• LoarFest panel discussions on Mandolin Cafe

    Our friends at Mandolin Cafe have made the audio from the 2006 LoarFest West panel discussions available on their site. Participants were Roger Siminoff, Darryl Wolfe, Charlie Derrington, Dan Beimborn and Bruce Harvie, moderated by Mandolin Cafe's Scott Tichenor. We recorded

  • Fretboard Journal #3

    We made mention of the launch of Fretboard Journal late last year, when the inaugural issue was set to be published. We have just received word that their third edition is being mailed now to subscribers, with a publication date

  • Loar Fest West debuts in February ’06

    West coast aficionados of fine mandolins have something to look forward to early next year. Loar Fest West will be held as a part of the SuperGrass festival in Bakersfield, CA the first weekend of February, 2006. The concept of