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Best Beginner Banjos of 2019

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Pictured left to right: Deering Artisan Goodtime 2, Deering Artisan Goodtime 2 Fretboard, Deering Artisan Goodtime 2 Resonator All of our banjos come with a free starter pack that includes a Strap, Tuner, Instruction DVD and Picks. We also offer a 7 week online course taught by a master banjo instructor. Free shipping on banjos […]

Deering Julia Belle 5-String Banjo

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Wow! Deering Banjos has created another beautiful handcrafted piece of art. We are talking about the Deering Julia Belle banjo, now in-stock. This 24 fret, low tuned banjo is a unique collaboration between Deering Banjo Company, Allison Brown, and John Hartford.  John Hartford is of course no stranger to Deering’s private collection of banjos, we […]

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 […]

Deering Artisan Goodtime Banjos

Deering Artisan Goodtime Banjos is excited to announce the addition of a new line of Deering Goodtime banjos, the Artisan Goodtime Banjo collection – a beautiful lineup of banjos offering exception craftsmanship and a stunning aesthetic that you might typically only see on significantly higher priced banjos. Deering research and development is always hard at work designing and […]

Gibson Banjos

We will start with the pre war Gibson banjo. This means that these banjos were made prior to 1947. The models during this time frame were the RB-1, (Straight Maple) RB-2, (Walnut) RB-3, (Mahogany), RB-75 (Mahogany) RB-4 (Burl Walnut) and the Granada (Curly Maple). These were also available in Tenor & Plectrum as well. which […]

The Best Banjo Accessories

huber banjo bridge is pleased to offer some of the best banjo accessories available. In our shop, you will find high quality banjo parts and accessories for every player. Beginners and professionals will enjoy our selection. Stock up, orders over $199 ship free to the continental United States. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call […]

Why the Deering Goodtime is a great beginner banjo.

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I have heard over and over from people buying a banjo for the first time. “I want to buy the cheapest banjo I can buy until I know I can learn how to play”.   This is the worst thing you can do.   It is not good for several reasons. It is obvious that the reason […]

Clawhammer to Classical: Banjo Playing Styles and Sounds

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There are many ways of playing the banjo. This old-time instrument, which typically features four or five strings, is associated with several musical styles, including traditional Irish music, bluegrass music, Dixieland jazz and country music. The following are some of the most popular Banjo playing styles and sounds. Clawhammer This “traditional” style of banjo playing produces […]