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Alternate Tunings Fingerstyle Guitar with Doug Young Now Available!

By: Dan Gabel
August 20, 2021
 
Learn to play fingerstyle guitar in dropped D, DADGAD, open G, and other tunings. Sign up for email updates about the course launch.
 
Doug Young
 
 
Doug Young
 

Alternate Tunings Fingerstyle Guitar with Doug Young Now Available!

By: Dan Gabel
August 20, 2021
 
Learn to play fingerstyle guitar in dropped D, DADGAD, open G, and other tunings. Sign up for email updates about the course launch.
 
 
 
 

Stevie Coyle: “Walking in the Air”

By: Dan Gabel
December 22, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Fingerstyle Guitar instructor plays his arrangement of the holiday favorite from the 1982 film “The Snowman.”
 
Stevie Coyle
 
 
Stevie Coyle
 

Stevie Coyle: “Walking in the Air”

By: Dan Gabel
December 22, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Fingerstyle Guitar instructor plays his arrangement of the holiday favorite from the 1982 film “The Snowman.”
 
 
 
 

Join Richard Hoover and Eric Skye of Santa Cruz Guitars on Facebook Live, Friday, December 11

November 30, 2020
 
Peghead Nation hosts the Santa Cruz Guitars founder and one of their signature artists live on Facebook, Friday, December 11 at 3 PM Pacific Time, for a special conversation.
 
 
 
 

Join Richard Hoover and Eric Skye of Santa Cruz Guitars on Facebook Live, Friday, December 11

November 30, 2020
 
Peghead Nation hosts the Santa Cruz Guitars founder and one of their signature artists live on Facebook, Friday, December 11 at 3 PM Pacific Time, for a special conversation.
 
 
 
 

Trifolium: “Sanctuary” | Muleskinner Instruments

August 13, 2020
 
Froggy Bottom luthier and Muleskinner Instruments founder Andy Mueller plays a Muleskinner octave mandolin with his trio.
 
 
 
 

Trifolium: “Sanctuary” | Muleskinner Instruments

August 13, 2020
 
Froggy Bottom luthier and Muleskinner Instruments founder Andy Mueller plays a Muleskinner octave mandolin with his trio.
 
 
 
 

Orville Johnson: “Salty Dog Blues”

June 3, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s fingerstyle blues instructor plays a Mississippi John Hurt–inspired version of the traditional song.
 
 
 
 

Orville Johnson: “Salty Dog Blues”

June 3, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s fingerstyle blues instructor plays a Mississippi John Hurt–inspired version of the traditional song.
 
 
 
 

Watch Stevie Coyle’s Fingerstyle Facebook Live Workshop

By: Dan Gabel
April 28, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Fingerstyle Guitar instructor spent an hour on our Facebook page recently, talking about all aspects of fingerstyle guitar. Watch the whole workshop here.
 
 
 
 

Watch Stevie Coyle’s Fingerstyle Facebook Live Workshop

By: Dan Gabel
April 28, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Fingerstyle Guitar instructor spent an hour on our Facebook page recently, talking about all aspects of fingerstyle guitar. Watch the whole workshop here.
 
 
 
 

Benjamin Scheuer | “Weather the Storm” | Froggy Bottom Guitars

March 27, 2020
 
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer plays an original song from his award-winning one-man, six-guitar show, THE LION.
 
 
 
 

Benjamin Scheuer | “Weather the Storm” | Froggy Bottom Guitars

March 27, 2020
 
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer plays an original song from his award-winning one-man, six-guitar show, THE LION.
 
 
 
 

Ethan Setiawan: “Josie-O” | Win a Muleskinner Mandolin

February 13, 2020
 
The mandolinist from the band Corner House plays a beautiful Muleskinner Instruments A-style mandolin, which you can win in a raffle for the Chandler Center for the Arts.
 
 
 
 

Ethan Setiawan: “Josie-O” | Win a Muleskinner Mandolin

February 13, 2020
 
The mandolinist from the band Corner House plays a beautiful Muleskinner Instruments A-style mandolin, which you can win in a raffle for the Chandler Center for the Arts.
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: Bruce Cockburn Is Speechless Again

By: Derk Richardson
December 20, 2019
 
On his new all-instrumental album, the 2017 Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee lets his guitars do the talking.
 
