Join us for this hands-on activity for ALL AGES! No experience necessary!
Adults and families will be able to build their own 3-string acoustic Cigar Box Guitar.
Instructor Scott Heller from Agape Blues Company will take participants through the step-by-step 90-minute process online to complete your own guitar.
$50 for HVBS members / $60 for non-members
Price includes: One customized cigar box guitar kit (with shipping direct to your home), an intro video link to explain the kit's components, instructions to prepare the guitar neck* and the tools needed to complete your guitar, along with a Zoom link to participate live with the instructor.
*Note: participants will need to purchase from a local hardware store or lumber yard, a 3 foot piece of 1"x 2" hardwood (oak, maple, or poplar) which will be used for the guitar neck.
About: Scott Heller is vocalist and Cigar Box Guitarist of the Agape Blues Company from the Capital Region of New York State. Scott was recognized as a Great Blues Artist in the New York State Blues Hall of Fame in 2019. The Agape Blues Company are a member band of HVBS, and performed in the Inaugural Downstate Virtual Bluesfest co-sponsored by the Hudson Valley Blues Society and Long Island Blues Society in March 2021.