Mandolin Cafe News
The 24th Annual NimbleFingers Bluegrass and Old Time Workshop and Festival in beautiful Sorrento will be held here with workshops running August 18-23 and August 25-30. It's an incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in music and be inspired by world class musicians.
May 15, 2013 - 11:30 am
Caterina Lichtenberg has announced she will be accepting a limited number of private students between May 14 and September 14, 2013 at which time she will be living in the San Francisco Bay Area.
May 13, 2013 - 9:30 am
Brazilian bandolim master Hamilton De Holanda has released yet another brilliant project entitled Trio with support from Thiago da Serrinha on percussion and Andre Vasconcellos on bass.
April 30, 2013 - 6:30 pm
Mel Bay Publications, Inc. has announced the release of Fretboard Studies for the Improvising Mandolinist by Todd Collins, a collection of tools to help improve one's knowledge of the fretboard.
April 26, 2013 - 9:00 am
Musica Poetica is the title of the first release from Greece's ATTIKA Plucked String Orchestra and is dedicated to the famous Greek poet Nikiforos Vrettakos. The recording reflects samples of Vrettakos poets (in Greek and English/American) between the music of J. Bach, A. Vivaldi, H. Purcell, F. Mendelssohn, N. Mantzaros (arranged by Victor Kioulaphides), J. Offenbach, P. Tchaikovsky and C. Galanti.
April 21, 2013 - 2:45 pm
The Swannanoa Gathering Folk Arts Workshops of Warren Wilson College invite you to join them as they celebrate their 22nd season with their newest workshops: Mando & Banjo Week, August 4-10, featuring a staff of some of the world's finest players, and offering a wide variety of classes for mandolin, 5-string banjo, and guitar.
April 18, 2013 - 2:00 pm
ArtistWorks, the leading interactive lifestyle social learning platform, in conjunction with Mandolin Cafe is proud to present a free online workshop featuring Tony Trischka and Mike Marshall on April 23, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
April 9, 2013 - 8:15 pm
The fifth annual River of the West Mandolin Camp will be held June 6-9, 2013 at The Menucha Retreat Center overlooking the spectacular Columbia River Gorge just 20 miles east of Portland, Oregon. Featured mandolin instructors include Don Stiernberg, Carlo Aonzo, Radim Zenkl, and Brian Oberlin.
April 8, 2013 - 3:45 pm
Music Link, Inc., makers of The Loar Mandolins have announced an April 8, 2013 launch of The Loar "Unsigned" series of mandolins.
April 1, 2013 - 10:00 am
CNN has announced a major shake-up in the 2014 Kentucky Senate race with newgrass legend Sam Bush announcing his candidacy for the position currently held by U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. The announcement was made on Wolf Blitzer's news program The Situation Room.
April 1, 2013 - 7:00 am
Dan Miller of Flatpicking Magazine interviews former Country Gazette member Joe Carr, a prolific author, educator and faculty member at South Plains College in Levelland, Texas.
March 24, 2013 - 3:15 pm
ArtistWorks, the leading provider of interactive online music lessons, has teamed up with Mandolin Cafe to present a rare live online workshop to be held March 6 at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Time with world renowned mandolin player and ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass online teaching artist Mike Marshall.
February 24, 2013 - 3:00 pm
John Reischman's much anticipated new solo release "Walk Along John" is now available for purchase. The recording is a mix of mostly original instrumental compositions and a few traditional pieces. An all-star cast delivers a polished performance and fans of John's brilliant playing and writing will not be disappointed at the outstanding result.
February 20, 2013 - 9:00 pm
In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of ROMP held June 27-29, for the first time ever, 3-day ROMP passes will be offered at a significant discount during a 12-hour window on Thursday, February 14. From noon to midnight (expires at 11:59 p.m. CST) music fans may go online to the new ROMP web site and purchase a general 3-day pass for $90.00, including free camping.
February 14, 2013 - 12:00 pm
D'Addario, the industry's leading music accessory manufacturer has announced the launch of the Planet Waves do-it-yourself guitar pick customizing website - www.BuildAPick.com.
February 13, 2013 - 11:00 am
Last Updated: May 17th, 2013 - 1:32 pm