Over the last 10+ years, Joey Lusterman has worked in every department at Acoustic Guitar magazine: front desk, ad sales, editorial, sound guy, camera man, booth babe, email coder, podcast editor, photographer, book designer… And he’s been behind the camera for nearly every Sessions video! Here are just a few of his favorites (see them all.)
In the San Francisco Bay Area, singer-songwriter Meklit Hadero is a big deal, a sort of renaissance woman who not only has her hands in various strains of music—acoustic folk, jazz, rock, hip-hop, and rhythms from around the world—but also in a variety of other creative projects combining the arts with social justice.
Dar Williams stops in the Acoustic Guitar studios for an Acoustic Guitar Session to talk about never giving up on her fledgling music career—even in the face of petty cynicism from some of those closest to her.
Acoustic music mainstay Laurie Lewis says that a dream helped lead her to buy a 1905 Holzhapfel 12-string guitar. In the dream, Lewis began playing a 12-string and realized that it could unlock a whole new avenue of songwriting.
On tour to support his latest album, Weightless, Andersen stopped by Acoustic Guitar's studios to talk about his German-made Lakewood, the challenges of playing more than 200 concerts a year, and to play us his song "Drift Away."
Brazilian guitarist and singer Badi Assad discusses her musical upbringing and her shift from classical to experimental playing, her use of Frame Works guitars for touring, and plays an original song from her latest album, Between Love and Luck.
We caught up with June in the upstairs poster room at the legendary Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco. She talked about her Carter Family and Mississippi John Hurt influences; being nurtured early on by the great Norman and Nancy Blake; and falling in love with her little Triple-O Martin.
A decade ago, Andy McKee was just another "guitar teacher from Topeka, Kansas." Today, he's considered one of the foremost fingerstyle guitarists in the world, with legions of devoted fans across the globe