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How To Tune Your Banjo to Double C Tuning

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 18, 2015 12:11:04 PM / by David Bandrowski posted in Playing Tips, Banjo Tunings, Double C Tuning, Your Deering

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As most of us know, standard tuning for a 5-string banjo is an open G tuning (G,D,G,B,D).  Open G tuning means that if we strum all the strings without fretting any of them, we will be playing a G chord.  Open G is a great tuning, but there are many other ways you can tune your banjo as well.  By tuning it differently, you can get a completely different tone out of your banjo.  It also can make it easier to play certain songs in different keys.

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