Cris Portillo Jr.'s Groups (19)

  • The Blues Exchange

    71 members Latest Activity: Nov 20, 2020

    Share your songs, videos, lyrics, ideas for anything Blues.

  • CBGs for Service Members - CLOSED

    411 members Latest Activity: Apr 4, 2017

    Due to lack of participation, this group is now closed. We keep it archived here for historic preservation purposes.

  • DOOM FOLK COLLECTIVE

    66 members Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2021 A place for posting music and videos exploring music inspired by artists like Olds Sleeper, Purgatory Hill, Crow Tongue and Cracklebone. The "tone"…

  • Diddley Bows and Other Primitives

    341 members Latest Activity: Sep 13 A place to discuss one-string diddley bows, washtub basses, washboards and any other primitive instrument that may fall outside the Cigar Box realm.

  • The Great Northwest

    96 members Latest Activity: Aug 17, 2020 Its time to organise the brothers in The Pacific Northwest. Lets get this network goin so's we can have festivals and such like our southern bros.…

  • Smokehouse Guitars

    155 members Latest Activity: Jul 11, 2019

    The complete guide to advanced cigar box guitar making is now available:

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  • California CBGs

    60 members Latest Activity: Dec 25, 2019 Group designated for CBG builders, players, enthusiasts to network and inform of upcoming events, shows, and building supply locations in California.…

  • The Open Mic

    107 members Latest Activity: May 9, 2018 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…

  • Cigar Box Nation Facebook project

    114 members Latest Activity: Feb 23, 2017 A collection of CBG fan pages on Facebook. Spread the word about other builders/performers on fB!

  • Cigar Box Ukulele

    422 members Latest Activity: Nov 11 Does your cigar box contain a jumping flea?

  • CBG Tabs

    599 members Latest Activity: Oct 20 So you built your CBG and now you need something to play on it, right? Well, if you're not completely musically inclined or can't read traditional…

  • CBG in CALIFORNIA

    104 members Latest Activity: Oct 21

  • CB Nation Recording Studio

    260 members Latest Activity: Feb 6, 2018 An experimental recording collective where members of the Nation can collaborate on music with other members. Please start a new discussion for each…

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1742 members Latest Activity: Nov 25

    This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.…

  • Blind Willie Johnson CBG Tribute - free download

    281 members Latest Activity: Sep 5

    Download your free copy of the Cigar Box Guitar Tribute to Blind Willie Johnson.  All cigar box guitar.  Presented by…

  • Reggae Nation

    81 members Latest Activity: Nov 19, 2019

    A place to lay back in the sun and chill :o) Post all your reggae, ska, dub & dancehall covers right here, mon!

     

  • Introduce Yourself!

    1358 members Latest Activity: Nov 17 We wanna know who you are! Where ya from? What'cha buildin'? This is a place for new members to introduce themselves and old 'uns to show 'em…

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