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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Billy Gibbons Named Official Texas Musician

 

  The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) has announced the state legislature’s appointments to the positions of State Poet Laureate, State Musician, State Two-Dimensional Artist, and State Three-Dimensional Artist. The 2011 appointees, who fill the positions for one-year terms. include State Musician Lyle Lovett, Poet Laureate David M. Parsons, Two-Dimensional Artist Melissa Miller, and Three-Dimensional Artist (more…)

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Larry Carlton and Tak Matsumoto

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Larry Carlton teams with veteran studio guitarist (in his home country of Japan) Tak Matsumoto, who achieved international recognition in a rock band called TMG. A jazz disc, most of the tunes here feature them playing the (more…)

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Book Binder to Host at Big Sky Rockin’ Rendezvous

 

Big Sky Rockin’ Rendezvous, a multi-genre guitar workshop series organized by Chris Gray and Dave Goodwin in Bozeman, Montana, will welcome guitarist/singer/songwriter Roy Book Binder as an instructor at its next event, July 6-9. Past instructors at the Rendezvous include John Jorgenson, John Bohlinger, and others. Learn more at bigskyrr.com/.   (more…)

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Book Binder to Host Big Sky Rockin’ Rendezvous

 

Big Sky Rockin’ Rendezvous, a multi-genre guitar workshop series organized by  Chris Gray with Dave Goodwin in Bozeman, Montana.  Instructors include guitarist/singer/songwriter Roy Book Binder, John Jorgenson, John Bohlinger, and others. Book Binder will conduct the next event , July 6-9. Learn more at http://www.bigskyrr.com/. (more…)

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Woodstock Music Trade Show

 

May 13-15, at The Holiday Inn Conference Center in Kingston, NY Exit 19, just off NYS Thruway. For more info, contact Stephen Marnell at (845) 876-8700, woodstockmusictradeshow.com. (more…)

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Reverend Guitars Launches New Basses

 

Reverend Guitars has launched a line of basses that use Joe-Naylor-designed pickups, a Korina body, string-through bridge with a top-load option, a five-piece neck and pan-control. The Thundergun is a set-neck with the Thick Brick pickup at the bridge and the Split Brick pickup at the neck. The body has a raised center ridge. For more, visit reverendguitars.com.   […]

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Tug Valley Guitar Show

 

May 7, at the Belfry Fire Station, Belfry, KY. For more info, contact (304) 235-2823, (606) 237-4286. (more…)

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Amp Sho’ VI

 

5/7/2011 at the Boothe Bros. Performing Arts Center, 165 North Main St., Spanish Fork, UT. Show hours 10-10. For more info, contact Boothe Bros. Music (801) 798-7650, facebook.com/amp.sho or boothemusic.com. (more…)

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Los Angeles & Orange County Musician’s Swap Meet

 

5/1/2011 at the Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92647. Show hours 9:30-3:30. For more info, contact musiciansswapmeet.net. (more…)

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Pittsburgh Tri-State Guitar Convention

 

5/1/2011

at the Monaca, Pennsylvania Center Stage Hall, 1495 Old Brodhead Rd. Show hours 10am-4pm. For more info, contact Lawrence Puljic (440) 865-4301, cc@axcesswave.com.

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