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Shubb Violet Sky C1vs 50th Anniversary Edition

March 26, 2024
 
A beautifully etched capo with a lush finish and iridescent hardware, celebrating 50 years of creating the worlds” finest capos.
 
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Shubb Violet Sky Capo
 

Shubb Violet Sky C1vs 50th Anniversary Edition

March 26, 2024
 
A beautifully etched capo with a lush finish and iridescent hardware, celebrating 50 years of creating the worlds” finest capos.
 
 
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Join us at Wintergrass 2024

By: Dan Gabel
February 14, 2024
 
Peghead Nation will be on hand in Bellevue, Washington, February 22 - 25 for a weekend full of performances, workshops, jamming, and fun!
 
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Join us at Wintergrass 2024

By: Dan Gabel
February 14, 2024
 
Peghead Nation will be on hand in Bellevue, Washington, February 22 - 25 for a weekend full of performances, workshops, jamming, and fun!
 
 
 
 

Bill Evans, John Resichman, Todd Phillips, Hayes Griffin: “Big Spike Hammer”

By: Dan Gabel
November 27, 2023
 
Peghead Nation banjo and mandolin instructors play an Osborne Brothers classic at Great Lakes Music Camp.
 
Bill Evans, John Reischman, Hayes Griffin, Todd Phillips
 
 
Bill Evans, John Reischman, Hayes Griffin, Todd Phillips
 

Bill Evans, John Resichman, Todd Phillips, Hayes Griffin: “Big Spike Hammer”

By: Dan Gabel
November 27, 2023
 
Peghead Nation banjo and mandolin instructors play an Osborne Brothers classic at Great Lakes Music Camp.
 
 
 
 

Jeremy Kittel, Stash Wyslouch, and Todd Phillips: “On the Sunny Side of the Street”

By: Dan Gabel
November 27, 2023
 
Peghead Nation guitar instructor joins with fellow Great Lakes Music teachers to play a fun version of the 1930s standard.
 
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Stash Wyslouch
 

Jeremy Kittel, Stash Wyslouch, and Todd Phillips: “On the Sunny Side of the Street”

By: Dan Gabel
November 27, 2023
 
Peghead Nation guitar instructor joins with fellow Great Lakes Music teachers to play a fun version of the 1930s standard.
 
 
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John Reischman, Bill Evans, and Friends: “Suzanne’s Journey”

By: Dan Gabel
October 20, 2023
 
John Reischman plays his tune “Suzanne’s Journey” at Great Lakes Music Camp 2023 with Bill Evans, Ethan Setiawan Jeremy Kittel, Hayes Griffin, and Todd Phillips.
 
John Reischman Great Lakes Music Camp
 
 
John Reischman Great Lakes Music Camp
 

John Reischman, Bill Evans, and Friends: “Suzanne’s Journey”

By: Dan Gabel
October 20, 2023
 
John Reischman plays his tune “Suzanne’s Journey” at Great Lakes Music Camp 2023 with Bill Evans, Ethan Setiawan Jeremy Kittel, Hayes Griffin, and Todd Phillips.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh and Grant Gordy: “Little White Lies”

By: Dan Gabel
August 18, 2023
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a great standard with his long-time musical collaborator in the Peghead Nation studio.
 
Joe K. Walsh, Grant Gordy
 
 
Joe K. Walsh, Grant Gordy
 

Joe K. Walsh and Grant Gordy: “Little White Lies”

By: Dan Gabel
August 18, 2023
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a great standard with his long-time musical collaborator in the Peghead Nation studio.
 
 
 
 

New Lessons, Tunes, and Techniques for August 2023

By: Dan Gabel
August 1, 2023
 
Peghead Nation instructors release hours of new material for you to dig into this month!
 
John Reischman
 
 
John Reischman
 

New Lessons, Tunes, and Techniques for August 2023

By: Dan Gabel
August 1, 2023
 
Peghead Nation instructors release hours of new material for you to dig into this month!
 
 
 
 

Flynn Cohen and Liz Simmons: The Hag’s Purse, Bryan O’Lynn, Miss McDevitt’s

By: Dan Gabel
July 28, 2023
 
Peghead Nation Irish Guitar instructor plays a set of jigs live in the studio with guitarist Liz Simmons.
 
