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Sep 12.2019

Introducing the San Diego Charity Banjo!

We are so pleased to introduce you to the San Diego Mumford & Sons Charity Banjo. Giving back to the region where all Deering and Goodtime Banjos are made.

Topic Post : banjo shopping advice

Sep 11.2019

Ever Considered a Linseed Oil Finish?

At some point or another we have undoubtedly all experienced playing instruments with satin or gloss finishes, normally favoring one over the other. And...

Aug 4.2019

Creating Your Dream Custom Banjo

Remember when you were young and you dreamt about what kind of really “cool” car you would have when you “grew up?” Well, folks, I am here to tell you...

Aug 17.2018

David Holt Reviews 5 Deering Openback Banjos

Let David Holt guide you through 5 of Deering's most popular openback banjos! David talks briefly about the differences in each model and plays the same...

Apr 28.2018

Best Beginner Banjo - 5 Things To Look For

Finding a beginners banjo is very hard to do if you don’t know what to look for. This is true of many things; here’s a real life story that illustrates my...

Apr 4.2018

Advances in the Goodtime Banjo: Why do they sound so good?

While I like to tease customers that it is the “magic banjo fairy dust” that we sprinkle on each of our banjos before they ship that makes them sound so...

Mar 16.2018

Irish Tenor Banjo - What Is the Standard?

When it comes to Irish tenor banjo, it is hard to define exactly what type of banjo that is. Yes, it is a four string tenor banjo. But is it a 17-fret or a...

Jan 12.2017

Multiple Banjos?

One of the greatest aspects of my job is getting to talk with people from all walks of life and from many different enthusiasms of the music business. It’s...

Sep 13.2016

Banjos For Sale: 7 Things To Look For When Buying A New Banjo

Getting “true” value from your buying dollars is best done by doing a little bit of homework on your purchase, no matter what it is, especially when...

Aug 31.2016

Is the Banjitar a Real Banjo?

"Is the banjitar a real banjo?” has been a much loved subject of music forums and comment sections the world over. Did I say banjitar? I meant Guitjo....

Aug 31.2016

What Is A Banjitar? - A Brief History of the 6 String Banjo

One question I hear a lot is "what is a banjitar?" While I have dedicated years pointing out that in fact it is called a 6 string banjo, many folks dismiss...

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