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Gear Profile: Taylor Acoustics


Guitar Shop TV met with Taylor Guitars at NAMM to check out their redesigned rosewood bodied 700 series to a vintage Americana style with a standard Englemann top and venetian cutaway. In addition to the new look, guitars in the 300 series and above are now also available in a nylon string model. The 200 series budget-friendly guitars have also been made available in a black or sunburst top. Check out the above video for more detail!

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Great Venues: Blue Chicago – Chicago

Yes, it’s a little touristy and usually very crowded, but when it comes to great blues music, Blue Chicago on Clark is the real deal. The music is red hot, the singers and players are always bringin’ it, and they usually deliver a great show to the crowd.

The doorman Lorenzo is cool and funny, and the crowd a great mix of locals, international and domestic tourists, young people, older folks, black, white, Asian, and Latino. Blues tunes range from slow and greasy… Read More

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Gear Profile: The Gibson Robby Krieger SG

Guitar Shop TV’s “Guitar of the Month” is Robby Krieger‘s Gibson SG Inspired from Gibson Custom, in keeping with our tribute to The Doors.

 

According to Gibson’s promotional write-up: “From 1965 to 1971, Krieger and The Doors created a body of music that redefined American rock and roll at its core. Today, their songs remain some of the most influential and original ever written. Much of that writing happened… Read More

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Exclusive Interview: Eurythmics Dave Stewart

Guitar Shop TV recently sat down with legendary guitarist, songwriter, and producer Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) who talks about his Rockbridge guitar and his latest project  Super Heavy, an exciting new fusion-reggae-Indian-blues supergroup that includes Stewart, Mick Jagger, Joss Stone, Damian Marley, and A.R. Rahman. A Golden Globe and 4-time Grammy Award winner, Dave… Read More

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 7: Jimmy Wallace/Dallas Guitar Show

This episode features our exclusive conversation with legendary Texas guitarist, promoter and businessman Jimmy Wallace, founder of the Dallas International Guitar Festival, along with scenes from the red-hot Dallas music scene, including amazing LIVE blues footage from one of the Big D’s coolest clubs “The Bone,” and much more!

 

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Exclusive Interview: Matt Schofield, British Blues Guitar Sensation

Guitar Shop TV sat down recently for an exclusive interview with British blues sensation Matt Schofield, backstage at the Rockwood Music Hall in New York… Schofield is widely regarded as one of the most distinctive and innovative guitarists to have emerged on the world scene for several generations. He is rated in the top ten British blues guitarists of all time (Guitar & Bass Magazine) putting him in the company of such iconic names as… Read More

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