We've published the music to more than 1,500 songs in Acoustic Guitar magazine since 1990. Now you can easily locate the issue in which a song appeared.
The acoustic music world lost one of its most colorful figures when Steve James passed away on January 6, 2023, at 72.
Playing his “favorite guitar in the world,” his trusty Huss & Dalton MJC, John McCutcheon deconstructs his song "Peekaboo" and shows how to play it slowly and up to speed.
Tested using a handful of different guitars and pickups, this amp impressed with an abundance of great tones.
In this lesson, guitarist-composer Charlie Rauh teaches how he used the writings of Anne Morrow Lindbergh in writing new music for solo guitar.
Here we give primers on acoustic guitar maintenance, including adjusting the truss rod and saddle height, fixing loose tuners, and properly cleaning the instrument
Alternate tunings on guitar can open the door to new sounds, generate complex chords with easy fingerings, and extend the range of the instrument
"I'll admit that I had expected this 1935 Model 37 Dobro to have more of an old-school, swampy sound... Instead, I was stunned by how modern and responsive this beauty sounded."
Check out the action so far in our February guitar auction benefiting Guitars for Vets. With less than five days remaining, it’s time to place your bids!
With its rounded cutaway, asymmetrical headstock, and asymmetrical, dual-scimitar shaped bridge, this guitar has an unmistakable look.
This awesome collection of guitars features something for everyone - plus, your participation supports Guitars for Vets. Get in on the action!
This exceptionally clean Santa Cruz OM was custom ordered with a stunning bookmatched set of Brazilian rosewood and a tightly grained German spruce top.
It’s an exceptionally lightweight and brilliantly responsive instrument with a quick attack. The provenance from Christopher Parkening makes this a special instrument.
This high-end boutique guitar pulls out all of the stops and is in nearly unplayed condition. Watch a demo and learn how to bid on this Charis SJ.
This guitar is excellently crafted in the traditional Spanish style – one of 20 awesome instruments in our February 2022 guitar auction.
The midsize body is comfortable to play, and the guitar produces a sound with a warm midrange. Watch Gretchen Menn demo this Lowden (and then learn how to make it yours.)
Bruce Petros opened shop in the early 1970s and continues to produce consistently excellent instruments. Hear a demo of this guitar and then learn how to bid on it!
After you've heard Mimi Fox's hip take on "It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got that Swing)," learn about how to make this Jewitt L-00 yours.
Based in San Juan Capistrano, California, Tim Eberhardt offers several models; this Jumbo pairs pale flamed maple with Sitka spruce to produce a big, complex sound.
This archtop guitar was handmade in Bill Hollenbeck’s Illinois shop in 1994 as part of his Simplicity series. It's one of 20 awesome guitars in our February 2022 auction.
Watch Gretchen Menn, member of the popular Led Zeppelin tribute band Zepparella, play "Going to California" on a 1997 Santa Cruz D.
This is the perfect guide for getting to know DADGAD, whether you're just starting out in alternate tunings or have a bit of experience under your fingers.
Is your home filled with guitars? Every time you pass a music store you just have to go in and happen to walk out with something? Answer just four questions to find out if you have Guitar Acquisition Syndrome!
Jazz guitarist Mimi Fox puts this 2008 Taylor 914ce Grand Auditorium through its paces on her original tune “Buddy’s Blues.” This is one of 27 guitars offered in the Acoustic Guitar Auction that began May 13, 2021. Learn more about…
When I say “jazz guitar” you think Martin, right? Well, maybe not yet . . . but Mimi Fox may change your mind with this rendition of “Autumn Leaves” on a 1965 Martin D-18, one of 27 instruments offered in…