Whether you’re a little-bit country like Bonnie Raitt, or rock ‘n’ roll like Lzzy Hale, a pick should fit your signature style. There are numerous pick manufacturers offering many options and styles to explore. As you may know, the teardrop-shaped...
You know as a guy I’m in no way an expert or an authority on makeup, but a few years ago while watching my girlfriend at the time try out all kinds of funky makeup tricks, I realized that when done right, it’s actually an incredibly fascinating form of art. And while watching her learn to do all these crazy things with her eye liners and her eye shadows, I realized that there were actually quite a few simple lessons that I could learn from her as a guitarist.  
Honestly there has never been an easier time to learn to play the guitar, or any other instrument for that matter. From the very basics to the most advanced techniques of guitar playing, there are literally thousands, if not millions, of resources out there on the internet that can help you realize your guitar ambitions. However, there is still a lot to be said for signing up for some old-school guitar lessons. And there are a few things that you need to look for when picking a teacher. Today, Guitar Girl dives into the seven most important qualities that you should look for in a guitar teacher.
Dream of being a solid rhythm guitar player? Constant motion in your strumming hand equals amazing rhythm guitar playing. It equally applies to your soloing chops as well. Holding a guitar pick with a relaxed grip and keeping the...
Learning to play an instrument will be one of the best things you do in your life. It’s so much fun and is great for your mental and physical health. Learning to play the guitar is one of the most popular choices as it’s highly fashionable with young people. It’s a skill you won’t ever forget, and you can definitely use it to impress your pals. It’s also easy to move around from one place to another. Here are some of the real benefits of learning to play the guitar.
A 2011 survey of nearly 1900 independent musicians by ReverbNation and Digital Music News found that over three-fourths of those musicians want to get signed to a record label, particularly a major.  The Recording Industry Association of America...
Guitar It Up for Girls and Katrina Johansson have partnered together to bring you FREE online video lessons to get you started playing guitar today!  In Lesson 1, Katrina discusses the parts of the guitar and basic scales to...
OK, your band has finally starting to get more gigs which is really awesome. That feeling you get when you’re having a good show is beyond amazing. Of course, it’s a huge bummer if something breaks down which stops the show. So you definitely want to be prepared to be able to make a quick fix so you can keep on rocking.
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. 
It’s hard to summarize an entire life experience into one page onto the internet but I wanted to briefly share with you what I experienced, as it was a musical one. The Grammy Museum Music Revolution Project may not...