Free Online Guitar Lessons for Acoustic or Electric Guitar

We have hundreds of free guitar lessons available, and we have split them into easy to digest quick-start series. You can take any of these courses with your acoustic or electric guitar.

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Beginner Guitar Lessons

If you're brand new to playing the guitar or just want to brush up on the basics this is the place to start. The lessons in this series apply to both acoustic and electric guitar. It's recommend you go through them in the order presented, but you can also focus on specific topics that interest you.

Lead Guitar Quick-Start Series

If you are interested in learning to play lead guitar this is the series for you. It covers essential scale shapes, lead guitar techniques, and even playing your very first guitar solo. It's recommended you start with the first video and go through the rest in sequence.

Guitar Lessons For Beginners

This is a collection of stand-alone lessons for beginners. Unlike the Beginner Guitar Quick-Start Series these starter lessons are self-contained and are not part of an extended series.

Guitar Lesson Resources

Want to fast-track your progress on the guitar? Check out Guitareo. Members get exclusive access to our complete collection of step-by-step video lessons, skill-building jam tracks, community discussion forums, and the ability to chat and ask questions during our live video broadcasts. You can watch the official video trailer for more details.

If you're looking for some of our older videos - you can browse the guitar lessons archive. You may also be interested browsing our guitar lessons on YouTube. There you can learn how to play guitar with all of our most popular beginner guitar lessons, rhythm guitar lessons, lead guitar lessons, and blues guitar lessons. We have something for guitar students of all skill levels.