Eric Skye: Winter NAMM 2016

Eric Skye came by the Acoustic Guitar booth at NAMM 2016 with his signature Santa Cruz 00-Skye and performed “Blues for Freida” from his album with Mark Goldenberg, Artifact.  


Thomas Claxton: Winter NAMM 2016

Thomas Claxton stopped by the Acoustic Guitar booth at NAMM 2016 to perform on his Taylor 514 Fall Limited guitar, with the aid of a Lewitt Audio Microphone. Watch the passionate singer-songwriter play his song “Strange.”


Mike Gallaher: Winter NAMM 2016

Mike Gallaher (and his entourage from Tonewood-Amp) came by the Acoustic Guitar booth at NAMM 2016. Gallaher performed James Taylor‘s “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight” on an Alvarez guitar outfitted with a Tonewood-Amp. 


The Groove Bastards: Winter NAMM 2016

The Groove Bastards stopped by the Acoustic Guitar booth at NAMM 2016 to perform a song off their EP Meet the Groove Bastards. Watch the jazz-pop trio demonstrate their unique sound as they play “Pearl” on their Guild Songbird, GAK Cajon, and Ovation Thin Bowl.


Jonathan McEuen Session NAMM2016

Jonathan McEuen: Winter NAMM 2016

Dropping by our booth at Winter NAMM 2016 to sing and play a haunting version of Robben Ford’s “Nazareth, PA” was Jonathan McEuen, who has carved out a nice career for himself (singer, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist) since he got his start as a youngster playing with his famous father, John…


Yamaha Guitars Introduces Revamped 800 Series

At Winter NAMM 2016, Yamaha Guitars introduced a handful of new acoustic models. Andy Winston shows us the revamped Yamaha 800 series, complete with a new scalloped-bracing pattern, the FG180, which was designed for the 50th anniversary of Guitars in America, and its latest Silent Guitar Series, with models available in both steel-…


Kenny Lee Young: Winter NAMM 2016

Kenny Lee Young stopped by the Acoustic Guitar booth at NAMM 2016 to perform the song “When the Truth Hurts” on his Teton Guitars STS155CENT. The dreadnought has a solid cedar top, Indian rosewood back and sides, and bone nut and saddle. It sports Fishman 201 electronics.


Kotaro Oshio Acoustic Guitar Session NAMM 2016

Kotaro Oshio: Winter NAMM 2016

A couple of young fans stopped Kotaro Oshio on his way to the Acoustic Guitar booth at NAMM 2016 and asked him to pose for a selfie. After they snapped a pic, the Japanese fingerstyle virtuoso quickly plugged in his Takamine P7D and performed his song “Legend.”

Chi McClean Acoustic Guitar Session NAMM 2016

Chi McClean: Winter NAMM 2016

Chi McClean stopped by the Acoustic Guitar booth at NAMM 2016 to perform a song on his acoustic Taylor Guitar 814CE. Watch the acoustic rock singer-songwriter perform “Hole in my Heart.” His third album, Let Me In, was released during the NAMM 2016 show and features eight original songs, now available online.