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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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If you want to get an idea of what this whole cigar box guitar thing is about, check out the Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto.
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25pc. #10 x 3/4" Self-drilling Washer-head Screws

25pc. #10 x 3/4" Self-drilling Washer-head Screws

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All-Wood Brick House "Fallout" Cigar Box Amplifier for Guitar, Cigar Box Guitar & More

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These great little amps are hand-crafted in the U.S.A. in C. B. Gitty's workshop. Their heart is an Artec SDA-T 2.5W amp board, which is powered by a 9V battery. The amp accepts a standard 1/4" mono guitar/amp cord as input, and output is th..

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Combo Deal - "Holler!" CD and Matching T-Shirt

Combo Deal - "Holler!" CD and Matching T-Shirt

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Really dry box

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