2017 Huntsville AL Cigar Box Guitar Fest announced! - JUNE 2 & 3 - Performers, info, tickets & links

The Cigar Box Guitar Festival at Lowe Mill in Huntsville AL returns June 2 & 3, 2017 with ten acts appearing over the two days.  This is the longest running cigar box guitar fest and is proudly sponsored by C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply.  The 2017 fest also features instrument building workshops and a full marketplace of cigar box guitar vendors.

Headliners include Hymn For Her, Microwave Dave and Edward David Anderson.   

Here's the main info:

  • The Cigar Box Guitar Festival at Lowe Mill Arts
  • June 2, 6pm-9pm
  • June 3, 12pm-9pm
  • Address:  2211 Seminole Dr SW, Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Tickets - $5 suggested donation
  • Official website
  • Scroll down for full schedule

The two-day festival will feature a juried Art Market showcasing an array of local and regional artists. Festivalgoers will enjoy shopping artwork from a talented array of artists in a variety of mediums.

Build your own cigar box guitar workshop:  on Saturday, June 3 at the event, Rocket City Dreamin’ will offer a 1-String Cigar Box Guitar workshops from 12:30 PM-2:00 PM for $30 in Studio 150. Please email rocketcitydreamin@yahoo.com to register. 

The 2017 Cigar Box Guitar Festival headliners include:

Edward David Anderson

Hymn for Her

Microwave Dave

Full schedule:

Friday, June 2 Line Up:

6:00 PM-7:00 PM: Anti Social Butterflies

7:30 PM-9:00 PM: Travis Bowlin

Saturday, June 3 Line Up:

1:00 PM: Superbad Kontrafusion

2:00 PM: Pat Nickel

3:00 PM: PMB

4:00 PM: Johnny Lowebow 

5:00 PM: John Nickel

7:00 PM: Hymn for Her 

8:00 PM: Micro Wave Dave

9:00 PM: Edward  David Anderson 

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Hope to get by one day or the other...probably Saturday as I'll be driving home Friday from FL. Depends on #3's baseball schedule.

Looking forward to attending my first CBG Festival. Taking the standby milk run Spokane-Seattle-Boston-(Atlanta or Nashville). Waiting for the Boston flight at the moment. Should be a lot of fun once we get there!!!

"A full marketplace of CBG builders"... one vendor selling CBGs, and one selling CB lamps.RIP Huntsville CBG fest, you had a good run.

That's sad. There were five or so CBG vendors last year and a couple of others with shirts/books/etc.

Did the jam session go ok? Hated I couldn't get up there...but the 12yo can't drive himself to games. ;)  Maybe I'll get up your way sometime.


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