North London based musician, Natalie Shay, has emerged as one of London's hottest and most promising new acts. She was accepted into the renowned BRIT school, which has heralded alumni such as Adele, Jessie J, and Katy B. Shay...
Musician Jessi McNeal was raised in rural Washington where her upbringing shaped her craft in songwriting and performing. She began by singing hymns and old country tunes she grew up listening to in her family. Because of this, Americana,...
Sarah Rogo is one of a new group of young singer-songwriters from Southern California. Her music is best described as soulful with a heavy influence in old-school blues. Sarah’s sound comes from her National Resonator Guitars and her ability...
Los Angeles singer-songwriter Anna Vogelzang is gearing up for the release of her first album, Beacon, since making her home in the LA area, and as a new mother. She played her third installment of the month-long Salon Residency...
Kyshona has always lent her voice and music to those that feel they have been silenced or forgotten. She began her career as a music therapist, writing her first songs with her patients--the students and inmates under her care. She...
The Grammy Award-winning Queen of Bluegrass, Rhonda Vincent, recently released a new single, “Like I Could,” written by Jeannie Seely and Erin Enderlin. Along with her band, The Rage, Vincent has amassed more awards and accolades than any bluegrass group...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 9 - Autumn 2019 - Ladies of Metal Music as art. Music as passion. Music as therapy. Music as escape. For Yvette Young, the guitar is more than a source of expression; it’s...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 9 - Autumn 2019 - Ladies of Metal When it comes to throwing down heavy riffs and face-melting solos, few guitarists can own the stage like guitarist Courtney Cox. Born in Philadelphia, Courtney...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 10 – Winter The Cambridge Dictionary defines artist as “someone who creates things with great skill and imagination.” It’s a term affixed to many, but few truly embody it as does classical guitarist and...
By Daniel Corey It was Saturday, Day 3 of Winter NAMM 2020 when I got the call to interview guitarist/singer-songwriter, Jackie Venson. The NAMM show was at its peak, and Jackie was set to perform in the Gibson showroom at...