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New Lessons and Tunes Added to Peghead Nation Courses | March 2021

By: Dan Gabel
March 1, 2021
 
Our instructors have added great new tunes and techniques that you can jump into right now.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Lessons and Tunes Added to Peghead Nation Courses | March 2021

By: Dan Gabel
March 1, 2021
 
Our instructors have added great new tunes and techniques that you can jump into right now.
 
 
 
 

Register for Matt Munisteri’s 8-session, live Swing Guitar Soloing Workshop

By: Dan Gabel
February 3, 2021
 
Study some classic swing guitar solos and begin to assemble a voice of your own. Video recordings available for each session to registered students.
 
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Matt Munisteri
 

Register for Matt Munisteri’s 8-session, live Swing Guitar Soloing Workshop

By: Dan Gabel
February 3, 2021
 
Study some classic swing guitar solos and begin to assemble a voice of your own. Video recordings available for each session to registered students.
 
 
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New Lessons in the String School for January

By: Dan Gabel
January 10, 2021
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Lessons in the String School for January

By: Dan Gabel
January 10, 2021
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

John Reischman, Scott Nygaard, Sharon Gilchrist, Joe K. Walsh: “The Eighth of January”

By: Dan Gabel
January 8, 2021
 
A three-mandolin, one-guitar version of the popular fiddle tune, played by the instructors at the first Peghead Nation Mandolin Camp.
 
 
 
 

John Reischman, Scott Nygaard, Sharon Gilchrist, Joe K. Walsh: “The Eighth of January”

By: Dan Gabel
January 8, 2021
 
A three-mandolin, one-guitar version of the popular fiddle tune, played by the instructors at the first Peghead Nation Mandolin Camp.
 
 
 
 

Tim O’Brien: “Grandma’s Hands” | Northfield Mandolins

December 23, 2020
 
The songwriter and multi-instrumentalist plays an original song live at the Marshall Mandolin Summit.
 
Tim OBrien
 
 
Tim OBrien
 

Tim O’Brien: “Grandma’s Hands” | Northfield Mandolins

December 23, 2020
 
The songwriter and multi-instrumentalist plays an original song live at the Marshall Mandolin Summit.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky Live | Elderly Instruments

December 23, 2020
 
Peghead Nation instructor and multi-instrumentalist performs for Elderly's Living Room Sessions.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky Live | Elderly Instruments

December 23, 2020
 
Peghead Nation instructor and multi-instrumentalist performs for Elderly's Living Room Sessions.
 
 
 
 

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.”
 
 
 
 

Mike Compton and Scott Nygaard: “Bluegrass Special”

By: Dan Gabel
December 22, 2020
 
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play classic Bill Monroe boogie-woogie tune.
 
 
 
 

Mike Compton and Scott Nygaard: “Bluegrass Special”

By: Dan Gabel
December 22, 2020
 
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play classic Bill Monroe boogie-woogie tune.
 
 
 
 

Welcome, Peghead Nation Subscribers, to Your New Website!

By: Dan Gabel
December 1, 2020
 
Watch a walk-through video with information about how to log in, navigate through your courses, use the new features, and more.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

Welcome, Peghead Nation Subscribers, to Your New Website!

By: Dan Gabel
December 1, 2020
 
Watch a walk-through video with information about how to log in, navigate through your courses, use the new features, and more.
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 
 

Watch Zoe Guigueno’s Concert and Songwriting Discussion

November 19, 2020
 
Our Bass instructor celebrated her recent album “Secret Admirer” with a live concert and a look at how she wrote several of the songs.
 
 
 
 

Watch Zoe Guigueno’s Concert and Songwriting Discussion

November 19, 2020
 
Our Bass instructor celebrated her recent album “Secret Admirer” with a live concert and a look at how she wrote several of the songs.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle’s Signature Sinker Dreadnought | Preston Thompson Guitars

November 3, 2020
 
The guitarist, singer, and songwriter plays and talks about her beautiful new signature model guitar.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle’s Signature Sinker Dreadnought | Preston Thompson Guitars

November 3, 2020
 
The guitarist, singer, and songwriter plays and talks about her beautiful new signature model guitar.
 
 
 
 

Steve McCreary | Collings Guitars

October 22, 2020
 
Collings Guitars' general manager discusses the company's instruments and his own background on the Fretboard Journal podcast.
 
 
 
 

Steve McCreary | Collings Guitars

October 22, 2020
 
Collings Guitars' general manager discusses the company's instruments and his own background on the Fretboard Journal podcast.
 
 
 
 

Flynn Cohen and Marla Fibish: “The Famous Ballymote” and “The Morning Star”

By: Dan Gabel
October 15, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish Backup Guitar instructor flatpicks a set of reels with our Irish Mandolin instructor.
 
 
 
 

Flynn Cohen and Marla Fibish: “The Famous Ballymote” and “The Morning Star”

By: Dan Gabel
October 15, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish Backup Guitar instructor flatpicks a set of reels with our Irish Mandolin instructor.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar Museum Tour with Chris Martin | Part 3

October 13, 2020
 
The Martin Guitar CEO talks about the development of the dovetail neck joint, the switch from fan-bracing to X-bracing, and more.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar Museum Tour with Chris Martin | Part 3

October 13, 2020
 
The Martin Guitar CEO talks about the development of the dovetail neck joint, the switch from fan-bracing to X-bracing, and more.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh, Jake Howard, Ethan Setiawan, Grant Gordy, and Darol Anger: “Ricochet”

By: Dan Gabel
October 12, 2020
 
Joe K. Walsh gathered mandolin compatriots together with his Mr Sun bandmates for a fun take on David Grisman’s tune “Ricochet” at the Great Lakes Music Camp this fall.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh, Jake Howard, Ethan Setiawan, Grant Gordy, and Darol Anger: “Ricochet”

By: Dan Gabel
October 12, 2020
 
Joe K. Walsh gathered mandolin compatriots together with his Mr Sun bandmates for a fun take on David Grisman’s tune “Ricochet” at the Great Lakes Music Camp this fall.
 
 
 
 

New Tunes, Techniques, and Lessons Added for October

By: Dan Gabel
October 1, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Tunes, Techniques, and Lessons Added for October

By: Dan Gabel
October 1, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

Jerry Douglas’ Stage Setup | Fishman

September 30, 2020
 
Dobro star Jerry Douglas demonstrates how he uses his signature model Aura pedal and Fishman's TONEDEQ as part of his amplification rig.
 
 
 
 

Jerry Douglas’ Stage Setup | Fishman

September 30, 2020
 
Dobro star Jerry Douglas demonstrates how he uses his signature model Aura pedal and Fishman's TONEDEQ as part of his amplification rig.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars | Legacy Series 00/C Soloist

September 21, 2020
 
Guitarist Aaron Lefebvre demonstrates a 00/C Soloist built with Italian spruce and Brazilian rosewood.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars | Legacy Series 00/C Soloist

September 21, 2020
 
Guitarist Aaron Lefebvre demonstrates a 00/C Soloist built with Italian spruce and Brazilian rosewood.
 
 
 
 

James Nash: “Jack-A-Roe” | Doc Watson Tribute | Santa Cruz Guitars

September 17, 2020
 
The guitarist, singer, songwriter, and founding member of the Waybacks pays homage to Doc Watson with a medley of "Bright Sunny South" and “Jack-A-Roe,” a traditional song that became a mainstay of the Greatful Dead.
 
