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Tom Brosseau’s strange and evocative new album finds depth in its simplicity.
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Sharing a cup of tea with Jerry Garcia yielded reflections on friendship and his country roots.
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Through Covenant House, American Idol contestant Hollywood Anderson found his calling.
Earle’s camp at the Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York, is billed as “four days and nights of singing and songwriting—hard core."
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A new album and book explore Woody Guthrie’s formative years in L.A.
Eclectic Illinois guitar fest spotlights women in the arts
How a family gathering flowered into one of the most influential string-band festivals
Rocker Jack White will take a hiatus from the road, but not before launching a short acoustic tour
When cancer threatened one half of this husband/wife duo, they wrote through the pain and stayed positive.
Robert A. “Tut” Taylor, one of the earliest innovators in the use of the Dobro in bluegrass and country music, died April 8. He was 91. Taylor had entered a hospital last week.
New PBS series—co-produced by Robert Redford, T Bone Burnett, and Jack White—will explore the emergence of roots music in the 1920s and '30s
Check out an exclusive video of Sam Lewis' "Never Again."
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Deluxe, definitive set showcases the full scope of Lead Belly’s music
Ed Helms is serious about bluegrass.
Summertime blues? Sure, and Celtic DADGAD, swing and whole lot more.
The calendar says it’s been seven years since Ben Harper played with his Innocent Criminals, but you wouldn’t have known it if you were at the Fillmore Auditorium last night. In fact, it sounded as if Harper and his longtime cohorts haven’t skipped a beat.
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The hot Michigan-based ensemble welcomes Grateful Dead bassist to the stage.
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These simple exercises will help take your picking-hand technique to the next level.
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Country music is all about storytelling. When the voice doing the telling is steeped in the sound of the Southern mountains, you can tell you’re hearing the real thing. Trey Hensley is the real thing.
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“Psst! Hey, buddy…. Can I interest you in a 1930 Selmer-Maccaferri D-hole gypsy jazz guitar? How ’bout a 1910 oval-hole L-4 archtop?”
Tom Brosseau on his latest CD, Perfect Abandon.
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Back in 2012, when Fender recruited Ren Ferguson to oversee its acoustic guitar lines, the legendary luthier had already retired from building instruments. He had presided over Gibson’s acoustic division for more than 25 years, with great distinction, and his sterling reputation in the industry was virtually unparalleled.
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Increase your familiarity with your fingerboard and learn to apply new techniques to blues, jazz, soloing and more.
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One of the biggest annual East Coast conferences aimed at folk music professionals will take place at the scenic Montreat Conference Center, 20 minutes northeast of Asheville, North Carolina, May 15-17. The four-day affair, put on by the Southeast Regional Folk Alliance (SERFA), offers performances, informative panels, instructional workshops, and keynote speakers in an attempt to, in the words of SERFA president Kim Richardson, “bring together this community of music-minded folks and provide the space and time to connect and re-energize together—to ask questions, share lessons learned, and inspire one another—not to mention, to play a ton of music in this stunning setting.”
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