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A message board for cigar box guitar enthusiasts in SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND

Location: Gold Coast
Members: 46
Latest Activity: Jul 22

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How to play cigarbox guitar

Started by Gary Martin Jun 8. 0 Replies

If your looking to get started playing check out Rick McKeon here on the nation,he has some great free lessons available...see discussion : Free CBG lessons. Big on info,short on ego ,good combination for a teacher.

spot somebody

Started by Gary Martin. Last reply by J Lee Jun 1. 20 Replies

If your out and about and you see someone with a cbg ,take a shot and post it here .

Broadbeach blues festival 2014

Started by Gary Martin. Last reply by Gary Martin May 25. 3 Replies

Only a couple of weeks till the best (free) blues event on the calendar,and the program looks Excellant.keep your eyes and ears out for Claude Hay ,Backsliders,Juzzie Smith,Bluesville station and depending on the line-up on the day Blind Willie…Continue

Local cigarbox guitar documentry

Started by Gary Martin. Last reply by Gary Martin May 10. 5 Replies

Check out this STEVE LYONS documentry about a man and his cigarbox guitar featuring Goldcoast Twangers SOULMAN O GAIA. It's here- .

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Comment by Gary Martin on July 22, 2014 at 1:51am
Soulman O Gaia has 3 free shows in august that should be lots of fun. Sunday 3rd from 7am @ broadbeach beachside markets, Sunday 10th @ Nobby beach surf club from 2 pm and also Sunday 16th @ Palm Beach farmers markets from there and be square!
Comment by Gary Martin on June 8, 2014 at 7:33pm
Howdy Greg, I see the cairns blues fest has been cancelled this year but they are having something called "the blue lounge", and is the "cairns uke festival" still going?
Comment by Greg Sutton on June 8, 2014 at 6:28pm

Hi All any one out there in cbg land Aus know of any thing happening in the Cairns, Kuranda or  Tablelands  area,thanks in advance         Greg

Comment by Gary Martin on June 4, 2014 at 5:36am
Juzzie smith will be at Burleigh Heads Farmers markets on Saturday 14th June from 8am ,early but WELL worth it ! Free event....till then check this out. On you tube. Http//
Comment by J Lee on June 1, 2014 at 6:58pm

Thanks Gary - what a nice fella Soulman is!

Comment by Gary Martin on June 1, 2014 at 6:24pm
And 0444 ! And the other one to .
Comment by Gary Martin on June 1, 2014 at 5:49pm
Good on you J ,looks like you both had fun .i really like .0440. JPEG ,what a nice image .
Comment by J Lee on June 1, 2014 at 9:11am

What a pleasure it was to meet the charming (and very talented!) Soulman O'Gaia today.

Even got to show him my first build!




Comment by Gary Martin on May 29, 2014 at 11:18pm
Don't forget Soulman O Gaia will be @ Nobby Beach Surf Club this Sunday.
Comment by Gary Martin on May 21, 2014 at 12:16am
Jeeze your quick mate!good on ya ,should be a good arvo.

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