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Happy birthday to our friends at Elderly Instruments. The store opened July 5, 1972 and the rest, as they say, is history!
Appears to be a great deal on a real quality F mandolin in the Classifieds, this Parsons F model. Like a quality used car minus the new cost.
Weekend window shopping. Check out the instruments directly available from Weber.
We currently have two feature interviews under way. Secret, really, but a couple of hints: Sarah and Caleb.
We concur: JazzMando.com's review of August Watters' Exploring Classical Mandolin. Purchase: Berklee Press | Elderly | amazon
Not often available so they get our attention when they are: Campanella Due two-point.
Digging the new Deering Banjos blog design. Yes, not mandolin related, but they make a great tenor banjo. Check out the brand new Hooks and Nuts. Very well done.
Ten most recent Classified Ads of 803 total.
- Posted 07/05: Mandolins - 1955 Gibson F -12
- Posted 07/05: Mandolins - Parsons F-5V
- Posted 07/05: Other - Electromuse Lap Steel-Vintage USA
- Posted 07/04: Accessories - Mandolin Tuning Gears A Style And F Style
- Posted 07/04: Mandolins - Gibson 1966 A40 Mandolin
- Posted 07/04: Guitars - 1980 Martin D-45
- Posted 07/04: Banjos - Gold Tone Orange Blossom Long Neck Resonator Banjo Used
- Posted 07/04: Mandolins - Morris New Flattop Oval Hole Mandolin
- Posted 07/04: Mandolins - Northfield Big Mon
- Posted 07/04: Mandolins - 2002 Gibson Mandolin
- Posted 07/05/15, 08:12 AM - Holding the mandolin
- Posted 07/05/15, 08:11 AM - New from Berklee Press: Exploring Classical Mandolin
- Posted 07/05/15, 08:09 AM - Top 5 albums (suggestions)
- Posted 07/05/15, 08:09 AM - Duo playing?
- Posted 07/05/15, 08:02 AM - Steffey inspired Revelation
- Posted 07/05/15, 07:32 AM - Pinky fretting accuracy at 7th fret - any tips for improvement?
- Posted 07/05/15, 07:27 AM - Lost and found 1916 Gibson F2 - Need input
- Posted 07/05/15, 07:23 AM - Pick keeps turning when I'm picking fast
- Posted 07/05/15, 07:15 AM - And the winner is....
- Posted 07/05/15, 07:06 AM - July 6-10, 2015 SummerKeys Classical Mandolin 2015 Workshops
- Posted 06/28/2015, Announcements: Chris Thile Transitioning to Full-Time Host of A Prairie Home Companion
- Posted 06/19/2015, Announcements: Inaugural Monroe Mandolin Camp Video Scholarship
- Posted 06/11/2015, Publications: Dawg Books Announces Vol. Three - Dawg Jazz
- Posted 06/08/2015, New Music: Bert Deivert & Copperhead Run - Blood in My Eyes for You
- Posted 06/08/2015, Special Events: Bluegrass in Baltimore Book Release Party
- Posted 06/03/2015, Announcements: West Coast Artist Brings Musical Mural to Elderly Instruments
- Posted 06/02/2015, Publications: Exploring Classical Mandolin: Technique & Repertoire
- Posted 05/31/2015, Special Events: Monroe Mandolin Mondays with Mike Compton
- Posted 05/26/2015, Special Events: New York Premiere of The Ger Mandolin Orchestra
- Posted 05/17/2015, New Music: Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg - JS Bach
- July 6-10, 2015 - SummerKeys Classical Mandolin 2015 Workshops, Lubec, ME
- July 7, 2015 - Dan Miller/Tim May Mandolin and Guitar Workshop, Columbia, MO
- July 8, 2015 - Dan Miller/Tim May Mandolin and Guitar Workshop, Lawrence, KS
- July 9, 2015 - Dan Miller/Tim May Mandolin and Guitar Workshop, Springfield, MO
- July 10, 2015 - Dan Miller/Tim May Mandolin and Guitar Workshop, Tulsa, OK
- July 10-12, 2015 - Bluegrass Camps For Kids, Buffalo, WY
- July 11, 2015 - Matt Flinner Mandolin Workshops, Palo Alto, CA
- July 12-17, 2015 - Augusta Blues and Swing Week, Elkins, WV
- July 12-18, 2015 - California Coast Music Camp Week 2, Placer County, CA
- July 12-18, 2015 - Swannanoa Gathering Celtic Week, Asheville, NC
- Posted 04/05/2015 - The Joe K. Walsh Interview
- Posted 03/23/2015 - Happy 70th Birthday, David Grisman
- Posted 01/04/2015 - The Frank Solivan Interview
- Posted 12/07/2014 - Steve Carlson Tooling Up at ZETA
- Posted 10/09/2014 - Stan Jay, Pioneer of Vintage Instrument Fame Fighting For His Life
- Posted 10/05/2014 - David Grisman and Don Stiernberg Discuss Jethro Burns Legacy
- Posted 09/09/2014 - When I'm Free - A Hot Rize Interview with Tim O'Brien
- Posted 07/31/2014 - Mike Compton's Monroe Mandolin Camp Interview
- Posted 06/10/2014 - The Story Behind Collings Tenor Guitars with Steve McCreary
- Posted 06/03/2014 - String Tension: What It Means and How It Became Important
Mandolin Cafe Events Calendar for July 5, 2015
If you're ever going to purchase a Gibson A-3 (not everyone's cup of tea), this Aussie 1918 version is in fair price range.
Digging this Northfield A-5 on the Classifieds. Beautiful!