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Mandolin Cafe Events Calendar for January 18, 2018

Epic: odes honoring Bill Monroe's toaster that appeared on eBay.

Coming March 24: 5th Annual Metamora Mandolin Gathering. Workshops, concerts and more.

Add your input to a mandolin book in the process of being written.

Mandolin Mondays #106: the fine playing of Nick Dumas gets the week off to a great start.

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