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

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

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Oily's Guitar Lounge 9 - Gumbo YaYa and Pride and Joy

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2 Busking On The Bridge, St Ives, Cambs, with 3 String Cohiba Cigar Box Guitar

Busking On The Bridge, St Ives, Cambs, with 3 String Cohiba Cigar Box Guitar

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Goodbye, Old Friend

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Albert In Wonderland

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Really dry box

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Like a b bender cigar box guitar

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