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The Cigar Box Guitar Festival is a free event that raises money for music in schools through a raffle, sales of kids instrument building kits and the proceeds from the limited-edition commemorative guitar series. Funds raised are donated to Arts Huntsville's North Alabama Arts Education Collaborative and the Microwave Dave Music Education Foundation. The following photos are examples of how the funds are used.
North Alabama Arts Education Collaborative
Photos from the cigar box guitar build class conducted Spring 2022 in science teacher Ms. Kerri Glass' 8th grade class at Madison Country Elementary School. Photo Credit: K. Glass/Madison County Elementary.
Microwave Dave Music Education Foundation
Photos from MDMEF outreach program at Ridgecrest Elementary in May 2022. Photo Credit: Microwave Dave Music Education Foundation