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28th Annual Vintage Guitar Show Oldenburg, Germany


November 2 & 3, at the School at Flötenteich, D-26125 Oldenburg, Flötenstrasse. For more info, contact Jörn Eisenhauer (0049) 441-3800334 or info@vintage-guitar.de, vintage-guitar-show.de. (more…)

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1st Annual Houston Lefty Guitar Show


October 18 & 19, at Southpaw Guitars, 5813 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX. For more info, contact (713) 667-5791, info@southpawguitars.com. (more…)

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Great Lakes Guitar and Amp Show


September 21, at the Southfield Community Church, 21122 Indian St., Southfield, MI. Show hours 10-4. For more info, contact Great Lakes Registration at info@marstran.com, marstran.com/GreatLakesGuitar.html. (more…)

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The Ultimate Speaker Demo


Learn more about the Ultimate Speaker Demo in the video below. (more…)

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VG Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees



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Fender Ceases Hamer Production


Fender Musical Instruments Corp. has suspended production of Hamer instruments, “…to focus its efforts on other brands in the company’s portfolio,” according to John Chermesino, the company’s spokesman for Hamer. He added that should the market dictate need for Hamer instruments, the company will consider once again making them. “We will continue to service all […]

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Akkerman Knighted by Dutch Government


Jan Akkerman, the Dutch guitarist known for his experimental style that employed volume swells, sweep picking, tapping, and alternate picking, and a founding member of the prog-rock band Focus, was recently awarded knighthood by the Dutch government, for his “Service to Music.” Classically trained on the (more…)

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Pete Anderson

Even Things Up
Little Dog Records

Pete Anderson needs little introduction as a guitar slinger and producer with sublime guitar taste. For his production work on albums with Dwight Yoakam from 1986 to 2003, he has taken home a Grammy while the records have gone multi-platinum, selling more than 25 million copies and counting. While his guitar work with Yoakam was […]

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Los Fabulocos featuring Kid Ramos

Deltra Groove Music

This second release from the Southern California band Los Fabulocos sizzles like a juicy steak fajita sprinkled with seasoning from rock, tejano, and country-western swing with a garnish of talent and high style.   Born of the rich and varied musical experiences of its members, the eight original tunes and a handful of covers are […]

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“Howard really blurred the lines among guitar players, and reached so many of them,” Ted Greene said in 2003. “Jazz guys, country players, and rockers all loved him because he played with such feeling and authenticity. Those first two Capitol albums were no doubt an introduction to jazz guitar for hundreds – maybe thousands – […]

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