News Archive

WIN tickets to see top guitarist Chantel McGregor in Suffolk.

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

The guitar mad Cambridge Rock Festival is hosting their Xmas event in style at Newmarket Memorial Hall. On Saturday, December 6 they are welcoming rock and blues guitarist Chantel McGregor – voted “Guitarist of the Year” at the British Blues Awards – to perform, and What’s...

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Hendrix Film Guitarist Waddy Wachtel Doesn’t Use Fender!

Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Top guitarist Waddy Wachtel may not be a household name to the casual rock fan, but to guitarists he’s a sideman supremo. He maybe best known for playing all the tracks on the Jimi Hendrix film ‘Jmi All by my side’, and has worked with legends who include Bob Dylan, The Everly Brothers,...

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My Guitar Lessons Marketing Manager Leaves

Friday, November 28th, 2014

We are sad to announce that Helena Alexandria has been forced to quit her role as Marketing and Accounts Manager at My Guitar Lessons due to poor health. Helena has been with the company for almost 3 Years and has been an integral part of the development of the business working above and beyond her...

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Guthrie Govan Gives Guitar Teachers Lessons

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

On Wednesday 3rd December, guitarist Guthrie Govan will give an exclusive masterclass to guitar students. Spaces will also be available to a limited number of guitar teachers, at the Tricycle Cinema in Kilburn. Guthrie has recorded and toured with a number of high profile acts/artists such as Asia...

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Another predictable headline act for Leeds and Reading Festival 2015.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

After headlining the Glastonbury Festival this summer, metal band Metallica were announced as headliners of another major UK event – Reading & Leeds Festival 2015. The band is joined on the first line-up announcement by Refused, rappers Run the Jewels, Manchester Orchestra, and Pierce...

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Chat with Orange amps CEO Cliff Cooper

Monday, November 24th, 2014

It’s been a busy year for Orange. The iconic amp brand has not only doubled its production efforts in the Asian market with the opening of a second manufacturing plant in China, it’s also made its first steps into both the beginners guitar pack market and the education sector. Add to that...

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Maxon has expanded its pedal portfolio with the new OD808X Overdrive Extreme.

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Based on the Maxon 808 model which Andy James showed us in his recent My Guitar Lessons video series, the new pedal is designed to offer a wider frequency response with an extended high-frequency range. It has also been engineered to deliver more gain and harder clipping than the standard OD808 to...

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Save money and make your own quality guitar cables – Video.

Friday, November 21st, 2014


This handy new video from VDC Trading shows guitarists how to make their very own guitar cable which could save you a lot of money and frustration. This step-by-step guide shows players exactly how to build their own cables from scratch with the bare minimum of fuss. Check out the video...

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My Guitar Lessons Tutor Wins A Marshall Amplifier.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Cardiff guitar teacher, Mike Depres is the winner of last Months ‘Win a Marshall Amp’ for My Guitar Lessons tutors. Mike who has a University degree in BA (Hons) Popular had only been...

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Arch Enemy now have Jeff Loomis on guitar

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Metal icons ARCH ENEMY are proud to announce that guitar legend Jeff Loomis (ex-Nevermore) will be joining their ranks for their upcoming European tour which kicks off November 26, as well as all future tours in 2015. Jeff Loomis states:  ”I’m very excited to be playing with Arch Enemy....

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John Lennon guitar could sell for more than £400,000

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

A guitar that was owned by Beatles guitarist and singer John Lennon is expected to raise more than £400,000 at auction. The Gretsch 6120 model was played by Lennon when the band recorded Paperback Writer at London’s famous Abbey Road studios in 1966. It is being sold by the late Beatle’s...

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My Guitar Lessons Founder Hosts Blues Jam

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Simon Devlin from My Guitar Lessons is hotisng the Norfolk Blues Society Jam on Tuesday, the 18th of November. Its at Tracks next door to the Railway Free House in North Elmham – click

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Guitar Student Plays First Gig After Just 2 Years Of Lessons

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

My Guitar Lessons Teacher from Bristol is celebrating the fact that one of his female students who he has taught from scratch for 2 years is doing her first solo gig next week. We would like to congratulate Steve and his student  for their excellent achievement in such a short time and hope the gig...

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Guitarist Needed Urgently In Kettering, Northants.

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Reece Crane, Musical Director at the Kettering Gang Show has mailed this to us looking for a guitarist to help him out; I am Musical Director for Kettering Scout & Guide Gang Show. I have been let down last minute by my usual guitarist and am urgently looking for someone to fill his shoes. I am...

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Job Available At UK’s Biggest Guitar Chain Store

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Fancy playing and working with guitars and amps all day? Multi award winning S & T Audio group, trading as Professional Music Technology, Dolphin Music, Turnkey & Soho Soundhouse, is the country’s No.1 MI retailer boasting well in excess of 100,000 square foot of retailing and e-tailing...

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