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2014 Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival

The 2014 Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival will be taking place this year on Saturday, August 23.

This is the premiere festival in the Northeast United States, and one of the best ones anywhere in the world. If there is any way you can make it, you need to be there!

Click the image to the left to visit the fest's FaceBook page and get more info.

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Snake River Reel on Cigar Box Fiddle

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