Bruce Cockburn
 
 
Bruce Cockburn
 

Derk’s Discoveries: Bruce Cockburn Is Speechless Again

By: Derk Richardson
December 20, 2019
 
On his new all-instrumental album, the 2017 Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee lets his guitars do the talking.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Guitars | 2019 Brazilian Featured Model K

February 26, 2019
 
Scott Ainslie plays a beautiful Froggy Bottom Model K built with Brazilian rosewood and Adirondack spruce.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Guitars | 2019 Brazilian Featured Model K

February 26, 2019
 
Scott Ainslie plays a beautiful Froggy Bottom Model K built with Brazilian rosewood and Adirondack spruce.
 
 
 
 

Ryosuke Yufu: “D N A” | The Izu Sessions 2 | Taylor Guitars Japan

February 14, 2019
 
Guitar virtuoso Ryosuke Yufu plays an original tune on his Taylor 514ce at Kitty Izu Studio in Japan.
 
 
 
 

Ryosuke Yufu: “D N A” | The Izu Sessions 2 | Taylor Guitars Japan

February 14, 2019
 
Guitar virtuoso Ryosuke Yufu plays an original tune on his Taylor 514ce at Kitty Izu Studio in Japan.
 
 
 
 

Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern: “Moustambeiko”

By: Dan Gabel
January 29, 2019
 
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor plays a traditional Greek tune with guitarist Julia Toaspern.
 
 
 
 

Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern: “Moustambeiko”

By: Dan Gabel
January 29, 2019
 
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor plays a traditional Greek tune with guitarist Julia Toaspern.
 
 
 
 

Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern: “Bonnie Jean”

By: Dan Gabel
January 3, 2019
 
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor sings and plays a Robert Burns song with fiddler Julia Toaspern.
 
 
 
 

Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern: “Bonnie Jean”

By: Dan Gabel
January 3, 2019
 
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor sings and plays a Robert Burns song with fiddler Julia Toaspern.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Guitars | “Avalon Blues” | Limited Grade H-12

September 10, 2018
 
Scott Ainslie plays a Mississippi John Hurt classic on a beautiful 12-fret built with Koa back and sides and a Sitka spruce top.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Guitars | “Avalon Blues” | Limited Grade H-12

September 10, 2018
 
Scott Ainslie plays a Mississippi John Hurt classic on a beautiful 12-fret built with Koa back and sides and a Sitka spruce top.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Guitars | Will Ackerman Signature Model

June 22, 2018
 
Will Ackerman plays “The Impending Death of the Virgin Spirit” on his signature model guitar built by his friend, luthier Michael Millard.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Guitars | Will Ackerman Signature Model

June 22, 2018
 
Will Ackerman plays “The Impending Death of the Virgin Spirit” on his signature model guitar built by his friend, luthier Michael Millard.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Limited Grade Model C

November 22, 2017
 
Scott Ainslie plays a beautiful version of “You Don't Know What Love Is” on a custom parlor guitar from Froggy Bottom Guitars.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Limited Grade Model C

November 22, 2017
 
Scott Ainslie plays a beautiful version of “You Don't Know What Love Is” on a custom parlor guitar from Froggy Bottom Guitars.
 
 
 
 

Martin Museum Sessions | Laurence Juber

November 5, 2017
 
The fingerstyle guitarist plays an original composition in the Martin Museum, on his Martin OM-21 Signature Guitar.
 
 
 
 

Martin Museum Sessions | Laurence Juber

November 5, 2017
 
The fingerstyle guitarist plays an original composition in the Martin Museum, on his Martin OM-21 Signature Guitar.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Featured Guitar | D14

April 25, 2017
 
Scott Ainslie plays “Midnight on the Water” on a beautiful Froggy Bottom DeLuxe Grade D14 dreadnought with East Indian rosewood and Adirondack spruce.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Featured Guitar | D14

April 25, 2017
 
Scott Ainslie plays “Midnight on the Water” on a beautiful Froggy Bottom DeLuxe Grade D14 dreadnought with East Indian rosewood and Adirondack spruce.
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: The Late Blooming of Richard Osborn

