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Watch This Year’s SSK&P Benefit Concert

Watch This Year’s SSK&P Benefit Concert

AcousticMusic.Org’s annual benefit concert for The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries is now available on YouTube. Watch the concert here: https://bit.ly/amobenefit Shoreline musicians Moving Target, Ebin-Rose, Ian Meadows and Brian Ebin Parker Wolfe return to...
Good Guys

Good Guys

Leonard Wyeth met up with Guy Van Duser at Acoustic Music over the weekend to shoot a fundraising video for Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries. Stay tuned for details! Watch 2020’s Black Friday tribute concert featuring Wyeth and others...
Duane Allman’s Les Paul

Duane Allman’s Les Paul

The 1957 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top was owned by Duane Allman and used on the first two Allman Brothers Band albums:  Allman Brothers Band  and Idlewild South. It was also the guitar used by Allman for the Derek & the Dominos recording sessions with Eric Clapton. It...
Duane Allman’s Gibson SG

Duane Allman’s Gibson SG

This 1961/62 Gibson SG belonged to Duane Allman and is the instrument played on the live recording of “Statesboro Blues” from the Allman Brothers Band’s At Fillmore East. The SG was part of the “Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll”...
Graham Nash Martin D-45

Graham Nash Martin D-45

50 years after the second public appearance of the group Crosby, Stills & Nash at the Woodstock Music & Arts Festival in 1969,this Martin D-45 guitar owned and played by Graham Nash was sold at Heritage Auctions on July 20 & 21, 2019. Graham had originally...
The 2019 NAMM Show

The 2019 NAMM Show

The guys from the shop made their annual trip to the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show in Anaheim, CA. NAMM is known as the “the world’s largest trade-only event for the music products, pro audio and event tech industry” with over 100,000...
Women Account for Half of Guitar Sales

Women Account for Half of Guitar Sales

A report from IbisWorld shows sales growth has been on the rise. Leading the way, according to a Fender survey, are women whom account for 50% of new guitar sales in the US and U.K. “The fact that 50 percent of new guitar buyers in the U.K. were women was a surprise...
Rooting for a Gibson Comeback

Rooting for a Gibson Comeback

As a kid, Jimmy Page’s Gibson Les Paul was the stuff of my guitar dreams. Fifteen year old me certainly couldn’t afford Jimmy’s Les Paul, but it inspired me to get my first guitar from a local pawn shop. I’ve been noodling ever since. So, it...
The Gibson L-4C & ES-175 Archtop Guitars

The Gibson L-4C & ES-175 Archtop Guitars

Gibson’s Popular Jazz Guitar The Gibson L-4C, and eventually the ES-175, are amongst the most popular jazz guitars in history. It has been the guitar of choice for guitarists like Joe Pass, Herb Ellis, Bill Frisell, Steve Howe and many...
A Tribute to Lyle Ritz

A Tribute to Lyle Ritz

Best known as one of the original electric and acoustic bass players for the legendary Los Angeles studio group, the Wrecking Crew. Lyle J. Ritz, age 87, a resident of Portland, Oregon, died peacefully on March 3rd, 2017. He was best known as one of the original...