 
 
 

James Nash: “Jack-A-Roe” | Doc Watson Tribute | Santa Cruz Guitars

September 17, 2020
 
The guitarist, singer, songwriter, and founding member of the Waybacks pays homage to Doc Watson with a medley of "Bright Sunny South" and “Jack-A-Roe,” a traditional song that became a mainstay of the Greatful Dead.
 
 
 
 

The Updated Martin Guitar X Series

September 16, 2020
 
Durable and affordable without sacrificing tone, Martin’s X Series offers the legendary Martin tone, travel-friendly design, a comfortable feel, and great value.
 
 
 
 

The Updated Martin Guitar X Series

September 16, 2020
 
Durable and affordable without sacrificing tone, Martin’s X Series offers the legendary Martin tone, travel-friendly design, a comfortable feel, and great value.
 
 
 
 

LR Baggs Voiceprint DI | Element VTC Demo

September 16, 2020
 
LR Baggs‘ new Voiceprint DI pairs with their Acoustic Live smartphone app to capture your guitar’s one-of-a-kind voice.
 
 
 
 

LR Baggs Voiceprint DI | Element VTC Demo

September 16, 2020
 
LR Baggs‘ new Voiceprint DI pairs with their Acoustic Live smartphone app to capture your guitar’s one-of-a-kind voice.
 
 
 
 

Watch Matt Munisteri’s Jazz Guitar Workshop

By: Dan Gabel
September 11, 2020
 
Our Roots of Jazz Guitar instructor held a live workshop recently, answering questions from his students and giving a wide range of insightful tips. Watch the video here.
 
 
 
 

Watch Matt Munisteri’s Jazz Guitar Workshop

By: Dan Gabel
September 11, 2020
 
Our Roots of Jazz Guitar instructor held a live workshop recently, answering questions from his students and giving a wide range of insightful tips. Watch the video here.
 
 
 
 

New Tunes, Techniques, and Lessons Added for September

By: Dan Gabel
September 2, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Tunes, Techniques, and Lessons Added for September

By: Dan Gabel
September 2, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar Museum Tour with Chris Martin | Part 2

August 25, 2020
 
The Martin Guitar CEO talks about his family's settlement in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, and early Martin guitar designs.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar Museum Tour with Chris Martin | Part 2

August 25, 2020
 
The Martin Guitar CEO talks about his family's settlement in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, and early Martin guitar designs.
 
 
 
 

Charlie Rauh and Mark Goldenberg | Collings Guitars

August 14, 2020
 
Fingerstyle jazz guitarist Charlie Rauh performs an improvisation with Peghead Nation instructor Mark Goldenberg.
 
 
 
 

Charlie Rauh and Mark Goldenberg | Collings Guitars

August 14, 2020
 
Fingerstyle jazz guitarist Charlie Rauh performs an improvisation with Peghead Nation instructor Mark Goldenberg.
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 
 

New Tunes, Techniques, and Lessons Added for August

By: Dan Gabel
August 3, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Tunes, Techniques, and Lessons Added for August

By: Dan Gabel
August 3, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar Museum Tour with Chris Martin | Part 1

July 29, 2020
 
The Martin Guitar CEO talks about the earliest days of the company and his family’s settling in the United States.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar Museum Tour with Chris Martin | Part 1

July 29, 2020
 
The Martin Guitar CEO talks about the earliest days of the company and his family’s settling in the United States.
 
 
 
 

Watch Our Soloing and Improvising Workshop | Joe K. Walsh and Scott Nygaard

By: Dan Gabel
July 23, 2020
 
Our mandolin and guitar instructors talk about their unique approaches to improvising and field questions from their students in this 90-minute workshop.
 
 
 
 

Watch Our Soloing and Improvising Workshop | Joe K. Walsh and Scott Nygaard

By: Dan Gabel
July 23, 2020
 
Our mandolin and guitar instructors talk about their unique approaches to improvising and field questions from their students in this 90-minute workshop.
 
 
 
 

Chad Manning and Scott Nygaard: “Whiskey Before Breakfast”

By: Dan Gabel
July 22, 2020
 
Peghead Nation instructors play a mandolin and guitar version of the jam-session favorite.
 
 
 
 

Chad Manning and Scott Nygaard: “Whiskey Before Breakfast”

By: Dan Gabel
July 22, 2020
 
Peghead Nation instructors play a mandolin and guitar version of the jam-session favorite.
 
 
 
 

Sierra Hull: “Everybody’s Talking” | Bourgeois Guitars

July 16, 2020
 
The two-time IBMA mandolin player of the year performs an original song on her Bourgeois L-DBO guitar.
 
 
 
 

Sierra Hull: “Everybody’s Talking” | Bourgeois Guitars

July 16, 2020
 
The two-time IBMA mandolin player of the year performs an original song on her Bourgeois L-DBO guitar.
 
 
 
 

Laurie Lewis Live Performance | Thompson Guitars

July 15, 2020
 
The songwriter, singer, and guitarist took over the Thompson Guitars Facebook page to play a few songs on her Thompson OM-28.
 
 
 
 

Laurie Lewis Live Performance | Thompson Guitars

July 15, 2020
 
The songwriter, singer, and guitarist took over the Thompson Guitars Facebook page to play a few songs on her Thompson OM-28.
 
 
 
 

John Reischman, Sharon Gilchrist, and Scott Nygaard: “Midnight on the Water”

By: Dan Gabel
July 9, 2020
 
A beautiful performance of the bluegrass classic from the string trio, Harmonic Tone Revealers.
 
 
 
 

John Reischman, Sharon Gilchrist, and Scott Nygaard: “Midnight on the Water”

By: Dan Gabel
July 9, 2020
 
A beautiful performance of the bluegrass classic from the string trio, Harmonic Tone Revealers.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh and Scott Nygaard: “Dawg’s Waltz”

By: Dan Gabel
July 2, 2020
 
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play a David Grisman and Jerry Garcia tune.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh and Scott Nygaard: “Dawg’s Waltz”

By: Dan Gabel
July 2, 2020
 
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play a David Grisman and Jerry Garcia tune.
 
 
 
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation for July

By: Dan Gabel
July 1, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation for July

By: Dan Gabel
July 1, 2020
 
Our instructors have released great new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

Amythyst Kiah: “Firewater” | Martin Museum Sessions

July 1, 2020
 
The songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs an original song live in the Martin Museum, on a 1942 Martin D-45.
 
 
 
 

Amythyst Kiah: “Firewater” | Martin Museum Sessions

July 1, 2020
 
The songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs an original song live in the Martin Museum, on a 1942 Martin D-45.
 
 
 
 

Trey Hensley Live Performance | Thompson Guitars

June 30, 2020
 
The flatpicking master recently took over the Thompson Guitars Facebook page to play a song and talk about his Thompson dreadnought.
 
 
 
 

Trey Hensley Live Performance | Thompson Guitars

June 30, 2020
 
The flatpicking master recently took over the Thompson Guitars Facebook page to play a song and talk about his Thompson dreadnought.
 
 
 
 

Lindsay Lou: Preston Thompson Guitars Facebook Live

June 18, 2020
 
The songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist plays a live set from her home in Nashville, Tennessee.
 
