Friday, April 28, 2017
Wilson Center Guitar Festival
For many musicians who are trying to break into the music industry, the cost of paying a professional sound engineer to record a demo CD is just too high. So, instead, many musicians have started learning how to record their music themselves. 
Starting a rock 'n' roll band is the dream of so many young people worldwide. But not enough of them succeed because they don’t take it seriously. Either that or they’ve not thought the steps through enough. Here are a few great tips for starting your very own rock 'n' roll band.
If you have always wanted to learn how to play the guitar, you may not have been able to fulfil this wish for budget reasons. Taking up any musical hobby comes at a cost. There’s the one-off price to be paid for the instrument, and it’s accessories as well as the ongoing expenses, including sheet music and lessons. But learning to play the guitar is so enjoyable and rewarding that it seems unfair to let money get in the way. Fortunately, there are ways that you can cut down costs so that you can learn this fantastic skill without blowing your budget. Let’s take a look.
You don’t have to be a lighting technician to understand that stage lighting can enhance any band’s musical performance.  Scene: the lights dim, the fog machine mists the darkness.  Spotlights follow the band as they make their way to their positions on stage.  The first note of your favorite song erupts into colors of blue, purple and red.  You are entranced into that very moment of rock n’ roll. 
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Whether you’re a little-bit country like Taylor Swift, or rock n’ roll like Lzzy Hale, a pick should fit your signature style. Guitar Girl Magazine looked at numerous pick manufacturers to bring you many options and styles to explore. As...
When you are performing live, getting your tone is the most important thing. But how exactly do you achieve that? Although many people claim that very sophisticated and expensive gear is what you need, you should know that this is not the secret to a great sound on stage. The key is knowing how to choose and use the equipment you already have.
Get the lowdown on guitar strings If you didn’t already know, the type of electric guitar strings you use is kind of a big deal. Here’s what you need to know... Even though you take really good care of your electric...
Coming up in Atlanta within the next few months we’ve got the Shaky Knees Festival at Atlantic Station along with Music Midtown in Piedmont Park.  A great line-up at festivals like these is going to attract a lot of people.  But in this article, here are some helpful hints to make you stand apart from the crowd.  Prepare yourself like it’s nobody business! You will look like the professional music-goer when it comes to battling unpredictable weather, de-hydration, sunburn and those over-flowing port-o-potties. 
So, you want to start playing guitar? I mean you really, really want to start playing guitar? The good news is you’re certainly not alone. The guitar is one of the most popular instruments out there, and I’m sure you can tell why! Although a wonderful hobby to have, sounding great requires dedication and quite a bit of money. However, if you’re dead set on picking up an axe, then I advise you to go for it! The following is a brief guide on starting to play guitar.