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How To Play Blues Rock Rhythm Guitar – Get ready to rock out and rip it up! Grab your axe and let’s learn some classic rock licks. You might have picked this up already…But tons of classic rock is totally based off the blues. So this is a blues lesson in disguise! By learning some Beatles, Zeppelin, and Hendrix, you’ll be doing your blues chops a favor!

The guitar is a great instrument to improvise on. It’s actually one of the easiest instruments to improvise with. By learning a basic pattern, and concreting your knowledge of a few extra notes around the pattern, you’ll be able to improvise. Endless, chunky, blues and classic rock riffs will be flowing from your hands! You’ll surprise yourself! + Read More

How To Play Blues Rock Rhythm Guitar – Get ready to rock out and rip it up! Grab your axe and let’s learn some classic rock licks. You might have picked this up already…But tons of classic rock is totally based off the blues. So this is a blues lesson in disguise! By learning some Beatles, Zeppelin, and Hendrix, you’ll be doing your blues chops a favor!

The guitar is a great instrument to improvise on. It’s actually one of the easiest instruments to improvise with. By learning a basic pattern, and concreting your knowledge of a few extra notes around the pattern, you’ll be able to improvise. Endless, chunky, blues and classic rock riffs will be flowing from your hands! You’ll surprise yourself! + Read More

Music has a tendency to evolve to fit the current state of the world. I don’t know about you, but I find that super interesting! In this blues guitar lesson, let’s explore how the blues evolved!

This lesson has something for everyone. It starts off in beginner land, then moves to intermediate land, and ends with a few advanced techniques sprinkled in. + Read More

Welcome to Wednesday night at 8pm EST. Where Campfire Guitar Star does a free live guitar lesson. This is a great opportunity for you to ask guitar related questions to a pro! Not to mention the fact that it’s also a guitar lesson full of new content for you to get down.

This weeks live lesson is all about the blues. The blues is at the base of every genre of western music. So even if you aren’t a blues player, you need to learn at least a bit of blues guitar. But you’ll be surprised, the blues is a soul enriching, feel good genre to play on the guitar. There’s just something about the guitar and blues. The 2 go together like Peanut butter and Jelly. It’s also easy, due to the shape-based nature of the guitar. + Read More

I wish I could see the look on your face the first time you tune down to Open G and give the open strings a strum. Pure Magic. Even the open strings are an incredible sounding chord.

Some of the most compelling guitar riffs are in Open G tuning. You need to tune your guitar down into open G, and join the party! It’s amazing how easy it is. The techniques, chords, and scales are much simpler. It’s almost like an “easy” button for the guitar! + Read More

Blues music has a roll to it. There’s a pulse to the blues that pulls any listener in. Even if they claim to not like blues music! There’s just something about the rhythm that resonates deep within a human’s core. Blues music can sometimes feel like it’s rattling your soul!

The chords and scales that the blues utilizes also play a huge part in connecting with the audience. But in today’s lesson, I’m really diving deep into the world of rhythm. + Read More

Guitar tone. Guitar players throw that word around alot. But what exactly does it mean? This is what I’m going to cover in this lesson. Specifically, I’m going to be covering lead guitar tone in this guitar lesson.

Make sure you watch the whole thing and listen to these tips! If you’ve ever been unsure about what you do with the pick up selector and tone knob on your electric guitar, get ready to be educated. + Read More

Get pumped as we dive deep into the world of lead guitar in this lesson that was recorded live with campfire guitar star. In this lesson, I demonstrate a super easy guitar technique that makes solos and riffs sound massive.

We are going to be taking advantage of open strings to add a drone over our solos! By simply adding an open string, you turn every guitar lick into a chord. The best way to learn anything on the guitar is to start with songs. + Read More

What was the first thing you learned on guitar? Chances have it, you didn’t just jump right into Master Of Puppets or Classical Gas. You probably started with a super easy single note riff, or an easy chord. You should approach learning how to play lead guitar in the exact same fashion!

Learning how to play lead guitar is almost like learning how to play guitar again. The techniques are a lot different. The positioning is a lot different. You’re all of a sudden just using the small 3 strings and are near the 12th fret, where the frets are WAY smaller. + Read More

In this super easy electric guitar lesson, we learn one of the most epic guitar licks of all time. A guitar lick is a quick piece of musical expression. Bend the note, Release the note, pull-off the note. This is one of the most common guitar licks you will see!

In this lesson, we go over the lick in 3 different easy guitar songs. The First is “Are You Gonna Go My Way” by Lenny Kravitz. The Next is “I want you (She’s So Heavy) by the Beatles. The final song is “Voodoo Child” by Jimi Hendrix. + Read More

I think we can all agree that bending strings is what makes an electric guitar sing. The ability to bend notes gives the guitar an expressive quality similar to a human voice. In other words, when string bending is done correctly it can really move someone emotionally.

But as a beginner guitarist, I’m sure you’ve noticed that string bending is pretty difficult due to the physically challenging nature of the guitar. It will take a bit of time before your fingers have the proper strength to bend strings with ease. So take a couple weeks and practice bending strings everyday for a few minutes. + Read More

In this super easy beginner guitar lesson, I break down all the basic techniques that you’re gonna need to play your favourite songs and styles on the electric guitar. With help from Black Sabbath, and The Scorpions, I’m gonna install proper guitar technique in your hands.

When it comes to technique on the guitar, it’s important to build a solid foundation of the basics. If you attempt something that is too difficult, it can actually cause long term guitar problems. You’ll have to spend time unlearning your bad habits. + Read More

Get your acoustic guitar ready, and let’s rock the house with some super easy chords! In this lesson, I run over 4 super easy songs that any beginner can play.

Here’s the great thing about the guitar: Once you learn just a few chords, you can play tons of your favourite, classic songs! Learning how to play D, Cadd9, and G will get any beginner guitar player playing thousands of songs! You’d be surprised just how many songs are built around those three chords. We are also going to go over a few common strum patterns. + Read More