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Nov 10.2019

Banjo Is Back

It has been a whole ten years since four boys from London, England banded together to create what would become a huge influence on our favourite instrument....

The Kruger Brothers Play San Diego in Three Weeks! Do you have Tickets?

The Deering Banjos 40th Anniversary Celebration & Benefit Concert aboard the Star of India Ship is right around the corner. We are proud to be an American and...

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...

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...

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. 

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