Anatomy of a Blues Jam
Whether you’re a pro player, weekend warrior, or
bedroom jammer, there’s a place for you at the
local blues jam—provided you know the etiquette.
We travel around the country scoping out the jam
scenes and tell you everything you need to know
about fitting in.
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Two of today’s most talent-
ed boutique luthiers, Nik
Huber and Jens Ritter, are
located just an hour apart
in Germany. We made our
way to both of their shops
this spring and bring you
there with two video fac-
tory tours you have to see.
Players gather for a blues jam at Stampen in Stockholm, Sweden. Photo by Bengt Nyman
Go Go Tuners TT- 1
August 31 - September 4
Uncover Rig Secrets With
New Rig Rundowns
We’re reaching more and more rigs every
month, and September is no exception.
Head online to check out Keith Urban’s
epic rig in a two-part video and hear
about his low-tech solutions to onstage
problems. We also go backstage at Lynyrd
Skynyrd, Jimmie Vaughan, and Los Lonely Boys shows to get the skinny on their setups. We add a
new Rig Rundown each week, so keep your browser tuned to premierguitar.com/video for the latest.
September 7 - September 13
POLL OF THE MONTH
If you can only take one tube
amp to a gig, it’s got to have:
In addition to
the usual tube
suspects, we left
this one open to
part of the poll
so I don’t have to
carry it around,”
“Great tone!” and
our favorite, “It
My tone is in my
I’m a freaking
ModKits The Verb Pedal Kit
September 14 - September 20
PG BLOOPER REEL, ROUND 2
If you laughed at our missteps
in round one, you’ll be excited
to know that round two is here!
Chris Kies, Rebecca Dirks, and
Rich Osweiler join the flub-fest
this time around, proving that no
one is immune from the on-cam-
era jitters. Laugh along with us,
only on Facebook. Click the Video
tab at facebook.com/premierguitar
to watch both editions.
Make your voice heard in this and next month’s poll question—and other discussion topics throughout the month—
by clicking the “Questions” tab on our Facebook page!
Lace Alumitone Pre-Loaded
Actual configuration: H-H
with pearloid pickguard.
September 21 - September 27