By: Derk Richardson
February 9, 2017
 
Now in his late sixties, "free raga" fingerstylist Richard Osborn ascends into the pantheon of American primitive guitar players.
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: The Late Blooming of Richard Osborn

By: Derk Richardson
February 9, 2017
 
Now in his late sixties, "free raga" fingerstylist Richard Osborn ascends into the pantheon of American primitive guitar players.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Old-Growth Brazilian Model M

January 26, 2017
 
Scott Ainslie plays “The One Dime Blues” on a stunning Froggy Bottom Model M with 1920s Brazilian rosewood and Greman spruce harvested in 1876.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Old-Growth Brazilian Model M

January 26, 2017
 
Scott Ainslie plays “The One Dime Blues” on a stunning Froggy Bottom Model M with 1920s Brazilian rosewood and Greman spruce harvested in 1876.
 
 
 
 

Benjamin Scheuer | “Golden Castle Town”

November 4, 2016
 
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer plays the latest single from his album “Songs From The LION” on his Froggy Bottom H12.
 
 
 
 

Benjamin Scheuer | “Golden Castle Town”

November 4, 2016
 
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer plays the latest single from his album “Songs From The LION” on his Froggy Bottom H12.
 
 
 
 

PRS Private Stock Tony McManus Signature Model

November 3, 2016
 
Peghead Nation’s Celtic Guitar instructor Tony McManus discusses and demonstrates his signature model guitar.
 
 
 
 

PRS Private Stock Tony McManus Signature Model

November 3, 2016
 
Peghead Nation’s Celtic Guitar instructor Tony McManus discusses and demonstrates his signature model guitar.
 
 
 
 

Harvey Leach Custom

October 24, 2016
 
Built for fingerstyle blues guitarist Dale Miller, this redwood and walnut guitar features a Voyage-Air folding neck and San Francisco Giants–themed inlay.
 
 
 
 

Harvey Leach Custom

October 24, 2016
 
Built for fingerstyle blues guitarist Dale Miller, this redwood and walnut guitar features a Voyage-Air folding neck and San Francisco Giants–themed inlay.
 
 
 
 

Tony McManus: “Kalyana/Le Tourment”

October 5, 2016
 
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor performs a set of two jigs at the Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration.
 
 
 
 

Tony McManus: “Kalyana/Le Tourment”

October 5, 2016
 
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor performs a set of two jigs at the Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Guitars Limited Series | North American Guitar, London

October 4, 2016
 
An overview of Froggy Bottom Guitars’ Limited series from North American Guitars’ Michael Watts.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Guitars Limited Series | North American Guitar, London

October 4, 2016
 
An overview of Froggy Bottom Guitars’ Limited series from North American Guitars’ Michael Watts.
 
 
 
 

Peghead Nation Workshops at the Fretboard Summit

By: Dan Gabel
October 4, 2016
 
Join us for hands-on guitar instruction with Tony McManus, Scott Nygaard, Courtney Hartman, Matt Munisteri, and Mark Goldenberg.
 
 
 
 

Peghead Nation Workshops at the Fretboard Summit

By: Dan Gabel
October 4, 2016
 
Join us for hands-on guitar instruction with Tony McManus, Scott Nygaard, Courtney Hartman, Matt Munisteri, and Mark Goldenberg.
 
 
 
 

Sungha Jung Plays “Take Five”

September 22, 2016
 
ELIXIR Strings artist Sungha Jung plays a fingerstyle guitar arrangement of Dave Brubeck's “Take Five.”
 
 
 
 

Sungha Jung Plays “Take Five”

September 22, 2016
 
ELIXIR Strings artist Sungha Jung plays a fingerstyle guitar arrangement of Dave Brubeck's “Take Five.”
 
 
 
 

Benjamin Scheuer | Froggy Bottom K14

July 28, 2016
 
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer shows the Froggy Bottom K14 he plays in his hit one-man show, THE LION, and on the album “Songs From THE LION”
 
 
 
 

Benjamin Scheuer | Froggy Bottom K14

July 28, 2016
 
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer shows the Froggy Bottom K14 he plays in his hit one-man show, THE LION, and on the album “Songs From THE LION”
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom F12 | “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?”

June 16, 2016
 
The guitarist Scott Ainslie plays his arrangement of the popular 1930’s song on a Froggy Bottom 12-fret F model guitar.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom F12 | “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?”

