Mandolin Cafe News
Author, musician and mandolin instructor Willy Minnix has announced the release of his new book Mandolin Dead Man's Tuning Vol. 2: English, Scottish and Irish Ballads.
January 31, 2015 - 3:30 pm
Rural Rhythm Records has announced a February 3 release of a self-titled solo recording by Cody Shuler.
January 30, 2015 - 6:30 am
Internationally acclaimed mandolin player and educator Brian Oberlin will lead this year's mandolin track at the Julian Music Camp, held April 8-12 in Julian, California.
January 26, 2015 - 9:45 pm
Deutsche Grammophon has announced a February 25, 2015 release for Avi Avital's newest project, Vivaldi. On the recording Avital pays homage to the sounds of Venice and beloved composer of the Italian Baroque, Antonio Vivaldi.
January 18, 2015 - 5:30 pm
Folk Alliance International will host their Winter Music Camp February 19-21 at the Sheraton Crown Center Hotel as part of the 27th Annual International Folk Alliance Conference.
January 12, 2015 - 1:00 am
Homespun Music Instruction has announced the publication of The Art of the Tremolo featuring internationally-renowned classical mandolinist Caterina Lichtenberg with special guest Mike Marshall.
January 8, 2015 - 9:45 am
Grammy winning Americana artist Tim O'Brien will launch his new download label Short Order Sessions on January 6. Available on all digital music outlets including iTunes and Amazon, the label's debut release is Brush My Teeth With Coca-Cola, a humorous look at the Freedom Industries chemical spill one year ago that contaminated the water supply of 300K West Virginia residents.
January 5, 2015 - 9:45 am
Frank Solivan and his band Dirty Kitchen and their new recording Cold Spell are up for a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album. We catch up with the leader of one of the hottest groups in bluegrass for this special Mandolin Cafe feature interview.
January 4, 2015 - 5:30 pm
To celebrate the introduction of D'Addario's EXP74CM, a new custom medium coated mandolin set inspired by mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile, the Mandolin Cafe and D'Addario will launch a giveaway on December 24 with five winning entries selection at random on December 31. Each winning entry will receive 5 sets of D'Addario EXP74CM Mandolin string sets, a Planet Waves mandolin strap, NS Micro Tuner and Mandolin Capo.
December 21, 2014 - 9:00 am
The Hal Leonard Corporation has announced the publication of Bach Two-Part Inventions for Mandolin & Guitar by Carlo Aonzo and John Carlini.
December 20, 2014 - 9:00 am
D'Addario is proud to introduce EXP74CM, a new custom medium coated mandolin set inspired by mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile.
December 18, 2014 - 11:00 am
The Will Patton Ensemble has announced the release of Time's Arrow, a mix of straight ahead and gypsy jazz including two Patton originals and one traditional folk song.
December 17, 2014 - 9:15 am
The International Bluegrass Music Museum of Owensboro has announced Gabrielle M. Gray, the museum's chief executive will end her 12-year tenure as the museum's creative leader and retires as executive director. Gray retains her position as Executive Producer of ROMP, the signature bluegrass music festival she founded in 2004. Gray also remains the museum's primary grant writer.
December 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm
The Hal Leonard Corporation has announced the publication of Hal Leonard Irish Bouzouki Method by Roger Landes.
December 14, 2014 - 5:15 pm
Steve Carlson, the founder of Flatiron Mandolins is once again building instruments after the purchase of ZETA Violins but there are plans for mandolins in the very near future. We catch up with an exclusive interview with one of the true legends of music manufacturing to find out what he's up to.
December 7, 2014 - 5:30 pm
Last Updated: July 29th, 2015 - 7:28 am