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A cigar box guitar was meant to be played!!! Cigar Box Nation is encouraging all its members to get out and perform in public. Find an open mic and PLAY. Then come in here, post pictures and setlists and exchange ideas. Tune up and rock out.

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Stage Name

Started by Alan Hergert. Last reply by Alan Hergert Apr 27, 2016. 9 Replies

Hey all...I am looking for a new stage name.  (Not really but I thought it would be a fun conversation.)I was thinking of something like Seasick Steve and came up with Anthrax Al.  Not really too…Continue

The house P.A. (and other scarry monsters)

Started by TattooedAxe. Last reply by Alan Hergert Jan 16, 2016. 7 Replies

Hello all,I took my latest build to local open mic a few nights ago, it's a four stringer with a piezo inside. I had tested it through a friend's JBL PA, pretty standard and much like what I've seen…Continue

first open mic w/ the 2 nites

Started by j bone Jul 29, 2011. 0 Replies

hey all - j-bone here - the 2 knights {me & cbeat} played our first open mic last nite at gallery cabert in chicago, il - it was hella awsome - very friendly host, the list was already quite full…Continue

Open mic-The dark side.

Started by HOLLOWBELLY. Last reply by Tony Davies Jul 26, 2011. 14 Replies

Having lived in this small town for 10 years, I thought it was time to venture out and play locally, for free, just to see what was going on and maybe meet some nice people.A local pub had the…Continue

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Comment by Alan Hergert on May 1, 2018 at 2:06pm

Last Friday night...  Open Mic...

"Move It On Over" -- Hank Williams
"Centerfield" -- John Fogerty

Nailed it!

Comment by Alan Hergert on October 7, 2016 at 6:18pm

Last Friday was Open Mic night.  Songs from "O Brother, Thou Art".

-- Man of Constant Sorrow (Instrumental)
-- Down in the River to Pray
-- I'll Fly Away

Audience seemed to like it.  ;)

Working on a jazz set for the end of October.

Comment by Alan Hergert on August 26, 2016 at 11:19pm

Nailed it tonight at Open Mic!

"Wayfaring Stranger" and "Amazing Grace"!  Some dirty blues action.

Comment by Alan Hergert on January 30, 2016 at 12:49am

Rocked it at Open Mic tonight!

Started the two song set with "Rocky Mountain Way " (Joe Walsh) and ended with an instrumental, "Fever" (Peggy Lee).

Having fun!

Comment by Alan Hergert on January 14, 2016 at 2:08pm

Happy New Year!

I am new to the group.  I am heading up to a local coffee shop January 29 for Open Mic.

It's usually 2 song sets.  I will be rocking with "Rocky Mountain Way" (Joe Walsh) and an instrumental version of "Fever" (Peggy Lee) on my three string CBG Strat. 

The crowd is very gracious.  Should be a good time!

Comment by Wichita Sam on March 30, 2014 at 12:28pm

Matt, I really like the opening cut "O Death".  Although most of us were made aware of this song from the KKK scene in "O Brother Where Art Thou", your cover is much more lyrical and intimate.

Comment by Matthew Borczon on March 29, 2014 at 10:57pm

http://jerusalemmules.bandcamp.com/album/o-death the new cd I just made and its free to all who want it!!!

Comment by Matthew Borczon on September 30, 2013 at 9:44pm

http://jerusalemmules.bandcamp.com/ here is a link to a free download of my new cd it is called ax murder hollow. Hope you all like.

Comment by steven beck on September 7, 2012 at 3:16pm

There's a brand new site that's dedicated to helping us find each other and organize jam sessions in our own areas.  These guys are seriously working hard to help us get together! I happen to be in Houston Tx and they're really helping us out here.  LETS JAM!  southwesternhomemademusic.com  Check it out....

Comment by Tony Davies on October 18, 2011 at 6:25am
Did a spot on saturday afternoon playing a bit of slide - went down well - Barnsley Town Centre Pub too
 

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Stage Name

Started by Alan Hergert. Last reply by Alan Hergert Apr 27, 2016. 9 Replies

The house P.A. (and other scarry monsters)

Started by TattooedAxe. Last reply by Alan Hergert Jan 16, 2016. 7 Replies

first open mic w/ the 2 nites

Started by j bone Jul 29, 2011. 0 Replies

Open mic-The dark side.

Started by HOLLOWBELLY. Last reply by Tony Davies Jul 26, 2011. 14 Replies

Confession

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by Richard G Caudill Apr 14, 2011. 22 Replies

Everyone starts somewhere...

Started by Jon Pruett. Last reply by Wichita Sam May 13, 2010. 3 Replies

It occurs to me that,,,,,,,

Started by Roger Martin. Last reply by Roger Martin Jan 31, 2010. 7 Replies

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