 
 
 

Lindsay Lou: Preston Thompson Guitars Facebook Live

June 18, 2020
 
The songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist plays a live set from her home in Nashville, Tennessee.
 
 
 
 

Jonathan McReynolds: “People” | Martin Museum Sessions

June 17, 2020
 
The songwriter plays his original song, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Gospel Music chart.
 
 
 
 

Jonathan McReynolds: “People” | Martin Museum Sessions

June 17, 2020
 
The songwriter plays his original song, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Gospel Music chart.
 
 
 
 

Richard Thompson: “Walking the Long Miles Home” | Lowden Guitars

June 15, 2020
 
The master guitarist and songwriter performs a solo version of one of his songs, live at Ulster Hall in Belfast, Ireland.
 
 
 
 

Richard Thompson: “Walking the Long Miles Home” | Lowden Guitars

June 15, 2020
 
The master guitarist and songwriter performs a solo version of one of his songs, live at Ulster Hall in Belfast, Ireland.
 
 
 
 

American Aquarium: “Starts With You” | LR Baggs

June 14, 2020
 
The Americana band’s founder, BJ Barham, plays one of his original songs, accompanied on dobro by Neil Jones.
 
 
 
 

American Aquarium: “Starts With You” | LR Baggs

June 14, 2020
 
The Americana band’s founder, BJ Barham, plays one of his original songs, accompanied on dobro by Neil Jones.
 
 
 
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation for June

By: Dan Gabel
June 5, 2020
 
Kick-off your summer with new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation for June

By: Dan Gabel
June 5, 2020
 
Kick-off your summer with new lessons, tunes, and techniques in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

Amythyst Kiah: “Black Myself” | Martin Museum Sessions

June 5, 2020
 
The songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs her Grammy-nominated song live in the Martin Museum, on a 1942 Martin D-45.
 
 
 
 

Amythyst Kiah: “Black Myself” | Martin Museum Sessions

June 5, 2020
 
The songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs her Grammy-nominated song live in the Martin Museum, on a 1942 Martin D-45.
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 
 

Allen Shadd and Glen Alexander: Preston Thompson Guitars Facebook Live

June 2, 2020
 
The 2019 Winfield Flatpicking champion plays his Thompson guitar with his friend and owner of The Violin Shoppe in Charlotte, North Carolina.
 
 
 
 

Allen Shadd and Glen Alexander: Preston Thompson Guitars Facebook Live

June 2, 2020
 
The 2019 Winfield Flatpicking champion plays his Thompson guitar with his friend and owner of The Violin Shoppe in Charlotte, North Carolina.
 
 
 
 

California Banjo Extravaganza: “Chinquapin Hunting”

By: Dan Gabel
May 30, 2020
 
A performance from a Peghead-packed band of Bill Evans, Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

California Banjo Extravaganza: “Chinquapin Hunting”

By: Dan Gabel
May 30, 2020
 
A performance from a Peghead-packed band of Bill Evans, Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

Chris Luquette: “Red Haired Boy” | Preston Thompson Guitars

May 21, 2020
 
The guitarist plays one a traditional favorite with Maddie Whitler and Max Johnson, live in the Peghead Nation studio.
 
 
 
 

Chris Luquette: “Red Haired Boy” | Preston Thompson Guitars

May 21, 2020
 
The guitarist plays one a traditional favorite with Maddie Whitler and Max Johnson, live in the Peghead Nation studio.
 
 
 
 

Lowden Guitars Presents “Stay at Home, Play at Home”

May 6, 2020
 
The Northern Irish guitar maker launches a program of interactive lessons and performances, with a chance to win Lowden gift cards.
 
 
 
 

Lowden Guitars Presents “Stay at Home, Play at Home”

May 6, 2020
 
The Northern Irish guitar maker launches a program of interactive lessons and performances, with a chance to win Lowden gift cards.
 
 
 
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation for May

By: Dan Gabel
May 6, 2020
 
New lessons to keep your momentum going! Check out the lessons, tunes, and techniques to learn in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation for May

By: Dan Gabel
May 6, 2020
 
New lessons to keep your momentum going! Check out the lessons, tunes, and techniques to learn in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle Debuts Her Signature Model Preston Thompson Guitar

April 27, 2020
 
Molly and her band play an original song featuring her powerful clawhammer guitar technique, live at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle Debuts Her Signature Model Preston Thompson Guitar

April 27, 2020
 
Molly and her band play an original song featuring her powerful clawhammer guitar technique, live at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar | The SC-13 Origin Story

April 16, 2020
 
The designers of Martin’s innovative new acoustic-electric guitar talk about how the new concept, body shape, and neck joint came to fruition.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar | The SC-13 Origin Story

April 16, 2020
 
The designers of Martin’s innovative new acoustic-electric guitar talk about how the new concept, body shape, and neck joint came to fruition.
 
 
 
 

Chris Luquette: “Home to You” | Preston Thompson Guitars

April 16, 2020
 
The guitarist plays one of his original songs from his debut solo album, “The Way I View the World,” live at the Peghead Nation studio.
 
 
 
 

Chris Luquette: “Home to You” | Preston Thompson Guitars

April 16, 2020
 
The guitarist plays one of his original songs from his debut solo album, “The Way I View the World,” live at the Peghead Nation studio.
 
 
 
 

Richard Thompson: “One Door Opens” | Lowden Guitars

April 14, 2020
 
The master guitarist and songwriter performs a solo version of one of his songs, live at Ulster Hall in Belfast, Ireland.
 
 
 
 

Richard Thompson: “One Door Opens” | Lowden Guitars

April 14, 2020
 
The master guitarist and songwriter performs a solo version of one of his songs, live at Ulster Hall in Belfast, Ireland.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle: “Take The Journey” | Preston Thompson Guitars

March 28, 2020
 
Molly and her band play an original song featuring her powerful clawhammer guitar technique, live at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle: “Take The Journey” | Preston Thompson Guitars

March 28, 2020
 
Molly and her band play an original song featuring her powerful clawhammer guitar technique, live at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 
 

“Wichita Lineman” | Lowden Guitars | Tasmanian Blackwood Series

March 26, 2020
 
Pete Wallace and Colm McClean cover Glen Campbell’s Wichita Lineman, both playing new Lowden guitars.
 
 
 
 

“Wichita Lineman” | Lowden Guitars | Tasmanian Blackwood Series

March 26, 2020
 
Pete Wallace and Colm McClean cover Glen Campbell’s Wichita Lineman, both playing new Lowden guitars.
 
 
 
 

LR Baggs Anthem

March 20, 2020
 
The Award-winning Anthem series features the patented TRU•MIC technology and delivers the warmth and fidelity of a studio-mic’d guitar anywhere you perform.
 
 
 
 

LR Baggs Anthem

March 20, 2020
 
The Award-winning Anthem series features the patented TRU•MIC technology and delivers the warmth and fidelity of a studio-mic’d guitar anywhere you perform.
 
 
 
 

Preston Thompson Guitars | Short Film from One Sky Films

March 20, 2020
 
Members of the Thompson Guitar crew talk about the heart and passion that goes into the instruments they make.
 
 
 
 

Preston Thompson Guitars | Short Film from One Sky Films

March 20, 2020
 
Members of the Thompson Guitar crew talk about the heart and passion that goes into the instruments they make.
 
