Common Questions About Banjos

Originating from Caribbean in the 17th century, banjo’s have have been a big part of bluegrass and country western music for generations, however they also add a great flavor to indie rock, folk and more.

What Are the Best Banjo Brands?

Two important qualities to consider when purchasing a banjo are weight and manufacturing location. The best banjos are heavy and most are American-made, though beginner banjo’s built outside of the U.S. are great starting options.

Some of our favorite banjo brands brands include: Deering Banjo Company, Gibson, Goodtime, Gretsch, Vega, and Washburn

Where to Buy a Banjo?

At Cream City Music, we have a hand-selected collection of American-made banjos at competitive prices, all backed by our signature 35-point inspection. We only sell the finest banjos, so you know you’re getting great gear at a great price.

Our inventory of used gear is always growing - if you have gear to add, we want to see it!

If you’re looking for something in particular, get in touch with our experts by filling out our gear finder form or giving us a call at 800-800-0087.