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  1. Mandolin Mondays #406 w/ Special Guest Jesse Smathers

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by Floyd, VA, mandolinist and guitarist of the Lonesome River Band, Jesse Smathers, playing the "Methodist Preacher" on his Hinde mandolin.

    Jesse began playing the guitar at age 11, picked up the mandolin at 15, and was heavily influenced by the music of Lonesome River Band. In 2009, he won the guitar championship of the Virginia Folk Music Association. The following year, ...
  2. Mandolin Mondays #368 Featuring Chris Luquette

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Chris Luquette from Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen playing an original tune called "Riding To Ventura" on his custom Steve Hinde mandolin.

    Chris is a Seattle native guitarist for the 2-time Grammy-Nominated band Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen. But as evidenced in this video, he's an amazing mandolinist and plays regularly in NYC ...

    Updated Jan-29-2023 at 3:14pm by dbmandolin