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Best Beginner Bluegrass Banjos

Choose from a wide selection of the best beginner 5-string banjos  for learning bluegrass on a 5-string banjo. We have beginner banjos priced for a budget and all our banjo kits include comprehensive beginner banjo lessons online and hard copy Book, DVD and CD lessons.

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    Gold Tone CC-100R Beginner Banjo with Resonator Check any competitive banjo in this price range and you find more bang for the buck with the Cripple Creek. New: 2022 Planetary Tuners Now Standard on CC-100R $89 - Value The CC-100R at Banjoteacher.com comes with Zero Glide Nut Standard now. Zero Glide Nut DetailsNever before has an entry level banjo...
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    $799.00
    Gold Tone CC-100R Plus Banjo with Resonator The Gold Tone CC 100R Plus with resonator is a step above other beginner banjos. It comes standard with planetary tuning pegs and has all the best features a beginner needs to learn bluegrass banjo. NEW IN 2022: Free SMP Plus Pickup Installed on this CC-100R Plus  $139 Value with Free InstallationNotes from...
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    $389.00
    Gold Tone AC-1 with Resonator- Beginner Bluegrass Banjo Learning bluegrass banjo on the Goldtone AC 1 in my opinion is the best low priced banjo for a beginner and it is for sure the best banjo in the "low priced beginner banjo" price range. I can not even tell you the dramatic difference between these and other import banjos in this price range the big...
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    $449.00
    Gold Tone AC-5 Beginner Bluegrass Banjo Gold Tone AC-5 Company DescriptionWe “borrowed" the composite body idea from RainSong and Ovation, and discovered an efficient method for producing a wonderful, bright, loud sounding 5-string banjo at an unbelievable price. Includes standard transferable warranty The AC-5 Resonator Banjo may stray a bit from the...
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    $629.00
    Gold Tone CC-50RP Beginner Banjo With Planetary Tuners I wish the world had banjos like this when I was learning to play or for that matter available for the students I've had in the past 20 years. I know more banjo students in the past would have stuck with it. The Gold Tone popular CC-50 has been the openback banjo of choice for thousands of beginning...
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    $399.00
    Recording King Beginner Banjo - RKH-055-string Bluegrass Banjo with Resonator The Recording King Beginner Banjo RKH-05 "Dirty 30's" is a 5-string bluegrass beginner banjo with wood resonator making it best to learn bluegrass on. They sound great, look great, and the price is right too.  This Recording King Beginner Bluegrass Banjo sits at the perfect...
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    $499.00
    Deering Good Time 1 Beginner Banjo for Bluegrass or Clawhammer Styles Free Ross Ross Nickerson Beginner Package, Free Shipping, Free Beginning the 5-string Banjo Book/CDs/DVD, Special Deering T-Wrench and 3 Year Gold Online Lesson MembershipThe "Good Time" Deering Beginner Banjo G1 is a really easy banjo to play and which makes it even easier to learn...
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    $859.00
    Deering Artisan Goodtime Banjo Easy banjo to learn on and sounds great The Artisan Goodtime Openback banjo embodies Greg Deering’s lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo Company – to make the best sounding, best playing, best looking, and best value U.S.A. made banjo that he possibly could. It is a never ending quest that Deering pursues every single...
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    $559.00
    Deering Good Time Junior - Parlor Size Banjo - Travel Banjo and Banjo for Children to Learn On  The name of this model The Deering Parlor has been changed to The Deering Junior.This model we carry is the original blonde color with chrome hardware. They now call this one the Silver color because the hardware is kept the original chrome color instead of...
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    $439.00
    Gold Tone CC-50 Open Back Beginner Banjo The Gold Tone CC 50 open back banjo is one of the best beginner open back banjos you can find. It's a light and easy to play banjo and works great for learning Clawhammer, folk, old time and open back styles. If you are just beginning and you are absolutely sure Clawhammer and Frailing technique is the direction...
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    $729.00
    Deering Goodtime 2 with Resonator - Case and Beginner Package Included Goodtime II Resonator Banjo The Deering Goodtime II is a great bluegrass banjo to learn on and its the only beginner banjo that is american made in its price range. Even with the resonator its super light and easy to play. They look great and feel good in your hands. My students that...
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    $749.00
    Cripple Creek CC-100RP Beginner Banjo with Planetary Tuners The Gold Tone CC 100RP beginner banjo with planetary tuners is an inexpensive high quality bluegrass banjo to learn on that comes standard with planet pegs and now at BanjoTeacher.com with FREE zero glide nut installation.The "P" in CC-100RP stands for Planetary tuners installed standard at a...
