Adam Rafferty

Don’t Wash Your Face Before a Fingerstyle Guitar Gig!

I have a tip you will thank me for later, and it’s all about right hand fingerstyle guitar technique.
Don’t wash your face before you play a gig.
Huh?
Yes that’s right. Don’t wash your face.
It’s a great tip that my classical teacher showed me when I was 15 years old, and somehow my memory served it up the other night as I was going on stage.

Sometimes when you perform, you’ll find that your hands and guitar get sticky. Yes, if you are not used to it, it can freak you out and make you nervous.
Here’s what happens to me a lot of

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