» Banjo Cafe: a companion site for banjo

Mandolin Cafe News

New Music
Builder News
Special Events
Bill Graham

News Search

NOTE: you are viewing old, archived Mandolin Cafe News articles. Our news has relocated here.

Mando Magnificat - Evanston, Illinois

By Mandolin Cafe
February 28, 2009 - 8:00 am

Email article Email article  Printer friendly Printer friendly

Mando Magnificat - Evanston, Illinois

Mando Magnificat - Evanston, Illinois

Evanston, Ill. — Mando Magnificat, a celebration of the enduring and brilliant versatility of the mandolin kicks off the 5-week Spring Festival held at Evanston's Pick-Staiger Concert Hall and will be held at 7:30 p.m. on March 7, 2009.

The title of the 2009 Spring Festival is Collaboration Exultation: A Festival of Musical Connections. From this gathering of mandolin masters, to the teaming-up of Chicago jazz greats, the festival celebrates the possibilities that emerge from unique musical alliances.

Featured performers for Mando Magnifact include Mike Marshall and The Big Trio, Sam Bush, Caterina Lichtenberg, Don Stiernberg, the Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra, and Mirko Schrader on guitar.

Tickets are $16 for the general public, $12 for senior citizens and Northwestern faculty and staff, and $8 for students.

The concert will be broadcast on live streaming video through the concert hall's website, allowing music fans outside of the area to experience the event in person through their personal computer.

Mando Magnificat performers and their web sites:
Don Stiernberg
Sam Bush
Caterina Lichtenberg
Mike Marshall
Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra

Click map pin below for driving directions to Mando Magnificat, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, Illinois.

The Music EmporiumMorgan MusicElderly InstrumentsEllis MandolinsEastman MandolinsKentucky MandolinsFolkMusician.com - Acoustic Instrument OutfittersThe Mandolin StoreAcoustic Music CompanyMandolin World HeadquatersWeber MandolinsD'Addario StringsJustStrings.com