 
 
 

Chris “Critter” Eldridge: “Fair to Partly Cloudy” | Collings D2H A T S

March 14, 2020
 
The flatpicking master plays an original composition on a new Traditional series dreadnought.
 
 
 
 

Chris “Critter” Eldridge: “Fair to Partly Cloudy” | Collings D2H A T S

March 14, 2020
 
The flatpicking master plays an original composition on a new Traditional series dreadnought.
 
 
 
 

Billy Strings Gifts Signature Model Guitar to His Dad | Preston Thompson Guitars

March 9, 2020
 
The guitarist and songwriter surprises his father with the first Billy Strings signature model Thompson DBS-EIA.
 
 
 
 

Billy Strings Gifts Signature Model Guitar to His Dad | Preston Thompson Guitars

March 9, 2020
 
The guitarist and songwriter surprises his father with the first Billy Strings signature model Thompson DBS-EIA.
 
 
 
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation

By: Dan Gabel
March 5, 2020
 
What to do with all of that time? Check out the lessons, tunes, and techniques to learn in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation

By: Dan Gabel
March 5, 2020
 
What to do with all of that time? Check out the lessons, tunes, and techniques to learn in our guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass courses.
 
 
 
 

Join Flynn Cohen’s Facebook Live Event on St. Patrick’s Day

By: Dan Gabel
March 1, 2020
 
Our Irish Backup Guitar instructor is taking questions and talking about playing Irish music live on Facebook, Tuesday, March 17 at 6pm Eastern Time. Join us!
 
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Flynn Cohen
 
 
Flynn Cohen
 

Join Flynn Cohen’s Facebook Live Event on St. Patrick’s Day

By: Dan Gabel
March 1, 2020
 
Our Irish Backup Guitar instructor is taking questions and talking about playing Irish music live on Facebook, Tuesday, March 17 at 6pm Eastern Time. Join us!
 
 
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Bourgeois Guitars | Luthier’s Choice Custom “Jade Rabbit”

February 27, 2020
 
A striking L-DBO with bear claw Italian spruce, curly figured maple, and mother-of-pearl fingerboard.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars | Luthier’s Choice Custom “Jade Rabbit”

February 27, 2020
 
A striking L-DBO with bear claw Italian spruce, curly figured maple, and mother-of-pearl fingerboard.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh and Scott Nygaard: “Watson’s Blues”

By: Dan Gabel
February 13, 2020
 
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play a tune that Bill Monroe wrote and named after one of his favorite guitarists, Doc Watson.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh and Scott Nygaard: “Watson’s Blues”

By: Dan Gabel
February 13, 2020
 
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play a tune that Bill Monroe wrote and named after one of his favorite guitarists, Doc Watson.
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars | Legacy Series DS Custom | Andy Falco

February 12, 2020
 
The guitarist for the Infamous Stringdusters plays a beautiful 12-Fret dreadnought with a sinker redwood top and figured Cuban mahogany back and sides.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars | Legacy Series DS Custom | Andy Falco

February 12, 2020
 
The guitarist for the Infamous Stringdusters plays a beautiful 12-Fret dreadnought with a sinker redwood top and figured Cuban mahogany back and sides.
 
 
 
 

New Album from Marla Fibish

By: Dan Gabel
February 2, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish Mandolin instructor releases “The Bright Hollow Fog,” an album of beautiful solo and duo performances on mandolin and mandola.
 
 
 
 

New Album from Marla Fibish

By: Dan Gabel
February 2, 2020
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish Mandolin instructor releases “The Bright Hollow Fog,” an album of beautiful solo and duo performances on mandolin and mandola.
 
 
 
 

Andrew Marlin with Eli West, Christian Sedelmyer, Clint Mullican: “Wooden Spoon Over by the Sink”

By: Dan Gabel
February 2, 2020
 
Andrew Marlin and his band plays an original tune from his instrumental album, “Buried in a Cape,” backstage at Terrapin Crossroads.
 
 
 
 

Andrew Marlin with Eli West, Christian Sedelmyer, Clint Mullican: “Wooden Spoon Over by the Sink”

By: Dan Gabel
February 2, 2020
 
Andrew Marlin and his band plays an original tune from his instrumental album, “Buried in a Cape,” backstage at Terrapin Crossroads.
 
 
 
 

Fishman PowerTap Infinity

January 27, 2020
 
A look at the new Fishman pickup that combines the superior performance and tone of the Matrix Infinity undersaddle pickup system with a new soundboard body sensor.
 
 
 
 

Fishman PowerTap Infinity

January 27, 2020
 
A look at the new Fishman pickup that combines the superior performance and tone of the Matrix Infinity undersaddle pickup system with a new soundboard body sensor.
 
 
 
 

LR Baggs Soundscape with Voiceprint Technology

January 26, 2020
 
Soundscape measures the acoustic response of your guitar and leverages the processing power of your smartphone to accurately capture your guitar’s one-of-a-kind voice.
 
 
 
 

LR Baggs Soundscape with Voiceprint Technology

January 26, 2020
 
Soundscape measures the acoustic response of your guitar and leverages the processing power of your smartphone to accurately capture your guitar’s one-of-a-kind voice.
 
 
 
 

Hawktail: “Annbjørg”

By: Dan Gabel
January 10, 2020
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas and her progressive acoustic band play an original tune from their new album, “Formations.”
 
 
 
 

Hawktail: “Annbjørg”

By: Dan Gabel
January 10, 2020
 
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas and her progressive acoustic band play an original tune from their new album, “Formations.”
 
 
 
 

Hours of New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation

By: Dan Gabel
January 8, 2020
 
The new year brings new tunes and techniques to learn on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass.
 
Peghead Nation
 
 
Peghead Nation
 

Hours of New Lessons Just Added to Peghead Nation

By: Dan Gabel
January 8, 2020
 
The new year brings new tunes and techniques to learn on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro, ukulele, and bass.
 
 
 
 

“Scatter the Mud” and “The Mist on the Mountain” | Sean Og Graham & Niamh Dunne | Lowden Guitars

January 6, 2020
 
The duo from the Irish folk band Beoga perform two Irish tunes with the Lowden O-25 45th Anniversary Limited Edition.
 
 
 
 

“Scatter the Mud” and “The Mist on the Mountain” | Sean Og Graham & Niamh Dunne | Lowden Guitars

January 6, 2020
 
The duo from the Irish folk band Beoga perform two Irish tunes with the Lowden O-25 45th Anniversary Limited Edition.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh with Brittany Haas, Darol Anger, Missy Raines, and Grant Gordy: “Fiddler of Dooney”

By: Dan Gabel
January 2, 2020
 
Joe K. Walsh set a William Butler Yeats poem to music and plays it here with an all-star band, live at the Great Lakes Music Camp last fall.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh with Brittany Haas, Darol Anger, Missy Raines, and Grant Gordy: “Fiddler of Dooney”

By: Dan Gabel
January 2, 2020
 
Joe K. Walsh set a William Butler Yeats poem to music and plays it here with an all-star band, live at the Great Lakes Music Camp last fall.
 
 
 
 

Mike Compton and Joe Newberry: “Last Chance”

By: Dan Gabel
December 24, 2019
 
Peghead Nation’s Monroe-Style Mandolin instructor and his duo partner play a classic banjo tune from Virginia old-time musician Hobart Smith.
 
