Quality American Made Banjos

Artisan Goodtime Banjos

The Deering Artisan Goodtime banjos replaced the much loved Deering Classic Goodtime banjos. The Artisan Goodtimes are an improved design over the Classic Goodtimes. The Artisan Goodtimes feature a separate Midnight Maple™ fingerboard which improves the playability, looks, and tone.

The Artisan Goodtime banjos epitomizes Greg Deering’s lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo Company – to make the best sounding, best playing, best looking, and best value American made banjo that he possibly could. It is a never ending quest that Deering pursues every single day.

Artisan Goodtime Banjo

FREE SHIPPING within the U.S. The familiar rich dark brown stain, planetary tuning pegs and the addition of 5th string spikes at frets 7, 9, 10 for alternate tunings allows this light weight maple banjo to exceed the features customers wanted and needed. The violin-grade maple rim is made of the same wood used on the professional level Deering models and gives the Goodtime banjo a r...

From $799.00

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Artisan Goodtime Two Banjo

FREE SHIPPING within the U.S. Featuring Midnight Maple Fingerboard and Vintage Artisan inspired inlays! With a bluegrass resonator back for projection, the Artisan Goodtime Two banjo has a 3-ply violin grade maple rim and produces a bright and clear tone that projects well and is louder than its open back counterpart.  The Artisan ...

$1,099.00

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Goodtime Artisan Americana

Played with an old time style technique, the Goodtime Artisan Americana is reminiscent of banjos from a period when larger rims were more prevalent which makes the 12” a great setup for playing old time music. A traditional 11” banjo with a frosted top head has a far brighter sound and will “cut” more. Since the combination of the Grand 12” rim and the Renaissance head makes for a wonderfull...

From $889.00

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Artisan Goodtime Special Openback Banjo

This versatile banjo can also be played in the keys of A, B, or C by using the spikes which are already installed and a capo. If you enjoy playing standing up this is perfect as it weighs 6.5 lbs and you can stand up play it all night long! Being an openback banjo, this is great for the Claw...

$1,099.00

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Artisan Goodtime Special Banjo

FREE SHIPPING within the U.S. The Artisan Goodtime Special has the look of an older banjo with the rich brown stain, Deering fiddle shaped peghead and planetary banjo tuners. The Artisan Goodtime Special can be heard with a sweet voice with sustain that compliments all the instruments in a band. Tuned to an open G Chord, with the spikes already installed, you can easily play in othe...

$1,299.00

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Goodtime Midnight Special™

FREE SHIPPING within the U.S. The Goodtime Midnight Special also features our new patent pending Goodtime Tone Ring mounted on a violin grade maple 3-ply rim for a sound that rivals instruments several times the price. This modern black and white banjo has a look that is striking and classic at the same time. It's a modern banjo players banjo with great performance at an affordable ...

$1,329.00

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