News & Events

Cousin Harley pays tribute to Merle Travis!

Cousin Harley pays tribute to Merle Travis!

In honor of what would have been the 100th birthday of Merle Travis (November 29th), Canadian cats Cousin Harley have released a new album! Packed with classics from the catalog of this pioneer from Kentucky, Cousin Harley put their signature style all over this record.  Blue Smoke: The Music of Merle Travis consists of 12 tunes that are... [Read More]

Gretsch On Tour!

Gretsch On Tour!

              Being the Gretsch fan that you are, you probably know that Mr. Joe Carducci has been traveling this great land spreading the word of That Great Gretsch Sound! Well, we took our turn to see the Twang-O-Rama November 18 at Riff City Guitar in New Hope, MN.  A bright, if not cold, day in the Twin... [Read More]

GuitArlington 2017-That’s a wrap!

GuitArlington 2017-That’s a wrap!

              If you’re anything like us, your back is sore and feet are tired which proves how great GuitArlington 2017 was! Not even a Cowboy’s game could slow down Sunday! With plenty of gear to whet one’s appetite, lots of folks went new prized possessions. To all those who stopped... [Read More]

The War On Drugs: A Deeper Understanding

If you are a fan of ‘The War On Drugs’, you’ve no-doubt been enjoying the new album: A Deeper Understanding.  Released late last month (8/25/17), it has received plenty of praise.  NPR described the new album as a ‘balance of ambition and grace’; we’d agree with that.  Inspired songwriting and ambitious... [Read More]

Guitarlington 2017!

                                    Autumn is just around the corner which means that its almost time for GuitArlington! Each fall a massive gathering of guitar enthusiasts journey to the Arlington Convention Center in Arlington Texas. We’ve said... [Read More]

Summer NAMM 2017 wrap up!

Summer NAMM 2017 wrap up!

                Returning to the spectacular Music City Center, Summer NAMM 2017 was incredible! As the music industry gathered it was easy to see why Nashville is also known as Music City.  While the summer show is certainly smaller than winter (in Anaheim, CA) there was no shortage of great new... [Read More]