George McConnell

George McConnell

George McConnell picked up his first guitar at age 15, and he's been picking them up ever since. As both a player and purveyor of guitars, he has amassed quite a collection of sounds, songs and stringed instruments,. He's served as lead guitarist in the bands Beanland, Kudzu Kings and Widespread Panic. In his spare time, he helmed a vintage guitar store on the historic Oxford Square.

McConnell first learned the ways of the world under the tutelage of Mississippi's first black female beertruck driver named Lulu. At the tender age of ten,... more