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Nov 29.2022

2022 Giving Tuesday Charity Banjos

We are so pleased to bring you two Giving Tuesday Charity Banjos for 2022! Near and dear to our hearts this year they will be benefitting education! We have...

Imitating and Creating

I was in a conversation the other day where a musician said to me, “I decided not to play banjo in our band because we don’t want to ‘look like’ we’re...

Jun 18.2015

How To Tune Your Banjo to Double C Tuning

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...

Jun 17.2015

The Waverly, Iowa Gentlemen Of The Road Charity Banjo is Here ... and it is Fetching!

The next Gentlemen of The Road Stopover this summer in the idyllic Midwestern town of Waverly, Iowa  is upon us. Happening this Friday and Saturday June...

John Rankin Interview With His New Goodtime Solana 6

New Orleans guitarist John Rankin plays and talks about his new Deering Goodtime Solana 6 banjo and why it is the perfect 6-string banjo for him.

What is Over Fretting?

I don’t think over fretting is a commonly used term, but what it essentially means is:  Pushing strings harder than necessary on fretted instruments.

Jun 4.2015

Gentlemen of The Road Mumford & Sons Signed Deering Goodtime Banjo…Charity Auction!

Deering Banjos is thrilled to announce the launch of the 2015 Gentlemen of the Road Banjo Charity Auctions. In 2012 Mumford & Sons began the Gentlemen of the...

Banjo Response and Playability

A customer who plays an inexpensive Chinese made banjo called me and was confounded by not getting it to sound the way he wanted. 

Kristin Scott Benson chooses the Deering Golden Series banjos
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