About Us


Acoustic Guitar is the bi-monthly magazine that serves the practical needs of all acoustic guitar players, young and old, beginning and experienced, with musical instruction, information, inspiration, advice, and a voice in the acoustic guitar community.

Founded in 1990, Acoustic Guitar magazine won the coveted 'Maggie' Award as the Best New Consumer Magazine of the year, and quickly established itself as the leading magazine for all acoustic guitar players, from beginners to performing professionals. 

The magazine's lessons, arrangements, TAB, notation, and how-to articles help readers improve their technique and expand their repertoire. Through product reviews and overviews of the complete range of acoustic guitars and acoustic guitar-related gear, Acoustic Guitar helps its readers become smarter consumers. And with player profiles, interviews, and lessons, Acoustic Guitar provides access to the knowledge and experience of a wide range of acoustic guitarists. By focusing on the readers' experience and desire for practical instruction, advice, and information, Acoustic Guitar helps them grow as players, enjoy the instrument more, and find their place in the larger acoustic guitar community.


The Acoustic Guitar store is your one-stop shop for everything you need to help you become a better acoustic guitar player and owner, as well as a more educated buyer of instruments and instrument-related goods.

Here you will find an extensive selection of instructional guides (many of which come with step-by-step video), books which will help you learn authentic techniques, hone your skills, and expand your understanding of musical essentials, and an array of songbooks designed to help you increase your repertoire fast -- no matter what your current skill level may be.