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PG Jams: The Allman Betts Band

June 13, 2019
Devon Allman and Duane Betts sit down to discuss their shared history, life as the offspring of Southern rock royalty, and play songs from their forthcoming album, Down to the River.
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PG Jams: Zach Myers of Shinedown

April 30, 2019
The guitarist powering one of modern rock's biggest acts shares stories of his early days as a blues kid in Memphis, how he crafts arena-rocking riffs, and what he got wrong on his first signature model.
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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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PG Jams: Adrian Legg

February 26, 2019
The lauded fingerpicker visits our HQ to play some tunes and share details about his unorthodox technique, his one-of-a-kind guitar, and his expansive pedalboard.
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PG Jams: Julian Lage

October 3, 2018
Watch an exclusive live Q&A with one of the most mesmerizing guitarists of his generation.
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PG Jams: Jason Mraz and Molly Miller

September 10, 2018
The nylon-string-loving Grammy winner talks about his secret songwriting club and, together with two bandmates, plays unique renditions of tracks from his latest album, Know.
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Brent Mason Live at Summer NAMM 2018

July 4, 2018
One of the most influential country pickers of all time sits down to discuss his new-found teaching career, his unique picking style, and his forthcoming—hopefully—solo album.
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Joey Landreth Live from Summer NAMM 2018

July 4, 2018
Hear one of roots rock's rising stars dish on super-heavy strings, his approach to slide, and playing in open tunings.
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Daniel Donato Live at PG

May 4, 2018
One of Nashville's young guns stops by PGHQ for a live jam with a new one-off prototype from Ernie Ball Music Man.
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Mark Lettieri Live at PG

April 6, 2018
One of today's most inventive jazz-fusion guitarists talks about developing your voice as an improviser, working with Snarky Puppy, and life on the road.
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Jon Stickley Live at PG

March 2, 2018
One of the most progressive guitarists in bluegrass sits down to talk about mixing influences, the legendary Tony Rice, and using unexpected pedals with a flattop.
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NAMM 2018 Gear-Guru Livestream: Fine Lutherie Today

January 28, 2018
Paul Reed Smith and German builder extraordinaire Nik Huber talk about their decades-long friendship/mentorship, which began 26 years ago when Huber snuck into Smith's gig to show him his first guitar build.
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NAMM 2018 Editors' Picks Livestream Day 4

January 28, 2018
The PG editors wrap up the final day of NAMM by talking about new gear from Electro-Harmonix, JAM Pedals, Two-Rock, Fuzzrocious, Komet, and Prisma Guitars.
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NAMM 2018 Gear-Guru Livestream: Stompbox Heavyweights

January 28, 2018
Electro-Harmonix's Mike Matthews and EarthQuaker Devices' Jamie Stillman talk about what's currently inspiring them in their evolving take on effects, and the "basic rules" for surviving in the cutthroat world of pedal building.
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NAMM 2018 Gear-Guru Livestream: The Wild Pedal Frontier

January 26, 2018
Weirdo-pedal builders Ben Hinz from Dwarfcraft Devices and Oliver Ackermann from Death by Audio talk about about their first pedal builds, what inspired them to get into stompbox design, and the surprising kinship they feel with digital-modeling engineers.
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NAMM 2018 Editors' Picks Livestream Day 2

January 26, 2018
The PG crew convenes to discuss the day's coolest finds, including gear from Alexander Pedals, Oni Guitars, L.R. Baggs, Eventide, JHS, and more.
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NAMM '18 - Gear-Guru Livestream: The Future of Digital Modeling

January 25, 2018
In the first of our daily livestreams with prominent gear experts, PG Recording Guitarist columnist Joe Gore talks to Positive Grid's Sean Halley and Line 6's Eric Klein about how amp modeling is evolving today.
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Greg Koch Livestreams from PG HQ

September 28, 2017
The Gristle King answers your questions, plays some ripping guitar, and shares the secrets of the sit-in.
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Live with New West Guitar Group

July 28, 2017
The virtuosic trio takes your questions, talks about their approach to gear, and plays their arrangements of tunes by Nirvana and Peter Gabriel.
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Live with Switchfoot's Drew Shirley

July 26, 2017
The guitarist brings his pedalboard and Elliott Guitars Royal Haven to show you how to play some of his biggest riffs and answer your gear-related questions.
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