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California Banjo Extravaganza: “Angeline the Baker”

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A performance from Bill Evans, Chris Coole, and Ned Luberecki, with a Peghead-packed band of Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/live-onstage/bill-evans-ca-banjo-angeline-baker/

Bruce Molsky: "Peachbottom Creek"

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Peghead Nation banjo and fiddle instructor plays one of his favorite clawhammer banjo tunes by Wade Ward. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/bruce-molsky-peachbottom-creek/

Great Lakes Music Camp 2018

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Peghead Nation instructors Bruce Molsky, Joe K. Walsh, and Bill Evans are part of the lineup of teachers for this inspiring weekend on the shore of Lake Michigan. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/great-lakes-music-camp-2018/

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Across the Plains of Illinois”

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Peghead Nation fiddle and banjo instructor plays and sings a great traditional song with his trio. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/molskys-mountain-drifters-across-plains-illinois/

Huss and Dalton Singletree

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San Francisco multi-instrumentalist Rik Elswit demonstrates his 11-inch open-back Huss and Dalton banjo. https://pegheadnation.com/instruments-gear/instrument-demos/huss-and-dalton-singletree/

Bill Evans, Dan Crary, and Wally Barnick: “Long Journey Home”

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The Peghead Nation banjo instructor plays the classic bluegrass song with flatpicking guru Dan Crary and singer/bass player Wally Barnick. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/back-room/bill-evans-dan-crary-wally-barnick-long-journey-home/

Evie Ladin: “Polly Put the Kettle On”

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Peghead Nation Clawhammer Banjo instructor plays a great old-time tune. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/evie-ladin-polly-put-kettle/

S.S. Stewart Champion Presentation Banjo (1890s) | Elderly Instruments

Stan Werbin checks out a truly elderly instrument in this video. Made circa 1890........ this S.S. Stewart Champion Presentation Banjo is decked out with beautiful inlay work
Elderly Instruments owner Stan Werbin demonstrates a beautifully designed open-back banjo built in the 1890s. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/elderly-ss-stewart-champion-presentation-banjo-1890/

Danny Barnes: “Coal Mine”

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Peghead Nation banjo instructor Danny Barnes plays and sings one of his original songs, with Scott Nygaard on guitar. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/danny-barnes-coal-mine/

5-String Banjo Round Robin | Elderly Instruments

Elderly Instruments presents........ Served Hot........ On A Banjo........ 5........String Round Robin with Ken Perlman........ Alan Munde........ Greg Cahill and Michael J. Miles........ It........s a relaxed
Ken Perlman, Alan Munde, Greg Cahill and Michael J. Miles play tunes and talk about the history of the banjo, different styles, and more, live at Elderly Instruments. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/elderly-5-string-banjo-round-robin/

Keep Going!

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Practical tips on how to find the motivation to keep practicing when life, schedules, and distractions pull at you. https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/keep-going/

New Course! The Banjo According to Danny Barnes

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Start taking lessons now with the roots music iconoclast. Danny Barnes reveals his systematic approach to the banjo, with one-of-a-kind insights on improvisation, tone, rhythm, and more. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/breaking-news/banjo-according-danny-barnes-course-new-course/

The Right-Hand Stuff, Part 2: The 1 2 1 5 Roll

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https://pegheadnation.com/string-school/courses/banjo-according-danny-barnes/right-hand-stuff-part-2-1-2-1-5-roll/

Deering Artisan Goodtime Special Banjo

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Bill Evans demos Deerings Goodtime five-string banjo. https://pegheadnation.com/instruments-gear/new-gear/deering-artisan-goodtime-special-banjo/

Elderly Instruments | 1930 Wm. C. Stahl Style 7

An incredible pre........war acoustic guitar made in Chicago by the legendary Larson Brothers. Elderly................s Chris Rietz demonstrates the Wm. C. Stahl Special Solo Style 7
A look at a pre-war guitar built by the Larson Bros. in Chicago, with a 12-fret neck, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, and abalone trim. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/elderly-stahl-style-7/

Bruce Molsky and Isa Burke: “Arkansas Traveler”

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Peghead Nation old-time banjo and fiddle teacher plays an old-time favorite with the fiddler, singer, and songwriter from the band Lula Wiles. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/bruce-molsky-and-isa-burke-arkansas-traveler/

Evie Ladin: “John Brown’s Dream”

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Peghead Nation Clawhammer Banjo instructor plays a great old-time tune. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/evie-ladin-john-browns-dream/

Deering Tony Trischka Silver Clipper

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Bill Evans demos the contemporary banjo masters signature model. https://pegheadnation.com/instruments-gear/new-gear/deering-tony-trischka-silver-clipper/

Shubb Capos | Jerry Garcia

Rick Shubb........ the founder of Shubb Capos........ lived with Jerry Garcia in Palo Alto for a time........ and in this video........ Rick talks about selling Jerry the first
Founder Rick Shubb talks about installing his first capo on Jerry Garcias banjo neck, and about his time living with the Grateful Dead guitarist. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/shubb-capos-jerry-garcia/

Bill Evans, John Reischman, and Kenny Smith: “Studebaker”

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Flatpicking master Kenny Smith plays one of his original tunes with Peghead Nation banjo and mandolin instructors, along with bassist Max Schwartz and fiddler Nate Lee. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/live-onstage/bill-evans-kenny-smith-studebaker/

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