April 2019

Artists

Rig Rundown: Tab Benoit

April 17, 2019
The self-confessed reluctant guitarist shows off the vintage Teles and signature combos that power his bayou blues.
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Drinking Boys and Girls Choir: Stay Thirsty

April 16, 2019
This trio of South Korean punks brings joy, thundering chops, and a whole lot of attitude with their debut album, Keep Drinking.
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Album Spotlight: Joe Robinson’s Undertones

April 16, 2019
Shelve the John Mayer comparisons. This Australian virtuoso establishes his voice and makes the best album of his career.
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PG Jams: The Infamous Stringdusters

April 12, 2019
Andy Falco and Andy Hall team up to rip through some bluegrass classics and discuss their latest album, Rise Sun.
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Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan: “Mumbo Jumbo” Song Premiere

April 11, 2019
An amazingly exploratory performance that ties together a lost colleague, a fabled basement club, and some breathtaking improvisations.
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Rig Rundown: Hozier

April 10, 2019
On the heels of his No. 1 album, Wasteland, Baby!, Irishman Andrew Hozier-Byrne reveals his connection with “alive” hollowbodies—including gas cans—that torch his moody, soulful blend of rock and blues.
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Guitar Mash Hits Nashville's City Winery on May 11

April 9, 2019
An audience of hundreds of guitarists and other acoustic string players are invited to sing and play along with Jerry Douglas, Buddy Miller, Nicole Atkins, Gretchen Peters, Amythyst Kiah, and more.
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Kim Perlak: Berklee’s Guitar Department Chair

April 9, 2019
The classical guitarist discusses studying with Segovia scholars, why she still takes lessons, her teaching approach, and her modern guitar project with colleague David Tronzo.
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Christone “Kingfish” Ingram: “Outside of This Town” Song Premiere

April 4, 2019
An emerging young blues guitarist from Clarksdale, Mississippi, looks to the music’s future—and his own—but builds on the foundation of his heroes: from Albert and Freddie King to Jimi Hendrix and Prince.
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Rig Rundown: Failure's Ken Andrews [2019]

April 3, 2019
The sonic sorcerer shows us how he builds walls of textures with an Axe-Fx III and his new signature Electrical Guitar Company offset.
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The Raconteurs Announce New Album, 'Help Us Stranger'

April 2, 2019
The band's first album in over a decade comes out on June 21.
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Eric Clapton Announces Lineup for 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival

March 29, 2019
The star-studded lineup will include Jeff Beck, Derek Trucks, Vince Gill, Doyle Bramhall II, Gary Clark Jr., Buddy Guy, and many more.
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Tantric Rock: Cherry Glazerr’s Clementine Creevy

March 28, 2019
This swaggering, self-aware guitarist and songwriter packs her kinetic energy into sweet ’n’ sour pop songs with the help of a modded Strat, a Mesa/Boogie, and a handful of distortion and modulation stomps.
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Rig Rundown: Jake E. Lee

March 27, 2019
The 6-string lycanthrope behind Ozzy’s Bark at the Moon shares the blisteringly loud setup used to power his new band, Red Dragon Cartel.
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Guitar Madness at the 2019 Big Ears Festival

March 27, 2019
Bill Frisell, Richard Thompson, David Torn, Mary Halvorson, Anthony Pirog of the Messthetics, and Spiritualized were among the 6-string explorers at America’s edgiest music gathering.
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Jazz Guitarist Joe Morris: Enhance the Risk

March 26, 2019
How an innovative player and instructor carved his own trail through the world of improvisation by inventing a unique vocabulary, making 135 albums, and creating a legacy of influence.
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Gary Clark Jr.’s 'This Land'

March 21, 2019
President Obama called him “the future of music.” Now, the Texas guitarist transcends the hype via an album packed with strong songs and sounds, crafted with a broader palette of guitars and influences.
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Rig Rundown: Brothers Osborne

March 20, 2019
Country music’s leading guitar tandem shows us how they mix vintage axes and boutique pedals with high-powered amps and just a little bit of digital magic.
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Watch Paul Gilbert Play "Havin' It" From His New Album 'Behold Electric Guitar'

March 20, 2019
The new album comes out on May 17 and features an entirely new band and zero overdubs.
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Listen to the April 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

March 20, 2019
Hear the latest tracks from Dream Theater, Kurt Vile, Sarah Longfield, Greta Van Fleet, and more!
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