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Shane Speal Hides Four New Cigar Box Guitar Lessons Inside His Kickstarter

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Shane Speal just announced a crowdfunding campaign for his next cigar…Continue

Junk Rock Hero: Ken Butler and his musical instruments made from trash

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In the past year, I've had dozens of people send me viral videos of musicians playing shovel guitars.  It seems to be the current…Continue

30 Greatest Guitar Riffs Played on Cigar Box Guitar

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SUPPORT JEROME GRAILLE by subscribing to this Channel :http://www.youtube.com/user/jeromegra...VISIT HIS PATREON : …Continue

VIDEO: Blues on an Electrified Step Ladder

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Are stepladder guitars the next trend that will take the place of shovel guitars?  We're not sure, but we're in love with this creative use of an aluminum step ladder, pickups and slides from…Continue

 

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Shane Speal & the Snakes, Saturday Marietta PA 9pm at Pig Iron Brewing Co

February 18, 2017 from 9pm to 11:45pm
Shane Speal and the Snakes return to PIG IRON BREWING CO in Marietta this Saturday night. Wild, homemade blues on electrified cigar box guitars, washtub basses and more.York, PA's Shane Speal is the world's foremost master of the cigar box guitar, a primitive stringed instrument cobbled together from discarded wood, guitar strings and and empty box. He has been featured in the LA Times, NPR, Guitar World and Premier Guitar magazines and his concert has been featured in the PBS documentary,…See More
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VIDEO: Blues on an Electrified Step Ladder

Are stepladder guitars the next trend that will take the place of shovel guitars?  We're not sure, but we're in love with this creative use of an aluminum step ladder, pickups and slides from Musiques de Nulle Part.  The video description says: Solo for electric slide guitar, the "Escagratte", made in French Guiana with La Canopée des Sciences…See More
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