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  1. Bucktown Revue: Americana music from the Heartland

    Our Sept. 4, 2020 show.

    Updated Sep-08-2020 at 7:22am by Mandolin Cafe (correcting embed code)

  2. Mandolin Mondays #244 w/ Special Guest Lincoln Mick

    Nashville-based mandolinist Lincoln Mick of The Arcadian Wild swings by Mandolin Mondays this week for a fun take on the theme for one the great modern sitcoms of all time. Bet you've never heard Parks and Rec played on a sweet 2003 Collings MF5 like this!

    Lincoln is a founding member of the contemporary band The Arcadian Wild. The group has one foot planted firmly in choral and formal vocal music, and ...
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  4. Mandolin Mondays #243 w/ Special Guest Josh Turner

    Acoustic music YouTube sensation Josh Turner is with us this week on Mandolin Mondays for an amazing take on this old Irish tune played on his incredible sounding 2013 Eastman MD-505.

    Joshua Lee Turner is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and producer based in Brooklyn, New York. Josh is best known for his YouTube channel Josh Turner Guitar, where he has been posting eclectic cover performances and original music ...
  5. Mandolin Mondays #242 w/ The Foreign Landers

    Here's something a little different this week for Mandolin Mondays. During lockdown, my wife Tabitha and I have been working on some new music together and we just announced the start of a new transatlantic folk duo called The Foreign Landers. Here's the debut of our first single--a song from the great John Hartford--and a music video filmed here in Northern Ireland.

    The single is ...
  6. Mandolin Mondays #241 w/ Special Guest Baron Collins-Hill

    Perhaps the most well known online mandolin educator around the world, the MandoLessons man himself, Baron Collins-Hill joins us this week on Mandolin Mondays for spin on this classic tune, played on his well-seasoned Ellis A Style mandolin.

    Baron grew up playing the mandolin in Maine and graduated from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts with a degree in music performance and ethnomusicology. Now he teaches and performs ...

    Updated Aug-18-2020 at 9:28am by dbmandolin

  7. Help on a tune

    I really like and want to learn to play The Drunken Saylor. It's a beautiful tune. This is not the tune commonly found under that title. Here is a link to the score. I'm having trouble getting it down and could use some help through a video lesson. Any suggestions are most welcome. Thank you.

    Song music/tabs:

    Octave ...
  8. Mandolin Mondays #240 w/ Special Guest Baptiste Cardineau

    Meet Baptiste Cardineau, an impressive, up-and-coming mandolinist based in Montreal, Quebec. He plays and sings with The Red Chair Snappers, and he's a great tune writer to boot. Here's an original tune of Baptiste's played on his sweet Turkey Creek A-Style mandolin.

    Baptiste Cardineau is a 21 year old originally from Boulder, Colorado. He now plays mandolin and sings in the Montreal-based bluegrass band the Red Chair Snappers. ...
  9. Mandolin Mondays #239 w/ Special Guest Daniel Coolik

    The amazing jazz mandolinist Daniel Coolik of The Revelers stops by Mandolin Mondays this week to share a gorgeous take on this old Tin Pan Alley standard played on his personally modified Kalamazoo electric mandolin.

    A consummate musicianís musician, Daniel Coolik, originally from Atlanta, Georgia, swept into the Lafayette, LA scene in 2009 and quickly added his name to many respectable rosters, loaning ...
  10. Mandolin Mondays #238 w/ Special Guest Danilo Brito

    Brazilian mandolin and Choro master Danilo Brito, brings us an incredibly special performance of Luperce Miranda's virtuosic composition "Quando me Lembro" played on Danilo's Brazilian made mandolin for this week's Mandolin Mondays.

    Danilo Brito is a Brazilian mandolinist and composer whose international recognition lies on his extraordinary musical skills, on his unique ability to inspire emotion and on his outstanding ...