Yamaha FG Guitars Still on the Job

By: Rick Landers 1971 Yamaha FG-300 – Photo courtesy of Vintage Guitars (Stockholm, Sweden) There’s a lot of information and misinformation to be found on-line about Yamaha FG guitars when…

G&L Opens Custom Shop

G&L Musical Instruments has opened a Custom Shop at its factory in Fullerton, California. Citing the pride he takes in the quality and variety of the company’s instruments, president Dave…

Ashokan Farewell Inspired

By: Rick Landers *****Niel Gow (1727 – 1807), Scottish violinist and composer***** Recently, while at an open mic at ArtSpace Herndon, Virginia, one of the performers, Nicholas Black, pulled out…

Styx, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Co-Headline US Summer Tour 2018

Press Release Source: ABC Public Relations Legendary rockers Styx and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts are teaming up with Tesla for a summer U.S. tour that kicks off May 30…

Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Bonnie Raitt

Press Release Source: National GUITAR Museum Bonnie Raitt – photo credit: Joseph A. Rosen The National GUITAR Museum announced that Bonnie Raitt, one of the most accomplished guitarists of the past 50 years,…

Guitar International Magazine Returns to the Fold

Press Release Source: Guitar International Magazine Reston, VA (February 21, 2018) – After a long breather, Guitar International magazine is back from our hiatus to offer our fellow music and…

Glenn Hughes Performs Classic Deep Purple “Live” 2018 Tour

Press Release Source: Noble PR Glenn Hughes – photo credit: Rob Cavuoto Glenn Hughes, the former bassist and singer of Deep Purple, known to millions as the ‘Voice of Rock’,…

Genesis Revisited with Steve Hackett and Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham

By: Robert Cavuoto Steve Hackett – photo credit: Christophe Pauly In 2017, legendary Genesis guitarist, Steve Hackett, embarked on his Genesis Revisited & Classic Hackett Tour. During a stop at…

GI PICKS – Basic Fingerpicking

By: Staff One that got away! – photo credit: Rick Landers There are thousands of video guitar lessons on-line, some are marginal and some are terrific. GI PICKS will help…

G3 Tour – Night of the Guitar!

by: Robert Cavuoto G3 in concert – photo credit: Robert Cavuoto Joe Satriani, Phil Collen [Def Leppard], and John Petrucci [Dream Theater] are just about wrapping up a 25-date G3…