News & Issue Highlights

May 0
May 0

Acoustic Guitar Magazine August 2018 Issue Preview

**This issue will receive bonus distribution at Summer NAMM** Special Focus: The Learning Issue—Seeing the Big Picture We delve into the skills acoustic guitarists should learn, but often neglect, in order to improve their musicianship on the whole—including how to find the right teacher, how to develop aural skills, and how specialized guitar notation works.   […]

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Apr 3
Apr 3

Acoustic Guitar Magazine July 2018 Issue Preview

**This issue will receive bonus distribution at GFA and Sweetwater GearFest** Special Focus: Mississippi John Hurt AG contributor and roots and blues historian Steve James explores the legacy of Mississippi John Hurt and his influence on the Greenwich Village folk scene, as seen and experienced by John Sebastian and Happy Traum. Plus: A lesson on Hurt’s […]

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Feb 2
Feb 2

Acoustic Guitar Magazine June 2018 Issue Preview

**This issue will receive bonus distribution at Sweetwater GearFest and Artisan Guitar Show** Special Focus: Guitar On a Budget From finding the guitar of your dreams (on a budget), to low-cost items that deliver big tone gains, to getting the most out of what you already have, top pros offer advice and tons of low-cost hacks […]

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Feb 0
Feb 0

Acoustic Guitar Magazine May 2018 Issue Preview

On the Cover: Taylor Rolls the Dice Again: We shine the spotlight on Master Guitar Designer Andy Powers and the ongoing evolution of Taylor Guitars as the company continues its innovative ways with the introduction of its new V-Class Bracing design Special Focus: 25 Must-Hear 21st Century Acoustic Recordings AG selects the most outstanding acoustic […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

Acoustic Guitar Magazine April 2018 Issue Preview

***This issue will receive bonus distribution at Merlefest!*** On the Cover: Julian Lage: The guitarist and composer weighs in on the state of jazz guitar and the steel-string acoustic Special Focus: Jazz Guitar Then and Now An Intro to Jazz Vocabulary: Rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic ideas for non-jazz players A History of the Acoustic Guitar […]

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Dec 0
Dec 0

Acoustic Guitar Magazine March 2018 Issue Preview

***This issue will receive bonus distribution at Folk Alliance and SXSW!*** On the Cover: Chet Atkins: We celebrate the legacy of “Mr. Guitar” Special Focus: Chet Atkins The Certified Guitar Players of Nashville: Three protégés of Chet Atkins—Tommy Emmanuel, John Knowles, and Steve Wariner—discuss the guitarist’s lasting impact and influence We check in at the […]

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