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Flynn Cohen Liz Simmons
 

Flynn Cohen and Liz Simmons: The Hag’s Purse, Bryan O’Lynn, Miss McDevitt’s

By: Dan Gabel
July 28, 2023
 
Peghead Nation Irish Guitar instructor plays a set of jigs live in the studio with guitarist Liz Simmons.
 
 
 
 

Stash Wyslouch: “Gotta Travel On”

By: Dan Gabel
July 10, 2023
 
Peghead Nation's Bluegrass Guitar Fingerboard Mastery instructor plays a classic American folksong that Bill Monroe recorded in 1959.
 
Stash Wyslouch
 
 
Stash Wyslouch
 

Stash Wyslouch: “Gotta Travel On”

By: Dan Gabel
July 10, 2023
 
Peghead Nation's Bluegrass Guitar Fingerboard Mastery instructor plays a classic American folksong that Bill Monroe recorded in 1959.
 
 
 
 

New Course! Western Swing Guitar with Matt Munisteri

By: Dan Gabel
May 30, 2023
 
Learn to play the classic western swing rhythm style pioneered by Eldon Shamblin, as well as “twin guitar” solos from Bob Wills’s guitarists and the soloing styles of great western swing players.
 
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Western Swing Guitar
 

New Course! Western Swing Guitar with Matt Munisteri

By: Dan Gabel
May 30, 2023
 
Learn to play the classic western swing rhythm style pioneered by Eldon Shamblin, as well as “twin guitar” solos from Bob Wills’s guitarists and the soloing styles of great western swing players.
 
 
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Flynn Cohen, Marla Fibish, and Liz Simmons: Fred Finn’s and Sailing Into Walpole’s Marsh

By: Dan Gabel
April 13, 2023
 
Peghead Nation Irish Guitar and Irish Mandolin instructors play a great set of reels live in the studio.
 
Flynn Cohen, Marla Fibish, Liz Simmons
 
 
Flynn Cohen, Marla Fibish, Liz Simmons
 

Flynn Cohen, Marla Fibish, and Liz Simmons: Fred Finn’s and Sailing Into Walpole’s Marsh

By: Dan Gabel
April 13, 2023
 
Peghead Nation Irish Guitar and Irish Mandolin instructors play a great set of reels live in the studio.
 
 
 
 

New Course! Irish Flatpicking Guitar with Flynn Cohen Now Available

By: Dan Gabel
April 1, 2023
 
Learn to play traditional Irish dance tunes such as reels, jigs, and hornpipes on the guitar in the style of Paul Brady, John Doyle, and others.
 
Flynn Cohen
 
 
Flynn Cohen
 

New Course! Irish Flatpicking Guitar with Flynn Cohen Now Available

By: Dan Gabel
April 1, 2023
 
Learn to play traditional Irish dance tunes such as reels, jigs, and hornpipes on the guitar in the style of Paul Brady, John Doyle, and others.
 
 
 
 

Doug Young: Paddy Fahy’s Jig #1/Paddy Fahy’s Reel #3

March 14, 2023
 
Peghead Nation instructor plays a fingerstyle guitar arrangement of two popular Irish tunes.
 
 
 
 

Doug Young: Paddy Fahy’s Jig #1/Paddy Fahy’s Reel #3

March 14, 2023
 
Peghead Nation instructor plays a fingerstyle guitar arrangement of two popular Irish tunes.
 
 
 
 

Joe K. Walsh, John Mailander, Paul Kowert, Ross Martin: “You’re Going to Make Me Lonesome When You Go”

By: Dan Gabel
March 9, 2023
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a Bob Dylan song with some of his fellow teachers at the Great Lakes Music Camp concert.
 
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Joe K. Walsh GLMC
 

Joe K. Walsh, John Mailander, Paul Kowert, Ross Martin: “You’re Going to Make Me Lonesome When You Go”

By: Dan Gabel
March 9, 2023
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a Bob Dylan song with some of his fellow teachers at the Great Lakes Music Camp concert.
 
 
 
 

Join Us at Wintergrass 2023

By: Dan Gabel
February 9, 2023
 
Peghead Nation will be on hand in Bellevue, Washington, February 23 - 26 for a weekend full of performances, workshops, jamming, and fun!
 
Wintergrass2023
 
 
Wintergrass2023
 

Join Us at Wintergrass 2023

By: Dan Gabel
February 9, 2023
 
Peghead Nation will be on hand in Bellevue, Washington, February 23 - 26 for a weekend full of performances, workshops, jamming, and fun!
 