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    $859.00
    Good Time Artisan Junior Banjo - Travel and Children Size 5-String Banjo The Deering Artisan parlor banjo makes a great travel banjo and also the perfect size for children to learn on. Its shorter length can still be tuned to open G tuning for bluegrass.. FEATURED BANJO IN STOCK AND READY TO SHIP The stunning new Artisan Goodtime banjo embodies Greg...
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    $599.00
    Gold Tone CC-100 Open Back Beginner Banjo From Gold Tone Includes Free Heavy Padded Bag and Free 5 Piece Beginner Package Never before has an entry level openback banjo included the features and tone of our CC100 Open Back Banjo Check any competitive banjo in this price range and you'll find more bang for the buck with our Cripple Creek. List of FREE...
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    $899.99
    Gold Tone MC-150RP Maple Classic Banjo Best Value - Planetary Tuners and Flathead Tone Ring come standard on MC-150 RP Notes from Ross Nickerson on the MC 150RP Maple Classic model from Gold Tone. Economically priced, the MC-150 RP has all quality parts which provide excellent tone. This model is convertible which means the resonator may be easily...
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    Gold Tone BG-150F with Free Beginner Banjo Kit Newly redesigned The Gold Tone BG-150F is an excellent banjo. It is lightweight, easy to play and has a wood back resonator for bluegrass.UPGRADED BG-150F NOW AVAILABLE AT BANJOTEACHER.COM The Gold Tone BG-150-F is a full size, bluegrass banjo and includes features typical of our pro model but is lighter in...
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    $1,399.00
    Deering Artisan Goodtime Special Banjo with Free Case The Deering Artisan Good Time Special banjo is a high quality US made beginner banjo to learn on. This model features a wood back resonator and a flat head tone ring. It includes a Free Banjo Kit and free online banjo lesson access to help you get started right away on this easy to learn on banjo by...
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    $559.00
    Goodtime Junior Banjo - Travel Banjo and Banjo for Children to Learn On The new Good Time Junior Travel Banjo The Deering Junior was formerly called the Deering Parlor Banjo. We stock the standard color with standard silver hardware. Good Time Jr. Banjo parlor size travel banjo for children learning and as an adult travel practice banjo. With a shorter...
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    $269.00
    Best Beginner Banjo for the Price -The Gold Tone AC-1 The AC 1 has to be the best beginner banjo in this price range. I've never seen or played a better lower priced banjo for beginners. They sound great and are easy to play and learn on. I highly recommend this one if you are shopping for a low priced beginner banjo. The quality is very high and this...
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    $679.00
    Deering Goodtime Americana Banjo with 12 inch rim Mellow Deep Tone - Open Back Banjo The Deering Goodtiime Americana features a 12 inch rim for mellow tone. It is a high quality banjo for learning on with great tone and is American Made. Demo Version Available - All Free Items Still Included with Demo VersionThe Americana™ is the first 5-string banjo...
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    $299.00
    Recording King Beginner Banjo RKOH-05 For Learning 5-string Bluegrass Banjo or Open Back Clawhammer Banjo Styles The Dirty 30s Series sits at the perfect crossroads of classic sound and historic design. Like the original Montgomery Ward mail order instruments from the first half of the century, Dirty 30s banjos are the ideal companion for...
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    $919.00
    The Deeering Artisan Good Time Americana Banjo 12 inch rim for deep rich mellow tone The Deering Artisan Goodtime Americana features a larger than standard 12 inch rim for deep rich mellow open back banjo tone.  The Goodtime Artisan Americana™ features a 12” rim, which gives the banjo a stronger bass response and a much warmer tone. The fullness and...
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    $1,099.00
    Recording King RK-R35 Banjo Maple 5-string Pro Bluegrass Banjo with Resonator "The Madison" The Recording King RK35 or called by it's full name "The Madison RK-R35 gives banjo players on any level the option of a high-quality, great-sounding banjo with the classic 1930's Gibson  Mastertone-Style. The 35 has a one piece flange, flathead tone ring, presto...
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    $269.00
    Gold Tone AC-1 - Best Low Price Beginner Banjo The AC 1 has to be the best beginner banjo in this price range. I've never seen or played a better lower priced banjo for beginners. They sound great and are easy to play and learn on. I highly recommend this one if you are shopping for a low priced beginner banjo. These come set up and ready to play with no...
