Minstrel Banjo

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Help me pay for this site!

Hi everyone.  I have just added a Donate tab to the site.  I just paid for the site for another year ($240).  I would appreciate it if peop…

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Time to help pay for this site

I have paid $240 for this site for another year .  The payment widget I used to use is no longer available, so the procedure is a little di…

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Antietam Early Banjo Gathering-VII (June 20-22, 2014)

2014 Antietam Early Banjo Gathering (AEBG-VII) At the National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s Pry House Field Hospital Museum On Antietam N…

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Decisions, decisions...

I had been considering a mountain banjo because it just seems like FUN!! However, I decided another minstrel banjo is probably the way to g…

Started by Rob Mohr

2 May 9
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Minstrel lyrics archive

Sometime ago I came across a website with a large collection of lyrics for minstrel music, but I've somehow lost the bookmark.  Anyone know…

Started by Rick Hadley

4 May 8
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Good article...

https://www.wbur.org/artery/2019/04/17/banjo-project-digital-museum I had heard of The Banjo Project, but it's been a couple years since I…

Started by Rob Mohr

0 Apr 17

For sale- $575.00 - free shipping in US

FOR SALE: Made by Jeff Kangas from Detroit. Maple neck and pot are stained dark with aqua fortis and have been given a hand rubbed oil fini…

Started by Timothy Twiss

0 Apr 16

my 6 string minstrel bucket banjo project.

It ain't gonna be long before my new tackhead 6 string wood bucket banjo is done. Give it another week or two and it might get finished, th…

Started by Brice Alms

2 Apr 10
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Clarke Buehling at Walthamstow Folk

Hi all Just to let you know that the very wonderful Clarke Buehling is performing at Walthamstow Folk Club in North East London on Sunday 9…

Started by Russ Chandler

0 Apr 10

Boucher Banjo Plans

I'm attempting a minstrel banjo build with my dad, and I recall several years ago there were some plans on the bluestem website for a bouch…

Started by atticus kelly

0 Apr 9

Minstrel banjo for sale

This fine instrument is for sale. Enter "Kangas" in a search for videos and you will see it. Go to banjo Hangout for the sale.

Started by Timothy Twiss

0 Apr 7

how to tune

hello, im a clawhammer player from middle tennessee and really love the sound of minstrel banjo. i would like to learn some of the tunings,…

Started by Richard McLain

10 Apr 5
Reply by Keith Fuller

Capos?

I never considered using a capo on a fretless banjo before seeing this from Greg Adams.  Does anyone else out there do this?  Any tips on h…

Started by Scott Danneker

0 Mar 29

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