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Belmont University Opens GIG Exhibit

Belmont University, Nashville, today held the official opening of its Gallery of Iconic Guitars (GIG), an exhibit resulting from a gift to the school...

Guitarist/Band Leader Jay Geils Passes

John Warren Geils, Jr., known professionally as J. Geils and Jay Geils, was found dead April 11 at his home in Groton, Massachusetts. He...

Blues Guitarist/Singer Lonnie Brooks Passes

Blues guitarist/singer Lonnie Brooks died April 1 in Chicago. He was 83. Born Lee Baker, Jr., he was one of 12 children in the family and left...

André Larson, National Music Museum Visionary, Dies at 74

Dr. André P. Larson, founding director of the National Music Museum, died March 24. He was 74. Born in Minnesota to music educator/bandleader/instrument collector Arne...
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Reverend Offers 20th Anniversary Mercalli Bass

Reverend Guitars is celebrating its 20th anniversary with two new models, including the Mercalli Bass. Available in four- and five-string formats, it and has a Korina body with Sky...

Benefit Slated for Jerry Donahue

Friends and family will present a benefit and tribute to Jerry Donahue on Tuesday, April 18, at Bogie’s, in Westlake Village, California. Donahue is...
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Carl Martin Upgrades Red Repeat Pedal

The Carl Martin Red Repeat 2016 Edition has an added tap-tempo function and a Modulation switch that works with mini-pots to adjust Depth and Speed...

AFME to Honor Burnett

The Albuquerque Film & Music Experience 2017 will honor T-Bone Burnett for his work on movie and television soundtracks and Grammy-winning records. While working as...

Magic Slim, Copeland, Willie Johnson Set for Blues HoF Induction

The Blues Foundation will induct its 38th class to the Blues Hall of Fame during a ceremony May 10 at the Halloran Centre for the Performing Arts...

Fogerty Reunited with CCR-Era Rick 325

After nearly five decades apart, John Fogerty was recently reunited with the ’69 Rickenbacker 325 he used to write and record legendary Creedence Clearwater...
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