Category Archives: Guitar News

Alternative’s Divorce From Guitar & Portugal. The Man’s ‘Feel It Still’ Success Story

For two weeks straight, Portugal. The Man’s “Feel it Still” has been the fourth-biggest song in America.  Before their first song to crack the Hot 100 got to No. 4 in its 18th week, the Oregon-by-way-of-Alaska band was eight albums and 14 years into a career that had seen it careen from falestto-filled art rock […]

Red Lion guitar shop donates lessons to school — no strings attached

CLOSE Red Lion Junior High students are learning to play the guitar thanks to a donation by local shop The Guitar Spot Buy Photo Red Lion Junior High School student Jack Pielmeier, 12, strums along during guitar club sponsored by The Guitar Spot in Red Lion, Wed., Nov. 1, 2017. John A. Pavoncello photo(Photo: The […]

Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner Gets New Signature Guitar From Epiphone

November 2, 2017 Epiphone proudly presents the new limited-edition Richie Faulkner Flying-V Custom Outfit, the premier signature guitar from JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner. Faulkner‘s Flying-V includes EMGTM active pickups, a Floyd Rose Tremolo and bridge with R2 Locking Nut, Grover Rotomatic machine heads, a custom Thin-C neck profile, and a custom designed gig bag. […]

Classical Guitar Concert at the Library

Peter Fletcher will present a Classical Guitar Concert at 2 p.m. on Nov. 12 at the Livermore Civic Center Library. Fanfare Magazine writes, “Fletcher’s performances bear not a trace of strain or awkwardness. His playing reminds me of Segovia’s—not Segovia at the end of his career, when he sometimes sounded a little too careful, but […]

Seminole Hard Rock’s guitar-shaped hotel is finally happening. Here’s the first look

Hard Rock is not going for subtle with this one. To the sounds of a drum solo by Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain, leaders of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Hard Rock International on Wednesday unveiled the progress of their biggest bet yet: A colossal guitar-shaped hotel 10 years in the making. At Wednesday’s […]

Lourdes gets help from K&S to offer guitar class

SARAH DESANTIS/STAFF PHOTO K&S Music, Paxinos, recently donated four new Fender acoustic guitars to Our Lourdes Regional School for use during music class. The school also owned 16 guitars that were re-strung and cleaned by the Krebs family, and two new acoustic guitars were purchased from K&S Music. Pictured, from left, are Dale Fahringer, of […]

World on a String – Pacific Northwest Inlander

Pacific Northwest Inlander World on a StringPacific Northwest InlanderEvery instrument comes with its built-in limitations, but Scottish-born guitarist Paul Galbraith has found adroit ways of working around them. He has an admittedly unusual way of playing the guitar: He tips the neck upward, like it’s a cello, which … Source link

Friends of the Guitar Hour Concert Series kicks off third year with Paul Galbraith

A staple of KBPX airwaves for 26 years, classical guitarist and “Guitar Hour” radio host Leon Atkinson is bringing his show to the stage for the third year via the Friends of the Guitar Hour Concert Series. Atkinson began the concert series with the goal of bringing renowned guitarists to the Inland Northwest. The 2017-18 […]

Guitars Not Guns aims to refine music skills – and life skills – through music lessons. | 831 (Tales from the Area Code)

On a Saturday morning at the Marina Teen Center, nine kids with acoustic guitars sit in a circle, their eyes trained toward sheets of music on the floor in front of them. They play a segment of music in unison as they warm up, but it sounds like a bit of a dissonant garble. Amy […]