How to Build and Play Cigar Box Guitars and other Homemade Instruments
Category: Cigar Box Guitar Performers
Want to know more about the bands and acts out there touring and playing cigar box guitars and other homemade instruments? Then this page is for you!
We are building the definitive list of active performers who use these awesome instruments on stage in their acts. From cigar box guitars and ukuleles to license plate dobros, frying pan and cookie tin banjos and even homemade percussion, we love it all and we want to help get the word out about these great artsts. This is a work-in-progress and we are adding more artists as we’re able, so stay tuned!
As far back as he can remember, music has been part of Gary Copeland’s life. Gary sings and plays music steeped in rich tradition, bellowing the heavy sounds of Appalachia. And the roots of his musical history run deep as the coal mines in his home state of West Virginia. Continue reading “Gary Copeland (Spence’s Rye)”
Even with music in the family, Gerry Thompson didn’t start playing music until well into adulthood. When he inherited an old banjo-lin from his father the wheels began to turn. However, the little strummer was sorely in need of work. Continue reading “Gerry Thompson”
At the young age of 12, this Wisconsin youth became active in the Milwaukee music scene. So active, in fact, that before having reached 19 years of age, Glenn had played in more than 12 bands and had already led two. Continue reading “Glenn Kaiser”