Monthly Archives: April 2012

Tennessee State University to Host Guitar Summit


The Department of Music at Tennessee State University will host the 4th annual TSU Guitar Summit from June 28-July 1, 2012. This multi-genre educational event is a weekend -long intensive series of classes and workshops for guitarists of all levels. Multiple instructors and guest artists will offer workshops on a wide variety of topics, from […]

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Petty & The Heartbreakers Get Guitars Back


The L.A. Times is reporting five guitars valued at about $100,000 that were stolen from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have been located and an arrest has been made. The instruments were stolen last week from a rehearsal space the band uses in Culver City, California. Petty issued a $7,500 reward for their return, and as word spread, […]

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Hill, Gibbons Induct King to Rock Hall of Fame


Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill of ZZ Top inducted blues great Freddie King into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame April 14. The duo took turns giving the speech, trading off lines as easily as they do on-stage (more…)

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Reverend Horton Heat to Headline Revival Festival


The Reverend Horton Heat will headline at the Revival Festival, a rockabilly and Americana festival in Austin, Texas. Joining the Reverend Horton Heat will be Nekromantix, Lee Rocker, Three Bad Jacks, Psycho Devilles, The Smites Tribute to The Smiths), Rosie Flores, Holy Moly!, Johnny Hootrock, (more…)

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Lance Armstrong Foundation Set to Raffle Guitar


The Lance Armstrong Foundation is set to raise proceeds for its cancer awareness efforts with a guitar raffle. Tickets are being sold through June 2 with the drawing scheduled that day in (more…)

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Guitar Con Roadshow


April 14, at the Montclair State University, 1 Normal Ave., Montclair, NJ. For more info, contact Tanya at tanya@guitarconvention.com or guitarconvention.com. (more…)

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Moncton Musicians Swap Meet & Guitar Show



at the Moncton Lions Community Centre, 473 St. George Street, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. For more info, contact audiorep@ns.sympatico.ca, (902) 826-2026. facebook.com/event.php?eid=197455883598881

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Global Jukebox Releases Lomax Prison Recordings


The Association For Cultural Equity/Alan Lomax Archives is proud to announce the release of Jail House Bound: John Lomax’s First Southern Prison Recordings, 1933. Jail House Bound collects the earliest of the Lomaxes’ prison recordings – made between July and December 1933 in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee – and draws on new remasters from the fragile […]

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Recording King Offers RD-310 With Adirondack Spruce Top


Recording King’s RD-310 has a solid Adirondack spruce top, which has a unique wide-grain pattern. It also has solid mahogany back and sides for a traditional dreadnought sound. With a C-profile mahogany neck and 1 11/16” nut width, bone nut and saddle, and Grover Rotomatic tuners. Learn (more…)

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New Springsteen Dates


Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band’s 2012 Wrecking Ball World Tour will continue in the US and Canada with new dates beginning August 18. The tour heads to Europe between May 13 and July 31 before the new dates begin. Learn more at brucespringsteen.net.   (more…)

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