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10 MORE REASONS NOT TO MISS THE MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 25, 2016

Last week we gave you 10 good reasons not to miss the Melbourne Guitar Show, August 6 & 7 at the Caulfield Racecourse, presented by Triple M and Australian Musician. Here’s 10 more! SHANNON BOURNE’S WHIRLYBIRD The starting point might be a single note lick or a chunky chord. The…

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TEQUILA MOCKINGBYRD TO ROCK THE MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 24, 2016

There comes a point in many a band’s career where they have to make that life-altering decision … quit the day jobs and go for it or remain safe and continue the status quo? For Melbourne-based, all female rock trio Tequila Mockingbyrd, it was a no brainer. They’d been gathering…

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AIM OPEN DAYS & GUITAR SHOW EXHIBIT

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 22, 2016

The Australian Institute of Music (AIM) – Australia’s #1 Music School – will be opening its doors in Sydney and Melbourne to the general public. Here is your chance to experience the vibrant campus come to life with FREE workshops, masterclasses and live performances from special industry guests. Panels will run throughout the…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW PROGRAM AVAILABLE NOW

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 20, 2016

The 2016 Melbourne Guitar Show program is now online. Download a pdf, see what’s on and where, print it out and plan your weekend. Dozens of performers on 4 stages of fretted instrument fun. This year, we’ve separated the acoustic and electric instruments. The ground floor will be full of…

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SHANNON BOURNE

Posted in MGS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - July 19, 2016

Shannon Bourne is a critically-acclaimed blues-and-roots-founded guitarist, singer and songwriter with a strong following of discerning fans and the power to sway audiences with the naked emotion and sheer virtuosic power of his soul-searing performances. Shannon’s song-writing influences — Richard Thompson, Beck, Matt Walker and Scott Walker — take the…

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10 REASONS NOT TO MISS THE MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 18, 2016

Those who attended last year’s Melbourne Guitar Show already know how inspiring the event can be. This year, we like to think we’ve turned it up a notch. With over 80 exhibitors showcasing their wares and just as many musicians performing on 4 stages over 2 action packed days, here’s…

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Maton Custom Shop 10th Anniversary XivX

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 18, 2016

Andy Allen from the Maton Custom Shop talks about the Maton Custom Shop 10th Anniversary XivX. http://maton.com.au/  

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WATCH: DV MARK DVC 12 GUITAR FRIEND

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 18, 2016

On this video Stefano “Sebo” Xotta shows the DV Mark DVC12 Guitar Friend. This is a great 50watts amp coming in a light and portable size and featuring two channels with a great Reverb. Thanks to a special input circuit, the Guitar Friend is gonna be the best friend for…

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WATCH: GUILD STARFIRE V DEMO

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 18, 2016

In this video, guitarist Trevor Menear demos the Guild Starfire V. The classic Guild Starfire V is a semi-hollow beauty with a graceful 16 3/8″ thinline body and twin Guild LB-1 “Little Bucker” pickups that make it an outstanding choice with an authentic Guild voice perfect for rock, blues, roots…

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WATCH: SUB ‘N’ UP OCTAVER

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - July 18, 2016

TC Electronic’s Sub ‘N’ Up Octaver is the new leader of the pitch-pack. Featuring our superb next generation octave-engine and individual blend controls for dry, octave up and two sub-octaves, Sub ‘N’ Up is set to deliver flawless octave tones whether you’re playing complex chords or groovy single-note lines. And…

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