Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ninth Annual Guitar Town Festival Set

Guitar Town, an annual festival that spotlights virtuosic guitar pickers, will return to The Village at Copper in Copper Mountain, Colorado, August 9-11. This year’s...

MXR M75 Intros Super Badass Distortion

The MXR Super Badass Distortion has a new all-analog circuit design with true-bypass switching and specially-tuned EQ section designed to offer a more-personalized distortion...

For One Who Waits

Mitch Seidman is a jazz player of impeccable taste and tone. His last record, Triangulation, used the same trio as here: Jamie McDonald on...

Keifer to Appear on Letterman

Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Tom Keifer (VG, January ’13) will appear as musical guest on “Late Show with David Letterman” tomorrow (Tuesday, June 18). Keifer’s debut solo album, The Way Life...

Thin Lizzy

The cool thing about the vinyl revolution is that strange and wonderful albums are being reissued by the score. Take Thin Lizzy’s 1971 debut,...

Musicians Swap Meet

June 15th at the Sportsman's Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo, NY. Show hours 10-3. For more info, contact Frank (716) 824-0548, cell (716) 207-5902....

Legendary Guitarist Johnny Smith Passes

Guitarist Johnny Smith died of natural causes at his home in Colorado Springs on June 11. He was 90. Many regard Smith as one of the...

ToneVille Offers Four Low-Power Amps

Colorado-based ToneVille amplifiers are built using 1/8"-thick aluminum chassis and cabinets of walnut and maple with dovetail joints.The company’s four amps – Rio Grande,...

Greg Skaff

The only thing traditional about the organ trio featuring guitarist Greg Skaff, organist Pat Bianchi, and drummer Ralph Peterson Jr. is that there are...

Buddy Guy to Release Collaborative Double Disc

Buddy Guy’s next studio album, Rhythm & Blues, launches July 30. A double disc heavy on collaborations, it's Rhythm set includes a take on...
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