Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Mandolin Cafe
We wish all visitors an early Merry Christmas and happy holiday season. Below, a new album cover every time you refresh the page, from our definitive Christmas mandolin recording list.
Mel Bay extends their 30% off all titles through December 17 with Discount Code MB30.
New music from the Teres Aoutes String Band on the Cafe MP3 page.
From eBay: Great story but it's the mandolin we like. Gibson A Jr. stored for 75 years.
From NPR Music: At 86, Bobby Osborne Doesn't Intend To Quit Singing Anytime Soon.
Great content from our friends at Peghead Nation. John Reischman tells us about and plays his Heiden F-5 mandolin.
Mandolin Monday's 101 brings us Thomas Cassell and his take on Sam Bush's Sapporo.
Please read: an open letter to the users of our Classifieds.
Ten most recent Classified Ads of 1229 current ads and 118602 since inception.
- 12/11: Mandolins - Weber Big Sky (1999) As Is
- 12/11: Banjos - Chuck Lee Deep Hollow (2006)
- 12/11: Accessories - Ukulele Strings From JustStrings.com
- 12/11: Banjos - Gold Tone Ceb-5
- 12/11: Mandolins - Breedlove 00 Crossover
- 12/11: Accessories - Handcrafted Picks
- 12/11: Mandolins - Gold Tone Rigel
- 12/11: Mandolins - Weber Beartooth
- 12/11: Mandolins - 2004 Gilchrist F-5 - Updated Photos
- 12/11: Guitars - Fs: 2012 Caleb Smith D-18
- 12/11/17, 03:01 PM - New member - thank you
- 12/11/17, 02:51 PM - Advice for Children
- 12/11/17, 02:43 PM - Fishman 330
- 12/11/17, 02:37 PM - December Jazz Tune of the Month: Honeysuckle Rose
- 12/11/17, 02:23 PM - Learning about acoustics for instrument construction...
- 12/11/17, 02:18 PM - Schaller tuning machine repair?
- 12/11/17, 02:13 PM - Octave mandolin in bluegrass
- 12/11/17, 01:58 PM - What the
- 12/11/17, 01:47 PM - c1860 Johann Gottfried Scherzer Harp Guitar
- 12/11/17, 01:42 PM - Which Mandolin fits/compares to your Ability ??
- Peghead Nation CyberMonday and Beyond Special
- Emory Lester Interview
- New American Mandolin Ensemble - Contemporary Works for Plucked Strings
- Neil Gladd - Four Centuries of Solo Mandolin Music
- Mike Marshall Joins Faculty at Music Conservatory in Cologne, Germany
- New in Print - Airs for the Seasons by James Oswald
- Straight Up Strings to Sell Mandolin and Banjo T-Shirts to Benefit Bluegrass
- D'Addario Nickel Bronze Mandolin Strings and NS Micro Tuner Giveaway
- 2018 Keith Harris Plucked String Ensemble Workshop
- Mark Johnson & Emory Lester - Acoustic Milestones: 20 Years
- December 16 - International Bluegrass Museum Saturday Lessons, Owensboro, KY
- January 3-7 - International Italian Mandolin and Guitar Winter Academy, Sorrento, Italy
- January 3 - Feb. 7 - Wernick Method Jam Class with Tara Shupe, Murray, UT
- January 4-6 - Wernick Method Jam Class with Gilbert Nelson, Jekyll Island, GA
- January 4 - Feb. 8 - Wernick Method Jam Class with Rick Sparks, Reno, NV
- January 5-6 - Fiddle and Pick Old Time Music Weekend Workshops, Pegram, TN
- January 6 - Feb. 24 - Wernick Method Jam Class with Dave Howard, Louisville, KY
- January 9 - Feb. 13 - Wernick Method Jam Class with Rick Sparks, Reno, NV
- January 11-14 - Festival of Mandolin Chamber Music, Bellows Falls, VT
- January 14 - Feb. 11 - Wernick Method Jam Class with John David, Glendale, CA
- 11/20/2017 - Emory Lester Interview
- 08/02/2017 - The 1988 Jethro Burns Interview
- 06/18/2016 - Jenni Lyn Gardner - Jenni Lyn Lights Up with Burn Another Candle
- 06/04/2017 - Bill Monroe Interview in Denver, Feb. 19, 1986
- 05/17/2017 - The Charlie Derrington Interview
- 05/14/2016 - Tim Connell Interview
- 05/08/2017 - Bill Monroe on the Farm Interview
- 04/30/2017 - Bill Monroe Receives his Mandolin from Gibson - The Video
- 03/14/2017 - A Brief History of Evening Prayer Blues
- 02/27/2017 - Rising Brazilian Mandolinist Elisa Meyer
Ten most recent Mandolin Monday Videos. Bookmark page with this tab open.
- Episode #101: Thomas Cassell - Sapporo
- Episode #100: David Benedict - My Own Kind of Hat
- Episode #99: Evan Marshall - Blackberry & Turkey
- Episode #98: Jake Workman - Bill Cheatham
- Episode #97: David Tiller - Forro Brasil
- Episode #96: Adam Steffey - Fiddle Tune Medley
- Episode #95: Jake Howard - Ways of the World
- Episode #94: Tommy Norris - Someday My Prince Will Come
- Episode #93: David Benedict - Old Tom
- Episode #92: Jason Anick - In Memory of John McGann
This Day In History
December 11, 1952,
Butch "Jerome" Baldassari born in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Mandolin Cafe Events Calendar for December 11, 2017
New Christmas music from John Zarra on the Cafe MP3 page.
New Christmas Music from Emory Lester and Jill Jones on the Cafe MP3 page.
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