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DAN GABEL

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DanDan Gabel is Co-Founder and Executive Producer 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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June 06, 2018
The Irish guitarist, songwriter, and singer performs a song about an Irish labor organizer from the early 1900s.
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May 26, 2018
Bruce takes to the porch to play two traditional favorites with guitarist and songwriter Vivian Leva and multi-instrumentalist Riley Calcagno.
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May 17, 2018
Tristan Scroggins and Alisa Rose explore the possibilities of a bluegrass and Irish music favorite.
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May 08, 2018
Peghead Nation instructors John Reischman, Sharon Gilchrist, and Scott Nygaard play a Smiley Burnett song during a recent house concert.
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April 30, 2018
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor and his duo partner play “Please Baby” during a late-night set.
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July 19, 2016
Our popular mandolin teacher adds a second course on Peghead Nation. Sign up for email updates here.
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June 23, 2016
Submit a video of yourself playing a Bill Monroe tune for your chance to win a full scholarship to this year's Monroe Mandolin Camp with Mike Compton.
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June 16, 2016
Peghead Nation is happy to be part of the second annual gathering of some of the world's greatest guitar builders and players at the second Fretboard Summit. Join us!
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May 25, 2016
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle instructor’s latest recording is a solo CD/DVD package released by the Old-Time Tiki Parlour.
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May 24, 2016
Join over 20 guitar, mandolin, and ukulele luthiers in St. Paul, Minnesota, August 6 – 7 for exhibits of fine instruments and a full schedule of performances.
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May 24, 2016
Sign up for a new Peghead Nation subscription now and get great Fishman gear.
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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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Jun 07, 2018
The singer-songwriter plays his popular song “Panama Red,” with an interlude of the classic Elizabeth Cotten song, “Freight Train.”




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