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Drew Holcomb Performs “Tightrope” Live — Exclusive Video

Drew Holcomb has had a busy year since the release of his latest album Medicine, but we were lucky enough catch up with the Nashville native between tour dates for this live session. Finding a shady spot under a tree to escape the simmering late June sun, here Holcomb performs one of the album's standout tracks, “Tightrope.” Recorded after a decade of touring with this band, The Neighbors, Holcomb calls Medicine “by far the best music we have ever made.”

Rututu App Brings Rare Stringed Instruments to Your iPad

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to make music with rare stringed instruments from around the world, you’re in for a treat. A new app coming from EarthMoments promises to dish out sound samples meticulously collected from an impressive variety of unique instruments that most of us will never lay a hand on.

Giveaway: Enter to Win a Bedell Earthsong Orchestra Acoustic Guitar

We're so excited to give you an opportunity to enter to win this beautiful guitar from Bedell. The Bedell Earthsong Orchestra proves it is possible to create a guitar with incredible tone while honoring a complete commitment to forest stewardship. Enter here>>

Bedell Guitars Presents: Louisa Wendorff

Louisa Wendorff has been singing since she was seven years old.  In June of 2014 she released Arrow, which climbed to #2 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart, and #1 on Billboard’s HeatSeekers chart. Check out this exclusive interview

Bedell Guitars: Sourcing Salvage Maple with Tom Bedell & Cyril Jacob

Idyllic Tillamook County sits on the Oregon Coast. Its lime-green pastures are a popular waypoint for folks hoping to sample fresh cheese made from the delicate milk of celebrity dairy cows. But today, we’re foregoing cheese boards. We’re here in search of sustainable wood to build Bedell Guitars.

Bedell Guitars Exposes the Clear Cutting & Oregon Forest Practices Act

Under the Oregon Forestry Practices Act, an archaic set of rules regulating the timber industry on private land, companies may liberally manage their forests.

Bedell Guitars: Alaska Specialty Wood Profile

Brent Cole Sr. and his crew (including two of Brent’s sons) scour the forests of Prince of Wales Island and the surrounding islands and waters for Sitka spruce trees that have fallen, are floating in the water, or are being retired from service in a booming ground, bridge structure or floating house.

Hemming to Support Chris Cornell on Upcoming Acoustic Tour

Philadelphia native Hemming (Candice Martello) will be supporting Chris Cornell on his Acoustic Higher Truth tour this fall, playing songs off of her self-titled debut album, out on June 24 on Custard Records. According to album producer Linda Perry, “There's a familiar stabbing warmth in Hemming’s songwriting much like hot chocolate by a warm fire while resting your head on a pillow filled with pins and needles.”

Acoustic Nation Hosts Nashville NAMM Stage

If you're going to be in the Nashville area during the NAMM show, here's a treat for you. Not only are tickets to get into the show super cheap, you'll be able to not only browse some amazing gear and meet company representatives, you'll be able to listen to some fantastic music as well. On Saturday, July 11, from 10am to 4pm, the NAMM show is open to the public and we'll be hosting the Acoustic Nation stage front and center in the Music City Center lobby.

Bedell Guitars and Guster Team Up to #StopIllegalLogging

Guster released their new album Evermotion on January 13, its highest charting album on the Billboard 200 in the band’s 23 year career, and is currently on a North American and European tour.  As part of REVERB’s ongoing environmental efforts in partnership with the band, each tour stop will have a fan engagement Eco Village.  Bedell Guitars is proud to be a sponsor and help raise awareness for the Lacey Act.