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Scott Avett Giving Tuesday Charity Banjo

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The Scott Avett Giving Tuesday Charity Banjo is entirely one-of-a-kind. From The Avett Brothers logo burned into the peghead of the natural maple wood neck and the metal parts finished in white Powder Finish, to the shiny black drum head personally signed by Scott Avett with the message “Much Love to You. And You and You and You” with hand drawn hearts. This is Scott’s Giving Tuesday Charity Banjo.

The charity Scott chose for this auction to benefit is St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital  who is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases since 1962. The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of their founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay. 

This banjo is based on the Deering Artisan Goodtime Two this banjo has a resonator back for projection, and a violin grade maple rim that gives it a bright and clear tone. Designed and built by Deering Banjos at their factory in Spring Valley, California specifically for this auction.


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


  • Slender Rock Maple Neck
  • White Pearloid Artisan Style Inlays set in the Midnight Maple Fingerboard  
  • 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets 
  • The Avett Brothers Logo Burned into the Peghead
  • Planetary Tuners 
  • Geared 5th String Tuner 
  • Durable Satin Finish 
  • Spikes installed at 7th, 9th, and 10th frets 
  • Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead 



  • 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
  • Steel Tension Hoop, and Two Piece Flange Set with a Hypoallergenic White Powder Finish.
  • 11″ Frosted Top High Crown Head Signed by Scott Avett with the Message “Much Love to You. And You and You and You” with Hand Drawn Hearts
  • 5/8″ Maple/Ebony Goodtime Bridge 
  • 16 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Nuts 
  • 16 Bracket Shoes with Screw Attachments 
  • Deering Patented Goodtime Tailpiece with a Hypoallergenic White Powder Finish.
  • Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments 
  • Durable Satin Finish 
  • White Hypoallergenic Powder Finished Arm Rest 



  • Maple Resonator
  • Black Binding 
  • Durable Satin Finish 



Has a clear and bright sound of maple. Easy to play with clarity of note separation. 



g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning 

Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well. 



  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″ 
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″ 
  • Rim Diameter 11″ 
  • Resonator Diameter 13 7/8″ 
  • Overall Instrument Length 38″ 
  • Weight Approx. 6 lbs 

Also comes with a Deering Gig Bag Case 



The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Goodtime banjo a 6 year warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.

*Shipping, Customs and Duty fees paid by recipient

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