Boost your performance with Bose

Sponsored by Bose: The Bose L1 Model II is designed for audiences of up to 500. With a 24-speaker articulated line array providing 180 degrees of clear, even coverage, it combines precise sound reproduction with easy transport and setup.  Learn more:

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Introducing the Gibson Coated Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings

Sponsored by Gibson: Developed and approved by our team of Master Luthiers, Gibson Coated Phosphor Bronze Strings are factory specification at the Gibson Acoustic facility in Bozeman, MT.  These strings feature a high-carbon steel, hex-shaped core wrapped in phosphor bronze that is very thinly coated with a proprietary polymer. The…

How to Use Drop D Tuning by Mary Flower

Sponsored by Elixir® Strings: Award-winning fingerstyle guitarist, singer/songwriter and educator, Mary Flower demonstrates how to enhance the sound of playing in drop D. Watch and learn as Flower shares a simple two-finger blues lick complete with bends, slides and alternating bass. Mary Flower performs this lesson with Elixir® Acoustic 80/20 Bronze Strings…

Collection of Recent Thompson Guitar videos

Sponsored by PK Thompson: Here is a collection of recent videos of folks playing Thompson guitars. We love finding the time to gather these videos, edit them and put them on our YouTube Channel. We have lots of playlists to choose from to hear the sound of our guitars –…

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WIN ONE OF THESE GIBSON G-45 GUITARS!

THIS GIVEAWAY ENDS OCTOBER 31, 2019 Two lucky winners will chosen! Prizes assigned at random. Introducing the Gibson Generation G-45.  Hand-built in our Bozeman, Montana factory using time-tested Gibson build techniques like hide-glued dovetail neck joints and domed top braces along with modern specs like slimmer body depths and Advanced…

Design Your Own Santa Cruz Guitar Online

Sponsored by Santa Cruz Guitar: SCGC welcomes you to design a custom guitar via their new website feature. Start with your desired base model, and select your choice of various tonewoods, bracing, neck specs, finish, inlays, appointments and more, many of which are included in the cost of any Santa Cruz…

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Introducing the Gibson G-45 Series Collection

Sponsored by Gibson: G-45 Studio: A New Point of Entry into a Gibson Acoustic The G-45 Studio is designed to provide the perfect mix of tone, performance, and traditional Gibson style for all players and every stage. It is hand-built in our Bozeman, Montana factory using time-tested Gibson build techniques like…

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Learn Chord Percussion with Maneli Jamal

Sponsored by Elixir® Strings Award winning fingerstyle guitarist Maneli Jamal shows a whole new potential of the guitar with a standard Em chord shape while we’re hammering on / pulling off this open chord with some percussive elements with the right hand. This potential leads to making the guitar sound like multiple…

The American Acoustasonic™ Telecaster® Unlimited Expression

Sponsored by Fender The American Acoustasonic™ Telecaster® embodies the spirit of purposeful innovation that Fender was built on. From acoustic shapeshifting to electric rhythm tones, this powerful guitar uses a revolutionary Fender and Fishman®-designed Acoustic Engine to deliver new sonic expression from the studio to the stage. Design & Construction…

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12-String Tricks: Scales, Chords and Arpeggios

Sponsored by Elixir® In this quick lesson sponsored by Elixir® Strings, Shawn Persinger demonstrates how to combine scales, chords and arpeggios to add variation and color. Shawn, guitarist, composer, educator and writer, plays in this lesson Elixir Acoustic 80/20 Bronze Strings with POLYWEB® Coating, 12-String Light. “The long-lasting tone and…

The American Acoustasonic™ Telecaster®

Sponsored by Fender Acoustic.  Electric.  Everything in between. Designed to inspire, the American Acoustasonic™ Telecaster® combines traditional acoustic craftsmanship with a revolutionary Fishman-designed Acoustic Engine to deliver new sounds and versatility. Get to know the American Acoustasonic™ Telecaster®: ACOUSTIC BODY The hollow Telecaster-inspired body is naturally loud and resonant with plenty…

Small Bodied Custom Thompson Guitars

Sponsored by PK Thompson Preston’s eye was geared towards a classic taste in style as seen with the combination of appointments selected with each custom build.  This sense of style will continue on as a big part of what we do here at Thompson guitars, providing our customers with many…

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How to Hybrid Pick

Sponsored by Elixir® Strings In this beginner acoustic guitar lesson, guitarist Marc Seal demonstrates an easy way to learn hybrid picking.  This versatile technique combines both flatpicking and fingerstyle playing to create a unique sound that can be used in practically all styles.  “Elixir Strings always sound stellar and really…

The American Acoustasonic™ Telecaster®

Sponsored by Fender Designed to inspire, the American Acoustasonic Telecaster combines traditional acoustic craftsmanship with a revolutionary Fishman-designed Acoustic Engine to deliver new sounds and versatility. Features Cutting-edge acoustic-electric guitar Acoustic Engine delivers ten different body style and tone wood combinations Mod Knob selects and blends voices Patent-pending Stringed Instrument…

Andy McKee’s Musicarium Special Offer

Sponsored by Dreamcatcher Events Special Offer! Register for a shared room at Andy McKee’s Musicarium by May 1st and get an instant upgrade to a single! 4 days and nights of 6 acoustic stringed discovery and wonder in California. Some of the many topics you will be learning and understanding…

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How to Play Floating Pentatonic Scales by Massimo Varini

Sponsored by Elixir® Strings In this quick lesson sponsored by Elixir® Strings, Massimo Varini demonstrates how to play floating pentatonic scales using open strings which helps the notes overlap. Massimo, a guitarist, producer, Grammy-winner, and renown educator, plays Elixir Acoustic Phosphor Bronze Strings with NANOWEB® Coating, Light/Medium gauge (12-56). “Elixir Strings have…

The American Acoustasonic™ Telecaster®

Sponsored by Fender The American Acoustasonic Telecaster represents the next era in Fender craftsmanship and innovation. From acoustic shape-shifting to electric rhythm tones, this powerful guitar delivers new sonic expression from the studio to the stage. Features Cutting-edge acoustic-electric guitar Acoustic Engine delivers ten different body style and tone wood…

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WIN THIS MASSIVE LUNA GEAR BUNDLE

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. One lucky winner will receive a High Tide Exotic Mahogany Grand Concert Cutaway A/E Guitar, a High Tide Zebrawood Concert Ukulele, and a Luna Bamboo Cajon. High Tide Exotic Mahogany Grand Concert Cutaway A/E Guitar Attention to detail is what you can expect from Luna’s High…

Andy McKee’s Musicarium + ToneWood Amp

Sponsored by Dreamcatcher Events 4 days and nights of 6 acoustic stringed discovery and wonder in California. Andy McKee’s Musicarium and ToneWood Amp are collaborating on a very special promotion! The next 5 people to register for Musicarium will receive a free Tonewood Amp and all registrants following will receive…

How to Perform Acoustic Slap Guitar by Maneli Jamal

Sponsored by Elixir® Strings Award winning guitarist Maneli Jamal shows you how to add percussive techniques to your guitar playing in this up close and personal lesson for Elixir® Strings. Watch and learn as he demonstrates a slap guitar technique, as well as some fingerpicking patterns, which you can use to spice…

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How to Improve Your Guitar Picking (and Fingerpicking) by Richard Thompson

Sponsored by Elixir® Strings Get up close and personal with Fairport Convention legend and touring and recording guitarist Richard Thompson as he demonstrates his strumming, flat picking, fingerpicking, and hybrid picking techniques in one quick demo for Elixir® Strings. Watch as Thompson displays immense control as he gets a wide variety of…