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  • Hanging with Doc

    Back in the sixties (Millennials can stop reading here....) my older brother told me there was an amazing guitar player coming to town, the town being Ann Arbor. The guitarist was blind and not to be missed. We went a half an hour early and were second in line. I got to sit directly in [...]

    This post was posted on October 4, 2016 in Uncategorized, in Guitars, in News

  • The Podium joins Guitar Rodeo

    "The Podium lives! The Podium will continue to serve the premium acoustic guitar community and move it's location the existing Guitar Rodeo Company storefront. Effective July 1, The Podium will be found at 4151 Minnehaha Avenue in Minneapolis. All of our phone and internet contact information remains the same, as does our selection of fine [...]

    This post was posted on June 18, 2013 in Uncategorized, in Guitars, in News

  • Banjo Chronicles

    In the late 1970's, I was recruited by Ted Unseth, the leader of The Wolverines Classic Jazz Orchestra, for the position of rhythm banjo and guitarist. My main qualification was the fact I owned a banjo. No matter that it was a 5-string banjo (typically, either a tenor or plectrum banjo would be used for this type [...]

    This post was posted on April 9, 2013 in Uncategorized, in Guitars, in News

  • Black Friday

    We are going to have some unique opportunities to save on Taylor guitars this Friday. Mum is the word until that day. Call or email us to find out what incentives are in place for the day. Friday only.

    This post was posted on November 21, 2012 in Uncategorized, in Guitars, in News

  • We Are Back

    Thanks to everyone who supported us while we got our inventory squared away and recovered from the theft. All guitars shown on our site are here (in our shop), ready to go there (to your house). The inventory is fresh and we feel we have a great cross section of the classic Taylor line. Be [...]

    This post was posted on June 28, 2012 in Uncategorized, in Guitars, in News

  • Normal is the new normal

    Guitar Rodeo has been re-stocked with fresh new 2012 guitars from Taylor and Santa Cruz. While this was happening, we talked to lots of out supporters and things are now seeming much more like they should... We care ready and able to fulfill all of your guitar needs. Thanks for your patience. Jim

    This post was posted on June 14, 2012 in Guitars, in News

  • The Buck Special Explained

    I see a lot of really fine guitars, but there is no disguising the fact that I am old school. I love the modern guitar aesthetic and believe Taylor embodies it. Yet, I grew up playing ancient guitars and they were always built with Red Spruce tops, known these days as Adirondack. The BTO program [...]

    This post was posted on March 7, 2012 in Guitars, in News

  • Working on it...

    Progress continues on the new site. We are starting to see the results of our efforts and can now make some changes or modifications to help our customers' experience improve. Folks seem to like it. Thank goodness for that.... Jim

    This post was posted on March 1, 2012 in Guitars, in News

  • At last....

    Welcome to the all new Guitar Rodeo web site! It was a journey, and one that has not yet finished. Our regular viewers will quickly see we do not have all of the guitars posted, and Santa Cruz is absent entirely. Things happen. We and our site developers finally decided that being partially live was better than no presence [...]

    This post was posted on February 18, 2012 in News

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