Christmas Greetings from the Mandolin Cafe
Through the holidays we're featuring a diverse collection of Christmas recordings below that will refresh with a new selection every time you visit the page. Want more? Visit our definitive mandolin Christmas list or our amazon.com Christmas ListMania.
Info about our D'Addario EXP74CM string set giveaway. Straps, tuners, capos, too!
Bubba. Tubby. Super-tick. Boat. 1924 Gibson Mandobass "J". Yes, we'd go on a date with you.
Local to the Mandolin Cafe: please join us in support of Bill Crahan who is fighting for his life.
D'Addario announces the EXP74CM Mandolin Set inspired by Chris Thile. Giveaway to follow.
It was a great one: the year 2014 In Review.
Winter is here. Isn't it time you covered up your noggin with a Mandolin Cafe ball cap?
Ten most recent Classified Ads of 660 total.
- Posted 12/21: Guitars - 1994 Bourgeois Slope D (Bear Claw Sitka/Figured Mahogany)
- Posted 12/20: Guitars - Near Mint Eastman Ar805Ce. $1200 Plus Actual S/H
- Posted 12/20: Accessories - Sullivan Old Growth Mandolin Bridges New Sale
- Posted 12/20: Mandolins - Lawrence Smart 10-String Mandolin
- Posted 12/20: CBOM - 2012 JBh (Josh Humphrey) Bzn Modern Bouzouki
- Posted 12/20: Mandolins - Handmade 2000 Gene Ivey F-5 - $1100 Hold
- Posted 12/20: Mandolins - The Loar LM700 w/Upgrades + Travelite Case
- Posted 12/20: Guitars - J45 Style Firestripe Pickguard
- Posted 12/20: Accessories - Bridges On Hold Pending Payment
- Posted 12/20: Accessories - Fs: Deering Banjo Case Very Good Condition
- Posted 12/21/14, 05:09 AM - An instruction book or tutor for learning good jazz playing?
- Posted 12/21/14, 04:55 AM - Back and Side Wood Question
- Posted 12/21/14, 04:39 AM - tuner keys: above or below the gear
- Posted 12/21/14, 03:53 AM - Capo is fine for banjo and guitar...why not mandolin?
- Posted 12/21/14, 03:48 AM - Let's hear you play your favourite Christmas Carol
- Posted 12/21/14, 03:38 AM - Acetal and Ultex?
- Posted 12/21/14, 03:36 AM - 1924 Mando Bass
- Posted 12/21/14, 03:10 AM - A Rant About Comparing Mandolin Tone
- Posted 12/21/14, 02:21 AM - Should the Thumb Press Against the Neck on a V-neck Mandolin?
- Posted 12/21/14, 02:08 AM - Bluegrass instruments
- Posted 12/20/2014, Publications: Aonzo and Carlini - Bach Two-Part Inventions
- Posted 12/18/2014, Announcements: D'Addario Releases Mandolin String Set Inspired by Chris Thile
- Posted 12/17/2014, New Music: Will Patton Ensemble - Time's Arrow
- Posted 12/15/2014, Announcements: International Bluegrass Music Museum Names Interim Director
- Posted 12/14/2014, Publications: Hal Leonard Irish Bouzouki Method
- Posted 12/07/2014, Interviews: Steve Carlson Tooling Up at ZETA
- Posted 12/04/2014, Announcements: Mandolin Magazine Ceases Publication
- Posted 11/29/2014, Publications: J.S. Bach Partita in A minor for Solo Flute: Transcribed For Mandolin
- Posted 11/28/2014, New Music: Ragtime Skedaddlers - Latest Popular Mandolin and Guitar Music
- Posted 11/14/2014, Publications: Fred Sokolow - 101 Mandolin Tips
- January 1-3, 2015 - Bluegrass Jamming Class taught by Gilbert Nelson, Jekyll Island, GA
- January 4-10, 2015 - Pete Wernick's Boulder Bluegrass Camp, Boulder, CO
- January 7, 2015 - Bluegrass Jamming Class taught by Joe Quesenberry starts, Grand Junction, CO
- January 9-11, 2015 - Hill Country Winter Acoustic Music Camp 2015, Kerrville, TX
- January 10-11, 2015 - SAMW Reunion Weekend Camp 2015, Moultonborough, NH
- January 13, 2015 - Bluegrass Jamming Class taught by Kelly Bogan starts, Spokane, WA
- January 16-17, 2015 - Bluegrass Jamming Camp taught by Sue Custer, Luray, VA
- January 18, 2015 - Bluegrass Jamming Class taught by Jeff Burke starts, Nashville, TN
- January 24, 2015 - Bluegrass Jamming Class taught by Gilbert Nelson, Dallas, NC
- February 4, 2015 - Bluegrass Jamming Class taught by Harry Gambrill starts, Ridley Park, PA
- 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
- Posted 04/17/2014 - Don Julin Mandolin Exercises For Dummies Interview
- Posted 04/07/2014 - An Interview with Jon Green of Calton Cases
- Posted 03/18/2014 - The Mandolin Side of Byron Berline
Mandolin Cafe Events Calendar for December 21, 2014
Walking the Floor Over You by Deke Dickerson and Rob Hecht played on an original Bigsby guitar and mandolin at Retofret in Brooklyn. Cool!
Making an appearance in the near future after being out of stock for several years: Mandolin Cafe ball caps in red! Currently being manufactured.