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Reverend Payton's Big Damn Band
Music performed by Musician who performing the unique blend of music using Cigar Box Guitars and other DIY instruments. Style of music range from Roots, Americana, Blues, Country and Rock and Roll
The Nashville Cigar Box Guitar Showcase displays some of the alternative music created by using the Cigar Box Guitar and other DIY instrumentations. The history of the Cigar Box Guitar and it’s use in a variety of music genres truly unique to American music. This event also shows the artistry of making and designing a Cigar Box Guitar, several builders will be displaying there craftsmanship at the events.
The Showcase will be featuring some of the best musicians from variety. of music backgrounds. One of the most outstanding Roots Music Bands will be performing as a part of their national tour- Reverend Payton’s Big Damn Band. Payton performs with several instruments including assorted Cigar Box Guitars.
Also, performing is Matthew J’s Ozark Stomp who’s has a blend of old time mountain country blues and Americana sound, Steve Arvey-Habana Smoke- originally from the Chicago. Arvey has played with many of the legendary Blues artist from the ’70’s-80’s. His style of playing the Cigar Box Guitar brings a taste of Chicago blues to the core sound of the Mississippi Delta. Local favorite singer/songwriter Travis Bowlin and the Nashville All-Stars will be performing. Bowlin music adds some classic southern country and americana blues.
Proceeds to benefit the American Cigar Box Guitar Association a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The organization promotes the craftsmanship of Cigar Box Guitar builders and well as promotion musicians and events using the Cigar Box Guitars and other DIY instruments.
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Additional time info:
Cigar Box Guitar Crafters: 5pm – 9PM
Food Trucks: 5pm – 10pm