Guitar Care

Showing 1 to 25 of 75 articles.


AG247_web_large

FLASH SALE: Acoustic Guitar Back Issues for $2


Acoustic Guitar July back issues are one sale for $2. Limited supplies available, offer expires 7/25 (midnight PST).


Sessions. Fingerstyle. Guitar Care. Songwriting. Technique and Theory.

Day Two of Summer NAMM 2014 Featured More Gear, More Excitement



Video. Sessions. Bluegrass. Blues. Classical. Country. Fingerstyle. Flatpicking. Folk. Guitar Care. Jazz. Recording. Rock.

Guitars Descend on Nashville for Summer NAMM Show


NASHVILLE, TENN.—Walk down Lower Broadway in this storied southern city on pretty much any afternoon and you’ll hear acoustic guitars and pedal-steel spilling out of Tootsies and other famous clubs along the city’s legendary strip. But if you’re in town for the Summer NAMM Show, the cacophony of new guitars and gear blasting from the massive new Music City Center nearby almost drowns out the twang.


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

Alt Tunings Guitar Collections

FLASH SALE | Alternate Tunings Guitar Collection for $6


Learn to play songs from David Crosby, Ani DiFranco, Peter Finger, Paul Brady, Alex de Grassi, and many more - for just $6 plus shipping and handling


Lessons. Fingerstyle. Flatpicking. Guitar Care. Technique and Theory.

gearfest still

GearFest Takes the Stage June 6 & 7


It’s time to get “amped” up for GearFest ’14, the largest public music trade show in the United States—a veritable musical manna for players, instruments, and the people who love them.


News. Guitar Care. Recording. Rock.

Ovation Guitars to Cease Domestic Production


The curtain is closing on Ovation’s made-in-the-USA line of acoustic guitars, as parent company Fender Musical Instruments today announced the closing of the brand’s longtime domestic manufacturing facility in New Hartford, Connecticut.


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

PCA_2014_Generic_image

Vote for Your Favorite Guitars & Gear in the 2014 Player's Choice Awards


It’s time to share your love of guitars and gear by voting in Acoustic Guitar’s Player’s Choice Awards.


Advice. Guitar Care.

Cordoba feature image

A Tour of the Córdoba Guitars US Shop


A visit to the nylon-string guitar company’s new American shop, where it’s building a new Master Series inspired by iconic classical luthiers.


News. Classical. Guitar Care.

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.

Acoustic Stream Launches Kickstarter Campaign


The four-in-one device enables wireless recording and amplification, acts as a tuner, and measures humidity levels.


Video. News. Guitar Care.

Elixir Logo

Shun Ng, in Conversation With ELIXIR® Strings


Shun Ng is one of today’s most exciting new acoustic guitarists. In this video from Elixir Strings,  he sits down to talk practice, improvisation, rhythms, and more.


Video. Advice. Guitar Care. Technique and Theory.

Gibson J-15

Gibson Introduces New Dreadnought at 2014 NAMM Show


Gibson's new J-15 dreadnought boasts high-quality components at a relatively modest price.


News. Guitar Care.

Martin Authentic 1921

C.F. Martin & Co. Updates Vintage Models for 2014


New Martin models premiered at the 2014 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, CA.


News. Guitar Care.

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.

Lowden Logo

George Lowden On the Tonal Characteristics of Different Woods


The renowned Northern Irish guitar maker discusses the properties of different woods and stresses the importance of choosing the right wood for you.


Video. Advice. Guitar Care.

VIDEO: Alvarez AG75CE Product Featurette


Gregory Johnson demonstrates Alvarez's AG75CE grand auditorium acoustic-electric model.


Video. Advice. Guitar Care.

Elixir Logo

Phil Keaggy Demonstrates His Playing Style and Capo Technique for ELIXIR Strings


Phil Keaggy loves capos. If one is good, two are better! Check out his playing, capo technique, and looping in this video by Elixir® Strings.


Video. Advice. Guitar Care.

Peavey DW-3

Peavey launches DW Acoustic Guitar Series


Expanding their foray into acoustic instruments, Peavey has released three new light-weight carbon-fiber guitars. 


News. Guitar Care.

Elixir Logo

The Civil Wars Frontman John Paul White Talks to ELIXIR® Strings About Guitars, Gear, and the Importance of Great Tone


Two-time Grammy winner, John Paul White talks to Elixir Strings about his old Martin, and how great tone helps him write.


Video. Advice. Guitar Care.

Woodstock Logo

2013 Woodstock Invitational Luthiers’ Showcase: What You Need to Know


The 2013 Woodstock Invitational takes place next month. From instruments to instructors, find out what’s lined up for this year’s event.


Video. Advice. Fingerstyle. Guitar Care.

Lowden Logo

George Lowden on the Lowden Fan Fret Design


In this video, George Lowden explains the complexities of designing a fan fret guitar and showcases the finished product.


Video. Advice. Guitar Care.

Elixir Logo

Grammy-nominated Eric Bibb talks to Elixir® Strings about discovering his own sound, writing songs, and interpreting the blues.


Eric Bibb has made more than 30 records and toured around the world. Here, he talks with Elixir® Strings about his sound, songwriting, and the blues.


Video. Advice. Guitar Care.

Acoustic Guitar August 2013

Tom Ribbecke Archtop Guitars


Luthier Tom Ribbecke discusses his latest Halfling archtop guitars. 


Video. . Guitar Care.

Acoustic Guitar August 2013

Michael Lewis Archtop Guitars


Luthier Michael Lewis and Acoustic Guitar editor Scott Nygaard discuss and play Lewis's latest archtop guitars. 


Video. . Guitar Care.

Search by

Keyword

Level

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Early Intermediate

Style

Bluegrass
Blues
Classical
Country
Flatpicking
Folk
Fingerstyle
Jazz
Rock
Technique and Theory
Guitar Care
Recording
Songwriting

Type

Sessions
Songs
Lessons
Advice
News