Artisan Goodtime Banjos by Deering
This Artisan Goodtime series truly represents Greg Deering’s vision for the Deering Banjo Company. This vision is to make the highest quality, best sounding, best looking, and best playing banjos at an affordable price. Players will enjoy upgraded hardware like planetary tuners and these banjo’s rich musical tone and accuracy. The artistic detailing and dark stain make for a gorgeous line of instruments.
Best-selling Artisan Series banjos include the Artisan Openback, Artisan 2, and Artisan Americana. You’ll recognize these models from the super popular Goodtime by Deering “blonde” series. Even with the upgrades, these banjos are not terribly expensive, especially considering all of the value that is packed into each model.
The stunning new Artisan Goodtime banjo embodies Greg Deering's lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo Company - to make the best sounding, best playing, best looking, and best value U.S.A. made banjo that he possibly could. It is a never ending quest that Deering pursues every single day.
The Goodtime Artisan Americana™ features a 12” rim, which gives the banjo a stronger bass response and a much warmer tone. The fullness and warmth of the larger rim is further enhanced by the addition of a 12” Renaissance head which beautifully complements the banjo both visually and sonically.
With a bluegrass resonator back for projection, the Artisan Goodtime 2 banjo has a 3-ply violin grade maple rim and produces a bright and clear tone that projects well and is louder than its open back counterpart.
With a resonator back for projection, the American made Artisan Goodtime Two banjo has a 3-ply violin grade maple rim and produces a bright and clear tone that projects well and is louder than its open back counterpart. The Artisan Two is enhanced with a rich brown stain and white detailing.
The vintage look and vibrant tone of the patented Goodtime Special tone ring set this banjo apart, as clearly louder than the Goodtime Two and great for playing in a band setting.
The vintage look and vibrant tone of the patented Goodtime Special tone ring set this banjo apart, as clearly louder than the Goodtime Two and great for playing in a band setting. A great looking American made banjo that features a tone ring, resonator, & Midnight Maple fingerboard.
A quick overview of the Artisan Goodtime Banjos
A beautiful dark-stained openback banjo weighing in at just 6.5 lbs. This banjo could be the best looking, best sounding, best value banjo made by Deering Banjo Company. You’ll love the clear and bright sound the maple used to make this banjo.
Like the Goodtime 2, this banjo features a bluegrass resonator for sound projection. The dark stained maple resonator is beautiful in a durable satin finish.
This banjo is made with a 12” rim instead of the standard 11” rim included with the other models in this series.
Included with this banjo is a patented Deeering Goodtime Special Tone Ring. Incredible projection and clarity.