June 16, 2016
 
The guitarist Scott Ainslie plays his arrangement of the popular 1930’s song on a Froggy Bottom 12-fret F model guitar.
 
 
 
 

Benjamin Scheuer | “Golden Castle Town”

May 13, 2016
 
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer plays an original song from his award winning one-man, six-guitar show, THE LION.
 
 
 
 

Benjamin Scheuer | “Golden Castle Town”

May 13, 2016
 
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer plays an original song from his award winning one-man, six-guitar show, THE LION.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom H-12 | “Hard Times”

March 27, 2016
 
The guitarist and songwriter Scott Ainslie plays his arrangement of the Stephen Foster hit on a special Froggy Bottom H-12 guitar.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom H-12 | “Hard Times”

March 27, 2016
 
The guitarist and songwriter Scott Ainslie plays his arrangement of the Stephen Foster hit on a special Froggy Bottom H-12 guitar.
 
 
 
 

Orville Johnson: “You’ll Work Down to Me Someday”

March 15, 2016
 
The song “You’ll Work Down to Me Someday” was recorded by Memphis bluesman John Henry Barbee in the late 1920s. Peghead Nation instructor Orville Johnson teaches you how to play the fingerstyle guitar part (including two different solos) in his Blues Guitar course, but in this video Orville just lets loose and sings the song in his own inimitable style. To learn more blues guitar techniques, including fingerstyle, lead guitar, and slide soloing, enroll in Orville’s Blues Guitar course on Peghead Nation today.
 
 
 
 

Orville Johnson: “You’ll Work Down to Me Someday”

March 15, 2016
 
The song “You’ll Work Down to Me Someday” was recorded by Memphis bluesman John Henry Barbee in the late 1920s. Peghead Nation instructor Orville Johnson teaches you how to play the fingerstyle guitar part (including two different solos) in his Blues Guitar course, but in this video Orville just lets loose and sings the song in his own inimitable style. To learn more blues guitar techniques, including fingerstyle, lead guitar, and slide soloing, enroll in Orville’s Blues Guitar course on Peghead Nation today.
 
 
 
 

Benjamin Scheuer | “Weather the Storm”

February 19, 2016
 
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer plays an original song from his award winning one-man, six-guitar show, THE LION, during a visit with Charlie Rose.
 
 
 
 

Benjamin Scheuer | “Weather the Storm”

February 19, 2016
 
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer plays an original song from his award winning one-man, six-guitar show, THE LION, during a visit with Charlie Rose.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Will Ackerman Signature Model K

January 23, 2016
 
Guitarist Will Ackerman sees and plays his Froggy Bottom Signature Model for the first time.
 
 
 
 

Froggy Bottom Will Ackerman Signature Model K

January 23, 2016
 
Guitarist Will Ackerman sees and plays his Froggy Bottom Signature Model for the first time.
 
 
 
 

Pete Huttlinger plays “McGuire’s Landing”

January 16, 2016
 
Fingerstyle guitarist and composer Pete Huttlinger talks about his concept album, McGuire's Landing, and the inspiration behind the songs and story. McGuire's Landing was recorded using ELIXIR Strings exclusively.
 
 
 
 

Pete Huttlinger plays “McGuire’s Landing”

January 16, 2016
 
Fingerstyle guitarist and composer Pete Huttlinger talks about his concept album, McGuire's Landing, and the inspiration behind the songs and story. McGuire's Landing was recorded using ELIXIR Strings exclusively.
 
 
 
 

Celtic Guitar with Tony McManus is Now Live!

By: Dan Gabel
January 5, 2016
 
Peghead Nation adds to its guitar instruction lineup with a course on playing Irish and Scottish music taught by Tony McManus.
 
 
 
 

Celtic Guitar with Tony McManus is Now Live!

By: Dan Gabel
January 5, 2016
 
Peghead Nation adds to its guitar instruction lineup with a course on playing Irish and Scottish music taught by Tony McManus.
 
 
 
 

Stevie Coyle on Travis Picking

By: Dan Gabel
November 12, 2015
 
Peghead Nation's Fingerstyle Guitar instructor Stevie Coyle talks about Travis picking and palm muting during his workshop at the Fretboard Summit.
 