 
 
 

Mike Compton and Joe Newberry: “Last Chance”

By: Dan Gabel
December 24, 2019
 
Peghead Nation’s Monroe-Style Mandolin instructor and his duo partner play a classic banjo tune from Virginia old-time musician Hobart Smith.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar | Nick Offerman: “My Martin Story”

December 20, 2019
 
The guitarist known for his portrayal of Ron Swanson on “Parks and Recreation” talks about his love of Martin Guitars and his struggle with the B chord.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar | Nick Offerman: “My Martin Story”

December 20, 2019
 
The guitarist known for his portrayal of Ron Swanson on “Parks and Recreation” talks about his love of Martin Guitars and his struggle with the B chord.
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 
 

Preston Thompson Guitars | Presented by One Sky Films

December 19, 2019
 
One Sky Films visited the Preston Thompson Guitars shop to film an upcoming video, and here is a taste of what they filmed, with music by Peter Rowan.
 
 
 
 

Preston Thompson Guitars | Presented by One Sky Films

December 19, 2019
 
One Sky Films visited the Preston Thompson Guitars shop to film an upcoming video, and here is a taste of what they filmed, with music by Peter Rowan.
 
 
 
 

Chris Luquette: “Union Valley” | Preston Thompson Guitars

December 9, 2019
 
The guitarist plays an extended version of an original tune from his debut solo album, with mandolinist Maddie Witler and bassist Max Johnson.
 
 
 
 

Chris Luquette: “Union Valley” | Preston Thompson Guitars

December 9, 2019
 
The guitarist plays an extended version of an original tune from his debut solo album, with mandolinist Maddie Witler and bassist Max Johnson.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars | OMSC Fingerstyle Custom Redwood and Brazilian Rosewood

December 3, 2019
 
Guitarist Aaron Lefebvre demonstrates a beautiful new Bourgeois decked out with Brazilian rosewood, a beveled armrest, and a soundport.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars | OMSC Fingerstyle Custom Redwood and Brazilian Rosewood

December 3, 2019
 
Guitarist Aaron Lefebvre demonstrates a beautiful new Bourgeois decked out with Brazilian rosewood, a beveled armrest, and a soundport.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar | Zandy Fitzgerald: “What Makes the World”

November 29, 2019
 
The guitarist for the pop/rock/soul band The New Respects plays a solo version of an original song live at Martin HQ.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar | Zandy Fitzgerald: “What Makes the World”

November 29, 2019
 
The guitarist for the pop/rock/soul band The New Respects plays a solo version of an original song live at Martin HQ.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas with Joe K. Walsh, Darol Anger, Missy Raines, Grant Gordy, and Ethan Setiawan: “Dry and Dusty”

By: Dan Gabel
November 21, 2019
 
Brittany Haas and an all-star band play a beautiful version of the popular Texas fiddle tune, live at the Great Lakes Music Camp this fall.
 
 
 
 

Brittany Haas with Joe K. Walsh, Darol Anger, Missy Raines, Grant Gordy, and Ethan Setiawan: “Dry and Dusty”

By: Dan Gabel
November 21, 2019
 
Brittany Haas and an all-star band play a beautiful version of the popular Texas fiddle tune, live at the Great Lakes Music Camp this fall.
 
 
 
 

Billy Strings and Leftover Salmon: “Aquatic Hitchhiker” | Preston Thompson Guitars

November 14, 2019
 
An extended jam on the Americana band’s tune, live at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival.
 
 
 
 

Billy Strings and Leftover Salmon: “Aquatic Hitchhiker” | Preston Thompson Guitars

November 14, 2019
 
An extended jam on the Americana band’s tune, live at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival.
 
 
 
 

Mike Compton and Joe Newberry: “Singing As We Rise”

By: Dan Gabel
November 13, 2019
 
The old-time duo plays the Joe Newberry original that won IBMA’s Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year for 2012, live in the Peghead Nation studio.
 
 
 
 

Mike Compton and Joe Newberry: “Singing As We Rise”

By: Dan Gabel
November 13, 2019
 
The old-time duo plays the Joe Newberry original that won IBMA’s Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year for 2012, live in the Peghead Nation studio.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh, Jake Howard, Ethan Setiawan, Grant Gordy, and Darol Anger: “E.M.D.”

By: Dan Gabel
November 9, 2019
 
A smoking triple-mandolin version of David Grisman’s tune “E.M.D.,” recorded at the Great Lakes Music Camp 2019.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh, Jake Howard, Ethan Setiawan, Grant Gordy, and Darol Anger: “E.M.D.”

By: Dan Gabel
November 9, 2019
 
A smoking triple-mandolin version of David Grisman’s tune “E.M.D.,” recorded at the Great Lakes Music Camp 2019.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar | Repairing John Mayer’s OM28JM

November 7, 2019
 
Watch this mesmerizing video of John Mayer’s signature guitar getting an overhaul at the Martin factory.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar | Repairing John Mayer’s OM28JM

November 7, 2019
 
Watch this mesmerizing video of John Mayer’s signature guitar getting an overhaul at the Martin factory.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle and Billy Strings: “Sittin’ On Top of the World” | Preston Thompson Guitars

October 29, 2019
 
The two powerhouses play The Mississippi Sheiks song live at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle and Billy Strings: “Sittin’ On Top of the World” | Preston Thompson Guitars

October 29, 2019
 
The two powerhouses play The Mississippi Sheiks song live at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival.
 
 
 
 

John Reischman with Joe K. Walsh, Darol Anger, Missy Raines, and Hayes Griffin: “Salt Spring”

By: Dan Gabel
October 29, 2019
 
John Reischman plays one of his popular original tunes with an all-star band at the Great Lakes Music Camp this fall.
 
 
 
 

John Reischman with Joe K. Walsh, Darol Anger, Missy Raines, and Hayes Griffin: “Salt Spring”

By: Dan Gabel
October 29, 2019
 
John Reischman plays one of his popular original tunes with an all-star band at the Great Lakes Music Camp this fall.
 
 
 
 

Kruger Brothers: “People Get Ready”| Collings D1 T

October 24, 2019
 
The roots trio plays a joyful version of the Curtis Mayfield classic live at the Collings Guitar and Mandolin shop.
 
 
 
 

Kruger Brothers: “People Get Ready”| Collings D1 T

October 24, 2019
 
The roots trio plays a joyful version of the Curtis Mayfield classic live at the Collings Guitar and Mandolin shop.
 
 
 
 

Bill and the Belles at IBMA | Fishman

October 14, 2019
 
The country/Americana group plays a Jimmie Rodgers classic live in the Fishman and D’Addario showcase room at IBMA 2019.
 
 
 
 

Bill and the Belles at IBMA | Fishman

October 14, 2019
 
The country/Americana group plays a Jimmie Rodgers classic live in the Fishman and D’Addario showcase room at IBMA 2019.
 
 
 
 

Carolyn Sills Combo, “Feleena” | LR Baggs

October 11, 2019
 
The Western Swing group plays a song from their forthcoming album “Return to El Paso,” a celebration of the Marty Robbins hit song from 1959.
 
 
 
 

Carolyn Sills Combo, “Feleena” | LR Baggs

October 11, 2019
 
The Western Swing group plays a song from their forthcoming album “Return to El Paso,” a celebration of the Marty Robbins hit song from 1959.
 
