Acoustic Guitar Magazine May/June 2022 Issue Preview

**Dana Bourgeois shot, courtesy of Bourgeois Guitars On the Cover: Luthiers in Their Fifth Decade Dana Bourgeois, Bob Taylor, and other guitar makers reflect on the state of their art and how it has evolved since the 1970s  Features, Lessons & Departments   Guitar Talk: A conversation with guitarist and composer Gyan Riley Joan Armatrading: Learn how to play …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine March/April 2022 Issue Preview

Billy Strings, Emily Butler Photo On the Cover: Billy Strings  Writer E.E. Bradman profiles the Grammy-winning modern guitarist whose deep bluegrass roots serve as a launchpad for expressive acoustic explorations on his latest release, Renewal, and beyond. Features, Lessons & Departments   Guitar Talk: A conversation with Southern singer-songwriter Amythyst Kiah Norman Blake: In-depth lesson feature on the folk and flatpicking …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine January/February 2022 Issue Preview

*Photo by Bree Marie Fish On the Cover: Larkin Poe  Sisters Megan and Rebecca Lovell of the acclaimed duo Larkin Poe discuss their career journey from bluegrass to blues-rock and beyond.  Features, Lessons & Departments:   Jakob Dylan: Guitar Talk with the singer-songwriter and leader of the Wallflowers The Year in Gear: Our annual recap of new guitars, accessories, …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine November/December 2021 Issue Preview

On the Cover: Happy Traum and his Santa Cruz Guitar Company H/13  Editor at Large Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers visits Happy Traum at his home in Woodstock, New York, for a feature lesson that covers the guitarist and educator’s extraordinary six-decade career.  Features, Lessons & Departments   Mick Barr: Chatting with an electric virtuoso who has gone acoustic Fingerstyle …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine September/October 2021 Issue Preview

On the Cover: Lucinda Williams Acoustic Guitar editor at large Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers chats with the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and gives an in-depth lesson on her approach to the acoustic guitar.  Features, Lessons & Departments Tommy Emmanuel: Guitar Talk with the Certified Guitar Player Nashville Now: A report on the current scene in Music City, from the pickers and …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine May/June 2021 Issue Preview

On the Cover: Tony Rice Remembered Modern flatpicking force and singer-songwriter Molly Tuttle talks with David Grisman, Richard Hoover, and others about the legendary guitarist’s life and legacy. Features, Lessons & Departments Guitar Talk: A chat with Jimmy BuffettIrina Kulikova: Feature on the young Russian classical guitaristBill Withers: Lesson on the late R&B singer-songwriter’s sophisticated and soulful accompaniment …