• Track Premiere: Ready to Go from Jordan Tice

    Guitarist Jordan Tice also has a new album releasing this week, Motivational Speakeasy, which comes as something of a departure from his earlier efforts. Growing up in a Maryland bluegrass family, his earliest training was as a grasser, and his

  • Gallagher Guitar Company lives on with new ownership

    Since 1965, the Gallagher Guitar Co. has been building high quality, handmade acoustic guitars in Tennessee. Treasured by flatpickers and finger style guitarists alike, these fine instruments attained global recognition when the great Doc Watson acquired one of their G-50

  • Panhandle Country from David Grier Band

    Longtime fans of David Grier have learned never to expect anything in particular from his new projects, other than quality music, creatively played. The Nashville guitar wizard has graced us over the years with both instrumental and vocal bluegrass, with

  • Watch It Fall video from Billy Strings

    Rounder Records has released a new music video from Billy Strings, featuring one of the songs from his current album, Home. Billy has a reputation as the crazed flatpicker, based on his frenetic and highly energized live performances, where he mimics

  • Welcome Kent Faris!

    It's been a big few months for Rick Faris, guitarist and vocalist with Special Consensus. He saw his own solo project release on Dark Shadow Recording, and a new album from Special C on Compass, with some chart actions for

  • Martin Guitar shop back in business

    C.F. Martin and Co. is back in business. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf lifted stay-at-home orders for the entire state, effective Friday. That means nearly all businesses can operate, with some restrictions, in all 67 counties. Northampton County, where the iconic guitar

  • Guardian introduces 600 series gig bags

    Guardian Instrument Protection has a new line of hard-sided gig bags designed to offer guitarists much of the protection of a hard shell case, without the weight and inconvenience. Their 600 series DuraGuard bags employ a rigid liner encased with foam