New lower price! $35 for full-day workshp.
Come join world-famous musician Glenn Kaiser as he leads participants through building, tuning, and playing their own cigar box guitars.
Preregistration is required for this workshop.
$60 $35 full-day workshop building acoustic cigar box guitars, all materials included*, no experience needed
Overnight accommodations: (dorm-style, nearby, some family rooms available, bring your own sheets and blankets)
- $40 per person/per night (Fri and/or Sat)
- Continental breakfast included
- Checkout 10am
There are only 30 spots available so register soon.
Glenn will have a free concert Saturday night at Wilson Abbey.
Pick up registration packet before 9:30 a.m. Saturday, August 9th, at Everybody's Coffee, 935 W. Wilson. There will be a morning workshop, lunch break, then group lessons in the afternoon. Concert begins at 7:00.
*Feel free to bring your own cigar box if you prefer. Participants will be building a fretless 1, 2, or 3 string slide guitar, or a 1 or 2 string fretless bass.
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Contact or have questions: info (at) wilsonabbey.com
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WILSON ABBEY is proud to be a part of that outpouring of creativity making come true the vision of Uptown, Chicago as a destination for arts, culture and community. Open since January, 2014, the Abbey has hosted non-stop gallery shows of paintings and photographs, ethnic film festivals, science fiction screenings, classes, panel discussions, concerts of jazz, hip hop, rock, Celtic, and folk music, along with poetry readings, salsa dance, and knitting club!
The Abbey is a neighborhood center with varied performance and meeting and learning spaces, with our flagship venue, Everybody's Coffee, a fully-equipped cafe and gallery space--famous neighborhood-wide for to-die-for homemade baked goods.
Metered and free street parking may be available, as well as $10 parking in the Weiss Hospital Garage.