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Cigar-Box Guitar Workshop

  • Western Folklife Center 501 Railroad Street Elko, NV, 89801 United States (map)

Build your own Cigar-box Guitar! Workshop with Matt Downs includes all supplies, tools and a 1-hour lesson on how to play. This year's workshop features a flying bridge design, meaning you have the option to customize your own cigar-box into a guitar! Bring any cigar-box or small cigar-box-style box. Don't have a cigar-box? Don't worry, we can also provide you with a kit from scratch. Workshop capacity is 20, so don't delay in registering!

Workshop is Saturday, October 28, 2017, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Participants will leave with their very own Cigar-box Guitar to take home, and receive a $5 discount price for our evening concert, featuring Matt Downs and Muddy Boots & The Porch Pounders: a pre-Halloween roots and blues extravaganza, showcasing the instruments built today!

Workshop price is $75 ($65 for chldren under 12)
Advance registration required: registration deadline now extended to October 17, 2017.
Register with Katie Aiken at or 775-738-7508x223

Read more about the evening concert with Matt Downs and Muddy Boots & The Porch Pounders!