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  • Lap Steel World

    177 members Latest Activity: Sep 10 A group for lap steel admirer's, players and builders.

  • SOAPBOX - Rants & Raves

    94 members Latest Activity: May 19, 2018 A sounding board for the CBG Revolutionary

  • Old Punks Never Die - They Just Play CBG's

    118 members Latest Activity: Aug 15 Talk about the good old days when you were a punk. Post pics and covers of old Punk Songs on a CBG!

  • Introduce Yourself!

    1296 members Latest Activity: Sep 11 We wanna know who you are! Where ya from? What'cha buildin'? This is a place for new members to introduce themselves and old 'uns to show 'em…

  • CB Nation Recording Studio

    261 members Latest Activity: Feb 6, 2018 An experimental recording collective where members of the Nation can collaborate on music with other members. Please start a new discussion for each…

  • AZ CBG Group

    53 members Latest Activity: 21 hours ago WELCOME! Anyone is more than welcome to join! This is a place for all Arizona CBG builders/players to get together! I am hoping we can all get to…

  • How To Play Bottleneck Slide CBG with your host Keni Lee Burgess

    542 members Latest Activity: May 23, 2014 Welcome. Thank you for joining my group. Please feel free to write and ask any musical questions you have about my lessons. Enjoy.

  • California CBGs

    61 members Latest Activity: May 15 Group designated for CBG builders, players, enthusiasts to network and inform of upcoming events, shows, and building supply locations in California.…

  • New York Cigar Box Guitars

    39 members Latest Activity: Jul 31, 2017 The Cigar Box Guitar group for builders and musicians in the New York area.

  • Classifieds and Swaps

    333 members Latest Activity: Jul 14

    A place to buy, sell, trade cigar box guitars and other related gear.

     

    Keep in mind that you can find most…

  • Piezos From Outer Space!!!

    28 members Latest Activity: Aug 29

    The simple Piezo Disc pickup is one of the most underrated sound devices.  Sure,…

  • CBG wiring & electronics.

    731 members Latest Activity: yesterday

    Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best…

  • Curmudgeons of Cigar Box Nation

    62 members Latest Activity: Jun 18

    A place for all of us disgruntled old farts to gather and do curmudgeonly things. Stand up and flaunt your attitude! We've earned the right to be…

  • The Mississippians

    19 members Latest Activity: Jun 22

    This group is for anyone who loves, has lived in, or is living in Mississippi. The state's nickname, "The Birthplace of American Music" was given…

  • Solidbody city

    118 members Latest Activity: Jun 3

    CBGs, cookie tins..…

  • New Zealand CBG Movement

    27 members Latest Activity: on Monday

    Kia Ora...Somewhere for all CBG people in the land of the long white cloud to get together and talk CBG stuff......

  • Cigar Box Guitar Museum at Speal's Tavern

    88 members Latest Activity: Nov 6, 2018

    Get updates on The Cigar Box Guitar Museum at Speal's Tavern, the world's first permanent museum collection of Cigar Box Guitars.  Speal's Tavern…

  • Lazy B Radio

    27 members Latest Activity: Feb 2, 2016

    A group devoted to showcasing cigar box guitar musicians and Cigar Box Nation…

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