One truth of guitar is: You’re always learning. New licks, new styles, new songs. This is part of what makes guitar so fun – it’s constant exploration.
Below you’ll find resources to feed your learning curve. Online lessons, YouTube recommendations, and more
These are our top articles and recommendations for finding guitar learning resources:
- Learn Guitar: Top 5 Beginner Guitar Lesson Courses
- 5 Places to Get Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Lessons Online
- 13 Great Country Acoustic Guitar Lessons on YouTube
- Top 5 Places for Online Acoustic Blues Guitar Lessons
Explore On Your Own:
There’s a number of guitar lesson sites online that do a great job of providing video-based lessons, usually focused by playing level and style.
Here are a couple places to check out:
Do you dream of being faster and more graceful with your right hand? There is a counterintuitive shortcut to gaining more speed and sensitivity in your playing. Before we dive in, this can be implemented along with challenges such as the sweep picking challenge. When …Read More
I love the idea of 30 Day Challenges! They’re a great way to focus on a goal that is both a) short enough to be realistic, and b) long enough to see a big change. These types of challenges are popular in fitness, food, and …Read More
The truth is, you can begin to learn guitar quickly and painlessly. Guitar is an amazing instrument because you can begin playing songs within minutes (I’m looking at you, “Nothing Else Matters”), yet be exploring the limits for a lifetime (see Chet Atkins or Joe …Read More
Acoustic blues guitar lessons are partially a study in history. That’s because acoustic blues goes back as far as the early 1900’s with players like Robert Johnson (the granddaddy of acoustic blues), Lead Belly, and Big Bill Broonzy. It doesn’t stop there, though. There’s a …Read More
I first encountered Phil Keaggy when I was probably 3 or 4 years old. My dad was jamming out the chords to “Full Circle” on his acoustic guitar (my brother still plays that lick 30 years later). Since then, he’s floated in and out of …Read More