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Britt Gully

Jimmie Rodgers' Guitar
Blue Yodelin' All Over Again

No less than the Smithsonian Institution has applauded Britt Gully for his interpretations of Jimmie Rodgers’ pioneering country music. So when Gully gets a chance to borrow the Singing Brakeman’s original Martin to record an album, it’s time to lend an ear. Rodger’s custom-ordered the 1927 (more…)

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Western New York Guitar Show and Swap Meet


October 19, at the Marriott Hotels and Resort, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst, NY. For more info, contact wnyguitarshow@gmail.com, wnyguitarshow.com, (716) 803-4422. (more…)

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6th Annual San Antonio Area Vintage Guitar & Instrument Show


September 13 & 14, at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels, TX. For more info, contact John Brinegar at (210) 655-0195,johnbrinegar@att.net, jukejoint.com/saguitarshow.htm. (more…)

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Dallas Amp & Custom Guitar Show


May 31 – June 1, at the Embassy Suites Love Field, 3880 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX. For more info, contact Loni Specter (818) 992-0745, loni@ampshow.com, ampshow.com. (more…)

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Seattle – Tacoma Guitar Spring Guitar Show


May 18, at the Meydenbauer Center, 11100 NE 6th St., Bellevue, WA. Show hours 9:30-4:30. For more info, contact Bruce Adolph (253) 445-1973, bruceadolph@mac.com, seatacguitarshow.com. (more…)

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Timmy 2 Tone’s Tone Fest and Guitar Show


April 27, at the All Around Bar & Grill, 25621 Ecorse Rd., Taylor, MI. Show hours 1:00pm – 10:00pm. For more info, contact (313) 258-1624. tnoffsinger7277@wowway.com (more…)

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21st Annual Cincinnati Guitar Show


March 30th, at the Kings Island Inn Resort and Conference Center, 5691 Kings Island Dr., Mason, OH (Across from Kings Island Amusement Park off I-71). Show hours 11-5. For more info, contact Rick Ruether (513) 825-3604, bodsquad.us. (more…)

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Blackie and the Rodeo Kings


Eighteen years of embroidered cowboy suits, stellar alt-country songcraft, and stylish guitar work has made legends of Blackie and the Rodeo Kings. Now they’re back with their eighth album, the rich and rewarding South. Think of the band as the Canadian version of (more…)

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Dr. Feelgood


Finally available in America, Julien Temple’s superb documentary follows the brief career of England’s late, great Dr. Feelgood, Temple employing his trademark technique of mashing up new interviews with archival and fictive footage, in this case clips from mid-century British film noir. Interviews with surviving members are highly entertaining, and Temple’s method stunning. But it’s […]

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Earl Klugh


Thirty-seven years between his debut album and today, HandPicked, Klugh’s first new album since 2008’s The Spice Of Life, appears on his own label (distributed by Concord). Like his past few albums, Klugh offers a blend of standards and originals in a solo setting with (more…)

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