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There won’t be much of the ‘sound of silence’ heard at New York’s Carnegie Hall next week, when folk-music legend—and noted fingerstyle guitarist—Paul Simon will be honored with a musical tribute to his 50-plus-year career.
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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.
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Lo and behold! A slew of never-released Bob Dylan lyrics from the folk-rock legend’s Basement Tapes era is being turned into an album and movie project by such musicians as Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, and T Bone Burnett.
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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.
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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.
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'Acoustic Guitar' premieres Patrick Park’s new song “My Holding Hand is Empty” exclusively today. It’s one of the highlights of his upcoming fourth album, 'Love Like Swords,' available April 22 on iTunes and other music distributors.
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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.
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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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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.
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While Willie Nelson still rules Austin, Texas, a host of newcomers is waiting in the wings for their chance in the spotlight.
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Friday at South by Southwest was full of memorable acoustic performances delivered by a younger generation of players.
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From the afternoon "Twangfest" to Dawn Landes' gorgeous 1 a.m. set, Thursday at South by Southwest delivered more acoustic gems.
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On Wednesday night at the South By Southwest Music festival in Austin, Texas, stand-out performances seemed to be the norm.
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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 completes its move from Boston to Nashville, acquires children's music imprint Music For Little People.
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The Howlin' Brothers gear up to release Trouble, the follow-up to 2013's Howl.
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"Mysticssippi" blues player Harry Manx is reuinited with his rare Mohan Veena after it was stolen from O'Hare airport's baggage claim.
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The former Old Crow Medicine Show guitarist announces the release date for his debut solo album.
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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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.
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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.
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Remembering Johnny Cash on what would have been his 82nd birthday.
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Renowned flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia passed away in Mexico on Wednesday at the age of 66.
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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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Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers reports from Folk Alliance International 2014.