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DAN GABEL

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DanDan Gabel is Co-Founder and President of Peghead Nation. He has over 18 years experience in media and publishing and served in various business and editorial leadership roles at Acoustic Guitar and Strings magazines, including Group Publisher and Editorial Director. He is an avid guitarist and mandolinist who plays, performs, and writes songs with the San Francisco Bay Area roots band Minus Mary (www.MinusMary.com).

 


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May 18, 2016
On an oddly damp drive around San Francisco, Guy Clark shared a few thoughts about building guitars, filming “Heartworn Highways,” and his dislike of festivals.
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January 28, 2020
Andrew Marlin and his band plays an original tune from his instrumental album, “Buried in a Cape,” backstage at Terrapin Crossroads.
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January 10, 2020
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas and her progressive acoustic band play an original tune from their new album, “Formations.”
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January 02, 2020
Joe K. Walsh set a William Butler Yeats poem to music and plays it here with an all-star band, live at the Great Lakes Music Camp last fall.
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December 24, 2019
Peghead Nation’s Monroe-Style Mandolin instructor and his duo partner play a classic banjo tune from Virginia old-time musician Hobart Smith.
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December 06, 2019
Two revealers of harmonic tone play a bluegrass classic.
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December 03, 2014
Catch Scott Nygaard on Concert Window Thursday, December 4 with Cara Luft, live from Portland, OR.
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November 17, 2014
Early 2015 will bring a new album and a North American tour from the Punch Brothers, who just released a new song from the as-yet-untitled album.
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October 31, 2014
Peghead Nation celebrated its first two months with a night of music and fun in Fairfax, California.
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October 04, 2014
Images from the annual roots music pilgrimage to Golden Gate Park.
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September 23, 2014
Two masters celebrate "Bass and Mandolin" with amazing chops, big ears, and good humor.
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September 18, 2014
The roots music world came together in Nashville to celebrate the past year and honor their own.
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July 28, 2014
Peghead Nation executive producer Dan Gabel demos his 2007 Collings mandolin
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July 06, 2017
Marla Fibish demonstrates the family heirloom that has been a central part of her musical voice for over 30 years.
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August 15, 2016
A great value in an A-style mandolin from Saga Music, with solid woods and vintage-style appointments.
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September 12, 2016
A custom F-style mandolin built by Austin Clark using traditional methods.
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Jan 27, 2020
A look at the new Fishman pickup that combines the superior performance and tone of the Matrix Infinity undersaddle pickup system with a new soundboard body sensor.




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