The Blog

Tag Archives: Guitar Shop TV

Les Paul – The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame – Where Legends Live

 

Guitar Shop TV recently traveled to the legendary Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland to speak with VP Todd Mesek, who guided us through a fascinating exhibit on Les Paul, “The Father of the Solid Body Electric Guitar,” who made the sound of rock and roll possible.

 

Paul is one… Read More

Posted in Backstage passport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

November Artist Showcase Finalists


Guitar Shop TV is excited to present November’s six Artist Showcase finalists. We have received thousands of submissions from great bands around the world and we think this month’s finalists are pretty awesome. Our November Winner will be announced early next month based on the band receiving the largest number of votes from our viewers around the world.

 

All you need to do to show their support for one of this month’s six finalists is to REGISTER and VOTE FOR YOUR BAND AT OUR “POLLRead More

Posted in Artist showcase | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Shop Spotlight: Gary’s Classic Guitars – Cincinnati

An Exclusive Look at Some Incredible Rare Guitars

Guitar Shop TV meets with Gary Dick, owner of Gary’s Classic Guitars in Cincinnati, Ohio, for an exclusive look at some incredible vintage Gibsons.

 

Gary has been has been collecting, playing, and dealing in fine vintage guitars and rare guitars for more than 25 years. Buying and selling… Read More

Posted in Gear locker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

October Artist Showcase Winner: Unquiet Nights


Hailing from Northern Ireland, Belfast rockers Unquiet Nights have already garnered international attention for their soulful, impassioned brand of edgy indie guitar pop. Armed with “big ideas, big songs and a big sound,” the Northern Irish trio made Under the Radar magazine’s Best of 2010 sampler and have had several tracks featured in TV sports segments. Check out this incendiary live clip of the lads ripping it up on “Shoulda Said Something,”… Read More

Posted in Artist showcase | Tagged , , , , , ,

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

Posted in GEAR, Gear locker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in BACKSTAGE, Shop talk | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,