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Your folk band won't be complete without a dynamite banjo player, so it's time to learn! This list will teach you all about banjo brands for beginners, ranked from best to worst by user votes.

What companies make the best banjos for new players? Deering Banjo Company is one of the best, as if focuses solely on manufacturing the instrument. They have great beginner banjos and offer the lightweight Goodtime model, which is perfect for plucking on vacation. Rover is another great manufacturer that produces banjos for beginners.

Steve Martin is one of the most famous banjo players in the world and his favorite company appears to be Gibson, as he often performs with a vintage Gibson Florentine. Other good companies that appear on this top banjo brands for beginners list include Fender, Slingerland and Harmony. Just remember, the best banjos for beginners come in many forms. Some good banjos for starting out strictly focus on beginner's needs, while other top beginner banjo brands also make expert models.

Do you have a favorite banjo brand to recommend to beginners? Vote the best companies up to the top of this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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Deering Banjo Company is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Gibson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Stewart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Slingerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Vega is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Rover is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Rogue is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Gretsch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Dean Guitars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Bacon & Day is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Epiphone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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ADK is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners
ADK

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Washburn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Recording King is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Galveson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Framus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Luna is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Kay is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners
Kay

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Ibanez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Harmony is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Gold Star is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Aria is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Fender Musical Instruments Cor... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners

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Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Banjo Brands for Beginners