It’s the Gitty Gang Show! In this 119th episode, the Gang share audience-submitted pictures and videos, discuss an alternate cigar box tuning, songwriting, and play a bunch of foot-stomping tunes including an original train song by Dan Woodman titled Eastwood Station. Open this post to join the good times.Continue reading “Gitty Gang Show Episode #119 Debuts “Eastwood Station””
In this 118th episode of The Gitty Gang Show, Ben “Gitty” receives birthday cheer by surprise. Plus, the Gang fills the episode with train song performances, a how-to video, and the usual high jinks that are certain to keep you coming back for more.Continue reading “Episode #118 of The Gitty Gang Show | Birthday Surprise”
Shane Speal hosted the Gitty Gang Show and dropped an insane amount of knowledge on the audience. Grab a pad and paper for notes and watch for yourself. You don’t want to miss this.Continue reading “Shane Speal Shares 25 Years of Wisdom in Under 45 Minutes”
Get ready to put some jingle in your bells! It’s the 2019 Irish Christmas Concert put on by Cigar Box Nation and C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply.Continue reading “Cigar Box Nation Irish Christmas Concert 2019”
In this post, you’ll see how Shane Speal “stays curious” with two incredible autoharp-like instruments called Nightingales.Continue reading “Shane Speal Gets Weird With Dick Bozung Prototype Nightingales”
Learn how to play Led Zeppelin’s “10 Years Gone” from Shane Speal on your 4-string cigar box guitar.Continue reading “Led Zeppelin’s “10 Years Gone” | 4-String Cigar Box Guitar Lesson”
Steve Arvey, a pillar in the CBG community and ambassador for cigar box guitars, taught a CBG-building workshop in Colombia.
Watch Steve skillfully assemble a C. B. Gitty “Big Easy” kit in front of eager students new to the joy of building cigar box guitars.Continue reading “Steve Arvey Teaches CBG-Building Class in Colombia”
If you’re anything like us, you love a little Hank Williams in your life. What could be better than hearing Hank’s mournful crooning to ease an aching heart?
How about learning to play his well-known song “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” on your 3-string cigar box guitar.Continue reading “Learn “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” on Your 3-String CBG”
Shane Speal is back with another lesson on how to play your Cigar Box Guitar with a slide.
Shane Speal dives into some of the history of Cigar Box Guitars and explores the term “Guitarcheology”
This past weekend, Samantha Fish took the stage at the 3rd annual New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival.
Among the many great acts to play over the weekend, Samantha was one of the biggest name in attendance. She even waived her normal fee for playing AND made sure her band was paid.
She’s a great musician with a great heart. Check out this clip from the recent live broadcast that Cigar Box Nation posted to their Facebook page.