Bradenton Cigar Box Guitar Festival

Feb 09

Bradenton's first Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival
Multiple stages and Artists
Great Food and Great Art (all local)
And the Artistry of Cigar Box making and playing!!


Friday, February 9, 6pm-midnight
Saturday, February 10, 1-4pm


David Smash
Steve Arvey
Matthew J
RB Stone


Ortygia Restaurant
The Dude and Mary's Art of Life & Music
11th St. Gallery
Firestone Gallery
Jerk Dog Records
Bird Rock Taco Shack



Friday, February 9th, 6-11pm

Activities on Friday evening will take place on 10th Avenue (closed to traffic) and include live music, artists, food vendors and a beer tent. Food vendors include Atomic Cat Ice Cream, Avocado Gypsy and Split-fire Grill. Village restaurants will also be open during their regular Friday hours.

6-7:30 pm
Steve Arvey and Matthew Richie
    Mississippi Delta Funk Meets Ozark Back Hill Country Stomp
Special Guest Rebecca Bird
8 pm
David Smash
10 pm
Steve Arvey at Motorworks Brewery with Koko Ray

Saturday, February 10th, 1-4pm

Activities take place throughout the Village.

Galleries, shops and restaurants open during regular hours, See Day Planner for complete list.

Ortygia Restaurant
Steve Avery, 1-4pm

The Dude and Mary's Art of Life and Music and 11th St. Gallery
Matthew Richie at 1pm
RB Stone at 2:30pm

Firestone Gallery
RB Stone at 1pm
Matthew Richie at 2:30pm


Street Parking
Limited street parking is available throughout the Village of the Arts. Your best bet for event parking is south of 13th Avenue on 11th St. and 13th St. (Streets north of 13th Ave have limited parking during events.)

Public Parking Garage
A public parking garage is located at the intersection of 8th Avenue W and 12th Street W. Three short blocks north of the Village. Free after 6pm and on weekends.

Start Time

Friday February 9th 2018 @6:00 PM

End Time

Saturday February 10th 2018 @4:00 PM