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New White Oak Banjos

Innovation has long been a key ingredient of Deering’s pioneering spirit in banjo manufacturing.  As such, Deering is proud to introduce four new white oak models in 2017.

The bluegrass inspired White Lotus banjo, named for its lotus flower inspired inlay pattern, is centered around the patented white oak rim that sounds magnificently bold without the need for a traditional heavy tone ring. The result is a magically bright and crisp bluegrass punch, ushering in a new era in playing comfort and sound for today’s banjo player.

At the opposite end of the 5 string spectrum, we have Vega openback models made entirely of white oak.  These banjos are adorned with a gryphon inlay at the peghead - Greg Deering’s own tribute to the incredible inlay work of the late Incilio Consalvi. The white oak rim lends itself to an extraordinarily vibrant and rich tone, particularly with a 12” rim.

White Oak heralds a new era of lighter weight banjos with an amazing sound. Experience White Oak.

Deering White Lotus 5-String Banjo

For years players have been asking for a lighter weight banjo with a full rich tone at an affordable price point. This desire has now become reality in the new White Lotus 5-string resonator banjo. Weighing in at only 8 pounds and featuring the newly patented Deering white oak rim design, this American white oak banjo has the bright tone, crisp and clear note distinction, power, and sustain ...

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Vega White Oak Banjo 12" Banjo

“The quality of the tone is what matters. If it doesn't move you when you play...if it doesn't move something in you then it doesn't matter what its made out of. In the white oak, I found yet another voice that I hadn't heard in any of the banjos that I own.” - Rik Barron, Deering Artist The Vega White Oak banjos are ideal for clawhammer and folk music and players will marvel at the b...

$2,199.00

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Vega White Oak Banjo 11" Banjo

“The quality of the tone is what matters. If it doesn't move you when you play...if it doesn't move something in you then it doesn't matter what its made out of. In the white oak, I found yet another voice that I hadn't heard in any of the banjos that I own.” - Rick Barron, Deering Artist The Vega White Oak banjos are ideal for clawhammer and folk music and players will marvel at the ...

$2,099.00

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