11:00 a.m. Central, Friday - We are still working through hardware issues. Forum is up but not functioning 100% properly. We are having to take steps that will likely still be occurring Saturday. We have no further updates at this time.
Collings MT2 with Cremona Sunburst Finish Giveaway
Collings Guitars and Mandolins and the Mandolin Cafe are combining resources to give away a Collings MT2 Mandolin with their brand new Cremona sunburst finish on display at the 2018 NAMM Show. The giveaway will commence from a link on the Mandolin Cafe home page Feb. 28. More...
They're giving away a real nice guitar on the Breedlove Guitars web site.
Disappointed, but not surprised amazon sells counterfeit D'Addario Mandolin Strings.
It's rare that we do gear reports, but a new Schertler amp prompted one. Also a giveaway announcement.
Lauren Price is this Mandolin Mondays guest with a great version of "Monroe's Blues."
Two new jazz tracks by Phil Lawrence, one featuring the Dawg, on the Cafe MP3 page.
California Coast Music Camp announces two week-long July camps.
A brand new course coming from Peghead Nation: Bluegrass Mandolin Jam Favorites with Joe K. Walsh.
Please read: an open letter to the users of our Classifieds.
Ten most recent Classified Ads of 1219 current ads and 121343 since inception.
- 02/23: Mandolin Accessories - F Style Tuners Gibson/Grover,,Ex. Cond.
- 02/23: Mandolins - Gibson H-2 Mandola 1919
- 02/23: Banjos - 2007 Ome Deluxe Juniper - $2300
- 02/23: Mandolins - New Rattlesnake F-5
- 02/23: Guitars - Gibson Lg-1 Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1955)
- 02/23: Banjos - Fairbanks & Cole
- 02/23: Mandolins - Gibson A-1 1908 Mandolin - UK
- 02/23: Mandolins - Antique Mandolin For Sale
- 02/22: Mandolin Accessories - New Unused Collings Vintage A-Style Case
- 02/22: Mandolins - Used Gibson A5-G A-Style Mandolin
- 02/23/18, 12:24 PM - McClung Armrests
- 02/23/18, 12:13 PM - Next frontier: What's next after Mandolin???
- 02/23/18, 12:09 PM - circa 1930 Kay Kraft Style A Mandocello
- 02/23/18, 12:03 PM - Brute Force vs. Exemplar Soloing (Yup, I made those terms up).
- 02/23/18, 12:02 PM - Playing in G
- 02/23/18, 11:57 AM - Poll: March Jazz tune of the month
- 02/23/18, 11:52 AM - Background tone? Drone? Resonance?
- 02/23/18, 11:50 AM - Mandolin Set-up E-Book by Rob Meldrum
- 02/23/18, 11:49 AM - I Had A Brush With Greatness
- 02/23/18, 11:37 AM - good news alert
- New from Mel Bay Publications, Inc. - German Baroque Music for Mandolin
- Collings MT2 Cremona Sunburst Finish Giveaway
- 2018 California Coast Music Camp Announces Two July Week-Long Camps
- Scholarships Available for Music Camps North, Inc.
- 2nd Annual Marshall Mando Summit, August 9-12, 2018
- 2018 San Diego Classical Mandolin Camp
- New Music From Freddy Colt - Mandolinology
- Theory and Improvisation for the Modern Mandolinist, Volume 1
- Guitar & Mandolin Camp North Line-Up Announced for April 13-15
- Monroe Mandolin Camp Announces Video Scholarship Competitions
- February 24 - Memphis Mandolin Workshop, Collierville, TN
- February 24 - Gardner Winter Music Festival Mandolin Workshop, Morgantown, WV
- February 24 - International Bluegrass Museum Saturday Lessons, Owensboro, KY
- February 25 - Mar. 4 - 1st Mediterranean Mandolin and Guitar Accademia, Corse, France
- March 2-3 - Barcelona Bluegrass Camp, Barcelona, Spain
- March 2-4 - March Mandolin Festival, Concord, NH
- March 2-4 - Wernick Method Camp with Andy Lentz, Davis, CA
- March 2-4 - Wernick Method Camp with Scott Wilkins, Pembroke, MA
- March 2-4 - Wernick Method Camp with Gilbert Nelson, Raleigh/Durham, NC
- March 2-4 - Wernick Method Class with Rick Sparks, Lake Havasu City, AZ
- 11/20/2017 - Emory Lester Interview
- 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
Ten most recent Mandolin Monday Videos. Bookmark page with this tab open.
- Episode #112: Lauren Price - Monroe's Blues
- Episode #111: Kym Warner - M'Lady Nancy/Sapporo
- Episode #110: Mike Compton - Colored Piece
- Episode #109: David Benedict - Twisty Jigs
- Episode #108: Ted Eschliman - Our Love is Here to Stay
- Episode #107: Marilynn Mair - Gaucho
- Episode #106: Nick Dumas - Fish Caught a Bird
- Episode #105: Josh Rilko - Lost Girl
- Episode #104: David Benedict - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
- Episode #103: Scott Napier - Under the Audubon
This Day In History
February 23, 1944,
Johnny Winter born.
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Mandolin Cafe Events Calendar for February 23, 2018
Registration has opened for the 2nd Annual Marshall Mando Summit, August 9-12.
Gibson Guitar is pronounced dead every few years. Here's the latest with few surprises.
Everyone knows about our mandolin chord coffee mugs, but for guitar?