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St. Louis 2nd Annual CBG Festival June 7 2014

Started this discussion. Last reply by AlexiaLaubscher Sep 9, 2014. 21 Replies

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St. Louis MO. CBG Club/Workshop

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick Feb 19. 586 Replies

We are organizing a CBG workshop held one Saturday a month at the 61 roadhouse & kitchen in Webster Groves MO. (St. Louis Area).  This is also the home to the St. Louis CBG festival each…Continue

St. Louis Cigar Box Guitar Festival!

Started this discussion. Last reply by smilingdog1 Jun 26, 2013. 145 Replies

Is there such an event? If not, why not!A few of us here on the nation have made contact and are talking about a local gathering. An event to show our boxes, talk about them on every level and all…Continue

 

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the anonymous pick commented on smilingdog1's event 2017 5th St. Louis MO. CBG Festival Hwy61roadhouse
"proceeds of which go to  "SIX STRING HEROES" .  a charity that  provides  service members suffering from PTSD  free music lessons and free store bought   guitars  . healing through music . "
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the anonymous pick commented on smilingdog1's event 2017 5th St. Louis MO. CBG Festival Hwy61roadhouse
"Way to go guys .  get your tickets folks, and  you my win  this years swamp witch raffle guitar . signed  in support and  understanding of  PTSD  by  folks that know it  all too well .  …"
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smilingdog1 commented on smilingdog1's event 2017 5th St. Louis MO. CBG Festival Hwy61roadhouse
"Swamp Witch Guitar 2017 Veterans signature guitar raffle. Tickets on sale please contact frogking1958@yahoo.com. We've topped the $300 bench mark and moving toward that $2000. goal for our veterans needs by 3rd June. Six String Heroes saving…"
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"Very cool, like the full picture on front and popcorn on back. I always felt sorry for the creature having bad luck on dates, they should have known he couldn't show up at the door with flowers and promise dad to have her back by ten."
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Uncle Fred commented on smilingdog1's blog post CBG Clubs
"Our CBG Club has met 15 times in Mint Hill, North Carolina, USA [east of Charlotte, NC].  We have 14 on the email list.  We meet the 1st Saturday of each month in a private dining room at a restaurant at 11:00am to about 3:00pm. Each…"
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smilingdog1 commented on smilingdog1's blog post CBG Clubs
"Thank you Preston, it's good to hear success stories coming in from all of you. Takes a little work and patience. Remember to check out this FB page below where everyone can join and meet up. (All Cigar Box Guitar Clubs Meet Here!)"
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Preston J. Laisure commented on smilingdog1's blog post CBG Clubs
"Yes, I contacted & was given advice by smilingdog1 in Sept of 2015 about getting a club started, and we meet monthly since Oct 2015. "CBG Minded Michigan'ders" has completed 16 meetings so far. We have a face book page by our club…"
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"Very well done, that's a keeper!"
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smilingdog1 commented on smilingdog1's blog post CBG Clubs
"I started a FB page for all of you and anyone else who needs to connect better. CBN limits visibility for this kind of collaboration that's needed. So if you are interested go here to this page (All Cigar Box Guitar Clubs Meet Here!) on Face…"
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DeForest commented on smilingdog1's blog post CBG Clubs
"I would need to find a way into SA, I live in Devine  on I35 South."
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DeForest commented on smilingdog1's blog post CBG Clubs
"Sounds like a winner"
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Kirk commented on smilingdog1's blog post CBG Clubs
"DeForest, there's you, me, and I know of at least one other that would be interested. Let's start one up."
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DeForest commented on smilingdog1's blog post CBG Clubs
"Are  there any groups in San Antonio, Texas area ?"
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CBG Clubs

Posted on March 5, 2017 at 2:46am 16 Comments

We are wondering how many CBG Club's are out there. So if you meet together say once a week or month to share builds, play CBGs in a jam, please reply to this post so we can access an average worldwide. …

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Fundraisers

Posted on February 19, 2017 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Trial and errors of fundraising

We are always learning the do's and don’ts of fundraising. I can share our experiences and how we have been able to improve the overall end results. After all, we are trying to reach a goal to raise money for some cause. Here at our St. Louis Festival, the three of us take turns picking our favorite Nonprofit 501c, has to be legitimate registered organization. Sometimes we pick the same cause two years in a row like this year we are having…

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WHICH KEY TO PLAY HARMONICA

Posted on January 28, 2017 at 8:30pm 24 Comments



The "Key of A" harmonica is a lot deeper than the C harmonica which makes it feel quite different play. The lower keyed harmonicas feel slower to resonate and like they require more air. They will definitely build up your stamina.

The A harmonica will let you play in the key of E (this is the easiest key for guitarists to play).

D harmonica

This is a higher harmonica and it will feel like it responds much…

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Swamp Witch Guitar Jamboree

Posted on January 27, 2017 at 7:29pm 4 Comments

Hey, next meeting we are having the Swamp Witch Guitar Jamboree. Everyone who has a Swampy will bring it and master Jam it. Special swamp drinks and door prizes.…

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At 10:07am on March 14, 2016, Nhirvana said…
Thanks for the nice comment!
At 5:48pm on February 21, 2016, Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear said…

Big thanks to you for your kind friend request. Pleased to accept, and with a big ol' grin too!

At 7:53pm on December 22, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks verry much ! for your likes Smilingdog ! appriciated, glad you are on there to! it turned out to bee a real nice mix and blend of sounds & styles , steve did a good job !

At 10:23pm on October 19, 2015, music2me said…
Hey sure had a good time on Saturday so do you have a link for the parts we talked about
At 1:41pm on September 17, 2015, Preston J. Laisure said…

"Pick" and "Uncle Lou" have suggested that I get ideas form you about getting a group started and please ignore the photo I accidently posted when trying to get rid of the red star beside my name on "my page." Thanks,   Preston 

At 12:52pm on July 11, 2015, Jim Junksville Sharkey said…

Thanks for the friend request smilingdog

At 6:50pm on May 31, 2015, David (3 string Davy) Pietrzak said…

Raise you two arms and a torso. ... A bottle neck slide.

At 6:46pm on May 31, 2015, David (3 string Davy) Pietrzak said…

I would lend a hand.

At 3:01pm on May 10, 2015, Hard luck chuck said…
Hey smiling dog - thanks for the invite!
At 5:42am on April 24, 2015, Dave Lynas said…
Glad to be a friend Smiling D.
 
 
 

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