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VIDEO: Badi Assad Plays "To Reach My Heart"


On tour to promote her new album Between Love and Luck, Brazilian guitarist Badi Assad dropped by Acoustic Guitar's studio for a chat and quick performance.


Video. News. Fingerstyle. Folk. Songwriting.

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.

Tommy Emmanuel Rips Through "The TE Ranch" at Acoustic Guitar's Studio


Australian guitar great Tommy Emmanuel stopped by the Acoustic Guitar studio the other day to chat and play a few songs. Here he is doing his tune "The TE Ranch." 


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Cole Clark Shows off Guitar Line and Pickup System from Down Under


At the 2014 NAMM show, Lloyd Spiegel of Australia's famed guitar maker Cole Clark showed off the company's line and patented pick-up system. 


Video. News. Fingerstyle. Flatpicking. Folk.

John Butler Trio Announces Initial Summer Tour Dates


The John Butler Trio announces their first three summer tour dates, releases new album.


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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.

Omar Torrez Debuts New L.R. Baggs Lyric Classical Guitar Microphone


Venice Beach-based flamenco guitarist Omar Torrez showed off the new L.R. Baggs Lyric Classical Microphone at the 2014 NAMM show. 


Video. Songs. Classical. Fingerstyle. Folk.

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Band of Horses Premiere 'Acoustic at the Ryman'


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


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Andy McKee Debuts Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Strings


Guitarist Andy McKee showed off Ernie Ball's new Aluminum Bronze strings to AG Senior Editor Mark Kemp, and also talked about what it's like to become a YouTube star. 


Video. Songs. Fingerstyle. Folk.

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.


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Milk Carton Kids Dazzle at Berkeley's Freight & Salvage


After a nearly three-month hiatus from playing live, Acoustic Guitar cover boys the Milk Carton Kids returned to Berkeley's Freight & Salvage on Tuesday night, picking up right where they left off. 


News. Flatpicking. Folk.

Pete Seeger Dead at 94


The American folk icon was not just a singer and social activist—he also was a champion of music instruction.


Video. News. Folk.

LISTEN: Les Claypool's Duo de Twang to Release Debut Album Feb. 4


Hear a track from the upcoming LP from Les Claypool's newest guitar-and-bass project.


Video. News. Country. Folk.

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



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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.

Al Gore Invited to Speak at Folk Alliance Conference


To hear former vice president Al Gore tell it, the times they are a'changing. 


Video. News. Folk.

EXCLUSIVE: Leif Vollebekk Premieres Video for 'When the Subway Comes Above the Ground'


Canadian singer-songwriter Leif Vollebekk is debuting the video for his song "When the Subway Comes Above the Ground" at AcousticGuitar.com. 


Video. News. Folk.

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


Tune in at 11:15 to hear their performance.


Video. News. Blues. Country. Folk.

LISTEN: Britt Daniel Covers 1960s Pop Singer Shelley Fabares


Spoon/Divine Fits member Britt Daniel does a lo-fi, raw rendition of Shelley Fabares "Love Letters" for Rookie magazine.


Video. News. Folk. Rock.

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