Free Event: PA Cigar Box Guitar Fest - Sat. Aug. 27, 2022

The Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival returns to York PA on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 10am-6pm in York, PA. This free event features 12 acts on 2 stages, musical instrument vendors and much more. This year's fest features the return of Shane Speal's Snake Oil Band for a blistering 90 minute set starting at high noon.

Just added: Meet other cigar box guitar enthusiasts the night before at the Friday night jam session. Shane Speal and Ben "Gitty" Baker will be there, too. (Scroll down for info below).

Shane Speal's Snake Oil Band returns in their first full gig of 2022!!!

  • Festival runs Saturday, August 27 from 10am-7pm.

  • 100% free on Saturday! Bring the whole family.

  • Held on the grounds of The York Emporium, 343 W. Market St., York PA

  • Located in Central Pennsylvania, just an hour north of Baltimore, 2 hours from Philly, 3 Hours from Pittsburgh and 4 hours from NYC.

  • Official Facebook page of the fest

  • Info on hotels, etc.

  • Bring a chair! The concert takes place in a big parking lot.

  • Friday night jam is separate and has a cover charge. Information below.


We will be hosting a Friday night jam session and open mic. A $10 cover will be collected (unless you bring an instrument and join in... then it's free). And you get beer and pizza, too!

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