Acoustic Guitars

Acoustic Guitar Buying Guide

What to look for when choosing an acoustic or acoustic-electric guitar that matches your musical style, your budget and skill level.



Martin Guitar Buying Guide

How to choose the right Martin guitar to match your budget and music.



The 6 Best Beginner Acoustic Guitars and Electric Guitars

Having trouble choosing the best starter acoustic guitar or best beginner electric guitar? Read on for the Musician's Friend guide to the Best Guitars for Beginners.



How to Mic and Mix Your Acoustic Guitar for Stellar Sound

Vital tips to make your recorded guitar come alive using the right microphones and techniques



Acoustic Guitar Amplifier Buying Guide

How to choose the right acoustic guitar amp to match your budget and the venues you play.



How to Choose the Right Strings for Your Acoustic or Classical Guitar

The strings on your acoustic steel string or classical guitar have a major impact on its sound and playability. If you’ve taken a look at Musician’s Friend's huge assortment of guitar strings, you’ve likely realized that there’s a lot to consider in figuring out which strings are right for you and your instrument. We’ve written this guide with the details you need to find the strings that best match your guitar and playing style. Read on for helpful advice about choosing the right strings for acoustic or classical guitar.



Taylor Guitars Introduces V-Class Bracing To Their Designs

More than 40 years into their journey, Taylor Guitars introduces another innovation in guitar design.



Tech Tip: How to Get the Best Guitar Setup

You finally bought that guitar you've been eyeing for a long time. You open the case, gently remove it from its plush cradle, and hold it in your arms. A fresh pick in your fingers, you begin an elegant and complex arpeggio that ranges across the fretboard. Suddenly, right in the middle of the run, the strings start buzzing. You check your technique and it's fine. So what's the problem?



First Look: The 2018 Gibson Acoustic Guitar Collection

Gibson’s Montana artisans raise the bar again with new J-45, SJ-200, Hummingbird, 00 and parlor guitars.



Guitar Hardshell Case or Gig Bag - How to Choose

Need help choosing between a hardshell case or a gig bag for your guitar? They both have their pluses & minuses—here’s what to consider when choosing.



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