 
 
 

California Bluegrass Reunion: “Petersburg Gal”

By: Dan Gabel
December 21, 2022
 
A powerhouse band packed with Peghead Nation instructors plays an original tune from Bill Evans.
 
California Bluegrass Reunion
 
 
California Bluegrass Reunion
 

California Bluegrass Reunion: “Petersburg Gal”

By: Dan Gabel
December 21, 2022
 
A powerhouse band packed with Peghead Nation instructors plays an original tune from Bill Evans.
 
 
 
 

Mike Compton and Joe Newberry: “Death and Blues”

By: Dan Gabel
December 14, 2022
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays an original song with his duo partner, at the Great Lakes Music Camp concert.
 
Mike Compton Joe Newberry
 
 
Mike Compton Joe Newberry
 

Mike Compton and Joe Newberry: “Death and Blues”

By: Dan Gabel
December 14, 2022
 
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays an original song with his duo partner, at the Great Lakes Music Camp concert.
 
 
 
 

Steve Baughman: “Cumberland Gap”/“Cripple Creek”

October 26, 2022
 
Peghead Nation clawhammer guitar instructor plays a medley of two fiddle tunes.
 
 
 
 

Steve Baughman: “Cumberland Gap”/“Cripple Creek”

October 26, 2022
 
Peghead Nation clawhammer guitar instructor plays a medley of two fiddle tunes.
 
 
 
 

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

By: Dan Gabel
September 10, 2022
 
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
September 10, 2022
 
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play a David Grisman and Jerry Garcia tune.
 
 
 
 

Chris Luquette: City Suite for Two Guitars | Thompson Guitars

July 1, 2022
 
Flatpicking guitar virtuoso introduces his new album of guitar duets at the Thompson Guitars workshop.
 
 
 
 

Chris Luquette: City Suite for Two Guitars | Thompson Guitars

July 1, 2022
 
Flatpicking guitar virtuoso introduces his new album of guitar duets at the Thompson Guitars workshop.
 
 
 
 

Watch the 25th Anniversary Celebration of Scott Nygaard’s “Dreamer’s Waltz”

By: Dan Gabel
June 4, 2022
 
Video Available | Peghead Nation instructor Flynn Cohen interviews our co-founder about his influential second solo album on the 25th Anniversary of its release.
 
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Scott Nygaard
 

Watch the 25th Anniversary Celebration of Scott Nygaard’s “Dreamer’s Waltz”

By: Dan Gabel
June 4, 2022
 
Video Available | Peghead Nation instructor Flynn Cohen interviews our co-founder about his influential second solo album on the 25th Anniversary of its release.
 
 
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Now Available for Subscription | Creating Bluegrass and Roots Music Solos with Scott Nygaard

By: Dan Gabel
June 1, 2022
 
Learn how to turn scales and arpeggios into solos that sound great, whether you’re improvising or playing a composed solo.
 
Scott Nygaard
 
 
Scott Nygaard
 

Now Available for Subscription | Creating Bluegrass and Roots Music Solos with Scott Nygaard

By: Dan Gabel
June 1, 2022
 
Learn how to turn scales and arpeggios into solos that sound great, whether you’re improvising or playing a composed solo.
 
 
 
 

Bluegrass Guitar Fingerboard Mastery with Stash Wyslouch Now Available | New Course!

By: Dan Gabel
June 1, 2022
 
Decode the mysteries of the guitar neck through the lens of bluegrass, old-time, and country music with this new course from guitar master Stash Wyslouch.
 
Stash Wyslouch
 
 
Stash Wyslouch
 

Bluegrass Guitar Fingerboard Mastery with Stash Wyslouch Now Available | New Course!

By: Dan Gabel
June 1, 2022
 
Decode the mysteries of the guitar neck through the lens of bluegrass, old-time, and country music with this new course from guitar master Stash Wyslouch.
 
 
 
 

Scott Nygaard: “Where to Now?” | 25th Anniversary of “Dreamer’s Waltz”

By: Dan Gabel
May 23, 2022
 
Join us as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Peghead Nation co-founder Scott Nygaard’s influential solo album, Wednesday, May 25 on Zoom.
 
