Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

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Banjo sightings database not available.

What happened to the banjo sightings database, It says that it's currently unavailable.

Started by Brice Alms

5 Feb 12
Reply by Paul Draper

String Slap

My banjo is strung with Nylgut Minstrels. When both open and noted, the wound 4th string is making a nasty, irritating slapping or popping…

Started by Andrew Jensen

7 Feb 7
Reply by John Masciale

Let me introduce myself...

Hello everybody, I'm new here. I've always loved the banjo. About 8 years ago now, I wandered into a music shop in Ottawa, Canada. In hind…

Started by david caron

25 Feb 3
Reply by Chris Prieto

Poisonous wallpaper from the mid 1800s

Fascinating reading... https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/shadows-from-the-walls-of-death-book

Started by Strumelia

0 Jan 30

Another Concert featuring Clarke Buehling with the Skirtlifters

https://youtu.be/_4IuDXA3x-A Here's another concert from the Missouri State University, the sound quality is a little better, it presents s…

Started by Wes Merchant

5 Jan 30
Reply by Wes Merchant

Targeted advertising when playing minstrel banjo..

So lately, i’ve been seeing all sorts of ads for luggage etc when I browse the Internet.. I’m not in the market to buy new luggage, i’m not…

Started by david caron

1 Jan 29
Reply by John Masciale

Early Minstrel Show CD

I was just looking on YouTube for some renditions of the Hutchinson Family Singers songs but this came up, nearby.  As great as this CD is,…

Started by Al Smitley

5 Jan 28
Reply by david caron

The Skirtlifters in concert

I was looking at some YouTube videos today and came across this. There is only sound and it’s not the greatest quality, but there’s some gr…

Started by Wes Merchant

3 Jan 27
Reply by Wes Merchant

A good read?

Hello, While browsing on Amazon, the algorithms suggested I check out Bob Carlin's book : The Birth of the Banjo: Joel Walker Sweeney and…

Started by david caron

5 Jan 23
Reply by david caron

Davy Crockett

saw this: https://www.greenevillesun.com/news/local_news/state-park-plays-notes-from-the-past/article_a3d117b4-a8ce-5f19-a107-aeb72fef860b.…

Started by Strumelia

13 Jan 19
Reply by Strumelia


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