As Thanksgiving approaches in the U.S. music activity pauses as more of us spend time with family and friends. On behalf of the Mandolin Cafe we extend our best wishes and hope you enjoy the upcoming holidays wherever your music interests originate!
Pssst. 20% off Homespun downloads from Mandolin Cafe On Demand has been extended through Monday. Enter MANDOCAFE1114 at check-out.
In the UK, a real eBay gem: this 1920 Gibson H-2 'dola.
Includes a Lafferty Mandolin Giveaway: the annual Black Friday Sale from our friends at The Mandolin Store on Nov. 28.
Just out: The Ultimate Gear Guide - Holiday Edition 2014. Includes some mandolin info. Get a copy at Elderly.
From JazzMando.com: good advice about planning what to do with your mandolins if you die, You Can't Take It with You.
Ten most recent Classified Ads of 681 total.
- Posted 11/22: Guitars - Breedlove C1/Mh (1993, Serial # 93-004)
- Posted 11/22: CBOM - Flatiron 3MB Bouzouki / Octave Mandolin 1996
- Posted 11/22: Guitars - Eastman E6D Sitka/Mahogany Guitar. $600 + Shipping.
- Posted 11/22: Banjos - Lanikai Lbu-C Concert Banjo Ukulele (Banjolele) Like New
- Posted 11/22: Wanted - Need: Used James Mandolin Tailpiece
- Posted 11/22: Wanted - Need: Pick Guard
- Posted 11/22: Guitars - David Schramm 1999 Flamenco Guitar $1800
- Posted 11/22: Accessories - 2 Tone Guards
- Posted 11/22: Violin Family - Vintage Lowendall Violin, $750
- Posted 11/22: Guitars - WTT: 2005 Martin D18V For D18Ge
- Posted 11/22/14, 10:29 PM - Derrington Gibson F5 mandolins
- Posted 11/22/14, 10:22 PM - De Luccia mandolin
- Posted 11/22/14, 10:21 PM - Question about used " mint uplayed" instruments
- Posted 11/22/14, 10:16 PM - Mandolin-Guitar-Theremin
- Posted 11/22/14, 10:12 PM - Help! Left hand fingertips keep "cracking"
- Posted 11/22/14, 10:12 PM - New OMs
- Posted 11/22/14, 10:09 PM - NMD: Gibson A5L
- Posted 11/22/14, 10:09 PM - franciscan bowlback construction
- Posted 11/22/14, 10:08 PM - How does the Eastmen MD 404 (Black/Mahogany Back and Sides) sound
- Posted 11/22/14, 10:04 PM - Eastman tuners, extremely hard to turn!
- Posted 11/14/2014, Publications: Fred Sokolow - 101 Mandolin Tips
- Posted 11/01/2014, Announcements: Elderly Named Straight Up Strings Exclusive Retailer
- Posted 10/31/2014, New Music: Plektra - Mandolin Ensemble
- Posted 10/30/2014, Announcements: Peghead Nation, Roots Music Instruction Site Launches
- Posted 10/28/2014, Special Events: D'Addario EJ74 Mandolin Strings Giveaway
- Posted 10/12/2014, Workshops: Hill Country Winter Acoustic Music Weekend
- Posted 10/11/2014, Special Events: Mandolin Cafe Presents a Live Event with Mike Marshall
- Posted 10/09/2014, Announcements: Stan Jay Fighting For His Life
- Posted 10/06/2014, Workshops: 15th Annual Carlo Aonzo Manhattan Workshop
- Posted 10/05/2014, Interviews: David Grisman and Don Stiernberg Discuss Jethro Burns Legacy
- November 22, 2014 - Matt Flinner Mandolin Workshop, Oak Park, IL
- December 6, 2014 - Plucked String Instrument Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland
- 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
- 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
- Posted 03/03/2014 - A Visit to Carter Vintage Guitars
Mandolin Cafe Events Calendar for November 22, 2014
Time well spent: watch the Danny Roberts making of Nighthawk video.