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  1. Mandolin Mondays #260 w/ Special Guest Bobby Osborne

    To close another year of Mandolin Mondays videos, we have the incomparable Bobby Osborne with us to share his mandolin version of the Merle Travis number "Goodbye My Bluebell" played on his legendary 1925 Gibson F5 Fern.

    Bobby is one of the most accomplished mandolin players alive today! His pioneering work with The Osborne Brothers paved the way for the early generations of bluegrass music. ...
  2. Mandolin Mondays #259 w/ Special Guest Sarah Jarosz

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we have a very special guest! Grammy-winning artist Sarah Jarosz is with us to play a beautiful solo rendition of her composition "Peace" on her 1975 black top A-style Nugget mandolin--just one serial number away from Tim O'Brien's.

    Sarah is a mandolinist who needs no introduction. Through her stunning solo recordings and her work with power house group I'm With ...
  3. Mandolin Mondays #258 w/ Special Guest Calum McIlroy

    Check out Calum McIlroy from Glasgow, Scotland playing a beautiful piece composed by Hugh Campbell, and played on a lovely 2018 Taran Springwell mandolin, built by Rory Dowling in Fife.

    Calum McIlroy is a multi-instrumentalist and singer from Aberdeenshire in the North East of Scotland. He began playing the guitar at a young age and by the time he left school he had discovered a passion for folk music, and a new-found interest ...
  4. Mandolin Mondays #257 w/ Special Guest Emma Borders

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, Emma Borders brings us a stunning interpretive performance of the Gigue from Bach's Dm Violin Partita played on her Weber Bridger Octave Mandolin.

    At fifteen, Emma is more musically accomplished than most adults, and she performs on a wide range of instruments: mandolin, octave mandolin, classical violin and fiddle. Add to this her soaring vocal prowess, and the artistry ...