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OWEN RAY’S MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW RARITIES, TREASURES AND CURIOS

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 31, 2019

Owen Ray is a Toowoomba based musician/guitar tech with over 50 years experience in the music business. Owen’s passion and specialty however is in the collection, restoring and sales of collectable vintage guitars, amps and memorabilia. Many people who come to the Melbourne Guitar Show head straight to Owen Ray’s…

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EDUARD ELKIN

Posted in MGS Exhibitor profile    //    Post Date - July 31, 2019

An experienced massage therapist, Eduard Elkin is the Healing Hand. Eduard will be on hand to give advice on the benefits of massage and exercises for keeping the musician/guitarist at the top of their game.  Eduard specialises in treating chronic conditions and has a very high success rate. Focusing on…

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WIN A AC2 RHYTHM VOX DESKTOP GUITAR AMP

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News, Win    //    Post Date - July 31, 2019

Hey, while you’re at the Melbourne Guitar Show this weekend, tell us what you think of the show to go into the draw to win an awesome AC2 RhythmVOX Desktop Guitar Amp courtesy of Vox Australia. Now with twice the output, and even more realistic look, the AC2 RhythmVOX allows…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW 2019: SERGIO ERCOLE INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 29, 2019

Born in Florence, Italy, Sergio Ercole spent his early years in the Tuscan city where he first became enamored with the guitar. Inspired by his parents’ eclectic music tastes, Sergio had developed an interest in a wide range of music. Moving to Australia, his love for the fretted instrument grew…

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JOE BONAMASSA: 2019 AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 29, 2019

American guitar Great Joe Bonamassa was in Nashville, Tennessee, preparing for the start of his American summer tour when he phoned up Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips for a chat about his upcoming Australian tour in September. Two-time Grammy-nominated artist Joe Bonamassa is your archetypal modern day bluesman. While he’s…

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GRETSCH ANNOUNCES NEW ELECTROMATIC AND LIMITED EDITION MODELS

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 26, 2019

At Summer NAMM, Gretsch announced new Electromatic® Double Jet™, Electromatic® Center Block and limited edition Electromatic® Hollow Body models, as well as the G2622TG-P90 Limited Edition Streamliner™ Center Block P90 with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware and G5021E Limited Edition Rancher™ Penguin™ Parlor. The G5232T Electromatic® Double Jet™ FT with Bigsby®…

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ON-STAND ARTISTS FOR MGS 2019

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 26, 2019

We’ve already announced a host of amazing artists who will be appearing at the Melbourne Guitar Show in either performance or clinic on the main stages but don’t forget there are heaps more artists performing and chatting on the exhibitors’ stands. One of the most fun things about the guitar…

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MGS 2019 TRIPLE M JAM LINE UP ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 25, 2019

You’ve spent the weekend watching some of Australia’s finest guitar talent, you’ve picked up your dream guitar bargain, seen a cool demo or two and thinking life couldn’t get any better… BUT … we always save the best until last .. the Triple M All Star Jam at 2.30pm on…

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PETER HOOK: THE ‘JOY DIVISION ORCHESTRATED’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 24, 2019

It’s impossible to think of early 80s post-punk music and not remember the impact of the bands Joy Division and New Order. It’s also one of the most tragic stories in rock ‘n’ roll history. Just days before leaving for America on their first international tour and on the verge…

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ROCK ACADEMY

Posted in MGS Exhibitor profile    //    Post Date - July 24, 2019

About the exhibitor: Rock Academy is a school holiday program that helps develop the skills of teen musicians. Forming bands you are given guidance by some of Australia’s leading professional musicians – this is not a class based program, we spend as much time as possible rocking at the famous…

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