Scott Nygaard
 
 
Scott Nygaard
 

Scott Nygaard: “Where to Now?” | 25th Anniversary of “Dreamer’s Waltz”

By: Dan Gabel
May 23, 2022
 
Join us as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Peghead Nation co-founder Scott Nygaard’s influential solo album, Wednesday, May 25 on Zoom.
 
 
 
 

Mr Sun: “Blackbird” | Peghead Nation Exclusive

By: Dan Gabel
May 15, 2022
 
The virtuosic four-piece showcases their playful arrangement of a Beatles classic, which they also recorded on their new album “Extrovert.”
 
Mr Sun
 
 
Mr Sun
 

Mr Sun: “Blackbird” | Peghead Nation Exclusive

By: Dan Gabel
May 15, 2022
 
The virtuosic four-piece showcases their playful arrangement of a Beatles classic, which they also recorded on their new album “Extrovert.”
 
 
 
 

A Celebration of Dreamer’s Waltz | Wednesday, May 25, 5 PM Pacific on Zoom

By: Dan Gabel
May 2, 2022
 
Peghead Nation instructor Flynn Cohen interviews our co-founder Scott Nygaard about his influential second solo release on the 25th Anniversary of its release.
 
Scott Nygaard Dreamer's Waltz Event
 
 
Scott Nygaard Dreamer's Waltz Event
 

A Celebration of Dreamer’s Waltz | Wednesday, May 25, 5 PM Pacific on Zoom

By: Dan Gabel
May 2, 2022
 
Peghead Nation instructor Flynn Cohen interviews our co-founder Scott Nygaard about his influential second solo release on the 25th Anniversary of its release.
 
 
 
 

Learning by Ear with Lissa Schneckenburger Now Available!

By: Dan Gabel
April 1, 2022
 
Learn to pick up tunes on the fly and increase your ability to interact with your fellow musicians with fun ear-training exercises and practice, applicable to all instruments.
 
Lissa Schneckenburger
 
 
Lissa Schneckenburger
 

Learning by Ear with Lissa Schneckenburger Now Available!

By: Dan Gabel
April 1, 2022
 
Learn to pick up tunes on the fly and increase your ability to interact with your fellow musicians with fun ear-training exercises and practice, applicable to all instruments.
 
 
 
 

Bruce Molsky: “Kom Hem” (Come Home)

By: Dan Gabel
February 21, 2022
 
Bruce Molsky plays a Swedish tune written by Kjell-Erik Eriksson, which Bruce recorded for his new guitar album “Everywhere You Go.”
 
Bruce Molsky
 
 
Bruce Molsky
 

Bruce Molsky: “Kom Hem” (Come Home)

By: Dan Gabel
February 21, 2022
 
Bruce Molsky plays a Swedish tune written by Kjell-Erik Eriksson, which Bruce recorded for his new guitar album “Everywhere You Go.”
 
 
 
 

Register for Creating Bluegrass and Roots Music Solos with Scott Nygaard | 8-Session Zoom Workshop Series

By: Dan Gabel
December 22, 2021
 
Learn how to turn scales and arpeggios into solos that sound great, whether you’re improvising or playing a composed solo. Live Zoom sessions start January 18, 2022, 6 PM Pacific Time.
 
Scott Nygaard
 
 
Scott Nygaard
 

Register for Creating Bluegrass and Roots Music Solos with Scott Nygaard | 8-Session Zoom Workshop Series

By: Dan Gabel
December 22, 2021
 
Learn how to turn scales and arpeggios into solos that sound great, whether you’re improvising or playing a composed solo. Live Zoom sessions start January 18, 2022, 6 PM Pacific Time.
 
 
 
 

Jam on the Road with Brandy Clark | Martin Guitar

December 19, 2021
 
The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter performs two of her popular original songs for Martin’s Jam on the Road series.
 
Brandy Clark
 
 
Brandy Clark
 

Jam on the Road with Brandy Clark | Martin Guitar

December 19, 2021
 
The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter performs two of her popular original songs for Martin’s Jam on the Road series.
 
 
 
 

California Bluegrass Reunion: “Suzanne’s Journey”

By: Dan Gabel
December 17, 2021
 
All-star band of Peghead Nation instructors Bill Evans, Chad Manning, Sharon Gilchrist, and John Reischman, along with Darol Anger and Jim Nunally, play one of John’s new original tunes.
 
