• Stolen instrument alert…

    The folks at Deering Banjo Company have asked the bluegrass community to keep an eye out for three Deering banjos that were stolen while the Deerings were in Minneapolis, MN. They had just finished presenting some workshops to dealers in

  • Chris Hart’s dobros returned

    Well here's a piece of good news. Last week we reported the theft of a pair of reso-guitars from Chris Hart in Rustburg, VA. One was an irreplaceable prewar Norwood chimes, and the other a newer Redline covergirl model. To make the loss

  • Stolen Resos Alert

    Chris Hart of Rustburg, VA has reported the loss of two reso-guitars in a home break in. The two guitars taken were a pre war Norwood chimes and a newer Redline covergirl model. Pictures are attached to this post. Chris has the necessary

  • D60 reso-guitar missing from SPBGMA

    It's the worst nightmare for a picker. You borrow an instrument to take to a festival, and it turns up missing. Now you not only have no instrument, but have to face explaining the loss to a trusting friend. That's the

  • Lowe Vintage Instruments robbed

    A man committed a snatch-and-grab robbery yesterday at Lowe Vintage Instruments in Burlington, NC, getting away with three rare, vintage banjos. The value of the three instruments was placed at just over $16,000. Instruments brokers and pawn dealers in central and western

  • More stolen instrument news

    We have some more information about stolen instruments in the bluegrass world, of the good news/bad news variety. First some good news. The banjo and guitar we reported as stolen from Luke Munday have been returned to him. The details are