The Clarksdale International Cigar Box Guitar Festival has become a four day event. The event will focus on the influence of the Cigar Box Guitar and it’s effect it has had on music.
Clarksdale is the crossroad of the American music scene. The history within in this small Mississippi town is enormous, many Blues legends have played or past thru making there way to cities like Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis and more. Tickets for the New Roxy event
The Schedule for the event–
Thursday- September, 21st – Levon’s 6pm
Friday, September, 22nd – Ground Zero 7pm ($10/cover)
(featuring Watermellon Slim and a CBG Slowdown)
Saturday, September, 23rd Delta Blues Museum (Free) 10am to 5pm
( the event is outside the Blues museum – a music stage for CBG Musician. A builder competition- “best CBG Buider award”.
Cigar Box Guitar Workshop schedule, lots of food and vendors)
Saturday, September, 23rd New Roxy (Ticket event- $20.00 online, $25.00 day of event GA)
( Outstanding line-up of some of the BEST Cigar Box Guitar musicians- Super Chikan, Ben Prestage, Steve Arvey, Matther J and Jimbo Mac and Johnny Lowebow) *Bring your own chair
Sunday, September, 24th- BLUESBERRY Breakfast and JAM 9am-2pm