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    $1,179.00
    Deering Artisan Good Time Two Banjo Featuring Midnight Maple Fingerboard and Vintage Artisan inspired inlays!The Deering Artisan Goodtime 2 with planetary tuners is an easy banjo to learn on, sounds great and includes our best deal on Deering with free banjo lessons and other free items. See all that comes with your Goodtime Artisan Banjo below. With a...
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    $1,199.00
    Recording King RK-R36 Banjo 5-string Mahogany Pro Bluegrass Banjo with Resonator Official Name "The Madison" RK-R36 BanjoTeacher.com has the Recording King RK 36 at the best price with the best Recording King dealer service and professional set-up. The Recording King RK-R36 includes FREE US Shipping, FREE Pro Set-up, FREE Guardian Hardshell case, FREE...
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    $599.00
    Recording King RK-R20 "Songster" Beginner Banjo Brand New Improved Designed with all the top quality and tone you'd expect from Recording King Banjos.The new RK-R20 features the same tailpiece, armrest, head brackets, tuning pegs and other parts as their more expensive brothers, the RK-R35 and RK-R36, for half the price.The Recording King Songster RK R20...
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    $749.00
    Gold Tone CC-100RW Wide Neck Banjo Notes from Ross Nickerson on the CC-100RW Wide Banjo with factory built wider nut width Now a beginner Banjo with wider than standard neck for the same price. This is an excellent option for those who feel they may have trouble playing banjo because of large or long fingers. New: 2022 Planetary Tuners Now Standard...
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    $299.00
    The Gold Tone AC-12 Beginner Banjo with 12 inch Rim The AC-1 is now available as the AC-12 with a 12 inch Rim The Gold Tone AC-1 is now available as the AC-12 with 12 inch rim instead of the standard 11 inch rim of the normal AC-1. The 12 inch rim is one inch larger in circumference can provide a deeper mellower tone if that's what you prefer.The AC-12...
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    $1,099.00
    Deering Goodtime Special Banjo With Official Deering Hardshell Case Discount Special Deering Good Time Special Banjo with Resonator and flathead tonering for Bluegrass Banjo The newly Patented Goodtime Special Tone Ring designed by Deering produces a powerfully crisp, bright, sparkling tone, a considerable step up in tone from the original tone ring...
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    $269.00
    Gold Tone AC-Traveler: Travel-Scale Lightweight 5-String Banjo Perfect for Adults Traveling or Children to learn on. The Gold Tone AC-Traveler 5-string lightweight Travel Banjo with Gig Bag is a low priced affordable banjo you can tune to G tuning. It's a perfect affordable banjo for adults to play and carry easily or for children to learn on. A short...
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    BanjoTeacher.com Banjo Demo Video Playlist View a complete playlist of demonstration videos performed by Ross Nickerson of Recording King, Gold Tone, Deering, Nechville, Morgan Monroe and Gold Star Banjos. At the top is a short video on our banjo set ups. There are several playlists below that. Each playlist has multiple videos.Banjo Set Ups at...
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    $1,229.00
    Deering Goodtime Blackgrass Banjo with Free Official Deering Gig Bag The Goodtime Blackgrass not only looks great but is the ultimate banjo for players looking for something with a darker look The pure black stain of the all maple wood is accented with matte black hardware and a black head which combine to put a dark twist on an otherwise traditional...
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    $495.00
    Rover RB-115 Banjo with Resonator The popular line of Rover Student Banjos has been expanded to include two new “wood rim” models. Introducing the RB-115 Resonator banjo. Make the learning experience that more enjoyable with this banjo. Companion to the RB-110 open back banjos, combines all the right traditional features, and the new wood rim design to...
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    $1,429.00
    Deering Goodtime Blackgrass Special Banjo Free Guardian CG-044J Deluxe Hardshell Case The Goodtime Blackgrass "Special" features a Deering Flat Head Tone Ring. The difference between the Blackgrass Special and the standard Blackgrass is the Blackgrass Special features a Deering Goodtime Special flat head tone ring which gives the banjo a brighter and...
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    $279.00
    Gold Tone AC-1FL Fretless Banjo with Fret Markers New AC-1FL Model With Fret Markers on the Fretboard The Gold Tone AC-1FL Fretless banjo with fret markers is a new alternative model from Gold Tone that has fret markers on the fretboard to make it wasier to play. Our superior-sounding composite rim mated to a slim, playable neck, produces a banjo that...
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