progressive singer had scheduled a songwriting workshop on a former slave plantation.


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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.


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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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Musician Harry Manx Reunited with Rare Guitar Stolen from O'Hare Airport


"Mysticssippi" blues player Harry Manx is reuinited with his rare Mohan Veena after it was stolen from O'Hare airport's baggage claim.


Video. News. Folk.

Willie Watson Folk Singer Vol 1

Ex-OCMS Guitarist Willie Watson to Release Debut Solo Album on May 6


The former Old Crow Medicine Show guitarist announces the release date for his debut solo album.


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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.


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LISTEN: Ray LaMontagne Previews "Supernova"


Ahead of his new album's May 6 release, singer and guitarist Ray LaMontagne spoke with Acoustic Guitar about Supernova and what he finds boring about contemporary music.


Video. Songs. Folk. 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.

Paco de Lucia, Flamenco Guitar Master, Dead at 66


Renowned flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia passed away in Mexico on Wednesday at the age of 66.


Video. News. Fingerstyle. Folk.

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.


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Eric Schwartz

Live Online Concerts at Folk Alliance International


Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers reports from Folk Alliance International 2014.


News. Folk.

Graham Nash Still

Graham Nash Delivers Folk Alliance International Keynote Speech


“We’re trying to shorten the distance between the public and the truth,” said two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Graham Nash in his keynote speech Thursday at the Folk Alliance International conference in Kansas City, Missouri.


News. Folk. Rock. Songwriting.

Neil Young Confirms More Solo Acoustic Shows


After wowing a sold out Carnegie Hall with a solo acoustic show, Neil Young has booked two more dates at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on March 29th and 30th. 


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Ray LaMontagne Supernova

Ray LaMontagne Announces Release Date of Fifth Studio Album


LaMontagne's Supernova is set to release on May 6, 2014.


News. Folk. Rock.

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.

EXCLUSIVE: Matthew Fowler Debuts Video for "Blankets"


Floridian folkie Matthew Fowler is debuting the video for his new single, "Blankets," at AcousticGuitar.com. 


Video. News. Flatpicking. Folk.

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.

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