 
 
 

“Mary and the Soldier” | Sean Og Graham & Niamh Dunne | Lowden Guitars

October 10, 2019
 
The duo from the Irish folk band Beoga perform a Paul Brady classic with the Lowden O-25 45th Anniversary Limited Edition.
 
 
 
 

“Mary and the Soldier” | Sean Og Graham & Niamh Dunne | Lowden Guitars

October 10, 2019
 
The duo from the Irish folk band Beoga perform a Paul Brady classic with the Lowden O-25 45th Anniversary Limited Edition.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar X Bracing

September 17, 2019
 
Chris Martin and others talk about the creation of the X-braced guitar and the structural and tonal benefits of the historic bracing pattern.
 
 
 
 

Martin Guitar X Bracing

September 17, 2019
 
Chris Martin and others talk about the creation of the X-braced guitar and the structural and tonal benefits of the historic bracing pattern.
 
 
 
 

New Martin Modern Deluxe Series

September 3, 2019
 
Martin Guitar’s Fred Greene discusses the features and appointments on the new series that includes the D18, D28, OM28, and 00028.
 
 
 
 

New Martin Modern Deluxe Series

September 3, 2019
 
Martin Guitar’s Fred Greene discusses the features and appointments on the new series that includes the D18, D28, OM28, and 00028.
 
 
 
 

Joy Kills Sorrow: “Such Great Heights”

By: Dan Gabel
August 29, 2019
 
Peghead Nation welcomes our two newest instructors, Zoe Guigueno and Wes Corbett, who played together in the influential stringband Joy Kills Sorrow.
 
 
 
 

Joy Kills Sorrow: “Such Great Heights”

By: Dan Gabel
August 29, 2019
 
Peghead Nation welcomes our two newest instructors, Zoe Guigueno and Wes Corbett, who played together in the influential stringband Joy Kills Sorrow.
 
 
 
 

Thompson Guitars | Luke Lovejoy, RockyGrass 2019 Flatpick Champion

August 28, 2019
 
The winner of the prestigious guitar contest tries out his grand prize guitar, a Thompson D-MA dreadnought.
 
 
 
 

Thompson Guitars | Luke Lovejoy, RockyGrass 2019 Flatpick Champion

August 28, 2019
 
The winner of the prestigious guitar contest tries out his grand prize guitar, a Thompson D-MA dreadnought.
 
 
 
 

ToneWoodAmp | Andy McKee and Trevor Gordon Hall Hotel Duet

August 27, 2019
 
The two fingerstylists share a beautiful tune played with two ToneWoodAmps and captured on an iPhone.
 
 
 
 

ToneWoodAmp | Andy McKee and Trevor Gordon Hall Hotel Duet

August 27, 2019
 
The two fingerstylists share a beautiful tune played with two ToneWoodAmps and captured on an iPhone.
 
 
 
 

Rodney Crowell: “Flatland Hillbillies” | LR Baggs

August 13, 2019
 
The songwriter plays an original from his new album “Texas,” live in the LR Baggs studio in Nashville.
 
 
 
 

Rodney Crowell: “Flatland Hillbillies” | LR Baggs

August 13, 2019
 
The songwriter plays an original from his new album “Texas,” live in the LR Baggs studio in Nashville.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle: “Rain and Snow” | Preston Thompson Guitars

August 5, 2019
 
Watch Molly and her band play the old-time ballad backstage at the Grand Ole Opry.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle: “Rain and Snow” | Preston Thompson Guitars

August 5, 2019
 
Watch Molly and her band play the old-time ballad backstage at the Grand Ole Opry.
 
 
 
 

Jerry Douglas & Tommy Emmanuel: “Halfway Home” | Ear Trumpet Labs

July 30, 2019
 
The dobro master and fingerstyle powerhouse play Tommy’s original tune in the Ear Trumpet Labs workshop.
 
 
 
 

Jerry Douglas & Tommy Emmanuel: “Halfway Home” | Ear Trumpet Labs

July 30, 2019
 
The dobro master and fingerstyle powerhouse play Tommy’s original tune in the Ear Trumpet Labs workshop.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars | OMSC Fingerstyle Custom Demo

July 29, 2019
 
Aaron Lefebvre demonstrates the innovative new guitar from Bourgeois, built with an soundport, an arm bevel, Italian spruce top and master grade Brazilian rosewood back and sides.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars | OMSC Fingerstyle Custom Demo

July 29, 2019
 
Aaron Lefebvre demonstrates the innovative new guitar from Bourgeois, built with an soundport, an arm bevel, Italian spruce top and master grade Brazilian rosewood back and sides.
 
 
 
 

Mike Dawes and Cenk Erdogan | ToneWoodAmp

July 25, 2019
 
The English fingerstylist and Turkish fretless guitar master play an original piece together, both using effects from the ToneWoodAmp.
 
 
 
 

Mike Dawes and Cenk Erdogan | ToneWoodAmp

July 25, 2019
 
The English fingerstylist and Turkish fretless guitar master play an original piece together, both using effects from the ToneWoodAmp.
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: Three of a Kind

By: Derk Richardson
July 24, 2019
 
On its riveting Rule of 3, Väsen brings seamless virtuosity and emotional depth to its original take on Swedish folk traditions.
 
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Derk’s Discoveries: Three of a Kind

By: Derk Richardson
July 24, 2019
 
On its riveting Rule of 3, Väsen brings seamless virtuosity and emotional depth to its original take on Swedish folk traditions.
 
 
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Bourgeois Guitars | The “Coupe” 00 Model

July 17, 2019
 
Brad Hendrickson demonstrates a brand new small-body model from Bourgeois, this one with koa back and sides and a white spruce top.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars | The “Coupe” 00 Model

July 17, 2019
 
Brad Hendrickson demonstrates a brand new small-body model from Bourgeois, this one with koa back and sides and a white spruce top.
 
 
 
 

Peter Rowan Remembers Preston Thompson

By: Dan Gabel
July 11, 2019
 
The songwriter and roots music icon talks about buying the second guitar Preston Thompson built, and plays a few songs on that 000-42 style instrument.
 
 
 
 

Peter Rowan Remembers Preston Thompson

By: Dan Gabel
July 11, 2019
 
The songwriter and roots music icon talks about buying the second guitar Preston Thompson built, and plays a few songs on that 000-42 style instrument.
 
 
 
 

Martin Vega® Banjo Strings

July 11, 2019
 
Martin’s new banjo strings use a long lasting nickel/steel alloy for its tonal qualities and smooth consistency, great for all styles of banjo playing.
 
 
 
 

Martin Vega® Banjo Strings

July 11, 2019
 
Martin’s new banjo strings use a long lasting nickel/steel alloy for its tonal qualities and smooth consistency, great for all styles of banjo playing.
 
 
 
 

Calum Graham: “Farewell” | ToneWoodAmp

July 9, 2019
 
The Canadian fingerstylist plays a beautiful original tune on the shoreline of Maui, Hawaii, with the ToneWoodAmp.
 
 
 
 

Calum Graham: “Farewell” | ToneWoodAmp

July 9, 2019
 
The Canadian fingerstylist plays a beautiful original tune on the shoreline of Maui, Hawaii, with the ToneWoodAmp.
 
