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Dr. Molly’s Guitar Lab: The Badass Riffs of Sister Rosetta Tharpe - May '18 Ex. 8

This case, from TKL, is an example of the classic approach to guitar protection.

Be sure to guard your 6-string investments from damage. Here’s a guide to a variety of options for dependable guitar protection.

I have had many guitars pass through my hands, and I’m happy to say that I have only been involved with the demise of one. This happened when the shelving above my workbench collapsed. Needless to say, I no longer have any shelves above my workbenches. However, even without structurally compromised shelves, guitars are fragile things. If they are not taken care of properly, they can, and will, be damaged. The key is to make sure your precious instrument is not put in harm’s way, so making good choices when storing or transporting your guitar is paramount.

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Billy Gibbons and Keith Urban at BMI’s Troubador Awards ceremony on Monday night.

Guitarists Keith Urban, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Chris Isaak, Robert Earl Keen, Elle King, Tom Bukovac, and Guthrie Trapp performed in honor of the Rev. BFG in Nashville on Monday night, as his body of work was recognized.

NASHVILLE, TN — From 1967, when he founded Texas psychedelic rock band the Moving Sidewalks, to 2023—a span that includes 15 ZZ Top studio albums and three solo recordings—Billy Gibbons has written songs as indelible as the dirty tones of his revered 1959 Gibson Les Paul, Pearly Gates. Those songs, including “Jesus Just Left Chicago,” “La Grange,” “Tush,” “It’s Only Love,” “Cheap Sunglasses,” nearly every cut on 1983’s Eliminator album, and many more, earned Gibbons BMI’s prestigious Troubadour Award in a ceremony at the performing rights organization’s Music City headquarters on Monday night.

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First Look: Fender Vintera II Series—'50s Jazzmaster, '60s Stratocaster & '70s Jaguar
Fender Vintera II Series! '50s Jazzmaster, '60s Stratocaster & '70s Jaguar Demos | First Look

PG straps in and takes a spin with three brand new entries from the ace but accessibly priced, Mexico-built Vintera II series.

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