The Difficulties In Amplifying An Acoustic Guitar

Acoustic guitars have always presented a problem when playing at higher volumes. Back in the day (as the kids say), if you wanted a louder acoustic guitar, you bought a bigger acoustic guitar. Bigger bodies = more volume, as there is more wood to vibrate and project the sound towards the listener. But what if you have to play a big club or theater with hundreds or thousands of people? Huh? HUH? You could get a guitar the size of the stage itself, but I bet you wouldn’t like how it sounded! This article will explain some of the difficulties that acoustic guitarists face when wanting just to be heard.

John Butler Live at Red Rocks Features the Seymour Duncan Mag-Mic

The John Butler Trio (“JBT”) are one of the most respected and successful bands on the world music scene. Over the years, JBT have been fortunate enough to open shows for several international artists at the incredible Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado. In June, 2010, John and his band mates Nicky Bomba and Byron…

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