 
 
 

Shubb Capos | John Jorgenson Quintet: “Ghost Dance”

July 2, 2019
 
Watch a smokin’ live performance of John Jorgenson’s original tune, with his stellar gypsy jazz band.
 
 
 
 

Shubb Capos | John Jorgenson Quintet: “Ghost Dance”

July 2, 2019
 
Watch a smokin’ live performance of John Jorgenson’s original tune, with his stellar gypsy jazz band.
 
 
 
 

Billy Strings at 4 Peaks Music Festival | Preston Thompson Guitars

June 27, 2019
 
The guitarist and songwriter talks about his Thompson D-BA at the 4 Peaks Music Festival in Bend, Oregon.
 
 
 
 

Billy Strings at 4 Peaks Music Festival | Preston Thompson Guitars

June 27, 2019
 
The guitarist and songwriter talks about his Thompson D-BA at the 4 Peaks Music Festival in Bend, Oregon.
 
 
 
 

Andrea Mele: “Rose”| Collings OM2H

June 17, 2019
 
The Italian fingerstyle guitarist plays an original composition from his latest album, “Dream,” on a Collings OM2H.
 
 
 
 

Andrea Mele: “Rose”| Collings OM2H

June 17, 2019
 
The Italian fingerstyle guitarist plays an original composition from his latest album, “Dream,” on a Collings OM2H.
 
 
 
 

ToneWoodAmp | Connor Thomas: “What a Wonderful World“

June 5, 2019
 
The English fingerstyle phenom plays the Louis Armstrong classic using a ToneWoodamp.
 
 
 
 

ToneWoodAmp | Connor Thomas: “What a Wonderful World“

June 5, 2019
 
The English fingerstyle phenom plays the Louis Armstrong classic using a ToneWoodamp.
 
 
 
 

Irish Backup Guitar with Flynn Cohen Now Available!

By: Dan Gabel
May 30, 2019
 
Learn to accompany jigs and reels and other traditional Irish dance tunes in the style pioneered by Irish guitar greats. Enroll now!
 
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Irish Backup Guitar with Flynn Cohen Now Available!

By: Dan Gabel
May 30, 2019
 
Learn to accompany jigs and reels and other traditional Irish dance tunes in the style pioneered by Irish guitar greats. Enroll now!
 
 
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Huss & Dalton Jefferson Edition OO-SP Guitar

May 29, 2019
 
A short film about the creation of a meticulously crafted commemorative guitar, made with wood from a tulip poplar that stood on Thomas Jefferson’s estate at Monticello since 1808.
 
 
 
 

Huss & Dalton Jefferson Edition OO-SP Guitar

May 29, 2019
 
A short film about the creation of a meticulously crafted commemorative guitar, made with wood from a tulip poplar that stood on Thomas Jefferson’s estate at Monticello since 1808.
 
 
 
 

Billy Strings: “Dust in a Baggie” | Preston Thompson Guitars

May 23, 2019
 
The songwriter and guitarist plays an original song during his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
 
 
 
 

Billy Strings: “Dust in a Baggie” | Preston Thompson Guitars

May 23, 2019
 
The songwriter and guitarist plays an original song during his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
 
 
 
 

Fishman Loudbox Artist with Bluetooth

May 22, 2019
 
Songwriter Danielle Miraglia plays through Fishman’s popular acoustic amplifier, which now has wireless connectivity.
 
 
 
 

Fishman Loudbox Artist with Bluetooth

May 22, 2019
 
Songwriter Danielle Miraglia plays through Fishman’s popular acoustic amplifier, which now has wireless connectivity.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars: Employee Spotlight Series 2

May 15, 2019
 
Greg from the Bourgeois finish department tries out the brand new OMSC featuring an arm bevel and sound port.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars: Employee Spotlight Series 2

May 15, 2019
 
Greg from the Bourgeois finish department tries out the brand new OMSC featuring an arm bevel and sound port.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle: “Take The Journey” | Preston Thompson Guitars

May 15, 2019
 
Watch the official video for this original song from Molly’s latest album “When You’re Ready,” featuring her powerful clawhammer guitar technique.
 
 
 
 

Molly Tuttle: “Take The Journey” | Preston Thompson Guitars

May 15, 2019
 
Watch the official video for this original song from Molly’s latest album “When You’re Ready,” featuring her powerful clawhammer guitar technique.
 
 
 
 

ToneWoodAmp User Review | Morf Music

May 9, 2019
 
Morf is a talented guitarist, singer, composer, and street performer, and in this video, he demonstrates the ToneWoodAmp and its wide range of acoustic guitar effects.
 
 
 
 

ToneWoodAmp User Review | Morf Music

May 9, 2019
 
Morf is a talented guitarist, singer, composer, and street performer, and in this video, he demonstrates the ToneWoodAmp and its wide range of acoustic guitar effects.
 
 
 
 

ToneWoodAmp Unplugged | Mike Dawes and Jake Allen

May 6, 2019
 
The fingerstylists play a beautiful acoustic version of John Mayer's “Slow Dancing in a Burning Room” with the ToneWoodAmp.
 
 
 
 

ToneWoodAmp Unplugged | Mike Dawes and Jake Allen

May 6, 2019
 
The fingerstylists play a beautiful acoustic version of John Mayer's “Slow Dancing in a Burning Room” with the ToneWoodAmp.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars: Employee Spotlight Series 1

April 30, 2019
 
Andrew Olson, Process Engineer and Artist Relations Manager at Bourgeois steps away from the CNC for a few minutes to pick a tune on our new D/C Generation.
 
 
 
 

Bourgeois Guitars: Employee Spotlight Series 1

April 30, 2019
 
Andrew Olson, Process Engineer and Artist Relations Manager at Bourgeois steps away from the CNC for a few minutes to pick a tune on our new D/C Generation.
 
 
 
 

Join Matt Munisteri at Red Hot Strings Workshop | Port Townsend, Washington, May 15–19

By: Dan Gabel
April 1, 2019
 
Peghead Nation’s jazz guitar instructor hosts a workshop and celebration of hot jazz, 1930s swing, Western and Hawaiian swing, and much more.
 
 
 
 

Join Matt Munisteri at Red Hot Strings Workshop | Port Townsend, Washington, May 15–19

By: Dan Gabel
April 1, 2019
 
Peghead Nation’s jazz guitar instructor hosts a workshop and celebration of hot jazz, 1930s swing, Western and Hawaiian swing, and much more.
 
 
 
 

Billy Strings and Peter Rowan | Wintergrass Hotel Sessions | Thompson Guitars

April 1, 2019
 
Watch an informal picking session with two of the most influential pickers of their respective generations, live at Wintergrass 2019.
 
 
 
 

Billy Strings and Peter Rowan | Wintergrass Hotel Sessions | Thompson Guitars

April 1, 2019
 
Watch an informal picking session with two of the most influential pickers of their respective generations, live at Wintergrass 2019.
 
 
 
 

The Mastersons: “Truck Stop Sushi” | D’Addario Raw Talent

April 1, 2019
 
The husband-and-wife duo writes a song on the spot, given nothing but the title as a starting place.
 
 
 
 

The Mastersons: “Truck Stop Sushi” | D’Addario Raw Talent

April 1, 2019
 
The husband-and-wife duo writes a song on the spot, given nothing but the title as a starting place.
 
