Roundup of the Best Parlor Guitars

The Best Parlor Guitars
If you are on a quest to find the best parlor guitar, check out these standouts! Here you can easily visualize and compare top-rated and crowd favorites that match your playing style, cosmetic preference and budget.

Bedell Rio Regal Parlor - NAMM 2016

Bedell Rio Regal Parlor
Bedell introduces the Rio Regal Parlor, . premium instrument that features genuine Brazilian Rosewood for the back and sides in time for the upcoming 2016 NAMM Trade Show.

Guide to the Best Guitar Slides

guitar slides

The guitar slide has been with us for a long time, and it won't be going away anytime soon. Guitarists have been using slides to add soulful expression to their playing since around the time when the small body "blues box" or parlor guitar was the norm, and it has since been used on other guitars like regular acoustics, resonators, cigar box guitars and even electric guitars ever since.

Parlor Guitars in Popular Music

John Mayer playing a Martin parlor guitar
Although not as mainstream as the dreadnought and other bigger acoustics, parlor style guitars have conquered big stages and recording studios in the hands of capable artists. Here is a quick run through of how parlor guitars were used by various artists from different eras, from the early 1900s to today's modern time.

Nylon String Parlor Guitar & Small Classical Guitars Roundup

Nylon String Parlor Guitars & Small Classical Guitars

Nylon strings provide a mellow and percussive contrast to the bright and articulate sound of steel strings. When equipped on a small body instruments like parlor or small classical guitars, nylon strings produce a different tonal palette that both professionals and beginners enjoy.

To make it easier to choose which one to get I have put together the following list of the best guitars in this category. If you are looking for a beginner friendly instrument that has enough tone and feel for experienced players to appreciate, then you're in luck.

Parlor Guitar Forum: Would You Like One Here?

parlor guitar forum

We are thinking about starting a brand new forum dedicated to parlor guitars and we'd like to know if you're interested in joining.

The Top 11 Best Acoustic Guitar Tuners

acoustic guitar tuners

Here are the 11 of the best acoustic guitar tuners, to ensure that your guitar is in tune regardless of the venue, time and situation.

To help with that I've broken this list down into the three main types: Clip-on, Acoustic and Pedals, and I explain which type is best depending on your situation.

Left Handed Parlor Guitar Roundup

Left handed parlor guitars

Being friends with a left handed guitarist, I know how frustrating it is to find good guitars, let alone a good left handed parlor guitar. So to spread the good news of parlor guitars to the lefties, I scoured the market for worthy parlor guitars that our left handed friends can enjoy.

The Best Acoustic-Electric Parlor Guitars

In today's fast paced world, your acoustic has to always be ready for capturing ideas, recording, and stage performance. Because of this, acoustic-electric guitars have become the norm, so much so that even the traditional parlor guitar is getting the acoustic-electric treatment.