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Great Venues: The Melkweg Club – Amsterdam


One of the most famous club/entertainment complexes in Europe, the Melkweg Club (Dutch for Milky Way) was founded in 1970 when a local theater group took over a old dairy building and transformed it into a concert venue and nightclub.

 

The Melkweg draws many of the hottest up and coming international touring acts, such as electric blues guitarist and singer Ana Popovic. Popovic was raised in war-torn Belgrade, in the… Read More

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Gear Profile: Dallas International Guitar Festival

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Guitar Shop TV looks at the one and only Dallas International Guitar Festival, the world’s oldest and largest event of its kind. This is Guitar Heaven, Texas-style, with over 800 booths representing collectors, dealers, manufacturers and traders from every corner of the USA.

 

 

This is the place to buy, sell, trade or appraise incredible vintage instruments, check out cool new and… Read More

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The Clash – The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame – Where Legends Live

 

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. is a unique nonprofit organization that exists to educate visitors, fans and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission through its operation of a world-class museum, library and archives as well as its incredible educational programs. Guitar Shop TV is collaborating closely with the Museum, and… Read More

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Great Venues: The Bone – Dallas

The Deep Ellum neighborhood of downtown Dallas, TX has been tied up with music for over 75 years.  Originally a center for industry, this then mostly-black part of East Dallas gained nationwide acclaim as a hotspot for Southern Blues in the 1930s.  Later, Deep Ellum would become home to artists and musicians from many different styles and backgrounds, including a lively Punk scene in the 1980s.  But if you want to recapture the Read More

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NYC Venues: Madison Square Garden – Arcade Fire Performs “Wake Up” (Unstaged)

Performing at the one and only Madison Square Garden, Win Butler brings an army of Canadian musicians on stage with him whenever Arcade Fire plays a show. They scream, they chant, they rock,  and now that they’re playing to large venues, “epic” is an accurate word to describe their performances.

 

Take this version of “Wake Up” from their enormously successful sophomore record Funeral, for instance. Arcade Fire captivates a large audience better than most. Bruce Springsteen used to be the only man who played in… Read More

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Great Venues: Rosa’s Lounge – Chicago

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According to its website “Rosa’s Lounge operates in the hallowed tradition of Chicago blues lounges, family owned and operated by an Italian immigrant who came to Chicago in 1978 after meeting Junior Wells in Milan. Tony Mangiullo found the true spirit of the blues at legendary South Side lounges like Theresa’s, and he opened Rosa’s (1984) as a tribute to those cradles of blues tradition, and named it after his mother, Rosa, who had followed him here to help.”

 
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