Monthly Archives: September 2016

What are the differences between 4-String, 5-String, & 6-String Banjos?

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It might surprise the absolute beginner that there are different types of banjos available. Just like guitars, basses, and other string instruments, banjos come built in different models: 4 strings, 5 strings, and 6 strings. In this blog post, we’re going to discuss these three types of banjos and what styles are best played on […]

How Much Should You Spend on Your First Banjo?

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How Much Should You Spend on Your First Banjo? Buying your first banjo can be an exciting and life-changing event for musicians of any level. But first you’ll ask yourself questions like, “How much would a good beginner’s banjo cost?” or “How much should I pay to start out with?” Both are very important points […]

Goodtime Banjo vs. Goodtime 2 Banjo

What Banjo to Pick? That’s a question many beginner banjo players ask themselves. “Should I start out with an openback banjo and work my way up to a resonator?” The short answer to all of that is no. It all depends on what you want to play. To illustrate this point, we’re going to have […]