About Alan Horvath

Alan plays acoustic 6-string guitar, uses "open" tunings, and sings his songs with raw sincerity. He has recently added dulcimers, autoharp, and octave mandolin to his show, and via his site's "JAM!" link, Alan offers a host of cool resources and links for guitarists, dulcimerists, Autoharpists, and songwriters. Check out AlanHorvath.com.


Stringing and cleaning your guitar is something you will need to do periodically. Here is a step by step lesson on how to do it properly.

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Where do you even begin? The guitar is a wonderful instrument, but getting started can be a daunting task. Here are some pointers for those who want to start.

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A few helpful rules for playing at open mics. It’s important to have fun but there are a few important things to keep in mind about sound.

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