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REVIEW: Alison Brown, “Song of the Banjo”

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The Compass Records founder makes a case for banjo as a pop instrument. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/recordings/alison-brown-song-banjo/

Deering Wood Room Sessions | Gayle Skidmore

Songwriter and multi........instrumentalist Gayle Skidmore won the Best Pop category in the 2015 San Diego Music Award....s........ the latest in a growing list of accolades for her songs and performing. Gayle recently dr
Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Gayle Skidmore dropped into the Deering Banjo factory to play her song "The Impossible Sum." https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/performances/deering-wood-room-sessions-gayle-skidmore/

Evie Ladin Clawhammer Intensive at Wintergrass 2016

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Join Peghead Nation's clawhammer banjo instructor at Wintergrass 2016 for a clawhammer intensive during a weekend of non-stop music. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/evie-ladin-teaching-intensive-wintergrass/

Prucha Diamond Point Mahogany

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Bill Evans demos his Czech-made five-string banjo, which offers modern features and a contemporary sound. https://pegheadnation.com/instruments-gear/instrument-demos/prucha-diamond-point-mahogany/

Bill Evans: "The Distance Between Two Points"

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A live performance from the 2015 CA Banjo Extravaganza, with Bill Evans and an all-star band with Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/live-onstage/bill-evans-distance-between-two-points/

Dave Rawlings Machine Performance

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Watch a four-song performance by Dave Rawlings Machine, including Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas, in the KEXP studio. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/dave-rawlings-machine-performance/

Dan Walsh's Clawhammer Style

United Kingdom........based banjo wizard Dan Walsh joined us at the Deering Banjo factory recently to talk about.... his love of banjo........ what got him started........ and how his unconventional style of playing came about. Visit DanWalshBanjo.com Vis
The UK's Dan Walsh stopped by the Deering Banjo factory to talk about his unique applications of clawhammer banjo to Irish and Scottish music, bluegrass, and Middle Eastern music. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/deering-presents-dan-walsh/

How to Change Your Banjo Head

Deering Banjo Company Quality Control Manager Chad Kopotic shows how to change your banjo.... head. Chad gives you a helpful........ step........by........step method for dis........assembly
Deering Banjos presents a Deering Tech episode with helpful step-by-step instructions on how to change the head of your banjo. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/how-change-your-banjo-head/

California Banjo Extravaganza

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Bill Evans, Ryan Cavanaugh, and Riley Baugus celebrate the artistry of the five-string banjo November 1215 with four concerts and a mini-camp. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/bill-evans-california-banjo-extravaganza/

Albatross: "Hope You Find What You're Looking For"

LR Baggs presents Albatross performing ........Hope You Find What You........re Looking For........ live in Nashville........ TN. Adam........s Martin Guitar was tracked direct with the LR Baggs M1 Active and Para DI.
LR Baggs presents Albatross performing "Hope You Find What You're Looking For" live in Nashville, Tennessee. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/performances/albatross-hope-you-find-what-youre-looking/

Remembering Bill Keith

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The musical genius and generosity of the bluegrass banjo legend. https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/remembering-bill-keith/

Deering 40th Anniversary White Oak Banjo

For 40 years........ Deering Banjo Co. has been at the forefront of banjo innovation........ refining the sound of America................s own instrument and expanding the boundaries of its use in all musical genres. In the cul
Greg Deering introduces Deering's limited edition 40th Anniversary White Oak Banjo. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/new-products/deering-white-oak-banjo/

D'Addario Clip-On Headstock Tuner

D........Addario has updated their large........format headstock tuner with a flip........up display........ 360........degree rotating body........ and amazing tuning accuracy. The Clip........On Headstock tuner works great on guitar
D'Addario has updated their large-format headstock tuner with a flip-up display, 360-degree rotating body, and more. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/new-products/daddario-clip-headstock-tuner/

Deering Banjos Two-Finger Method

Deering Banjos has an easy........ proven way to get complete beginners started on the banjo. Tested with hundreds of novice....s at festivals and events around the country
Never played banjo before? Watch Deering Banjos' tried-and-true method for helping complete beginners take their first steps on the instrument. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/deering-banjos-lessons-two-finger-method/

Peghead Nation is One Year Old!

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September marks our one-year anniversary and we thank you for being a part of Peghead Nation. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/peghead-nation-one-year-old/

Osborne Maple Chief and Rocky Top Chief

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Two excellent reproductions of Sonny Osbornes prewar Gibson flathead banjos. https://pegheadnation.com/instruments-gear/instrument-demos/osborne-maple-chief-and-rocky-top-chief/

New Lessons Added to All Courses

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We've just added a few hours of the best online roots music lessons you'll find. Check out all the new guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, dobro, and ukulele lessons. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/breaking-news/new-lessons-added-all-courses/

Deering #YESBANJO Trade Up Program

So you love your Goodtime banjo and you........re ready to move to that next step........ Deering Banjos is excited to announce the ........YESBANJO Trade Up program for Goodtime and Goodtime Two banjos purchased in 2015. With thi
Get the full value of your Goodtime or Goodtime Two banjo when you trade up for a new Deering banjo. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/deering-announces-yesbanjo-trade-program/

Shady Grove

There are several versions of the traditional favorite ................Shady Grove................. This one is in G modal tuning........ the same tuning as ................Cluck Old Hen................. Once again........ to get into this tuning you simply raise your second string up a half step to C.
https://pegheadnation.com/string-school/courses/clawhammer-banjo/shady-grove/

Watch Bill Evans, Dan Crary, and Steve Spurgin Live

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Catch Peghead Nation's banjo instructor in concert with his trio live through Concert Window on Sunday, August 16. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/bill-evans-dan-crary-steve-spurgin-live/

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May 21, 2020
An artful short film of Josh Lutrell going through the finishing process on a custom A-style Ellis Mandolin, shot on a RED Gemini 5K camera.




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