4-string Banjos 

4-string Tenor Plectrum and Irish Tenor Banjos at

We feature 4-string banjos for dixieland, jazz, swing and traditional Irish tenor banjo styles. We have a wide variety including the TS 250 AT Special archtop tenor, The Flathead TS-250, the 4-string CEB-4 cello banjo, electric tenor banjo, Irish Tenor Banjos like the IT-800, Electric 4 string Banjo EBM-4, 250 IT and the 250R with resonator. We also have 4-string plectrum banjos that have a neck that is the same length as a five string banjo and are tuned C G B D. They can also be tuned to "chicago tuning" which is the same tuning as the top four strings of a guitar.

The tenor The Irish tenor banjo is tuned to the same notes as the violin, fiddle or mandolin

I recently ordered my very first banjo from you. I am 57 y/o and I have been playing guitar all my life. Your shipping dept is fantastic and the beginner banjo video I received with my package is awesome. Your lessons I believe will help tremendously to learn the banjo. Thank you very much

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  • $1,259.00
    Exceptional tone and exquisite looks.<>Same great features as the TS-250, with added feature of an archtop tone ring which increases high frequencies sought after by many tenor players. Also includes a gorgeous tree of life fingerboard inlay in an ebony fingerboard. Features: Neck - Maple Fingerboard - Ebony Resonator - Mahogany Bridge -...
  • $509.00
    The Gold Tone CC-IT is an economically-priced Irish tenor banjo with all the features of a quality entry-level instrument. It features a maple neck with dual coordinator rods, and a maple resonator, snowflake fingerboard inlay, silk screen headstock inlay, guitar-style tuners, and a maple rim. Banjos come set up and ready to playEach banjo is played...
  • $839.00
    This short scale tenor is designed for playing in the common keys of traditional music. Played by Jerry Cowan, a street musician from Dublin, Ireland. This is an excellent addition to any tenor player's arsenal of instruments. Excellent tone and volume is a result of a quality White Ladye tone ring, thin maple rim, maple neck and quality components. MOP...
  • 1 Review
    The Cripple Creek Plectrum festures a simple brass tone ring, bound fingerboard, maple neck and resonator, double coordinator rods, shoe style lugs, and clamshell tailpiece. Banjos come set up and ready to playEach banjo is played before it leaves the shop! Along with the strict quality control that Goldtone is known for and the banjos being checked very...
  • 1 Review
    Exceptional tone and exquisite looks! All the same features as the Plectrum Special, with a different neck scale. Mother of Pearl headstock inlay with hearts and flower inlay give this "special" great value, tone and looks for the dollar. This four-string is set up to play with "low-action" for easy chording and maximum speed. Includes a one piece flange...
  • 2 Reviews
    GoldTone PS-250 Plectrum Special All the same features as the Tenor Special, with a longer neck. Easily converted to an open back. The Plectrum is enjoying a resurgence of popularity here and over seas. Our PS-250 is of vintage design with penetrating tone. This professional instrument is a welcome addition to all four string players. This 21 fret...
  • $1,101.00
    An incredible Irish 4 string tenor banjo. The IT - 250F Irish Tenor with Resonator is really something, especially for the price. You will think it should have cost two or three times as much when you hold and play it. Our Irish Tenor banjos have always been a favorite in the Celtic arena. This new model was recommended by Andy Perkins and is based on a...
  • $1,181.00
    The 4 string cello banjo, originally used in turn of the century banjo orchestras, has been redefined in this decade by the playing style of Marcy Marxer. Tuned in 5ths it allows accompaniment and lead arrangements for not only old time but most all genres of music. Plus string gauges may be changed for low octave playing of any four stringed instrument...
  • $509.00
    CC-IT - An economically-priced Irish tenor banjo with all the features of a quality entry-level instrument.Features Neck - Maple, Dual Coordinator Rods Resonator - Maply ingerboard Inlay - Snowflake Headstock Inlay - SnowflakeCall us to hear about our special offer on this model1-866-322-6567 or Banjos come set up and ready to playEach banjo...
  • $1,086.00
    Similar to our EBM (Electric 5-string Banjo), our unique F-style design looks as good as it sounds. Two tone tobacco sunburst is pleasantly set off by the chrome hardware. It has easy to reach control knobs for quick tone and volume changes. Humbucker under head, single coil at neck, snowflake inlay, "F-style" body, ebony fingerboard, 8" head,...
  • 3 Reviews
    This Vega style replica is an accurate reproduction of the most sought after pot in the classic Old Time sound. A metal bracket band contains the lug bolts avoiding holes in the rim for a solid tone. The brass Tubaphone style tone ring rings loud and clear with maximum sustain. Classic style engraved inlays, maple neck and rim, adjustable coordinator rods...
  • $699.99
    Dirty 30's Tenor Banjo The Recording King Dirty 30's Tenor Banjo brings 100 years of history into the present, road-ready vibe of the Dirty 30's line. The tenor banjo first came to prominence in the early 1900's, and its C-G-D-A tuning is especially well suited for folk, Celtic and Dixieland music. The tenor is a unique banjo for players looking to add a...
  • $209.95
    The Rocky Top  RT-TBO-17  tenor banjo is perfect for Celtic music. The 17-fret tenor banjo is most commonly thought of as the “Irish tenor” and is tuned  G,D,A,E (4th to 1rst frett) and has a scale length of 21”.
  • $974.00
    This is the same banjo as the Goldtone IT 250 but with an added resonator. It cost a bit more this way but if you think you would like a resonator is much cheaper to get it at the same time as when you buy the banjo. Ordering separately is more expensive plus shipping costs and having to install it. The short scale tenor is designed for playing in the...
  • $1,024.00
    The tenor banjo first came to prominence in the early 1900's, and its C-G-D-A tuning is especially well suited for folk, Celtic and Dixieland music. The Recording King Madison RK-T36 is a unique tenor banjo for players looking to add a traditional vibe to their sound, and the perfect crossover instrument for mandolin, violin, viola and cello players....
  • $2,489.00
    Irish Tenor banjos have the shorter 17 fret neck for a brighter, snappier sound. The Sierra 17-fret tenor has our professional -06- bronze tone ring and you get all the most important features that affect the tone and playability at an economical price. Made of mahogany with a slim comfortable neck and ebony fingerboard, the Sierra banjo will give you...
  • $239.95
    The Rocky Top RT-TB-19 tenor banjo is perfect for any folk player But this 19-fret tenor banjo can be used for Traditional Jazz (Dixieland) and Irish music as well. This is a 4 string banjo and is usually tuned C,G,D,A (4th to 1st fret).
  • The Octajo is a double-course tenor banjo tuned an octave below the mandolin. Featuring a 12” rim with bronze tone ring and an octave mandolin neck, the Octajo can be strung with either metal or nylon strings for a choice of dramatically contrasting tonal characteristics. The Octajo fills a niche in a time when octave mandolins are gaining popularity. It...
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