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Sierra Hull Retraces Her Bluegrass Roots
Sierra Hull Retraces Her Bluegrass Roots
Mandolin Cafe correspondent Bill Conger catches up with mandolin superstar Sierra Hull as she picks up the second ever Blue Blaze Award at the 44th Annual Smithville Fiddlers' Jamboree and Crafts Festival in Smithville, Tennessee.
July 6, 2015 - 2:30 pm
Chris Thile Transitioning to Full-Time Host of A Prairie Home Companion
Chris Thile Transitioning to Full-Time Host of A Prairie Home Companion
Chris Thile will transition to full-time host of A Prairie Home Companion in the next year. Mandolin Cafe correspondent Bradley Klein confirmed the rumors, meeting with Thile after last night's Punch Brothers show in Cincinnati, Ohio.
June 28, 2015 - 9:00 am
 Inaugural Monroe Mandolin Camp  Annual Video Scholarship Competition
Inaugural Monroe Mandolin Camp Annual Video Scholarship Competition
The Monroe Mandolin Camp has announced their Inaugural Video Scholarship Competition with the winning candidate awarded full scholarship, including tuition, lodging, meals, and t-shirt to this year's camp held September 9-13.
June 19, 2015 - 8:45 am
Dawg Books Announces Vol. Three - Dawg Jazz
Dawg Books Announces Vol. Three - Dawg Jazz
Dawg Books proudly announces the publication of Dawg Jazz, the third in a series of books featuring the music of David Grisman.
June 11, 2015 - 2:45 pm
Bert Deivert & Copperhead Run - Blood in My Eyes for You
Bert Deivert & Copperhead Run - Blood in My Eyes for You
Warner Music Sweden has announced the release of Bert Deivert and Copperhead Run's Blood in My Eyes for You.
June 8, 2015 - 11:00 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
West Coast Artist Brings Musical Mural to Elderly Instruments
West Coast Artist Brings Musical Mural to Elderly Instruments
Elderly Instruments has enlisted the help of Californian graphic designer Jennifer Springman of JMS Creative out of Los Angeles to design and paint a large scale mural on the front of their building.
June 3, 2015 - 7:45 pm
Exploring Classical Mandolin: Technique & Repertoire
Exploring Classical Mandolin: Technique & Repertoire
Berklee Press has announced the publication of August Watters' Exploring Classical Mandolin: Technique & Repertoire. The book, augmented with online audio and video includes the techniques, common practices and essential repertoire of the classical mandolin.
June 2, 2015 - 7:30 pm
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
 Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg - JS Bach
Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg - JS Bach
Mike Marshall and Caterina Lichtenberg have released JS Bach, their world premier recording of Johann Sebastian Bach's Two-Part Inventions, Organ Duets and Canons from the Art of the Fugue arranged for mandolin and mandocello.
May 17, 2015 - 5:30 pm
The Mandolin Symposium
The Mandolin Symposium
The Mandolin Symposium celebrates its twelfth year of bringing together instructors and students from around the globe to study the mandolin and its music at the beautiful campus of the University of Santa Cruz in California, June 22-26, 2015.
May 12, 2015 - 8:30 am
Bluegrass In Baltimore: The Hard Drivin' Sound & Its Legacy
Bluegrass In Baltimore: The Hard Drivin' Sound & Its Legacy
Bluegrass in Baltimore, published by McFarland Books set for release June 2015 is the first book to take an in-depth look into how the music that was played in Baltimore came to wield influence across a broad musical landscape.
May 11, 2015 - 10:45 am
The Swannanoa Gathering Mando and Banjo Week 2015
The Swannanoa Gathering Mando and Banjo Week 2015
The Swannanoa Gathering Folk Arts Workshops of Warren Wilson College invite you to join them as they celebrate their 24th season with their newest workshops: Mando and Banjo Week, August 2-8, featuring a staff of some of the world's finest players, and offering a wide variety of classes for mandolin, 5-string banjo, and guitar.
May 5, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Notecracker: Mandolin Chords
Notecracker: Mandolin Chords
The Hal Leonard Corporation has announced the publication of Notecracker: Mandolin Chords, a pocket-sized swatch-pack intended to be a quick reference guide. Contains 70 handy reference cards printed on both sides for quick access to chord diagrams, general music theory, jokes, quotes and snippets of musical trivia.
April 29, 2015 - 2:45 pm

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