Tag Archives: Tony McManus

The One About the Time When Tony McManus and Dream Guitars Made an Award-Winning Album

In many ways, Dream Guitars is not just about buying and selling amazing stringed instruments. Sometimes, we help make music. In fact, we feel that the Tony McManus album, “The Maker’s Mark: The Dream Guitars Sessions,” may have been our finest moment. Here’s how it all went down… A few years ago, Dream Guitars’ top… Read more »

DOUG YOUNG GUITAR LESSONS – AMAZING GRACE – now with tablature

Recently Doug Young dropped by Dream Guitars and taught this great 3 part guitar lesson on arranging Amazing Grace for fingerstyle guitar. To follow along with the tablature, please click here. From Doug’s website: Doug Young is a fingerstyle instrumental guitarist based in the San Francisco South Bay area. An active perfomer in the local… Read more »

KATHY WINGERT — THE DG INTERVIEW!!!

Kathy Wingert is an artist that has complete control of her medium. I met her for the first time at the most recent guitar festival in Ft. Lauderdale, at the Hard Rock. Her displays are hugely popular at guitar shows — the lines of her instruments are so elegant, the voices of her guitars are so… Read more »

NEW PRS — TONY McMANUS and MARTIN SIMPSON PRIVATE STOCK ACOUSTICS!!!

All of us at Dream Guitars are huge fans of the Paul Reed Smith line of Private Stock acoustic guitars — and we’re not alone. These are great sounding instruments with exceptional playability. And now, we’re thrilled to bring you the newest addition to the line, two exceptional new signature models for guitar legends Tony… Read more »

DREAM GUITARS GOES TO GUITAR WEEK

Since 1991, Warren Wilson College has hosted The Swannanoa Gathering. For those who haven’t heard of it before, The Swannanoa Gathering is a series of week-long workshops , where attendees can learn about  and participate in a multitude of different folk arts. Of course our favorite part of the Gathering is Guitar Week — which… Read more »

Tony Mcmanus/Dream Guitars collaborative album gets nominated

We just found out today that Maker’s Mark: The Dream Guitars Sessions by Tony McManus has been nominated for for the Canadian Folk Awards, the Scots Traditional Music Awards and made the first cut for the Grammys!

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