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Bruce Bouton Courses


Bruce shows you the essential skills, techniques and musicianship needed to get a great Rock sound on your Lap Steel. All of the basics you need to play Rockin’ Lap Steel are here.


Bruce guides you through a great collection of classic-style E9 pedal steel licks that helped define the Neo-Traditional era and are currently being used in Americana bands everywhere. 

Neo-Traditional Country
Bruce Bouton


In 1978, Bruce Bouton moved from Vienna VA to Nashville with the dream of being a professional musician.


In the forty some years since then, his lap and steel guitar playing have been heard on the hit records of Garth Brooks, Ricky Skaggs, Brooks and Dunn, Shania Twain, Keith Urban, Lonestar, Pam Tillis, and Lady A, among many others.

As a songwriter he has had songs recorded by artists including T. Graham Brown, Garth Brooks, George Straight, Glen Campbell and George Jones.

Bruce has toured with Garth Brooks, Ricky Skaggs, Mel Tillis, Foster and Lloyd, and Reba McEntire.

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