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Elderly Instruments Mural Completed in Old Town
Elderly Instruments Mural Completed in Old Town
Last Summer, Stan Werbin, owner of Elderly Instruments, approached his niece, artist Jennifer Springman, to design and paint a mural on the outside of the Elderly building. He had no idea the excitement it would bring to Lansing.
July 18, 2015 - 8:00 am
Bluegrass in Baltimore Book Release Party
Bluegrass in Baltimore Book Release Party
Charm City Folk and Bluegrass Festival presents the book release party for Tim Newby's new book Bluegrass in Baltimore: The Hard Drivin' Sound and its Legacy, August 2 at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore.
June 8, 2015 - 10:00 am
Monroe Mandolin Mondays with Mike Compton on Concert Window
Monroe Mandolin Mondays with Mike Compton on Concert Window
Monroe Mandolin Camp Director Mike Compton and special guests are set to present instructional demonstrations via Concert Window geared towards in-depth understanding of the inner workings of specific Bill Monroe compositions.
May 31, 2015 - 3:00 pm
New York Premiere Performance of The Ger Mandolin Orchestra
New York Premiere Performance of The Ger Mandolin Orchestra
The Ger Mandolin Orchestra (GMO), makes its New York debut at 8:00 p.m. June 18 at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, New York University, as part of KulturfestNYC, an international celebration of Jewish arts and culture.
May 26, 2015 - 8:30 pm
Artistworks One-Year Subscription Giveaway
Artistworks One-Year Subscription Giveaway
ArtistWorks, the leading provider of interactive online music lessons is teaming up with the Mandolin Cafe to give away a full year's subscription to any School of Bluegrass instrument category to one lucky individual. Registration for a chance to win will commence on the Mandolin Cafe web site beginning April 12 with a winning entry selected at random on April 26 at 5:30 p.m.
April 8, 2015 - 12:00 pm
Revival: The Sam Bush Story Set To Premiere At The Nashville Film Festival
Revival: The Sam Bush Story Set To Premiere At The Nashville Film Festival
Revival: The Sam Bush Story is a new music documentary from See Forever Entertainment and Wannabe Films. Revival, co-directed by Wayne Franklin and Kris Wheeler, makes its World Premiere April 21 at the Nashville Film Festival.
April 2, 2015 - 5:00 pm
Austin Mandolin Orchestra Premieres 15 New Pieces
Austin Mandolin Orchestra Premieres 15 New Pieces
In alliance with New York City based Vox Novus, the Austin Mandolin Orchestra will present a Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame concert at Blackerby Recital Hall on March 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
February 1, 2015 - 1:15 pm
D'Addario EXP74CM Strings, Tuner, Strap, Capo Giveaway
D'Addario EXP74CM Strings, Tuner, Strap, Capo Giveaway
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
D'Addario EJ74 Mandolin Strings Giveaway
D'Addario EJ74 Mandolin Strings Giveaway
Starting November 3, D'Addario Strings and the Mandolin Cafe will hold a special giveaway of the newly packaged and branded D'Addario EJ74 Mandolin String sets. 12 winning entries will be selected with each winner receiving a dozen D'Addario EJ74 sets and a D'Addario t-shirt. Registration will commence on November 3 from a link on the Mandolin Cafe home page with the winning entries drawn at random November 10.
October 28, 2014 - 11:15 pm
Mandolin Cafe Presents a Live Event with ArtistWorks Instructor Mike Marshall
Mandolin Cafe Presents a Live Event with ArtistWorks Instructor Mike Marshall
ArtistWorks, the leading provider of interactive online music lessons, is joining forces once again with Mandolin Cafe to present a fun-filled and informative live online workshop with world-renowned mandolin player and ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass online artist Mike Marshall, October 14 at 7:00 p.m. Central.
October 11, 2014 - 11:00 am
The Loar LM-700-VS Giveaway
The Loar LM-700-VS Giveaway
The Loar Mandolins and Mandolin Cafe are combining efforts to give away a brand new LM-700-VS mandolin, the top of the line model from The Loar. The final prize will also include an installed pick-up and case for a total giveaway value of $1722.98.
August 19, 2014 - 12:30 pm
V-Picks Giveaway
V-Picks Giveaway
V-Picks, Handmade Guitar and Mandolin Picks manufactured in Nashville and the Mandolin Cafe are combining efforts to give away sets of V-Pick Personalized Display Cases containing 20 select V-Picks to three individual winners drawn at random. The giveaway which commences at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 27 and concludes at 5:30 p.m. August 3 (Central Time) is open to all Mandolin Cafe visitors regardless of location.
July 22, 2014 - 11:30 am
ArtistWorks and Mandolin Cafe Present Mando Magic, a Live Online Session with Mike Marshall
ArtistWorks and Mandolin Cafe Present Mando Magic, a Live Online Session with Mike Marshall
ArtistWorks, the leading provider of interactive online music lessons, has teamed up with Mandolin Cafe to present a rare, live online workshop with world-renowned mandolin player, and ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass online teaching artist, Mike Marshall, July 9 at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time/8:30 PM Eastern time
June 29, 2014 - 5:15 pm
11th Annual ROMP Festival, June 25-28, 2014
11th Annual ROMP Festival, June 25-28, 2014
Old Crow Medicine Show, Ricky Skaggs, Sam Bush, David Grisman, Railroad Earth, Del McCoury, Doyle Lawson, Sarah Jarosz, and The Wood Brothers are among the dozens of talented acts set to perform at Owensboro Kentucky's ROMP Festival, June 25-28.
June 16, 2014 - 10:00 pm
Common Ground on the Hill Mandolin Silent Auction
Common Ground on the Hill Mandolin Silent Auction
Common Ground on the Hill, hosts of some of the finest traditional music camps and workshops in the U.S. have announced a Mandolin Silent Auction to benefit their Veterans Initiative Scholarships. Walt Kuhlman of Gypsy's Music has donated one of his handcrafted Rosewood Octave Mandolins to be sold at silent auction to benefit the program.
March 9, 2014 - 7:00 pm

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