Make your riffs and solos more musical, memorable, and fun to play! This course is free for you thanks to sponsorship from Elixir® Strings.
Go behind the workbench to explore the unique challenges and joys of guitar repair.
Tune in for a fascinating conversation - plus inspiring demonstrations - with nylon-string guitarist and singer Badi Assad.
To celebrate 100 years of Doc Watson, we invited a range of talented musicians, producers, and makers to share stories and reflect on the legacy of this great guitarist.
Join us for an illuminating discussion about the past and present of roots music with the American Songster himself.
Learn how boundary-pushing guitarist Kaki King develops new tunings, the story behind the passerelle bridge, and why the third-to-last show is always the best performance of a tour.
Join our illustrious panel for an in-depth conversation on songwriting. While each of our guests has a unique perspective and process, they share the belief that you can write songs, too.
To mark the 130th birthday of Andrés Segovia, we spoke with three contemporary guitarists who each studied with the maestro: Lily Afshar, Liona Boyd, and Michael Chapdelaine.
Join us for a rollicking conversation and to hear some original tunes performed by the late, great roots-and-blues raconteur Steve James.
Let’s talk about New Year’s resolutions! Our expert panel shares practical advice for setting, measuring, and achieving your guitar goals.
Take a virtual road trip across the US to visit four independent guitar stores. Each of these shops is more than just a retail outlet – and each of these shopkeepers has a unique perspective on why that is and what to look forward to in the future.
Join San Francisco–based jazz guitarists Mimi Fox, Nick Rossi, and Paul Mehling for a lively roundtable discussion on acoustic jazz standards.
Join us us for an in-depth discussion on the songwriting process and the importance of following your ear with trailblazing singer-songwriter Sarah Jarosz.
Did you know you can expand the sonic possibilities of your acoustic guitar simply by plugging in? Doug Young, the recording engineer who wrote the book on acoustic amplification, reveals how.
Eric Bibb shares captivating stories and insights about his musical upbringing, the limits and opportunities of being known as a blues player, and the role music plays in uniting and shaping the world today.
Join Happy Traum, Jane Miller, Jess Baron, and Sean McGowan for an uplifting roundtable on teaching (and learning) guitar.
Bluegrass superstar Molly Tuttle discusses playing music with friends and how a surprising wood made its way into her signature dreadnought.
We talked all-time favorite articles, top tips for guitar players, and a whole lot more. Check out a few highlights from the event here.
Tommy Emmanuel, Certified Guitar Player, discusses writing and arranging songs; collaborating with fellow musicians; and what makes a great guitarist.
Listen to the first-ever episode of The Acoustic Guitar Podcast, a new monthly show from your friends at Acoustic Guitar magazine.
'Acoustic Guitar' is here for you and we're working as hard as ever to to give you the information, instruction, and inspiration you expect from us.
It’s time to celebrate Acoustic Guitar’s 30th year!
Follow this series of step-by-step lessons that take you from mastering moveable chord shapes to building chords from pentatonic scales to harmonizing like Chet Atkins and a whole lot in between.
"These are the songs of people who make music, not because they've been trained to do so or because they think it will make them rich and famous, but simply because they want to hear some."
Experience the music and history of Spain as visitors rarely do. With its lively markets, world-renowned museums, brightly colored gardens, flavorful cuisine, and architecture from centuries gone by, Spain strikes the perfect balance between old and new, traditional and modern,…