Live: Highlights from Day 3

The final day of Live, including an in-depth discussion on what’s next for the music industry, Taylor on its exemplary ebony project and plenty more besides.

Day three at our virtual guitar show offered up even more great advice, discussions and killer guitars to feast your eyes on. Below we’ve selected some stand-out events from the final day, including studio advice from Rhett Shull and Tim Pierce, live performances and more. Live is in partnership with PRS Guitars, Ernie Ball Music Man, Taylor, Mono and Heritage.

The Taylor Ebony Project

Join Taylor Guitars founder Bob Taylor and others as they take you on a journey to Cameroon to take a revealing look at the acoustic guitar giant’s impressive efforts to create a more socially responsible and environmentally sustainable model of sourcing ebony for use in their instruments. Not one to miss.

Panel: What Next for Music & the MI Industry? Live has been a virtual show across three-days, forging new ways to connect music lovers, players and artists. There will be more change as the industry faces new challenges and needs to evolve. What might the future of music look like for the industry, from artists, labels and retailers to casual players and enthusiasts? This panel scans the horizon for emerging trends.

Panel: Perfecting guitar tone in the studio with Rhett Shull and Tim Pierce

A session stalwart and bonafide YouTube star due to his exquisite tone and killer gear, Rhett Shull has become one of the most respected players in all of guitardom. Tim Pierce needs no introduction, having worked with a huge number of legendary artists including Crowded House, Jo Cocker, Elton John and more. Here, the duo will discuss different approaches to getting killer studio guitar tone, from analogue to digital signal paths and modern hybrid solutions.

Nashville Showcase: Best of Third Man Records

From a pedal-steel guitarist, to New Orleans garage-psych, psychedelic instrumental and 60s-inspired garage soul, this showcase direct from the iconic Third Man Records is sure to lift your mood and go off in epic Nashville style! What a way to close the show.

Pickup Chats with Nicholas Veinoglou

The LA-based touring guitarist, songwriter, and music director is known for his neo soul, rock, and classical-inspired guitar playing. As a touring guitarist, he plays with Jordan Fisher and Atlantic Records recording artist Bazzi. Here, he sits down for an in-depth chat with fellow guitar aficionado Sam Blakelock.


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