California Bluegrass Reunion
 
 
California Bluegrass Reunion
 

California Bluegrass Reunion: “Suzanne’s Journey”

By: Dan Gabel
December 17, 2021
 
All-star band of Peghead Nation instructors Bill Evans, Chad Manning, Sharon Gilchrist, and John Reischman, along with Darol Anger and Jim Nunally, play one of John’s new original tunes.
 
 
 
 

California Bluegrass Reunion: “Roll On Buddy, Roll On”

By: Dan Gabel
November 18, 2021
 
Powerhouse band of Peghead Nation instructors Bill Evans, Chad Manning, Sharon Gilchrist, and John Reischman, along with Darol Anger and Jim Nunally, play a bluegrass classic.
 
CA Bluegrass Reunion
 
 
CA Bluegrass Reunion
 

California Bluegrass Reunion: “Roll On Buddy, Roll On”

By: Dan Gabel
November 18, 2021
 
Powerhouse band of Peghead Nation instructors Bill Evans, Chad Manning, Sharon Gilchrist, and John Reischman, along with Darol Anger and Jim Nunally, play a bluegrass classic.
 
 
 
 

Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern: “Bonnie Jean”

By: Dan Gabel
November 10, 2021
 
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
November 10, 2021
 
Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor sings and plays a Robert Burns song with fiddler Julia Toaspern.
 
 
 
 

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

By: Dan Gabel
October 30, 2021
 
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
October 30, 2021
 
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.
 
 
 
 

Sierra Ferrell: “I’d Do It Again” | Thompson Guitars

September 29, 2021
 
The talented singer-songwriter plays an original song live in the Thompson Guitars shop.
 
Sierra Ferrell
 
 
Sierra Ferrell
 

Sierra Ferrell: “I’d Do It Again” | Thompson Guitars

September 29, 2021
 
The talented singer-songwriter plays an original song live in the Thompson Guitars shop.
 
 
 
 

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

By: Dan Gabel
September 15, 2021
 
Brittany Haas and an all-star band play a beautiful version of the popular Texas fiddle tune, live at the Great Lakes Music Camp 2019.
 
 
 
 

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

By: Dan Gabel
September 15, 2021
 
Brittany Haas and an all-star band play a beautiful version of the popular Texas fiddle tune, live at the Great Lakes Music Camp 2019.
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 
 

John Reischman and the Slocan Ramblers: “Stoney Creek”

By: Dan Gabel
July 21, 2021
 
Our Melodic Mandolin Tunes instructor plays a bluegrass classic with the 2020 IBMA Momentum Band Award winners.
 
John Reischman Slocan Ramblers
 
 
John Reischman Slocan Ramblers
 

John Reischman and the Slocan Ramblers: “Stoney Creek”

By: Dan Gabel
July 21, 2021
 
Our Melodic Mandolin Tunes instructor plays a bluegrass classic with the 2020 IBMA Momentum Band Award winners.
 
 
 
 

Win a Spot at Great Lakes Music Camp 2021

By: Dan Gabel
July 16, 2021
 
Enter to win a Weekend Camper package at this inspiring camp, with instructors including Peghead Nation’s Joe K. Walsh, Evie Ladin, Bill Evans, Bruce Molsky, Mike Compton, and Zoe Guigueno.
 
GLMC PHN 2021
 
 
GLMC PHN 2021
 

Win a Spot at Great Lakes Music Camp 2021

By: Dan Gabel
July 16, 2021
 
Enter to win a Weekend Camper package at this inspiring camp, with instructors including Peghead Nation’s Joe K. Walsh, Evie Ladin, Bill Evans, Bruce Molsky, Mike Compton, and Zoe Guigueno.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Across the Plains of Illinois”

By: Dan Gabel
July 16, 2021
 
Peghead Nation fiddle and banjo instructor plays and sings a great traditional song with his trio.
 
 
 
 

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Across the Plains of Illinois”

By: Dan Gabel
July 16, 2021
 
Peghead Nation fiddle and banjo instructor plays and sings a great traditional song with his trio.
 
 
 
 

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

By: Dan Gabel
July 16, 2021
 
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
July 16, 2021
 
A smoking triple-mandolin version of David Grisman’s tune “E.M.D.,” recorded at the Great Lakes Music Camp 2019.
 
 
 
 

Now Available for Subscription! Swing Guitar Soling with Matt Munisteri

By: Dan Gabel
July 1, 2021
 
New course! Study classic swing solos from Charlie Christian, Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt, and Lester Young, and learn key guitar techniques that will help you create a voice of your own.
 
