My friends The Dirty Names will be playing at Fado's in Annapolis, MD. Harrison Cofer is shown playing one of Pete's Rickenbakers.
The insulation, drywall, painting and carpet installation are complete. The next 4-5 months will be spent laying out and re-wiring the studio.
There was a devastating flood in the studio. The guitars were saved and the amps appear to be OK.
Paul Reed Smith with his special guest speaker Guitar Player magazine editor Tom Wheeler.
Pete attended the Experience PRS 2010 event on September 24 & 25. Amazing guitars - here's a few Private Stock models.
Pete's been helping a band called "the names" by lending them some of his vintage guitars and amps for the recording of their first CD. Here's Kit Whitacre laying down a guitar solo for one of their original songs with Pete's 1957 Gibson Les Paul Junior and Fender Blues Junior Amp.
Pete and Haig Mathosian try to decide which guitar to buy at the Experience PRS 2009 event.
Members of Subtle Madness came by to record a 4 song demo. (L-R) are Dana Franz (lead guitar), Ann Cioffi (bass), Chris Gabriel (drums), and Sean Barr (lead vocals & guitar).
Here's a picture of Pete's nephew Brian Noon with Mark Tremonti (Alterbridge, Creed) and Brian's bandmate Bob Rafferty at the Experience PRS 2008 (Photo: Pete)
Pete checked out his nephew's Gibson Les Paul Supreme. Here's Brian Noon ripping a great guitar solo.
Ben Flowers was in from Columbus, Ohio to record one of his new songs. Ben played keyboard and sax and Pete played bass.
Pete jammed with Haig Mathosian on Long Island, Pete testing out Haig's PRS SE Custom Hollowbody.
Pete jammed with Ronnie Rother a bandmate from their mid-sixties band "Just Us". Ronnie playing his 1966 red Fender Strat, Pete playing Ronnie's 1969 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe goldtop.
Tony Webster and Sean Barr came by to check out the latest mixdown of the three songs they had recorded a few weeks ago. We all ended up jamming with Tony playing Pete's 1966 Telecaster through Pete's Marshall JCM 800 head and a Motion Sound SRV-212 cabinet. Sean put his Rickenbacker "Tuxedo" through Pete's Fender '65 Deluxe RI and Pete played keys.