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 […]

Acoustic Guitar Magazine March/April 2021 Issue Preview

On the Cover/Special Focus: Women Who Helped Shape the Blues Guitarist, educator, and author Valerie Turner surveys pioneers like Etta Baker, Geeshie Wiley, Flora Molton, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Precious Bryant, and other blues artists that don’t always receive the recognition they deserve.  Features, Lessons & Departments Guitar Talk: A conversation with the UK fingerstylist Tristan SeumeManuel Barrueco: Feature on the classical great’s […]

Acoustic Guitar Magazine January/February 2021 Issue Preview

Special Focus: The Year in Gear AG’s annual survey of the best new guitars and accessories introduced in 2020  On the Cover: Ben Harper  Catching up with the singer-songwriter, who recorded his latest album, Winter Is for Lovers, using a one-of-a-kind Monteleone lap steel Features, Lessons & Departments Guitar Talk: British singer-songwriter Lianne Le Havas on the role […]

Acoustic Guitar Magazine November/December 2020 Issue Preview

**Andreas Lawen Photo Special Focus: Acoustic Guitar in the Time of COVID-19 Readers—amateurs, professionals, and teachers among them—weigh in on their musical experiences during the global pandemic. On the Cover: Al Di Meola  Ali Di Meola opens up about his new album of Beatles tunes, uncovering more of the magic he made with John McLaughlin […]

Acoustic Guitar Magazine September/October 2020 Issue Preview

Special Issue: 30th Anniversary Retrospective Culled from AG’s deep archives, this collector’s issue celebrates 30 years of the magazine, with a focus on legendary players across a variety of genres. As usual, the issue will include lesson content for all players, and will also reprint some of the most popular songs that AG has run, most with updated […]