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Bedell Guitars, Part Two: The Rock'n Roll Orchestra Guitar

  07/18/12 16:16, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Dan Grigor, Review, NAMM 2012, NAMM 2012 Music, video , Tags: bedell guitars, dan grigor, namm show, review, tom bedell, two old hippies, video interview
I got to do something this year that I have been meaning to do for a long time. In January I spent a few hours at the Two Old Hippies booth at NAMM. There was so much fun stuff to look at there I never got to cross the line from Bedell to Breedlove. I guess… more »

A Tribute to Tribute Bands

  04/03/12 03:26, by , Categories: Music News, BFMN Exclusive , Tags: ace frehley, eric singer, gene simmons, house of blues, kiss, paul stanley, photos, review, rock and roll over_ carox
Photos and Review by Carox Tribute bands in Houston are extremely popular. Sometimes it is a chance for a fan to see and hear music that they might not get to see or hear. The earliest tribute bands were ones fashioned after Elvis or the Beatles, but i… more »

Dan Grigor Reviews the Bedell 12-String Guitar, a Beautiful Blonde

  02/03/12 15:24, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Dan Grigor, Review, NAMM 2012, NAMM 2012 Music , Tags: 12-string guitar, acoustic, bedel, bedell, bedell guitars, canadian flamed maple, dan grigor, inspiration, namm show, review, tom bedell, two old hippies, wine
by Dan GrigorOK, I'll admit it, he had me from the first picture on the first page I saw of his website: a barefoot old hippie and his guitars. The second shot is one of him at 14, barefoot with his… more »

Magnolia Fest 2011 in Review

  11/08/11 11:23, by , Categories: Music News, Festivals and Events, BFMN Exclusive, Jim Messer, Review, Ryan Kroeger , Tags: jim messer photos, magfest, review, ryan kroeger, spirit of the suwannee music park
Review by Ryan Kroeger It's that time of year again, fall in North Central Florida...which means that it's time for MagnoliaFest! Of all the festivals held at the magnificent Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, MagFest is, without a doubt, my favorite, boas… more »

The Iceman Shreddith

  10/05/11 14:09, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Guitar Players, Dan Grigor , Tags: 12-string, 8-string, dan grigor, guitar, ibanez, iceman, paul stanley, review
A cool thing about being me is that people bring over really cool guitars for me to play. The other day, my friend Jerry brought two guitars that were delightful to play. One was a beautiful custom that he designed and built; more about that in a minut… more »

Ancient Rocks and Roll - BFMN Reviews Crystal Frets

  04/06/11 15:40, by , Categories: Dan Grigor, Review, NAMM 2011, NAMM 2011 Music , Tags: crystal frets, dan grigor, emilio emilio, guitar, namm, quartz crystal, review
One of the coolest things about attending a NAMM convention is that it is the premiere venue for a new product debut. There you not only get to see what's new but you actually get to play with it. One of the most interesting innovations this year we… more »

Guild of Quality

  02/23/11 08:01, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Dan Grigor, Review, NAMM 2011, NAMM 2011 Music , Tags: dan grigor, f-412, guild guitars, namm 2011, review, usa standard
By Dan Grigor There is something about Guild guitars that I have been trying to put my finger on for a long time. I think I may have found out just what it is that makes them special… more »