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Cigar Box Guitar Festival #14


The Cigar Box Guitar Festival is returning to Flying Monkey Arts, second floor south. Art, mind, music, and community coming together—How cool is that? Activities begin at 10:00 AM. Enjoy regional instrument builders, an artist market, classes and demonstrations on how to play for beginners, slide guitar, or build your own. “Strung Together,” a documentary film by Jon Miller, will screen at noon. Magic Music Mill studio 106 on the first floor will be sharing CBG tips and festivities all day long. The Flymo Theater Extravaganza will start at 4:30 PM with Pat Nickel’s peoples’ CBG informal orchestra followed by the Jon Savage Trio and winding up with Birmingham bluesman, Earl Williams, and Memphis legend, Johnny Lowebow. Grab a plate of Chef Will’s greens, sit back, and chill. It’s mostly free, donations are always appreciated and go directly to fund the artists. There is a charge for the build your own classes, all the materials are provided.

Earlier Event: May 31
Thursday Night Swing
Later Event: June 2
Artist Market