• 20 years of Flatpicking Guitar on a thumbdrive

    Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, now sadly no longer in print, is offering a special opportunity that might solve a gift-giving headache for bluegrass guitarists on your holiday list. The magazine, published for 20 years by Dan Miller, ceased operation in 2016 after

  • Flatpicking Guitar to bow out after 20 years

    Dan Miller, publisher and editor of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, has announced that the bi-monthly print periodical for steel string, acoustic guitar enthusiasts will cease publication at the end of 2016. That will take the magazine through 20 years of offering tips,

  • Dan Miller is Going Through A Phase

    Opening disclaimer: I've known Dan Miller for the past 20 years, ever since he moved east from California to southwest Virginia in 1998. Dan had uprooted his young family and bought a home in the thriving metropolis of Hiawassee, VA to

  • More from NAMM 2012

    This report from Winter NAMM comes from Dan Miller, publisher of Flatpicking Guitar magazine. The 110th National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show was held in Anaheim, California, from January 19th to the 22nd. There were 1441 exhibitors and 95,709 registered

  • Toy Hearts on YouTube

    Toy Hearts, one of Britain's top bluegrass acts, has a new video on YouTube. It's the title track of their current CD, When I Cut Loose, recorded earlier this month at the Ely Folk Festival in Ely Cambridgeshire, UK. The group is

  • Flatpicking Bluegrass

    Flatpicking Bluegrass is the latest CD from FGM Records, the label branch of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine. The CD features 12 flatpicking masters on 12 traditional bluegrass numbers. These are all vocal tunes, no instrumentals here. According to Dan Miller, publisher