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  1. Mandolin Mondays #155 w/ Special Guest Roberto Cubero

    Spanish mandolin guru Roberto Cubero effortlessly combines the ancient music of Spain with the tradition of Bill Monroe with this beautifully rhythmic traditional piece played on his Gibson F5-G.



    Originally from Guadalajara, Roberto now lives in Barcelona where he plays music with his brother in the mandolin guitar duo Los Hermanos Cubero. They've receive accolades including the Premio Europeo de Nueva Creación de Folklore ...
  2. Mandolin Mondays #154 w/ Special Guest Luke Plumb

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, Australian Celtic mandolin master Luke Plumb brings us a set of lively reels played on his sweet 1999 Gilchrist mandolin.



    Luke has been at the forefront of the Australian acoustic music for the past 2 decades. Since a stretch of time playing and touring with the popular Scottish fusion band Shooglenifty, Luke has returned to Melbourne to pursue his solo career as producer ...
  3. Mandolin Mondays #153 w/ Special Guest Roland White

    Bluegrass mandolin legend Roland White is here on Mandolin Mondays this week with this classic tune done right on his custom 2004 Gibson F5.



    Roland has perhaps one of the most impressive resumes in bluegrass history. Over the years, he’s contributed to such bands as The Kentucky Colonels, Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys, Lester Flatt and The Nashville Grass, The Country Gazette, The Nashville Bluegrass Band, and more. ...
  4. Mandolin Mondays #152 w/ Special Guest Andrew Marlin

    Chapel Hill's Andrew Marlin of Mandolin Orange graces Mandolin Mondays this week with an original tune played on his 2000 Tone Bar Gilchrist.



    In addition to his well known work as a singer and songwriter for the acclaimed North Carolina acoustic folk duo Mandolin Orange, Andrew also has a distinct artistic voice on the mandolin. Just recently he released a tasteful new album of all original mandolin instrumentals called Buried ...
  5. Mandolin Mondays #151 w/ Special Guest Mike Giverin

    This week on Mandolin Mondays British mandolinist Mike Giverin aka "Mando Mike" brings us this amazing original waltz played on his Czech made Kristufek A style mandolin.



    Mike has been touring the UK for 10 years with Americana/Bluegrass trio Jaywalkers and they have just released their 4th studio album Time to Save the World back on the 5th of November. The Record contains 10 originals, including ...
  6. Mandolin Mondays #150 w/ Special Guest Johnny Staats

    West Virginia mandolin sensation Johnny Staats is with us this week on Mandolin Mondays playing this lovely original tune on his Lee Chapman Aleyas Instruments mandolin.



    Since his acclaimed 2000 mandolin release Wires and Wood, Johnny Staats has stayed busy in the bluegrass scene while still keeping his day job as a UPS delivery man. He has been featured on NBC's Today Show, in People Magazine, on the CBS Evening News and ...
  7. Mandolin Mondays w/ Special Guest Rainy Miatke

    Meet the amazing Rainy Miatke from Ashland, Oregon. She's here on Mandolin Mondays to play a killer original tune on her Weber Bitterroot.



    Though only 15 years old, Rainy has already appeared on stage with such notable performers as Laurie Lewis, John Reischman, Alice Gerrard, Darol Anger, Mike Marshall, Väsen, Tony Trischka, Sean Watkins, and The Bee Eaters. At the age of 8 she formed the family band Rainy and the Rattlesnakes, ...
  8. Mandolin Mondays #148 w/ Special Guest Kyle Ledson

    California mando wiz-kid Kyle Ledson joins us on Mandolin Mondays for a twisty Jethro Burns tune played on his Collings MT2 mandolin that he won on the Mandolin Cafe.



    16 year old Kyle is an up and coming mandolinist to keep an eye on. He has a new single out and an older EP featuring members of Hot Buttered Rum, Molly Tuttle and the T sisters. Check them out here: http://www.kyleledson.com/estore.html ...
  9. Mandolin Mondays #147 w/ Special Guest Dave Goldenberg

    Brooklyn-based mandolinist Dave Goldenberg stops by Mandolin Mondays to play us a traditional Jewish folk tune performed on this Hugh Hansen A-style mandolin.



    Dave was one of the first ever mandolin graduates of the Berklee College of music, and he has gone on to become a winner of the Utah State Mandolin Contest, the Telluride Bluegrass Band Contest, Rockygrass Mandolin Contest, and the 2015 Winfield National Mandolin Contest. ...
  10. Mandolin Mondays #146 w/ Special Guest Bernard Minari

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, French mandolinist Bernard Minari sends us a lovely original tune played on his brand new mandolin built by French luthier Jean Marc Perrin.



    Bernard plays with Mandolin Mondays expat Daniel Portalès in the project Mando Duo. They have a new album out that features a collection of compelling music ranging from Ragtime to Brazilian Choro, to Irish, to bluegrass. Check it out here: https://duomando.wixsite.com/mandoduo... ...
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