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Double Three Cigar Box Guitar

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

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Here's your chance to get both the new "Holler!" album from Shane Speal's Snake Oil Band, along with the matching T-shirt from C. B. Gitty Records. For a limited time you can get both for just $19.99 -- $6.00 of..

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"Holler!" CD Album by Shane Speal's Snake Oil Band

"Holler!" CD Album by Shane Speal's Snake Oil Band

This is the long-awaited album from the Shane Speal Snake Oil Band, available now for pre-order! CDs to begin shipping on July 2. This album gives you a full hour of hard-driving blues in a unique modern jug-band style that Shane has built up from the roo..

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