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Great Venues: Kingston Mines – Chicago

Check this great clip from UIC Campus Housing on Kingston Mines, Chicago’s oldest and largest real blues club.

Recently celebrating its 40th anniversary, Kingston Mines presents Chicago Blues seven nights a week on two stages with two bands and guest vocalists. Voted Chicago’s best blues club 11 years in a row by the Chicago Music Awards. Doc’s Rib Joint serves the finest barbeque ribs, wings, catfish, and more for late night dining pleasure.

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Shop Spotlight: 30th Street Guitars – New York

30th Street Guitars, NYC: As one veteran New York studio guitarist put it: “This is really the only guitar shop in Manhattan for the working guitarist. Every place else is aimed at the wealthy, the kids, or the wealthy kids.” Be that as it may, 30th Street Guitars certainly runs a professional operation, and their staff is very knowledgeable and helpful.

 

 

In addition to their truly impressive collection of vintage 1950′s and 60′s Read More

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Exclusive Interview: LA Studio Legends Waddy Watchel and Leland Sklar: Part 1

“Working with Keith Richards” – Exclusive interview with Los Angeles Recording Studio Legends Waddy Watchel and Leland Sklar: Part 1 of 4

GUITARIST WADDY WACHTEL has appeared on hundreds of albums over the years, and has been a mainstay of the Los Angeles music scene. Among the artists and bands he has worked with are The Everly Brothers, Jackson Browne, Kim Carnes, Rosanne Cash, The Church, The Cowsills, Bob Dylan, Silver Condor, Gilby Clarke, Melissa Etheridge, Bryan Ferry, Bernard Fowler, Andrew Gold, Don Henley, Carole King, Miranda Lambert, The… Read More

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Gear Profile: Dean Guitars

Guitar Shop TV caught up on the latest Dean Guitars releases, celebrating its 35th anniversary with a series of special edition products. Dean revealed the newest additions to the DCR series, such as the DIMEBAG RAZORBACK BLACKTOOTH, with a limited run of only 200 guitars produced worldwide.

A treat for the Dave Mustaine fans is the brand new DAVE MUSTAINE VMNT PEACE SELLS, based on the Megadeth album cover, and the DAVE MUSTAINE VMNT ANGEL OF DETH, as seen on the Big Four tour. The VMNT series… Read More

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Studio Instrument Rentals (SIR): Does Your Rehearsal Space Write Neil Young Songs?

SIR, or Studio Instrument Rentals, is one of the largest and most popular services in the music industry. It’s a network nationwide with facilities in 13 cities, and offers studios, rehearsal space, and gear backlines for any size production or event.

So it’s a production company, and that’s all well and good, but SIR is so hugely immersed in the rock world, it’s actually influenced rock ‘n’ roll itself to a certain degree. Bruce Berry,… Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist: Rick Derringer LIVE at Beekman Beer Garden

 

Guitar Shop TV was backstage to catch lead Guitar icon Rick Derringer perform with Johnny and Edgar Winter at the Beekman Beer Garden and Beach Club in New York this month, and believe us, this guy still rocks! What an incredible player! Rick is a true guitar icon with a key role in rock history!

Check the following from the Rick Derringer website: “Young guitar great, vocalist and entertainer Rick Derringer was just 17 when his band The McCoysTM recorded the No.1 hit “Hang On… Read More

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