Celebrating 22 Years Online
Long, long ago, November 18, 1995 to be exact, in a land far, far away we uploaded a few files onto the internet on a screeching, tortoise-like 14.4K modem and called it the Mandolin Cafe. Today we celebrate 22 years on the internet. Think you've seen every page on this site? No you haven't.
The Mandolin Store Black Friday Sale starts Midnight EST Thanksgiving Day, ends 2:00 EST on Friday.
Appears our friends at Eastman Mandolins launched a new web site for their mandolins. Nicely done!
Anyone for a jazz mandolin tune of the month project? To be organized by jazz mandolin & fiddle player Pete Martin.
Long overdue, this Sunday, 5:30 pm we're proud to share our Emory Lester Interview!
A new batch of Gilchrist instruments — all spoken for — land safely at Carter Vintage Guitars in Nashville. More....
A brand new group of photos of the batch of Gilchrists that just arrived at Carter Vintage Guitars.
Mandolin Mondays #98: welcome Jake Workman playing "Bill Cheatham."
Please read: an open letter to the users of our Classifieds.
Ten most recent Classified Ads of 1216 current ads and 117690 since inception.
- 11/18: Guitars - 1997 Santa Cruz Tony Rice
- 11/18: Other - Kiwaya Ktc-2 Concert Ukulele Solid Mahogany
- 11/18: Guitar Accessories - New Hoffee Dreadnought Case (Brown/Red)
- 11/18: Mandolins - Kentucky KM1000 Reduced $900
- 11/18: Guitars - 1964 Martin 000-28C
- 11/18: Guitars - Collings Om1German Spruce Cutaway
- 11/18: Mandolins - Msp 5 String Electric
- 11/18: Mandolins - Brock Octave Mandolin, Stunning Instrument, Beautiful Tone
- 11/18: Guitars - Martin 1941 D-28 Authentic 2015
- 11/18: Mandolin Accessories - Swingin' Jazz Mandolin Songbook
- 11/18/17, 06:58 PM - Fender Tru-Shell picks
- 11/18/17, 06:56 PM - An Old-Time Ditty
- 11/18/17, 06:55 PM - Jazz tune of the month anyone?
- 11/18/17, 06:54 PM - ABC format into Mandolin Tab
- 11/18/17, 06:51 PM - Tenor Guitar, Ukelele or?
- 11/18/17, 06:30 PM - Recent Vintage Guitar article on Loyd Loar
- 11/18/17, 06:26 PM - Polytune Clip-on Tuner (again !)
- 11/18/17, 06:22 PM - Super Rare 1980's Kentucky KH-600 Mandola
- 11/18/17, 06:19 PM - What makes an Air?
- 11/18/17, 06:11 PM - Ribbon Mics
- 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
- Tommy Emmanuel and David Grisman - Pickin'
- New Music from Chris Thile - Thanks for Listening
- November 23-25 - Wernick Method Jam Class with Gilbert Nelson, Myrtle Beach, SC
- December 1-3 - Wernick Method Jam Camp with Larry Kernagis, Cap Canaveral, FL
- December 2 - Mandolin Workshop with James Jobe on pentatonic playing, St. Louis, MO
- December 2 - International Bluegrass Museum Saturday Lessons, Owensboro, KY
- December 2-3 - Wernick Method Jam Camp with Scott Wilkins, New York, NY
- 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
- 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
- 01/29/2017 - The New Normal? Crowdfunding Bobby Osborne
Ten most recent Mandolin Monday Videos. Bookmark page with this tab open.
- 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
- Episode #91: Cory Piatt - I'll Fly Away
- Episode #90: Bella Betts - What Do We Pass On
- Episode #89: Andrew Collins - Banish Misfortune
This Day In History
November 18, 1997,
Breakdown - Old & In The Way released on Acoustic Disc.
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Mandolin Cafe Events Calendar for November 18, 2017
Winners of our Nickel Bronze Mandolin Strings and NS Micro Tuner Giveaway, D'Addario tells us the goods have shipped.
Cool post: owner of the recent undocumented Loar pays us a visit!
Our friends at Retrofret just launched a major web site upgrade. Nicely done!