2nd Great Southern Cigar Box Guitar Festival in the central goldfields area of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. March 30 - 31 2019

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2nd Great Southern Cigar Box Guitar Festival in the central goldfields area of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. March 30 - 31 2019

Time: March 30, 2019 at 2pm to March 31, 2019 at 6pm
Location: The Cabaret Club
Street: 9367 Western Highway
City/Town: Warrenheip Ballarat, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
Website or Map: http://thecabaretclub.com.au/…
Phone: +61 3 53348150
Event Type: festival
Organized By: The Cabaret Club
Latest Activity: Jan 24, 2019

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Festival Director Steve Plater, is a multi award winning player of stringed instruments, has been building, perfecting, and playing Cigar Box Guitars for two decades or so with many of his instruments proudly owned and played by Cigar Box Guitar lovers.

Starting with a Builders Market from 11am both Saturday and Sunday, there will be an eclectic mix of Victorian and South Australian builders:Black Diamond Cigar Box Guitars,Brookwood Guitars, Chough Guitars, Kingtone Mics and Cigar Box amps, Oz Blues and Roots Music Store Cigar Box Guitars, Salty Dog Cigar Box Guitars, Vinmen Guitars, Callum Lower Guitars

Intermediate and advanced Workshops hosted by Steve Plater are also planned for Sunday starting at 11am.
There will also be Open Mic sessions Saturday and Sunday and Door Prizes.

Another super FESTIVAL LINEUP this year consisting of 8 returning acts from 2018, some travelling from interstate:

SATURDAY from 2-11pm: FIONA BOYES, ANNA SCIONTI, STEVE P & THE 3 STRINGS, STRINGY & MOLLY, JO JO RAINWATER

SUNDAY from 11am-6pm: RHIANNON SIMPSON, HGT, SUEDAN, STEVE P & THE THREE STRINGS, ANNA SCIONTI

FOR OUT OF TOWN VISITORS: The Ballarat Colonial Inn (next door to the venue) is offering great deals for Festival Ticket Holders who require accommodation.

Tickets start from $20 - $50, kids under 12 are free

For full Festival details visit:

Facebook link:  https://www.facebook.com/cigarboxguitarfestival/

Website links:https://greatsoutherncigarboxguitarfest.com

http://thecabaretclub.com.au/2nd-great-southern-cigar-box-guitar-festival-2019/

Tickets link:  https://ballarattickets.com.au/event/8670

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