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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. 


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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.


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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.


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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. 


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



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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.


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Al Gore Invited to Speak at Folk Alliance Conference


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


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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. 


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


Tune in at 11:15 to hear their performance.


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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.


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Woody Guthrie’s 33 New Year’s Resolutions From 1943


In one of Woody Guthrie’s journals, dated Jan. 1, 1943, the great American folksinger put as much wisdom into his New Year’s Resolutions as he did in songs like “Pastures of Plenty,” “Bound for Glory,” or “This Land is Your Land.”


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Band of Horses to Release Acoustic Live Album


Band of Horses' Acoustic at the Ryman to be released on February 11.


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LISTEN: Beck Covers John Lennon's "Love" for Starbucks Valentine's Day Compilation


Hear Beck's acoustic cover of John Lennon's "Love," the teaser track to Starbucks' Sweetheart compilation.


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VIDEO: The Lone Bellow to Kick Off Tour to Support Debut Album


The acoustic Brooklyn, New York, trio The Lone Bellow will begin a 22-date tour in support of their self-titled debut record on January 17. 


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Cat Stevens, AKA Yusuf Islam, to Attend Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies


Cat Stevens, the folk-rock mega star who converted to Islam in 1978 and walked away from a successful career, will attend the ceremonies to his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the singer tells Rolling Stone. 


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SUNDAY SHOWCASE: Liz Green - "Bad Medicine"


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


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Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton to Share Stage at Grammy Awards


Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton will perform together at the Grammy Awards on January 26th. 


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Rosanne Cash to Release New Album January 14th


Rosanne Cash's new album, The River & The Thread, is set to be released on January 14th.


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Keith Richards Turns 70


By God, he made it!


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VIDEO: Gregg Allman, the National, and Stephen Colbert Perform "Silver Bells"


Gregg Allman and members of the National joined Stephen Colbert on December 16 in his new segment "Christmas Carol Week" to perform their rendition of "Silver Bells."


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Brett Dennen Announces Nationwide Headlining Tour


The singer-songwriter will tour the US from February 20 to April 13.


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SUNDAY SHOWCASE: Arborea - "Daughters of Man"


Psych-folk wife/husband duo play a song off their latest album, Fortress of the Sun.


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