• Daniel Grindstaff – April’s Fool

    Daniel Grindstaff isn't pulling a prank, he's become April's Fool. At least that's my interpretation of the instrumental that is the title cut on his new CD. In the last 6 years or so Daniel has played banjo with a

  • Bill Evans banjo workshop online 2/11

    The Banjo Lounge is hosting another of their periodic online banjo workshops on February 11. This one will be conducted by Bill Evans, and will focus on playing bluegrass banjo accompaniment, or backup. Bill has two popular instructional DVDs about banjo

  • Charlie Cushman and Kel Kroydon Banjo

    American Made Banjo Company has announced that their first new Kel Kroydon banjo for 2007 will be an artist model for celebrated Nashville banjo picker Charlie Cushman, built to his custom specifications. This new Cushman model will be a mahogany banjo,

  • Death of the banjo?

    Back in early November, a minor fury was generated by a press release issued to announce the release of a new book by Carole Wade. The book is entitled, The Death Throes and Demise of the Banjo, and the press

  • Revenge of Banjo

    Greg Cahill, the fearless leader of Special Consensus, sent along a link to a hilarious bit of video on YouTube. It's a short clip from the 1969 spaghetti Western, Sabata, featuring William Berger who played a character named Banjo. The clip

  • Recording King banjos offer lifetime warranty

    The Recording King banjo company has announced that their instruments will now carry a limited lifetime warranty to the original purchaser. The company is a division of The Music Link, who reactivated the Recording King brand not long ago, a trademark

  • 3rd Annual St. Louis Flatpick in March

    Bull and Tammy Harman will again be hosting their weekend guitar and banjo workshop in 2007. St. Louis Flatpick will be held March 9-11, 2007 at Crowne Plaza Airport Hotel in St. Louis, MO. There will be two days of guitar

  • Bill Evans – Banjo For Dummies

    No one who has attended one of Bill Evans' banjo workshops, or studied using one of his popular AcuTab banjo DVDs, would ever accuse him of being a dummy. In addition to his prominent work in music as a teacher,

  • Ryan Cavanaugh banjo workshop online

    The Banjo Lounge will be hosting an online workshop with progressive banjo player Ryan Cavanaugh on December 17 at 3:00 p.m. (EST) The workshop will be conducted using their online chat system, and there is no charge to join the