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Matt Munisteri
 
 
Matt Munisteri
 

Now Available for Subscription! Swing Guitar Soling with Matt Munisteri

By: Dan Gabel
July 1, 2021
 
New course! Study classic swing solos from Charlie Christian, Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt, and Lester Young, and learn key guitar techniques that will help you create a voice of your own.
 
 
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Molly Tuttle with Madison Cunningham: “Strong Enough” | Preston Thompson Guitars

By: Dan Gabel
June 24, 2021
 
The guitarist and songwriter plays a her Molly Tuttle signature model guitar on this cover of the Sheryl Crow hit.
 
Molly Tuttle
 
 
Molly Tuttle
 

Molly Tuttle with Madison Cunningham: “Strong Enough” | Preston Thompson Guitars

By: Dan Gabel
June 24, 2021
 
The guitarist and songwriter plays a her Molly Tuttle signature model guitar on this cover of the Sheryl Crow hit.
 
 
 
 

Shubb Capos | Roger Tallroth and Mike Marshall | “Forslund”

June 24, 2021
 
A pretty polska played on mandolin and octave mandolin by Väsen guitarist Roger Tallroth and Mike Marshall.
 
 
 
 

Shubb Capos | Roger Tallroth and Mike Marshall | “Forslund”

June 24, 2021
 
A pretty polska played on mandolin and octave mandolin by Väsen guitarist Roger Tallroth and Mike Marshall.
 
 
 
 

Mike Compton and Scott Nygaard: “Tall Timber”

By: Dan Gabel
June 23, 2021
 
Peghead Nation’s Monroe-Style Mandolin instructor plays a smoking version of a Bill Monroe classic with our co-founder.
 
Mike Compton, Scott Nygaard
 
 
Mike Compton, Scott Nygaard
 

Mike Compton and Scott Nygaard: “Tall Timber”

By: Dan Gabel
June 23, 2021
 
Peghead Nation’s Monroe-Style Mandolin instructor plays a smoking version of a Bill Monroe classic with our co-founder.
 
 
 
 

Join the Porch Pride Beginner-Friendly Jam-Along with Luisa Lopez | Sunday, June 13

By: Dan Gabel
June 9, 2021
 
Peghead Nation is sponsoring Porch Pride 2021 and a special all-levels virtual jam.
 
Porch Pride 2021
 
 
Porch Pride 2021
 

Join the Porch Pride Beginner-Friendly Jam-Along with Luisa Lopez | Sunday, June 13

By: Dan Gabel
June 9, 2021
 
Peghead Nation is sponsoring Porch Pride 2021 and a special all-levels virtual jam.
 
 
 
 

Teja Gerken, Doug Young, Marla Fibish, and Bruce Victor: “Blind Mary/Cecily”

June 8, 2021
 
A guitar and mandolin quartet arrangement of the O’Carolan classic and an original tune.
 
 
 
 

Teja Gerken, Doug Young, Marla Fibish, and Bruce Victor: “Blind Mary/Cecily”

June 8, 2021
 
A guitar and mandolin quartet arrangement of the O’Carolan classic and an original tune.
 
 
 
 

Mike Compton and Joe Newberry: “Last Chance”

By: Dan Gabel
May 15, 2021
 
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
May 15, 2021
 
Peghead Nation’s Monroe-Style Mandolin instructor and his duo partner play a classic banjo tune from Virginia old-time musician Hobart Smith.
 
 
 
 

Garrison, Gordy, Hargreaves, Walsh: “Sports”

By: Dan Gabel
April 23, 2021
 
Watch a video of an original song from “Bluegrass and the Abstract Truth,” with mandolin from Peghead Nation instructor Joe K. Walsh, and illustration by our banjo instructor Danny Barnes.
 
Garrison, Gordy, Hargreaves, Walsh
 
 
Garrison, Gordy, Hargreaves, Walsh
 

Garrison, Gordy, Hargreaves, Walsh: “Sports”

By: Dan Gabel
April 23, 2021
 
Watch a video of an original song from “Bluegrass and the Abstract Truth,” with mandolin from Peghead Nation instructor Joe K. Walsh, and illustration by our banjo instructor Danny Barnes.
 
 
 
 

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
 
 
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 a Bill Withers 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 a Bill Withers 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 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 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.
 
 
 
 

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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