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Small box woes?

Started by Sleepy John. Last reply by jabes May 6, 2019. 11 Replies

FX rigs and recommendations

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London One Man Band festival with Hollowbelly

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Comment by ChickenboneJohn on February 10, 2020 at 2:10pm

Hi

A quick note to anyone making and selling guitars.

Boxstock is back, and following the recent BBC One screening of the film "Cigar Box Blues - The Makers Of A Revolution" interest and ticket sales are higher than ever!

The venue is The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton and the date is Saturday 18th April (we've also added a Friday night gig, with open mic plus Hollowbelly headlining). On the Saturday, the event will be open to the public from 12.00noon until 5.30pm, and admission to the daytime event is free. For just £40 you can have a trade table, and you'll also get a ticket to the Saturday evening gig with The Dusk Brothers and the Friday night Hollowbelly gig.

Number are strictly limited, so it is first come, first served. If you have any questions or need any more information, please get in touch. It's a unique opportunity to get in touch with anyone who is anyone on the cigar box guitar scene, and a great opportunity to showcase and sell your products to the public.

Hope to see you there!

https://www.chickenbonejohn.com/collections/cigarboxguitar-workshop...

John

Comment by Blind Boy Fullers on January 12, 2020 at 4:45pm

"Cigar Box Blues The Makers of a Revolution" on BBC iPlayer is only available til 8.00pm this Wednesday, Jan 15th. If you haven't seen it, catch it before it goes!

Comment by Paul Thomas on January 7, 2020 at 3:30pm

just to say hi i am from Liverpool

Comment by Sleepy John on December 19, 2019 at 4:34pm

Working here in Wales on the iplayer.

Heard about it through the Gitty newsletter.

FANTASTIC!!!

Comment by Greg Henshaw on December 18, 2019 at 6:45am

Thanks everyone for letting me know about iplayer. I have watched it again on my tablet , and congratulations to all involved in a great programme.

Comment by Geoff Waldron on December 17, 2019 at 2:10pm

Just watched it on iplayer, excellent job guys. I will watch it again later with my family - see if I can convince them to come to Boxstock 2020 :)

Comment by Keith 66 on December 17, 2019 at 1:59pm

Just watched it on iplayer, well done to the lot of you! what an excellent programme. Havent built much this year as mum passed away back in march & i was dealing with her estate for months. This programme has inspired me to get building again!

Comment by Lazylefteye on December 17, 2019 at 11:51am

It’s on iplayer now Greg. Wasn’t there earlier today, but is now. Looking forward to watching it tonight.

Comment by Greg Henshaw on December 17, 2019 at 7:50am

So I watched and recorded Cigar Box Blues The Makers of a Revolution on BBC last night. I spotted a couple of my creations which was great. But it was supposed to be available on iplayer which i told my out of town friends and family about but it says 'not available on iplayer'. Anyone know why? Does anyone know if it will be available ever?

Comment by Lazylefteye on December 16, 2019 at 1:37pm

Tickets bought and hotel room booked. Got a pretty good deal at the nearby Premier Inn. 2 nights for the wife and I for £67. No breakfast included, but I’m sure we’ll find a “greasy spoon” or there is always Wetherspoons. Really looking forward to it.

 

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