Alabama Cigar box players and builders

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Alabama Cigar box players and builders

A place for all in Alabama and surrounding areas to get together and talk cbg !

Members: 53
Latest Activity: Jun 7, 2014

Wow , seems like this lil peace of cbg area is growing ! let us know what you are doing and where at so we can stay in touch!

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10 th anual CBG fest in Huntsville, AL

Started by Jimbo Cawthron Jun 7, 2014. 0 Replies

We had a great time at the 10th cbg fest in Huntsville,Al. this time with a billing of the likes of John Nickles and Pat Nickles, April Mae and the June Bugs, Justin Johnson, Hymn for Her, and Ben Prestage, Matt Crunk, Johnny Lowebow, and Earl…Continue

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Flying Monkey cbg Fest

Started by Jimbo Cawthron. Last reply by Jimbo Cawthron Jun 6, 2012. 1 Reply

O.k. so any body out there go to the Huntsville show at the flying Monkey, If so tell us what you liked about the show and what you did not like about it and may be we can get it real good next year!Continue

2012 Alabama Cigar Box Guitar Festival Dates Set

Started by Bama Jelley. Last reply by Bama Jelley May 25, 2012. 2 Replies

Mark your calendars now! Hope to see you all there.http://flyingmonkeyarts.org/…Continue

What's up ?

Started by Jimbo Cawthron. Last reply by Richard G Caudill Sep 27, 2011. 1 Reply

Just give us a lil touch of what all of ya'll are doing ? Continue

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Comment by Jimbo Cawthron on December 24, 2013 at 2:16am

My two latest builds. juice can resos, thanx barefoot cajun!

Comment by George Dickerson on August 4, 2013 at 5:27pm

Well, I am new to this site and this group. I can already see that there are some really talented builders/players here. Hope to meet some or all of you, I live in Dothan and I build things, guitars, dulcimers, etc.  Just finished my first CBG!  I will try soon to get a photo up on this site.  Thanks to all for your help and leadership. 

Comment by Jimbo Cawthron on July 21, 2013 at 11:00am

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Comment by Jimbo Cawthron on July 21, 2013 at 10:54am

Just a few pics of my latest build, it is a juice can reso that I am building for a guy at work.

Comment by Piht Bull (Delta Dawg Guitars) on July 8, 2013 at 6:20pm

anybody from the Decatur area ?

Comment by Jim burt on June 19, 2013 at 6:53am

So Glad to part of your group :)....Been building for over 2 yrs now...I have a  facebook page call Bama Cigar box....If you like to check it...Jimbo

Comment by Jimbo Cawthron on May 27, 2013 at 1:30am

2013 Flying Monkey Cigar Box Guitar Festival!

SCHEDULE

Friday, May 31st:

HYMN FOR HER Concert on the Dock at Lowe Mill (6-9pm free)

MICROWAVE DAVE (blues) with DANNY & BEN DAVIS (bluegrass)
Flying Monkey Arts Theater (8:30pm, $8):


Saturday, June 1st:

Artist Market featuring CBG craftsmen, instruments and components (noon -6pm)

Workshops:

12:30 & 2pm: Build Your Own One String CBG with STEVE WEBB ($30 including materials and use of tools)


1pm & 3pm: Learn to play the cigar box guitar with PAT NICKEL (practice instruments provided / limited seating / free)


1pm & 3pm: Build a CBG Demonstration with JOHN NICKEL


1:30 & 3:30pm: Intermediate slide cigar box guitar class with JUSTIN JOHNSON (bring your own instrument)


12:30 & 2:30pm: "Songs Inside the Box" documentary film by MAX SHORES

CIGAR BOX GUITAR EXTRAVAGANZA 6-11pm in Flying Monkey Arts Theater ($15) featuring:

PAT & JOHN NICKEL
THE TEXICANS
LITTLE JOHNNY KANTREED
APRIL MAE & THE JUNE BUGS
JUSTIN JOHNSON
JOHNNY LOWEBOW

Lowe Mill / 2211 Seminole Drive / Huntsville, AL 35805

Comment by Bruce Bice on December 7, 2012 at 7:57am

Just built my first CBG bought a kit form the good folks at Nick Cigar Box Guitars.

John was very helpful and always ready to answer a question when i called, Enjoyed it so much i 'm already working on another one and two small scale for grand kids.

 

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10 th anual CBG fest in Huntsville, AL

Started by Jimbo Cawthron Jun 7, 2014. 0 Replies

Flying Monkey cbg Fest

Started by Jimbo Cawthron. Last reply by Jimbo Cawthron Jun 6, 2012. 1 Reply

2012 Alabama Cigar Box Guitar Festival Dates Set

Started by Bama Jelley. Last reply by Bama Jelley May 25, 2012. 2 Replies

What's up ?

Started by Jimbo Cawthron. Last reply by Richard G Caudill Sep 27, 2011. 1 Reply

About to build my first CBG!

Started by James Durham Jul 22, 2011. 0 Replies

7th Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival

Started by Bama Jelley. Last reply by ChickenboneJohn Jun 6, 2011. 10 Replies

Mobile Area Builders

Started by Bill Harbour Jun 3, 2011. 0 Replies

I think this lil guy can burn up the frets!

Started by Jimbo Cawthron. Last reply by Richard G Caudill May 8, 2011. 3 Replies

My current build! (Mystic)

Started by Jimbo Cawthron. Last reply by Jimbo Cawthron Aug 18, 2010. 3 Replies

The Great Alabama CBG Extravaganza 2010

Started by Jimbo Cawthron. Last reply by Joker Jun 30, 2010. 3 Replies

Who You Fer?

Started by Ronnie Retherford. Last reply by Ronnie Retherford Nov 9, 2009. 1 Reply

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