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Learn to Play Cigar Box Guitar, 23rd Feb 2020, Smethwick

Product Description

Learn to play 3 string cigar box guitar with ChickenboneJohn,  The Godfather Of The Cigar Box Guitar. A half day course suitable for beginners and intermediate players. If you are just starting, or struggling to really get to grips with playing the cigar box guitar, then this is just right for you. We'll cover the following points to build a great foundation for taking your playing further:

  • Tuning the guitar
  • Holding the guitar and hand position
  • Basic 12 bar blues progression
  • Bass runs
  • Scales
  • Basic slide technique
  • Slide vibrato and glissando
  • Right hand picking and strumming
  • One chord Hill Country basics

We'll be playing on a G tuning, so if you are bringing your own guitar, you'll need to be in G D G tuning (recommended string gauges 042-046, 028-032,  018-024 approximately). If you don't have a guitar, we'll have plenty of instruments for you to borrow. We'll also have a selection of guitars, slides, amps and accessories for sale.

We'll be playing acoustically, in a small group, so there's no need to bring an amplifier.

I've taught over 2000 people how to play, and I learned my slide technique from Kevin Brown, who was taught by Son House, so there's a wealth of experience to draw on.

The course will be held in Lightwoods House, Bearwood, West Midlands 12.30-4.00pm

PLEASE NOTE - WE DON'T SEND OUT A PHYSICAL TICKET. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU LEAVE AN EMAIL  SO THAT WE CAN SEND CONTACT YOU WITH DETAILS  NEARER THE DATE OF THE EVENT.

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Christmas Delivery Dates

The last dates for guaranteed Christmas delivery for the UK are orders placed on or before the following dates. We will continue to pack and send orders out after these dates but we can not guarantee that they will be delivered for Christmas. 

Royal Mail - 20th, Friday 

UPS - 19th, Thursday

Hermes - 18th, Wednesday

Shipping dates for the USA 

Royal Mail - 13th, Friday

UPS/ Parcelforce - 18th, Wednesday

European shipping dates

Royal Mail - 16th, Monday

UPS/ Parcelforce - 18th, Wednesday

 

Please note we are a small family business not Amazon, and that whilst we aim to pick, quality check and pack all orders within two working days, due to limited man power and time, orders may be delayed a little at busy times and weekends. Orders placed on Friday will not be packed until the following Monday to be sent out either on Monday or to be collected by our couriers on Tuesday. Please bear with us, we try to do our best!

Delivery times for orders are from the time of dispatch, not from the time of order placement. The time given for shipping is an estimate and not a guarantee.

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If you have any questions about our shipping or about your order please send us an email and we will see what we can do to help. 

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