Blog

All About 5 String Banjo

All About 5 String Banjo

A 5 string banjo is an American folk instrument with 4 tuning pegs and one tuning peg for its short fifth string. The fifth fret of the highest (fourth) string and the open first and second strings tune this extra bass note. This standard tuning produces the ‘low-bass’ drone sound that gives the banjo its…

Buying a Used Banjo vs. New Banjo – Which one to choose?

Buying a Used Banjo vs. New Banjo – Which one to choose?

So you’re interested in picking up the banjo? Then, there are a few options to consider when purchasing your first (or next) banjo, one of which is whether buying a used banjo or a new one. There are multiple types of banjos that, include electric banjos, plectrum banjos, tenor banjos, open-back banjos, 5-string banjos, bluegrass…