Acoustic Guitar Lessons

Learn how to play the acoustic guitar! These free video lessons cover rhythm, soloing, fingerpicking, alternate tunings, and more. Each lesson is designed to introduce you to an essential technique or concept that you can use to improve your playing ability. Continue to practice along with each video until you feel comfortable playing the material on your own. Whether you’re just advancing from beginner lessons or heading towards acoustic blues, pick a lesson below and start learning to play acoustic guitar today!

Featured Lessons:


Famous Guitar Strum Patterns will teach you the chord progressions and strum patterns for the main sections of four popular songs: Stop and Stare – OneRepublic, Under the Milky Way – The Church, Horse With No Name – America, and Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison.

For each song, we’ll start by reviewing the chords. Next, we’ll cover the strumming pattern. Finally, you’ll have the opportunity to put it all together and practice along with Peter. This is a fun way to work some new chords and rhythms into your repertoire.

C#m A E B Chord Progression will teach you about barre chords and using chord substitutes.

Fingerstyle Comping Guitar Lesson

Fingerstyle Comping 1: Learn a fingerpicking pattern for playing rhythm guitar.


Start using your right hand fingers and get a hold of this Acoustic Blues Lick.

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