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Cort Revises MR710-F


Cort Guitars has revised the MR710-F with improved electronics, upgraded, multiple abalone rosette inlay, body and neck binding, advanced scalloped X-bracing and genuine bone nut and saddle for enhanced tone.

The MR710-F is a dreadnought body, acous…

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Burns Intros Sonic Dream, Ltd Ed Guitars


Saga Musical Instruments, USA distributor of Burns electric guitars and basses, is proud to announce the new Dream Guitar Limited Edition and Sonic Limited Edition guitars. The Dream nas gold-colored hardware including Burns’ proprietary locking machin…

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Dunlop Ships TIII Picks


Dunlop is now shipping its newly designed Tortex TIII picks.

Marking the 30th anniversary of Tortex picks, the Tortex TIII combines the tone and feel of Tortex material with the speed and precision-enhancing Jazz III tip. The Tortex TIII picks are a…

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Frampton to Perform Comes Alive! on Tour


Peter Frampton will embark on a world tour in June, celebrating his multi-platinum-selling live album <em>Frampton Comes Alive!</em>, performing the album in its entirety across the U.S., Canada, Europe, South America, Asia, Australia and N…

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Neil Young Announces Spring Solo Tour


Neil Young will embark on a solo tour that will kick off April 15 in North Carolina, and conclude May 7 in Chicago. The tour, which will include stops with a pair of nights at Boston’s Wang Center and two shows at Avery Fisher Hall in NYC’s Lincoln Cen…

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"Layla" Les Paul Set for Display at Irdium in NYC


After The Allman Brothers play The Beacon Theater each weekend in March, some of the band’s side projects, collaborators, and associates, along with surprise guests, will jam with the performers each night at The Iridium.

The Iridium will also play…

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Woodstock Luthiers Showcase Sets 2011 Dates


The 2011 Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase will be held October 22-23 at the Bearsville Theate in Woodstock, New York. The event is an alternative guitar show, featuring fine, contemporary, handmade acoustic guitars and stringed musical instrume…

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Steve Wariner Posts Instructional Vids


Guitarist Steve Wariner has launched a series of short instructional video clips on his website, showing how he plays songs from his new CD, <em>Guitar Laboratory</em>, demonstrating licks and showing guitarists how to capture its sounds.

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Skaggs Announces Tour Dates


Ricky Skaggs has announced the first dates of his 2011 Treasure Chest Tour, which will feature songs old and new, including a mix of Skaggs’ classic country hits as well as a collection of his famous bluegrass tunes. The tour kicks off in Prestonsburg…

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Fender Center to Host Blues Camp for Kids


The Fender Center and Blues Kids of America will present Fernando Jones’ Blues Camp June 27 through July 1 at the Fender Center Kids Rock Free school in Corona, California.

The experience will give student musicians ages 10 to 18 an opportunity to …

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