Author Archives: Rich

About Rich

Retired USAF, DoDDS, Computer Geek. Guitar mentor at Soldier Songs & Voices, Northwest Arkansas Chapter (Nomad). Enjoy acoustic and electric guitars. Not a fan of solid body guitars, so all of mine have been either semi-hollow or hollow.

Interesting Bracing

This article has some very interesting ideas for acoustic guitar. Acoustic Guitar Bracing Science by Portland Guitar.

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Soldier Songs & Voices Virtual Reveille

The Solider Songs & Voices Reveille a virtual Songwriting Retreat was an excellent experience with like minded musicians with backgrounds of shared experiences. The professional songwriters provided a wide range of incites to their process of song writing. Dustin Welch … Continue reading

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Acoustic Guitar Maintenance Tips

Taking care of an instrument can be tricky these days with thousands of online experts telling you how to do it. There also seems to be an odd competition for contradicting each other procedures. Guitar.com regularly has good information that … Continue reading

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Hollow Body Guitar Designs

Hollow body guitar information Continue reading

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Love My Ibanez

Ibanez guitars and history Continue reading

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Queen of the Bass

“ She’s played on over 10,000 songs and had a hand in some of rock history’s most celebrated hits. Meet Carol Kaye, one of the greatest bass players in the world” Continue reading

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Festival Change

Greetings to All,Keith needs to know who wants to play the festival Thursday and Friday or just Friday. Sat is supposed to rain so he is not really planning on that day. 

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Arcadian Wild & Sammy Lee Roller Concert

Next Monday, August 5th at 7:00pm,  Arcadian Wild, from Nashville, will be performing at the  Meteor Guitar Gallery in Bentonville. It’ll be great to see them live!  Also, Sammy Lee Roller, from Bella Vista, will be the leading off the show and Miles will … Continue reading

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On Hiatus

BVStrings is on hiatus till September.

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Revised Songs

The Master Songbook has been revised.  It was basically a rewrite due to the number of corrections that needed to be made.  All of the songs on the Music page have been uploaded to agree with the Master Songbook.  

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