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2019 Huntsville CBG Festival???

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barking Dog Arts May 14. 27 Replies

I was thinking about going to Hunstville this year for the CBG fest but I can't find any information about it online. I know it typically happens in late May or early June so I figured it would be…Continue

The new photos widget is driving me nuts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Poorness Studios May 7. 16 Replies

NOTE: this thread is not about uploading. It's about the way photos are displaying on our profile pages.It looks like the my photos widget (displays photos on our profiles) was updated recently. Its…Continue

 

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The Best Jugs in Kentucky Are Empty

Posted on September 18, 2019 at 6:00am 3 Comments

Since I’ve been involved with the homemade musical instrument community, I’ve noticed more and more coincidences in my life. I’m not sure if they’re happening more often or if I’m just more attune to them, but I’ve noticed increased synchronicity…

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The Accidental Canjo

Posted on September 8, 2019 at 10:30am 2 Comments

This is one of those stories that you just can’t make up. It happened yesterday afternoon and I felt the need to share it with all of you. I was sitting at the computer watching some videos on Cigar Box Nation when my dogs started scratching at…

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CBGs Required, Pitchforks Optional

Posted on August 27, 2019 at 2:00pm 3 Comments

This past weekend, I made a trek to York, PA and attended the 10th Annual Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival. It was a heck of a good time and I drew a ton of inspiration from the folks in attendance. In fact, as…

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A Tale of Two Ukes

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 10:00am 3 Comments

The truth be told, I’ve never been a big fan of ukuleles. Now don’t get me wrong, I’ve always appreciated the sound, but I never gravitated towards this particular instrument. Needless to say, ukuleles are popular with CBG builders because…

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Looking for CBG’s at DIGF

Posted on May 6, 2019 at 7:00am 4 Comments

This past weekend was the annual Dallas International Guitar Festival (DIGF). The 3-day event is the largest guitar show in the United States. It attracts attendees from all over the US as well as abroad. It spans many types of…

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Finding Xanadu in Memphis

Posted on April 13, 2019 at 6:00pm 5 Comments

When I first started learning about CBGs, I discovered John Lowe, a luthier and performer in Memphis, Tennessee. He does a one-man show under the moniker Johnny Lowebow and builds string instruments known as Lowebows. I had read he owns a…

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I Don't Care (A Danny Boy Davidson Cover)

"That song is a hard hitter.  Great job and a big affirmation for Danny."
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I Don''t Care (A Danny Boy Davidson Cover)

This is a cover of an original song by Danny Boy Davidson. He did the original on 6 string guitar but said he wanted to try it on a cigar box guitar. I was a...
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Into The Mystic on CBG

"Great rendition . Don't put your vocals down buddy . They sound good to me . "
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At 2:29am on December 1, 2019, Danny Boy Davidson said…

yes please do cover it...I would love to hear it...thank you for the friend request brother

At 12:46pm on November 25, 2019, Silent Jim said…

Thanks Poorness! Your builds, your music. your words and your contributions to CBN and the Gitty Gang Show are inspiring. Ever do any James Taylor covers on CBG? With your style and talent I think that would be cigarbox awesome....nudgenudge... ; )

At 1:00pm on November 17, 2019, Lonman said…

My apologies for the late return- thanks for the request. Always enjoy seeing your work

At 12:25pm on November 3, 2019, Muddy Creek Guitars said…

Thanks for the friend request, Poorness! I like what you build!

At 9:07am on September 11, 2019, James Pobog said…

@ Poorness

Thanks. I think my ideas come from thinking outside the box, because I've never been IN the box.

I'm planning other builds, but have no idea  what I'm going to do with them all.

At 7:42am on August 28, 2019, Lou LaManna said…
K, I was very happy to see you in York!
Glad you made the trip! On boatmans dance the sound like marbles is actually spoons! Idk seemed appropriate for it.
At 11:18pm on August 27, 2019, Bob Johnston said…

I'm one of those transplants who escaped from Southern California but Texas is in my blood now.  Thanks for the friend request.

At 9:45am on August 25, 2019, Casey Baron said…

Thanks for the friend request! York was a lot of fun this year.

At 5:44pm on August 21, 2019, Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear said…

Thanks for the friendship. Always glad to accept and I hope you're doing well. My apologies for taking time to accept but I haven't been on as much of late. Hopefully that will change soon. Thanks again and all the best to you.

At 9:57am on August 5, 2019, Preston J. Laisure said…

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
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A few ;-)
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I'm a long time multi-instrumentalist and home recording enthusianst. I’ve played in several local bands. From the first time I saw Justin Johnson and Shane Speal play a CBG, I knew I had to have one and better yet... build one. I'm into experimental sounds and I think a CBG, while great for traditional front porch music, is also good for experimental stuff. Here is an example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAQM-TzxIQI
 
 
 

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