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Cigar Box Guitar Festival

The New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival is a cultural and musical celebration of handmade stringed instruments.

This three-day event begins on Thursday, January 19th at the Old U.S. Mint, with a special New Orleans premiere screening of Max Shores’ documentary film “Songs Inside the Box,” preceded by an informative historical introduction and performance on vintage instruments by musician/folklorist Shane Speal, who is featured in the film.

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Earlier Event: January 19
Talkin' Jazz with Fred Kasten
Later Event: January 20
FOC Presents: Kenny Neal