If you are on the hunt for a great acoustic guitar it is a good idea to do some research before hand so you know exactly what you want. There is a huge variety out there so we narrowed it down to the 5 best acoustic guitars under $500. All of these guitars would be excellent for any skill level from beginners to experts, making them awesome gifts as well.
Tune your guitar before you start playing and check it’s tune as you play. (Check out our tuning guide for more information.) There are great tuners out there like the or . Strings that are in tune will sound clear and crisp. So, when you have a guitar that is in tune, you should not have buzzing strings.
In the spirit of the 4th of July, I have put together a collection of patriotic songs on solo guitars, because sometimes simplicity is perfection. All of the songs I chose are performed by regular people, like us, who play because they love it. Because, what better does the 4th of July represent than being able to do what you love? Please enjoy the music, support the artists, and keep playing!