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The Week in Acoustic Guitar: May 19-25


Acoustic Guitar reports on a great show by Nickel Creek and we premiere a video from Americana songwriter Rod Picott. Plus announcements from John Butler and Billy Joe Shaver.


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The Week in Acoustic Guitar: April 14-20


Acoustic Guitar reviews the Shook Twins at Freight & Salvage. We debut new tracks from Bradford Lee Folk and 5J Barrow. Neil Young and Dolly Parton products released for Record Store Day. And Woody Guthrie's childhood home becomes eight cutom-made guitars.


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The Week in Acoustic Guitar: March 24-30


Acoustic Guitar premieres new videos from Nathan Bell and Cahalen Morrison & Eli West. Plus new material from Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash!


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Workshop for Women Still

The Week in Acoustic Guitar: March 16- 23


Acoustic Guitar premiered a song from Patrick Park, Leo Kottke announces musicians summer camp, Bob Dylan in the 1980's tribute album lineup announced, Dave Rawlings Machine Announces Summer Dates, and the Avett Brothers "thank god" for John Denver on 'Tonight Show'


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Dawn Landes Still

The Week in Acoustic Guitar: March 10 - 15


Acoustic Guitar reports on SXSW 2014. In an exclusive video, Ani DiFranco speaks candidly to AG editor Mark Kemp about the ’plantation’ controversy. And an online jam platfom, JamKazam, opens for beta.


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30 Under 30 part 1

30 Great Guitarists Under 30


Young, talented, daring, and even brash, a new generation of guitarists is making its mark and helping to transform the way the instrument is being played around the world. From flatpickers to fingerstylists, classical virtuosos to self-taught YouTube sensations, AG has put together a sampling of 30 of the best new guitarists under the age of 30. If you haven’t heard these exceptional players tackle bluegrass, Bach, or the blues, visit iTunes or YouTube and get ready to be impressed.


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The Week in Acoustic Guitar: February 24 – March 2


Acoustic Guitar remembers flamenco guitar master, Paco de Lucia. The 2014 Folk Alliance International Conference focuses on community and diversity. New app for acoustic guitarsts, Acoustic Stream, launches Kickstarter campaign. Rare Hank Williams vinyl to be released by Omnicore. And U2 go acoustic at the 2014 Oscars.


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The Week in Acoustic Guitar: February 17 – February 23


Neil Young announces more solo acoustic shows. Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers reports on Graham Nash's  Folk Alliance International keynote speech. Ray LaMontagne's fifth studio album, Supernova, gets a release date.  Jack White's Third Man Records releases a new single from Michael Kiwanuka. And singer-songwriter James Taylor speaks out against fracking.


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The Week in Acoustic Guitar: February 10 – February 16


Badi Assad wows her audience in the AG studio. Our editors catch up with Floridian Folkie Matthew Fowler and debut his new music video. Stream a track from the upcoming Beck album. Check out dates for Elephant Revival’s Spring tour and Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss’ co-headlining tour.


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The Week in Acoustic Guitar: February 3 - February 9


The Australians are coming! Tommy Emmanuel rips through "The TE Ranch" at the AG Studios and Lloyd Spiegel of Australia's famed guitar maker Cole Clark showed off the company's line and patented pick-up system. Plus tour dates announced, Beatles tributes performed, acoustic albums streamed, and more new gear from NAMM 14.


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The Week in Acoustic Guitar: January 27 - February 2


Acoustic Guitar remembers Pete Seeger and his legacy, we report on even more new guitars from NAMM 14, plus the Milk Carton Kids at Freight & Salvage, award-winning bluegrass, and a music competition opens for entrants.


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Gibson J-15

The Week in Acoustic Guitar: January 21-26


New dreadnoughts from Gibson and updated vintage Martins.


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Martin exhibit

The Week in Acoustic Guitar: January 13-20


High-end acoustic guitar sales continue to go up, new line from Gretsch, MerleFest adds to its lineup, and Martin hits the Met.


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Frank Fairfield blue

The Week in Acoustic Guitar: January 6-12


New album from Third Man Records, Al Gore to speak at 2014 Folk Alliance, Leif Vollebekk premiered his new video, and more.


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50 States AL-CO

Roadside Americana: 50 States, 50 Must-Attend Events


State to state, America is alive with the sound of acoustic guitars, some of them in jingle-jangle mode, others flatpicking a rustic bluegrass tune, or sliding into a Delta-blues lament, or strumming behind a cowboy poet, or soaking in the swampy vibe of Louisiana bayou country, or maybe playing an intricate Bach rondo.

Put your (unplugged) pedal to the metal and experience roadside Americana for yourself.

Here’s your travel guide—50 states, 50 must-attend events.


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AG 245 May 2013 Cover

Lucky 13: Thirteen Notable Guitars from 2013, Part 2


From big to small, from rare to sustainable woods, acoustic and acoustic-electric, and at every price point, here are 13 guitars worth revisiting at year’s end. 


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April 2013 Cover

Lucky 13: Thirteen Notable Guitars from 2013, Part 1


From big to small, from rare to sustainable woods, acoustic and acoustic-electric, and at every price point, here are 13 guitars worth revisiting at year’s end. 


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