Most artists don’t publish one autobiography, let alone two, but classical guitarist Liona Boyd’s life is so rich with career milestones, professional achievements, and personal fulfillment that she has filled two volumes, and no doubt will eventually have enough...
By Caroline Paone Lovers Dreamers Fighters is the name of country singer Lo Carmen's latest album. Three words that say a lot, especially if you’re a musician. Carmen’s love for music and dreams of becoming a singer began in the clubs...
Sharon Isbin’s name is synonymous with classical guitar, and while it is the style for which she is best known, her repertoire extends into a remarkable network of artists and projects, from symphonic maestros to the hierarchy of rock...
Earlier this year, Heritage Guitars celebrated 100 years of guitar-making in Kalamazoo, Michigan with factory tours, live music, a VIP dinner, and an update on the plans for the $12 million renovation of the building that houses Heritage Guitar...
Guitar Girl Magazine recently had the chance to catch up with guitarist Nita Strauss backstage at Chastain Park Atlanta, right after she got off stage with Alice Cooper on their tour with Deep Purple. In June 2014, Nita replaced...
The era of Rock 'n' Roll exploded in the 1960s with the introduction of The Beatles and the ensuing “British Invasion…” and greats like Frank, Dean, and Elvis were left in the rear view mirror of pop music. For...
What some might consider a career gamble, Samantha Fish prefers to think of as “ambitious”: releasing two albums in one year. In March came Chills & Fever, for which she traveled to Detroit to track fourteen vintage R&B songs...
Recently Guitar Girl was given the chance to get a behind the scenes sneak-peak on what it's like to be the openers for such legends as Blondie and Garbage. Backstage at the Chastain Ampitheatre in Atlanta, I caught up...
At just 16 years old, singer-songwriter Kylie Spence released the official music video for her debut single “Lying Eyes” earlier this month, with the video already garnering over 4,500 views in that short time period. Filmed in the California...
Austin native songwriter and guitarist Jackie Venson recently released her new EP Transcends which was produced by Michael Ramos (John Mellencamp, Los Lonely Boys, Paul Simon) and mixed by Boo Mitchell (John Mayer, Mark Ronson, Mississippi All Stars). This...