September 2016 MSM News and Walnut Valley Roundup

Mass Street Music November 2015 news

It’s been a while since we’ve had a proper news post here on the ol’ Mass Street blog but things have been busy! Prepping, and then decompressing, for the Walnut Valley Festival always makes September an interesting month. Even with the flood related chaos it was so wonderful to catch up with some of our favorite people, customers and performers…some of which are both! We picked up a few vintage pieces as well, so give us a call if that’s your thing.

Before we dive into some fun photos from the festival don’t miss our latest Staff Picks, our upcoming Recording Event, our Martin String Sale and our Tips for Keeping your Guitar Humidified this coming winter. Dry guitars are unhappy guitars. Oh, and don’t forget to give us a follow on Twitter over @massstreetmusic. We’ve started posting every instrument to hit the website on there, so if you want to be the first to see something new that’s your best bet.

Presley Barker and Jim Baggett
It was so great to get a chance to meet Presley Barker, one of the young flat-picking-phenoms at the festival. He and Jim could have talked about D-18s all day long!
Steve Kaufman and Jim Baggett at the Mass Street Music booth
It wouldn’t be Winfield without catching up with Steve Kaufman! Check out his schedule of camps for next year.
Always great catching up with Byron of the Byron Berline band. Jim’s going to be doing some work this fall on that gorgeous vintage Gibson.
The Vogts Sisters at the Walnut Valley Festival

 Last, but certainly not least it was a joy to help a couple of Kansas natives pick out their new Collings CJ-35. Congrats to the Vogts Sisters on the new guitar!

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