• David Bandrowski

    5 Tips To Get Your Banjo Playing Out Of A Rut

    We all find ourselves there from time to time.  We keep playing our banjo, we practice every day, but we don’t find ourselves going anywhere.  We end up playing the same songs and licks, have the same mistakes, and never get to the next level. Well here are 5 easy ways for you to grow… Read more

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    Jamie Deering Nominated For IBMA Momentum Award

    Congratulations and good luck to Jamie Deering who is head of Artist Relations for Deering Banjos in being nominated for an IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) Momentum Award. The Momentum Awards were instituted in 2012 to recognize both musicians and bluegrass industry professionals who, while in the early stages of their careers, have contributed to,… Read more

  • American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame Induction

    Greg & Janet Deering Accept American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame Award For David Day

    The American Banjo Museum in Oklahoma City inducted David Day into the Hall of Fame Sept 5th, 2014. Greg and Janet Deering accepted the award in David’s behalf since he was general manager of the Fairbanks Banjo Company when they became the Vega Banjos around 1904. David Day is a man none of us knew,… Read more

  • Goodtime 11" rim vs. new Goodtime Grand 12" rim

    Does Rim Size Matter? The New Grand 12” Rims

    In the history of the banjo, the idea of a larger rim is certainly not a new concept. For many years, banjo builders have experimented with different rim diameters to explore the different sounds and tones from their instruments. Outside of the common 11” formula that most major banjo companies stick to today, the lesser… Read more

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    Deering to be Honored at 2014 IBMA Awards

    International Bluegrass Music Association, (IBMA)  has announced the nominations for their annual awards and this year, Deering is thrilled to announce that we have been recognized by IBMA for our contributions to bluegrass music and will be bestowed with the Distinguished Achievement Award during the IBMA World of Bluegrass Conference in Raleigh, NC on Thursday, October 2nd. Each year,… Read more