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FLASH SALE: $3 Blues Back Issues

We know how much you love the blues, so we curated a collection of blues-centric Acoustic Guitar back issues and put them on sale for $3 each! Start shopping now, limited supplies are available and the offer expires 8/29 at midnight PST.

Lessons. Blues.


FLASH SALE: $3 for 2 Guitar Lessons (Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor)

Half price on two versions of the classic “Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor". Offer expires 8/22/14 at midnight PST.

Lessons. Blues. Country.


FLASH SALE: $9.95 for Acoustic Guitar Magazine's Best Private Lessons Book

Take guitar lessons from Mark Hanson, Steve James, Dix Bruce and more, for less than $10! VALID WHILE SUPPLIES LAST | Sale ends 8/15/14 at midnight (PST)

Lessons. Fingerstyle. Technique and Theory.


$2 Acoustic Guitar Magazine Back Issues

Acoustic Guitar August back issues are one sale for $2. Limited supplies available, offer expires 8/9 (midnight PST).

Lessons. Songwriting. Technique and Theory.


FLASH SALE: Understanding Your Guitar - Buy One, Get One Free

Today only we are offering two guides from the Understanding Your Guitar series for the price of one! For just $3.99 you’ll get Guitar Anatomy: The Body and Guitar Anatomy: the Neck. (normal price for both guides: $7.98).

Lessons. Guitar Care.


Cordoba's Ben Woods Teaches Basic Flamenco Techniques

Impress your friends by incorporating some flamenco techniques into your next jam session!

Video. Lessons.


FLASH SALE: Get Fiddle Tunes and Folk Songs for Just $12

Get the complete Acoustic Guitar Guide, Fiddle Tunes and Folk Songs for just $12 (normally $29.99). Offer valid 7/18/14. You'll learn to flatpick the melodies to ten traditional fiddle tunes and songs, with simple melodic variations and performance tips.

Lessons. Fingerstyle. Flatpicking. Folk.

Homespun Deal

Play Slack Key in Open G with Homespun’s Mike Dowling

Learn to play “Big Island,” Mike Dowling's slack key style tune in open G.

Video. Lessons. Fingerstyle.


SOLD OUT: Country Blues Guitar Basics for $12

Explore the essential sounds of country blues as played by seminal guitarists such as Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, and Lightnin' Hopkins.

Lessons. Blues. Technique and Theory.


FLASH SALE: Blues Slide Guitar Lesson for just $2!

Learn the slide blues guitar techniques of Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, and Bukka White in this three-part lesson, including the importance of vibrato, harmonics, and pitch control.

Lessons. Blues. Technique and Theory.

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.

Learn to Play Guitar in a Day COVER

Want to Learn Guitar? It's All in a Day's Work, Says Marlene Hutchinson...

Think it’ll take you months to learn to play the guitar? Maybe even a year? Think again.

Video. Lessons. Beginner.

Rhythm Guitar Essentials Cover

FLASH SALE | Rhythm Guitar Essentials Book for $6

Learn to play rock-solid rhythm and expand your chord vocabulary with Rhythm Guitar Essentials. It's on sale today (5/30) for just $6.



Learn The Rumba Flamenco Strum In 7 Easy Steps with Marcelo Berestorov and JamPlay.com

Master Flamenco guitarist Marcelo Berestovoy teaches you how to play the basic rumba strum pattern in 7 easy steps.

Video. Lessons.


LESSON: Open String Carter-Style Hammer-Ons

Amp up Carter-style guitar with hammer-on embellishments.

Video. Lessons. Country. Flatpicking. Beginner. Early Intermediate.

Artistworks Martin Taylor Fingerstyle Logo

ArtistWorks Instructor Martin Taylor Expands on his Foundation for Fingerstyle Magic

Build mini chord progressions all over the neck with root/10th transition points.

Video. Lessons. Fingerstyle. Technique and Theory. Advanced. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.


Play like the Allman Brothers and Neil Young with Flatted III, VI, and VII Chords

In this example we'll look at a song that uses the I, IV, and V, but we'll try substituting the bVII for the V to give the progression a different feel.

Video. Lessons. Blues. Rock. Songwriting.


Strengthen Your Fretting Hand

This fretting hand exercise from Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar Essentials will improve your technique, no matter what style you are playing in.

Video. Lessons. Jazz. Advanced. Beginner. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.

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Flash Sale: Explore Alternate Tunings Book for Just $5

Get the Acoustic Guitar book, Explore Alternate Tunings for just $5 (normally $19.99). Offer valid 5/2/14.

Lessons. Fingerstyle.


FLASH SALE: Five Favorites Starting at $1

We are offering five of our favorite products at extremely discounted rates! Offer expires 04/11 at midnight PST.


Inside Blues Guitar COVER

SOLD OUT: Inside Blues Guitar Book for $4

Take a master class on the blues with Acoustic Guitar contributor, Steve James. His book, Inside Blues Guitar, is on sale today (3/28) for just $4 while supplies last!

Lessons. Blues.

AG 111 March 2002

$1 Back Issues of Acoustic Guitar

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: All March back issues are one sale for $1. Limited supplies available, offer expires 3/21 (midnight PST).

Lessons. Bluegrass. Flatpicking. Rock. Songwriting. Technique and Theory.


Don Ross from JamPlay.com Teaches Travis Picking

Fingerstyle master Don Ross talks fingerpicking patterns with a focus on Travis Picking.

Video. Lessons. Advanced. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.

Teach Yourself Guitar Basics COVER

SALE ENDS MIDNIGHT | Teach Yourself Guitar Basics - Just $5

Teach Yourself Guitar Basics is on sale! Today only, March 7th, buy the best-selling book and CD pack for just $5 (plus shipping). Offer ends midnight, PST.

Lessons. Technique and Theory. Beginner. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.

Acoustic Guitar Fingerstyle Method Cover

Travis Picking Basics

In this excerpt from The Acoustic Guitar Fingerstyle Method, David Hamburger introduces us to travis picking and explains the steps involved in establishing the bass notes.

Lessons. Fingerstyle. Technique and Theory. Advanced. Beginner. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.

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