• Molly Tuttle and her Thompson guitar

    Molly Tuttle is the latest bluegrass artist to tie her horse to the Preston Thompson wagon, taking delivery recently of a new Thompson D-BA custom sunburst guitar at her home in Nashville. She posted a video sharing her excitement when it

  • G7 Heritage capo – reworked for 2018

    We heard recently from the good folks with G7 capos, a British company that has made tremendous strides in capo design this past few years. Their Heritage model was reviewed here when it was introduced in 2016, and they wanted

  • Banjo Strings from the Czech Republic

    At the recent SPBGMA convention in Nashville, banjo players were talking about the Czech Republic. No, they hadn't all suddenly taken an interest in eastern European politics or history. A pair of Czech builders were set up in the exhibit

  • Stringjoy offers money back guarantee

    Bluegrass pickers are like most other string musicians. Sometimes we feel a bit overwhelmed by all the new items and accessories thrown our way. Try these strings for vintage tone! This capo - or pick, or strap, or bridge pin

  • Meideal introduces capo/tuner combination

    The tuner/capo combination seems to have hit its groove in the fretted instrument accessory market. A number of companies now offer them for sale, with a new, lower-priced version from Shenzhen Meideal Musical Instruments Co. in China may tempt a

  • New capo and tuner from D’Addario

    D'Addario is introducing two new products in their Ned Steinberger accessory line that should be of interest to bluegrass guitarists, both to be unveiled at the January NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. First up is a Cradle Capo of the sort

  • Two new products from BanjoLit

    If you have a banjo picker on your Christmas list, here are a couple of ideas from BanjoLit. The Slovak-based company, which also ships in the US, has two new products that will appeal to serious banjo pickers all over

  • Get yer Goon Grease, with BrewGrass scent!

    What do you get for the bluegrass man who has everything? Well, if he's still sporting a full crop of hair on his head, how about a new pomade, specially made for bluegrass lovers? Lockhart's Authentic Grooming Company in Durand, Michigan, has