April 2014 Blog Posts (10)

After you buy a new car, don't you then see that model everywhere?

After watching Paul McCartney play a CBG in the documentary Sound City, I thought now that's just too cool.

So, I bought some cigar boxes off the net, wondering how am I going to build this thing.  Then just like after you buy a new car, don't you then see that model everywhere?  I starting seeing CBG videos and sites and now Cigar Box Nation.  I might not be totally original but I'm still psyched about making my own CBG and amp, but not from a kit.  I want to do each part…

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Added by Audiolobotomy on April 20, 2014 at 6:57am — 4 Comments

Great March and April.  Built and sold over 35 CBGs.  The COSTCO story was a big success.  We will be doing a class of building CBGs for the Fire House Cultural center in Ruskin<Florida on May 3.  L…

Great March and April.  Built and sold over 35 CBGs.  The COSTCO story was a big success. 

We will be doing a class of building CBGs for the Fire House Cultural center in Ruskin<Florida on May 3.  Looking forward to spreading the word.

http://firehouseculturalcenter.org/events/cigar-box-guitar-workshop/

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Added by Steve Cinnamon on April 15, 2014 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Different Types Of Festivals

I never gave it much thought as to what defined a festival. Was it just a get together of people celebrating some sort of theme like an open air carnival? I've heard music concerts converted into festivals. However, what I have learned recently is just how different everybody's festivals is. Some are held inside small pubs packed full of people, which is cozy eh! Where others look much like an open market place lined with vender booths and a stage for live performance and that can vary. Some…

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Added by smilingdog1 on April 13, 2014 at 12:14pm — 3 Comments

Shane Speal Recording Blog - Day 8 and 9: Plowing ahead

Shane Speal Recording Blog

Shane Speal's Snake Oil Band - upcoming album on C. B. Gitty Records

Equinox Music and Arts Recording Studio, Dallastown PA

Songs worked on:  ...just about all of 'em!…

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Added by Shane Speal shanespeal.com on April 8, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

StumbleCol CBG Night with Soulcatcher, Strolling Tone and the mighty StumbleCollective

Lots of vids of the StumbleCol CBG night held on the 29th of April 2014 at the Beacy in Mill Road, Cambridge over on the Stumblecol.com website. 

  1. StumbleCol Night - Post #1
  2. StumbleCol Night - Post #2
  3. StumbleCol Night - Post #3…
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Added by Strolling Tone on April 7, 2014 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Autism Rocks guitar

My FB friend Charlie Watts is selling a sweet lil puzzle piece shaped cbg to raise money for autism.It didn't sell at the auction and I'd like to help sell it.Hit me up if you are interested.Let's help this cause ,people.…

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Added by Downtown Vinnie on April 7, 2014 at 11:09am — No Comments

SONGWRITERS CONTEST @2ND ANNUAL ST. LOUIS MO. CBG FESTIVAL 2014 JUNE 7th

SONGWRITERS CONTEST APPLICATION…

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Added by smilingdog1 on April 6, 2014 at 8:05pm — 19 Comments

Talentless Jerks Video Heap!

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Added by Clock The Wolf on April 6, 2014 at 1:30pm — 33 Comments

Octagon 3 Tray Set

so, I do not personally care for the square shape so much, so I ordered these from -big box hobby store website-.com

Here is a couple of videos, you cannot really hear the 'tom tom' sound they make when you tap on them, but they have a pretty good sound. …

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Added by Storyteller on April 5, 2014 at 1:46am — 3 Comments

Shane Speal Recording Blog - Day 6 and 7: First takes, bombastic bass and film crews!!!

Washboard wizard, Ronn Benway takes a selfie with me in the background at the recording studio.

Shane Speal Recording Blog

Monday, March 31…

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Added by Shane Speal shanespeal.com on April 2, 2014 at 8:01am — 3 Comments

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