Acoustic Guitar Celebrates 30th Year in 2020

It’s time to celebrate Acoustic Guitar’s 30th year!

Born in 1990 to a Maggie Award for the Best New Consumer Publication … schooled with the MTV Unplugged generation … spent its teen years building a Forbes Best website … settled down and raised a celebrated family of books, videos, and streaming services … now it’s time to celebrate Acoustic Guitar’s 30th year!

The person who said “don’t trust anyone over 30” could not have been thinking of Acoustic Guitar. We are still the go-to source for great instruction, song tabs, gear reviews, player profiles, and so much more– six times a year in print, 365 days a year online.

In 2019, more than 1.5 million people worldwide visited this website. Thanks so much for joining us!

We’re hoping to celebrate many more anniversaries, but we do face a sobering reality: 1,481,696 of you are enjoying completely free of charge.

If you like what you see here, please help us celebrate our big year by becoming a Friend, Supporter, or Patron. For as little as $1 per month, you’ll keep healthy and support the work of all the talented musicians and music journalists who put their hearts and minds into bringing the world of acoustic music to you every day of the year.

And to our 25,139 loyal subscribers: You’re the best. We can’t do it without you!

Lyzy Lusterman
Lyzy Lusterman

Lyzy has worked at Acoustic Guitar since 2009. When not working, she plays music, goes birding, writes, and reads mysteries out loud to her cats.

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