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New album by Cigarbox Don

For two weeks in November 2013 Cigar Box Don Jack exhibited his upcycled homemade instruments and his Artoons in IG:LuInverness, he also recorded an album, with the Rob Ellen and The Medicine Mobile.


Here is "The Very Dab"

Scottish Home Grown Hand Built Cigar Box Music
"Pure MacHokum"

Find more music like this on The House Concert European Hub (& Acoustic Music Club Network)

Old Time Home Grown Hand Built Cigar Box Music
"Pure Hokum"

 We were invited opening this Festival on October 6th 2012 and invited back for 2013 (always a good sign)


The Slim Panatellas featuring Hamish Roberts (United Kingdom)


Nigel Mc Trustry (Australia)


Lead Foot (United Kingdom)

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So far we have played Northern Roots , Live at Troon, The BSA CBG, and Belladrum Festivals, weve provided crew for Tom Masons Blue Buccaneer Show at a Fish and Chip festival in Nairn, we've greeted the visitors in solemn fashion for Dying to Know, a conference on how best to put your affairs in order as well as playing The Scottish Parliament, entertaining the deligates for Abolition 2000, world wide anti nueclear conference. Its been a great adventure wich continues with The Adventures of Cigarbox Don In Inverness

Heres whats happening on Rob Ellens Medicine Show

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Cigarbox Santa Festive Special

Posted on December 1, 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Thanks for a great Cigarbox Don CD Launch, the good news is Don has had a word with his pal Cigarbox Santa, he makes Cigar Box Guitars to (and other toys) and is gonna drop by his wee hoose for a wee hoose concert for all the wee ones (and big ones) join us please…


New album from Cigarbox Don "The Very Dab"

Posted on November 18, 2013 at 1:05pm 0 Comments

For two weeks in November 2013 Cigarbox Don Jack exhibited his upcycled homemade instruments and his Artoons in IG:LuInverness, he also recorded an album, with the Rob Ellen and The Medicine Mobile.


Here is "The Very Dab"

Scottish Home Grown Hand Built Cigar Box Music

"Pure MacHokum"…


The Adventures of Cigarbox Don Ig:Lu Inverness Oct 30th till Nov 10th

Posted on October 23, 2013 at 12:30pm 1 Comment

Guitars and violins made from wine boxes and  cigar boxes, banjos made from warming pans and dog…


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At 8:02am on November 1, 2013, Nicolas Leray said…

Hi there ! very very cool page, and nice pics.

At 5:38pm on October 12, 2013, Justin Johnson said…

Great you meet you guys at the BSA CBG Fest!  I had an absolute blast watching your show, and am proud to have had the opportunity to sit in on a few with you as well.  Hope to see you all again soon, and be safe in your travels :)

At 1:46pm on April 10, 2013, Phill Hill Charlie said…

Very Happy to meet you on Nation...i love photos you posted...

Great atmosphere...°<[:-) [---]==={...

At 5:15pm on March 17, 2013, James said…

thank you !!!

At 2:46pm on February 14, 2013, Donald Jack said…

Good ole boys!


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