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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...

Collings MT2 Mandolin with Cremona Sunburst Finish and Collings Traditional Handcrafted Case

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.

New: German Baroque Music for Mandolin. Purchase: Mel Bay | Elderly | amazon

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.

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