Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

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Remains of 14 New York slaves given honorable re-burial

This was about an hour from where I live.  I wish I had known about it beforehand- The remains of 14 slaves from the late 1700s were discov…

Started by Strumelia

2 Jun 22, 2016
Reply by Tom Berghan

NYC-MusicHall/OperaHouse/1849 Astor Place riots

Mid 1800s NYC music venue...and on up to today.... http://bedfordandbowery.com/2015/12/the-many-acts-of-the-academy-of-music-a-sanctum-sanc

Started by Strumelia

0 Dec 26, 2015

Busking and Play-for-Pay - Our Experience; What about yours?

I'm part of a trio, and we do mid-19th century music at events and historic sites in Louisiana, east Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississipp…

Started by Charles Edward Lee

5 Apr 7, 2015
Reply by Charles Edward Lee

Stitcher Banjo for Sale

A friend liked my Banjo kit I got from Terry Bell so much that he wanted to build one as well.  As you notice from the pictures he got a S…

Started by Patrick Haas

0 Feb 8, 2015

Dobson's New System for the Banjo- 1877 ?

Does anyone know if/where there is a scan for this book online that I can download? this one: http://pittcat.pitt.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi

Started by Strumelia

6 Nov 17, 2014
Reply by Leonidas (Lee) Jones

New Member

New member here. I recently purchased a Terry Bell banjo kit and got it assembled. I've been a student of Antebellum, Civil War, African Am…

Started by Richard Saathoff

4 Jul 17, 2013
Reply by Richard Saathoff



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