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Steve Miller Concert Raises $500K for Kids Rock Free

The Steve Miller Band performed to a sold-out audience at the Fender Center on September 17, raising more than $500,000 for the "Campaign 800" campaign benefiting the Kids Rock Free music education program. As part of the event, Miller performed his hit "Jungle Love" with several Kids Rock... The Steve Miller Band performed to a sold-out audience at the Fender Center on September 17, rai ...

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Mellencamp’s No Better Than This Tour kicks off

John Mellencamp's No Better Than This Tour launched this weekend with two consecutive performance dates at Indiana University Auditorium in Bloomington, Indiana near the artist's home base. The shows was preceded by a showing of It's About You, a film by Kurt and Ian Markus that chronicles... John Mellencamp's No Better Than This Tour launched this weekend with two consecutive performance dates at Indiana U ...

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Simple Amps Offers Student SE Model

Simple Amps' new Student SE model produces 10 watts output with an EL34 or 6L6. A Bias knob allows the user to adjust the power section, and the amp can be switched to run in triode mode, cutting output power in half. It ships with a 12AX7 preamp tube and EL34 output tube, but can also use EL34,... Simple Amps' new Student SE model produces 10 watts output with an EL34 or 6L6. A Bias knob allows the user to ...

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Fender Marks 60 Years of Tele, P Bass

Fender will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of two of its most iconic instruments during the 2011 Winter NAMM Show in January by launching two instruments, the 60th Anniversary Telecaster and Precision Bass Officially named the Telecaster in February 1951, the world's first successful... Fender will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of two of its most iconic instruments during the 2011 Winter NAMM Show in Janua ...

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Eastwood Guitars Opens in U.K.

Eastwood Guitars announces the opening of Eastwood Guitars U.K. Based in Liverpool, the facility will provide complete warehousing, distribution and set up of all Eastwood and Airline guitars for the UK market. "The new UK based operation and website makes our products easier and less... Eastwood Guitars announces the opening of Eastwood Guitars U.K. Based in Liverpool, the facility will provide comple ...

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Gibson Intros Firebird X

Gibson today introduced its new Firebird X guitar at a press event hosted by chairman/CEO Henry Juszkiewicz at New York's Hard Rock Cafe. The guitar has an ash body, maple neck, Brazilian marblewood fretboard, and uses Gibson's Robohead tuners, new FBX pickups, and Tune-O-Matic Robot bridge.... Gibson today introduced its new Firebird X guitar at a press event hosted by chairman/CEO Henry Juszkiewicz at New ...

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Mothersbaugh Injury Forces Devo Tour Delay

Devo has been forced to postpone upcoming live dates due to a hand injury sustained by guitarist Bob Mothersbaugh. A glass shard sliced Mothersbaugh's right thumb to the bone, severing a tendon. He underwent immediate emergency surgery and is expected to make a full recovery after proper care... Devo has been forced to postpone upcoming live dates due to a hand injury sustained by guitarist Bob Mothersbaugh ...

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Lucido Offers Three Bajo Quinto Models

Lucida, builder of classical guitars and traditional Mariachi instruments, is now offering three bajo quinto models. All have solid spruce tops, mahogany backs, sides, and necks, rosewood bridges and fretboards, abalone and fiber rosettes, and three-ply body binding. They sport classic cutaway... Lucida, builder of classical guitars and traditional Mariachi instruments, is now offering three bajo quinto mod ...

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Guardian Intros Fiberglass Case for Mandos

Guardian's Professional Fiberglass Mandolin Case (CG-065-M-LGY) fits most F and A-model mandolins. It is impact-resistant, water-repellent, and has an arched top. It is equipped with nickel-plated latches, a lock, and a leather handle. Its crushed-velvet interior and foam cushion the sides of... Guardian's Professional Fiberglass Mandolin Case (CG-065-M-LGY) fits most F and A-model mandolins. It is impact-r ...

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Jeff Beck To Perform At Wembley NFL Game

Jeff Beck will perform the United Kingdom's national anthem "God Save the Queen" in London's famous Wembley Stadium for the opener of the NFL's yearly overseas match-up. This year's contest features the Denver Broncos taking on the San Francisco 49ers. The game kicks off Sunday, October 31, at 1... Jeff Beck will perform the United Kingdom's national anthem "God Save the Queen" in London ...

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