 
 
 

Stevie Coyle on Travis Picking

By: Dan Gabel
November 12, 2015
 
Peghead Nation's Fingerstyle Guitar instructor Stevie Coyle talks about Travis picking and palm muting during his workshop at the Fretboard Summit.
 
 
 
 

Phil Keaggy on Writing and Recording

November 11, 2015
 
Hear what Phil Keaggy has to say about his new record, co-writing, and why he loves the fresh, bright sound of ELIXIR® Strings.
 
 
 
 

Phil Keaggy on Writing and Recording

November 11, 2015
 
Hear what Phil Keaggy has to say about his new record, co-writing, and why he loves the fresh, bright sound of ELIXIR® Strings.
 
 
 
 

Beppe Gambetta and Tony McManus, “Round Trip”

November 9, 2015
 
Italian and Scottish steel-string masters team up for a magical set of duets.
 
 
 
 

Beppe Gambetta and Tony McManus, “Round Trip”

November 9, 2015
 
Italian and Scottish steel-string masters team up for a magical set of duets.
 
 
 
 

Clive Carroll: Composing Workshop

July 29, 2015
 
ELIXIR® Strings Artist Series presents Clive Carroll discussing his composition "Eliza's Eyes," and how he approaches writing for solo guitar.
 
 
 
 

Clive Carroll: Composing Workshop

July 29, 2015
 
ELIXIR® Strings Artist Series presents Clive Carroll discussing his composition "Eliza's Eyes," and how he approaches writing for solo guitar.
 
 
 
 

2003 Ryan Mission Grand Concert

June 22, 2015
 
Luthier Kevin Ryan’s original model is a meticulously crafted guitar that’s optimized for fingerstyle playing.
 
 
 
 

2003 Ryan Mission Grand Concert

June 22, 2015
 
Luthier Kevin Ryan’s original model is a meticulously crafted guitar that’s optimized for fingerstyle playing.
 
 
 
 

1966 Martin D-28

June 18, 2015
 
Guitarist and educator Mark Hanson demonstrates the dreadnought that has been with him for his entire career.
 
 
 
 

1966 Martin D-28

June 18, 2015
 
Guitarist and educator Mark Hanson demonstrates the dreadnought that has been with him for his entire career.
 
 
 
 

Clive Carroll: Fingerpicking Workout

May 17, 2015
 
Elixir® Strings Artist Series presents guitarist Clive Carroll discussing some of his favorite fingerpicking exercises.
 
 
 
 

Clive Carroll: Fingerpicking Workout

May 17, 2015
 
Elixir® Strings Artist Series presents guitarist Clive Carroll discussing some of his favorite fingerpicking exercises.
 
 
 
 

Doyle Dykes: U2 Medley

April 17, 2015
 
LR Baggs presents Doyle Dykes performing a solo guitar medley of U2's "With or Without You" and "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For." Doyle's Olson guitar was recorded with the LR Baggs LB6 pickup.
 
 
 
 

Doyle Dykes: U2 Medley

April 17, 2015
 
LR Baggs presents Doyle Dykes performing a solo guitar medley of U2's "With or Without You" and "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For." Doyle's Olson guitar was recorded with the LR Baggs LB6 pickup.
 
 
 
 

ELIXIR Strings: Interview with Pete Huttlinger

April 15, 2015
 
American fingerstyle guitarist Pete Huttlinger talks about his favorite Collings guitar, touring, practicing, why he plays, and more
 
 
 
 

ELIXIR Strings: Interview with Pete Huttlinger

April 15, 2015
 
American fingerstyle guitarist Pete Huttlinger talks about his favorite Collings guitar, touring, practicing, why he plays, and more
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky and Beppe Gambetta: “Brass Band Ruchenitsa”

By: Dan Gabel
February 21, 2015
 
Bruce Molsky and Beppe Gambetta play Bruce's guitar arrangement of a melody he heard played by a Bulgarian brass band.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky and Beppe Gambetta: “Brass Band Ruchenitsa”

By: Dan Gabel
February 21, 2015
 
Bruce Molsky and Beppe Gambetta play Bruce's guitar arrangement of a melody he heard played by a Bulgarian brass band.
 
 
 
 
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