Banjos

Banjos is a stringed-instrument that produces a twangy sound via a resonating head, much like a drum skin, stretched over the main body of the instrument. Banjos are popular in folk and country genres, but are being used more and more in pop music.

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About Banjo Types

Banjos are most commonly used to play Jazz, Folk and Bluegrass styles, and come in many variations.

Although banjos traditionally have 5 strings, here at Gear4music.com we have a wide range consisting of 4-string and 6-string models, not to mention a choice of short and long neck, tenor, open and closed back.

Discover the banjo for you from brands such as Tanglewood, Fender, Vintage and Barnes & Mullins.

Banjo & Acoustic Guitar News

Summer NAMM 2018: Epiphone New Guitar Releases

Epiphone brings its best summer outfits to Summer NAMM with a range of new paint finishes to brighten things up, alongside some exciting new models for 2018.... More  »

28 Jun 2018 14:43

CITES and Rosewood on Guitars - What's The Story?

Rosewood is now under the protection of CITES laws and this is having a huge impact in the guitar industry. Find out what this means for you.... More  »

25 Jun 2018 14:29

NAMM 2018: Yamaha TransAcoustic Guitars now with Enhanced Sound and Affordability

The Yamaha TransAcoustic Guitars provide built-in effects for amazing reverb/chorus sounds with no external amplification needed- improved for 2018.... More  »

29 Jan 2018 08:40