Mitchell T313CE: Best Acoustic Guitar Under $500

I was recently down at my local Guitar Center, testing various guitars that I’m writing reviews for. As I was browsing the usual suspects, I noticed a Mitchell, and to be honest, it was a brand I had never heard of. Based on its price point, I just assumed it was a cheap, subpar beginner guitar.

Martin DX1AE: Best Acoustic Guitar Under $1000

There’s a tendency, when one is a beginning guitar player, to go for the cheapest guitar. Even if you are an occasional player, with some chops under your belt, the same can be said. Yes, I did this when I was just starting out. Then again, I was only Eleven…

Yamaha FG830: Best Acoustic Guitar For The Money

Yamaha FG830

The Yamaha FG830 is very suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate and pro players. I recently had a chance to sit down with this guitar and give it a thorough test drive. I consider myself to be in the pro/advanced category of player, and I immediately found this guitar to be very impressive – considering all it has to offer – especially at its low price point.

Best Acoustic Guitars For Beginners: Where to Start

Considering which guitar is right for you is a rather important first step. It is my intention to guide you through this process. What follows are some of the important criteria to consider when looking for the best beginner acoustic guitar for your needs.