Tag: guitar

G7 Heritage Series Capo

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s not terribly uncommon for companies to release new products or gadgets at trade shows and conventions. Such is the case with at least one company participating in the IBMA World of Bluegrass festivities this week in Raleigh, North Carolina. The good people at G7th capos […]


2016 winners at Walnut Valley Festival

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Winners were chosen over this past weekend at the 45th Annual Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, KS. Over the years, their National Flat Pick Guitar Championship and their National Bluegrass Banjo Championship have come to be recognized as among the most prestigious competitions of their kind […]


40 Blues video from Rebecca Frazier

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rebecca Frazier has never been one to do as she’s told, starting with “girls don’t play Tony Rice-style lead guitar.” This small but power-packed young woman has shown herself a force to be recognized in the flatpicking world, and her most recent album, When We […]


Lambert & Walz

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

There are many traditional songs that are beloved in bluegrass circles; songs that can be heard at every jam session from Telluride to Galax. For their debut album, new duo Lambert & Walz has picked out seven favorites from the public domain, added in two […]


Power Pins 2.0

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Generally speaking, there are two different camps when it comes to instrument modification: those who wish to remain true to time honored traditions and the way things were done in years past, and those who seek new ways of improving upon what has become the […]


Martin introduces anniversary dreadnaughts for 2016

| June 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

As a part of their year-long celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the dreadnaught guitar body style they debuted in 1916, the CF Martin Guitar Company in Nazareth, PA has a number of guitars being introduced at this week’s Summer NAMM Show in Nashville. These include […]


100 Years of the Martin Dreadnought guitar

| June 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Martin Dreadnought guitar. It has been said that it has changed the face of popular music. Hank Williams had one (the 1941 D-28 now owned by Neil Young), Bill Monroe had one, so did Gene Autry, Doc Watson, Jerry Garcia, John Lennon and Paul […]


Walkin’ Across This Land with Bryan Sutton

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sugar Hill has released a music video ahead of tomorrow’s CD drop for Bryan Sutton’s The More I learn album. It’s a live performance of the opening track, Walkin’ Across This Land, where Bryan showcases his hybrid crosspicking style, blending aspects of guitar greats like […]


The More I Learn coming from Bryan Sutton

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sugar Hill Records has announced a June 3 release for The More I Learn, the next CD from flatpicking guitar virtuoso, Bryan Sutton. As a follow-up to his highly successful 2014 album, Into My Own, the new project covers much of the same ground. Bryan […]


Holly Norman brings James Burton to bluegrass

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Holly Norman has shared a video about her upcoming album, Taking Care of Bluegrass. It’s a tribute to Elvis Presley, and the new video was shot the day that the great James Burton came in to lay down some guitar. Burton was Elvis’ lead guitarist […]