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CBG Meeting

Started by Uncle Fred. Last reply by Hollis Fenn May 9. 14 Replies

We are planning a meeting to talk about starting a Club for building and playing CBGs.  Our initial focus will be on slide 3 or 4 string guitars making some Blues music.  We will meet at:Southern…Continue

Tags: Concord, Charlotte, meeting

Help jour native tarheel resident

Started by Mr.C Jul 7, 2013. 0 Replies

Justin Johnson has a 06 ford Torus for sale on kickstart to pay for trip to French CBG festSilver great conditionTak it from meMy 05 ford 500 is the same car just aboutIt nicest car I have ever…Continue

Just in case we accidentally run into one another sometime .....

Started by Artist Formerly Known as Matt. Last reply by wormil May 24, 2012. 13 Replies

How about a recent, decent pic so we'll recognize each other?I'll start .....Continue

transplanted New Yorker

Started by Roger Morin. Last reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates Nov 21, 2010. 5 Replies

Moved down here a couple of months ago, live in Raleigh on Durant road learning to play stick dulcimer cbg. Maybe if there is a get togeather I could meet some of you.Roger MorinGod BlessContinue

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Comment by Artist Formerly Known as Matt on November 29, 2011 at 11:45am

Yep, up near the @#$%-%$#@-ing greedy POS's at the Coastal Center & and Empty Arms Hotel. ( I really hope that's not where you were working!)

Had a good festival ... I plan on doing the Azealea and the Riverfest again .... plus That area ( Willywood -lol - to Kure) is one of my favorite places.

 

AFKAM

Comment by Vick Griffin on November 29, 2011 at 11:13am

matt - didn't get to Riverfest this year - had to work all weekend.  Did you have a booth downtown?

Comment by Artist Formerly Known as Matt on November 29, 2011 at 8:08am

Welcome to the group Vick!

Did I see you at the Riverfest?  ( Outhouse Instruments )

 

 

Matt

Comment by CaptNick on November 23, 2011 at 8:12am

Sounds great Dan, I'm not much of a player, just retired awhile back and decided I wanted to learn an instrument and I really love the CBG so I'll try to contact you and we can talk and maybe get together and play sometimes. My nephew lives near you and he is an excellent guitarist, has been showing me a few things.

Nick

Comment by Dan Smith on November 22, 2011 at 11:17pm

@ CaptNick...Would be glad to meet sometime.If you eat at Don Juan's you go right by my house on Fairview near Carolina Ave.Pretty much everyone in town knows my house 'cause it's the one with the flat roof. I'm just beginning to learn to play, but I love to build things and these are a lot of fun.

Comment by Roger Morin on November 22, 2011 at 9:54am

Well I am setting up a small working area at my sons to build CBG's as a hobby. Need to keep myself busy since my wife passed away 4 months ago. At this point my skills aren't that good, so I want to call them Hobo guitars, simple three string slide guitars.

 

Comment by CaptNick on November 22, 2011 at 6:50am

Hey Dan, Welcome to the group! I also live in Lexington, in the High Rock Lake area. Maybe we'll get together sometime and learn a little from each other.

Nick

Comment by Artist Formerly Known as Matt on November 21, 2011 at 11:29pm

Ok ... I must be getting old. Or Ning is playing tricks on me!

Where did pureMania come from.

Anyway .......

Welcome Andrew and Dan!

 

AFKAM

 

Comment by NightOwl on November 21, 2011 at 11:06pm
Welcome Dan!
Comment by Dan Smith on November 21, 2011 at 10:25pm

Built my first ( a 3 string) and learning to play.I live in Lexington.

 

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CBG Meeting

Started by Uncle Fred. Last reply by Hollis Fenn May 9. 14 Replies

Just in case we accidentally run into one another sometime .....

Started by Artist Formerly Known as Matt. Last reply by wormil May 24, 2012. 13 Replies

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