 
 
 

Shubb Capos | Väsen, Mike Marshall, and Darol Anger | “Flippen”

March 22, 2019
 
A powerhouse collaboration on stage at Wintergrass 2018, playing the Väsen tune “Flippen” with a fun interlude of “Squirrel Hunters.”
 
 
 
 

Shubb Capos | Väsen, Mike Marshall, and Darol Anger | “Flippen”

March 22, 2019
 
A powerhouse collaboration on stage at Wintergrass 2018, playing the Väsen tune “Flippen” with a fun interlude of “Squirrel Hunters.”
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Grey Eagle”

By: Dan Gabel
March 22, 2019
 
Bruce Molsky, Stash Wyslouch and Allison de Groot play a traditional fiddle tune live at the Peghead Nation table at Wintergrass.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Grey Eagle”

By: Dan Gabel
March 22, 2019
 
Bruce Molsky, Stash Wyslouch and Allison de Groot play a traditional fiddle tune live at the Peghead Nation table at Wintergrass.
 
 
 
 

How It Began | Sheeran By Lowden

March 19, 2019
 
George Lowden and Ed Sheeran on the friendship and collaboration that has resulted in a brand new line of guitars for aspiring musicians.
 
 
 
 

How It Began | Sheeran By Lowden

March 19, 2019
 
George Lowden and Ed Sheeran on the friendship and collaboration that has resulted in a brand new line of guitars for aspiring musicians.
 
 
 
 

Chris Luquette and Trey Hensley: “Big Sciota” | Thompson Guitars

March 12, 2019
 
Flatpickers take two Thompson guitars for a fun spin during the Sisters Folk Festival Concert.
 
 
 
 

Chris Luquette and Trey Hensley: “Big Sciota” | Thompson Guitars

March 12, 2019
 
Flatpickers take two Thompson guitars for a fun spin during the Sisters Folk Festival Concert.
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: When Picking Is Your Passion

By: Derk Richardson
March 6, 2019
 
Tyler Grant and Robin Kessinger infuse their acoustic guitar flatpicking duets with unbridled joy.
 
 
 
 

Derk’s Discoveries: When Picking Is Your Passion

By: Derk Richardson
March 6, 2019
 
Tyler Grant and Robin Kessinger infuse their acoustic guitar flatpicking duets with unbridled joy.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “The Little Carpenter”

By: Dan Gabel
March 1, 2019
 
Peghead Nation fiddle and banjo instructor plays and sings a great traditional song with Stash Wyslouch and Allison de Groot, live at Wintergrass.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “The Little Carpenter”

By: Dan Gabel
March 1, 2019
 
Peghead Nation fiddle and banjo instructor plays and sings a great traditional song with Stash Wyslouch and Allison de Groot, live at Wintergrass.
 
 
 
 

Thompson Guitars Tasting Workshop at Wintergrass

March 1, 2019
 
Guitarists Steve Blanchard, Don Share, Tim Stafford, Dale Adkins, Billy Strings, and Josh Rinkel talk about and play their Preston Thompson guitars for a live audience at Wintergrass 2019.
 
 
 
 

Thompson Guitars Tasting Workshop at Wintergrass

March 1, 2019
 
Guitarists Steve Blanchard, Don Share, Tim Stafford, Dale Adkins, Billy Strings, and Josh Rinkel talk about and play their Preston Thompson guitars for a live audience at Wintergrass 2019.
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 
 

Courtney Hartman: “Low Power Mode” | D’Addario Raw Talent

February 19, 2019
 
The guitarist and songwriter writes a song on the spot, given nothing but the title as a starting place.
 
 
 
 

Courtney Hartman: “Low Power Mode” | D’Addario Raw Talent

February 19, 2019
 
The guitarist and songwriter writes a song on the spot, given nothing but the title as a starting place.
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 
 

Darrell Scott: “Full Light” | Collings

February 12, 2019
 
The multi-instrumentalist and songwriter plays an original song on his Collings C100 at the Collings shop in Austin, Texas.
 
 
 
 

Darrell Scott: “Full Light” | Collings

February 12, 2019
 
The multi-instrumentalist and songwriter plays an original song on his Collings C100 at the Collings shop in Austin, Texas.
 
 
 
 

Billy Strings: “Me and My Uncle” | Preston Thompson Guitars

January 30, 2019
 
The songwriter and guitarist plays a Grateful Dead favorite with his band at YarmonyGrass.
 
 
 
 

Billy Strings: “Me and My Uncle” | Preston Thompson Guitars

January 30, 2019
 
The songwriter and guitarist plays a Grateful Dead favorite with his band at YarmonyGrass.
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 
 

Mike Compton and Scott Nygaard: “Bring Your Clothes Back Home”

By: Dan Gabel
January 22, 2019
 
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play John Hartford’s humorous blues song.
 
 
 
 

Mike Compton and Scott Nygaard: “Bring Your Clothes Back Home”

By: Dan Gabel
January 22, 2019
 
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play John Hartford’s humorous blues song.
 
 
 
 

Martin Museum Sessions | Brian Fallon: “Smoke”

January 17, 2019
 
The songwriter and former frontman for Gaslight Anthem sings an original song in the Martin Guitar Museum.
 
 
 
 

Martin Museum Sessions | Brian Fallon: “Smoke”

January 17, 2019
 
The songwriter and former frontman for Gaslight Anthem sings an original song in the Martin Guitar Museum.
 
 
 
 

Eric Bibb | Preston Thompson 12-Fret 000

January 15, 2019
 
The blues guitarist and songwriter discusses and plays his Preston Thompson during a stop in Seattle, Washington.
 
 
 
 

Eric Bibb | Preston Thompson 12-Fret 000

January 15, 2019
 
The blues guitarist and songwriter discusses and plays his Preston Thompson during a stop in Seattle, Washington.
 
 
 
 

Dom Flemons Live at Elderly Instruments

January 8, 2019
 
The American Songster plays three songs from his new album, “Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys,” live at Elderly Instruments.
 
 
 
 

Dom Flemons Live at Elderly Instruments

January 8, 2019
 
The American Songster plays three songs from his new album, “Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys,” live at Elderly Instruments.
 
 
 
 

Ryan Montbleau: “Looking Glass” | Fishman Rare Earth

January 5, 2019
 
The songwriter plays an original song that he recently recorded for his new live album, “Woodstock Sessions.”
 
 
 
 

Ryan Montbleau: “Looking Glass” | Fishman Rare Earth

January 5, 2019
 
The songwriter plays an original song that he recently recorded for his new live album, “Woodstock Sessions.”
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 
 

“Saint” Nick D’Addario Takes London

December 20, 2018
 
In the spirit of the season, "Saint" Nick D'Addario hits the streets of London to give back to those who give us the gift of music.
 
 
 
 

“Saint” Nick D’Addario Takes London

December 20, 2018
 
In the spirit of the season, "Saint" Nick D'Addario hits the streets of London to give back to those who give us the gift of music.
 
 
 
 

Ned Luberecki: “Take Five” | California Banjo Extravaganza

By: Dan Gabel
December 19, 2018
 
A performance of the jazz classic by the 2018 IBMA Banjo Player of Year, with Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
 
 
 
 

Ned Luberecki: “Take Five” | California Banjo Extravaganza

By: Dan Gabel
December 19, 2018
 
A performance of the jazz classic by the 2018 IBMA Banjo Player of Year, with Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.