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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

WILD TRAVELS visits the American Banjo Museum

This story is included in the second season of WILD TRAVELS. For more about the TV series, visit the WILD TRAVELS website At the American Banjo Museum in Oklahoma City, OK, you'll find the world's largest collection of banjos. More than 400 banjos make up the museum's collection, many of th Read More

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Deering Banjos | Bringing Music to the Masses

Greg Deering learned woodworking from his father and, at the age of 12, purchased his first banjo and learned to play the music of the Kingston Trio. Deering went on to make his first banjo as an industrial arts major at San Diego State College and, in 1970, joined other enterprising young colle Read More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

J.D. Crowe | Architect of the New South

A second generation Kentucky Bluegrass pioneer, J.D. Crowe cut his first record in 1956 with the Sunny Mountain Boys. Crowe’s career is defined as much by the bands he has helmed as the sound he created. Crowe absorbed and interpolated the musical and cultural nuances of his predecessors such as Read More

Thursday, July 07, 2016

George Formby - Comedian | Movie Star | Rebel

George Formby has been called a lot of things; movie star, ukulele banjo player, the biggest comedian in British history, England’s first pop star, he’s even considered by some to be a forebearer of punk rock. But all can agree, this toothy-grinned songster from Blackpool, England was larger tha Read More

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

ABM Rings in Summer with Americana Fest

The smell of hotdogs, the sound of children laughing and the energy of live music filled the air during the inaugural Americana Fest event at the American Banjo Museum. More than 200 people packed the American Banjo Museum during the June 18th event to hear bands on multiple stages. Local f Read More

Friday, June 24, 2016

American Banjo Museum earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The American Banjo Museum is proud to announce that we have received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients Read More

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Historical Presentation and Performance

The American Banjo Museum gives museum goers an immersion into the history of America’s instrument, but, within each display case, each instrument has a deeper history. Now, American Banjo Museum Executive Director, Johnny Baier, is bringing these instruments, their makers and their sound to lif Read More

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

American Banjo Museum gears up for family fun with Americana Fest, June 18th

The American Banjo Museum is gearing up for a fresh new celebration that we hope to see become an annual event, Americana Fest. Americana Fest is a musical event for the whole family. Scheduled to appear are local favorites Willow Way and Bread & Butter Band along with Memphis’ own Side Read More

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Receive a personal gift for your donation

Make a donation of $100 or more and receive a personal gift from Jack Canine, founder of the American Banjo Museum, and Tim Allan-the Legend. The American Banjo Museum's continued success is in your hands! Don't delay . . . make a donation to the American Banjo Museum today! (https://amer Read More

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

2016 American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame Honorees Announced

The American Banjo Museum in Oklahoma City is pleased to announce the 2016 inductees into the American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame. The National Four-String Banjo Hall of Fame was established in 1998 to honor jazz age four-string banjo pioneers as well as the contemporary artists, educators,  Read More

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