The Recession Took His Job, So Gipson Shoemaker Turned To Making Box GuitarsSometimes thinking outside of the box can be beneficial. For a Minneapolis man, it was life-changing.
Local Music Tap: Lowertown Guitar Fest Returns For 2nd YearThe Lowertown Guitar Festival is returning to St. Paul's Mears Park after last year's inaugural event that attracted nearly 2,000 people. This year, the host of the event -- McNally Smith College of Music -- promises that the Saturday, Aug. 9 event will be even bigger and better.
Police Seek Suspect In Theft Of Band EquipmentPolice are investigating after a several items of band equipment were stolen out of a garage in Sauk Rapids last Friday and Saturday.
Finding Minnesota: Charles Hoffman’s Handmade GuitarsThe sweet, crisp sounds of fingers flying across a fret board lets you know that quality still matters. And there's nothing less inside the Franklin Avenue guitar shop of Charles A. Hoffman.
Small St. Paul Shop Sells Guitars To The Stars On a quiet St. Paul street corner, the sweet sounds of guitar chords ring simple and true. Willie's American Guitars is a music magnet, attracting players from across the spectrum. Rock to country, beginners to legends.
Minnesota Pep Band Is All Guitars And DrumsWhat do you do when most pep bands have more members than your school has students? Suffer in silence? Or start a smaller band?