Archive for July, 2011
  • New Sullivan Bardstown Classic shipping to First Quality Music
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted July 29th, 2011 at 3:09 pm
    Just rolled a brand new Bardstown Classic off the line.  This beauty is shipping to our Louisville, Ky dealer First Quality Music.  The Bardstown  banjo with the Majestic inlay pattern, figured mahogany resonator and Honduras mahogany neck looks as great as it sounds.  Be sure to stop by one of our dealers and get your hands on a Sullivan....
  • Sullivan Banjo “Prototype 2″ Delivered First Quality Music
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted July 27th, 2011 at 4:44 pm
    Sullivan Banjo has sent one of the last remaining prototypes of the Vintage 35 to First Quality Music to be sold off.   This banjo has an old growth wood rim and the new Vintage 35 tone ring.  The neck and resonator are mahogany, and the resonator has concentric rings.   It has the standard Vintage 35 inlay pattern in a Brazilian rosewood fingerboard.   Check with First Quality Music for details on the sale price....
  • Vintage 35 Mahogany and Bardstown Classic to First Quality Music
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 4:43 pm
    First Quality Music Link We just finished up a couple of new banjos that are off to our Dealer First Quality Music in Louisville, Ky. They'll be getting a couple of mahogany beauties, a Vintage 35 and our Classic Bardstown.  If you live in the Louisville area be sure to stop by and see them and get your hands on one of these fine Sullivan Banjos....
  • Sullivan Dealer First Quality Music delivers new Greenbriar to Shawn Murphy
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted July 19th, 2011 at 12:16 pm
    We just completed a new Greenbriar for our dealer First Quality Music in Louisville, Ky.  Their customer Shawn Murphy from St. Augustine, Florida, an owner of a Sullivan Vintage 35, wanted to add a Classic to his collection.  After some discussions with Sullivan Banjo's Tony Wray they decided to add a few "extra" touches to make this banjo a special tribute to Shawn's Dad.  A little Granada style engraving, gold plating, engraved truss rod cover and a very special name block in Shawn's Da...
  • Banjo.com delivers yet another V-35 Mahogany…..
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted July 19th, 2011 at 8:36 am
    Kim Fletcher of Marietta Ga. just took delivery of his new Vintage 35 Mahogany Banjo with the optional factory speed neck. Kim is a student of Greg Earnest and was kind enought to send us in this picture of him with his new V35. Kim said that he was to old to stay up all night pickin but he didn't think he was going to get much sleep when he got it home. We here at Sullivan Banjo are proud to have Kim as part of our Sullivan Banjo Family and wish him many years of pickin enjoyment....
  • Three Maple Vintage 35 Banjos
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted July 18th, 2011 at 4:36 pm
    Three beautiful curly maple Vintage 35 banjos are leaving the production shop today.   One heads off to Janet Davis Music in Bentonville, Arkansas another to Elderly Instruments in Lansing, Michigan and the final to First Quality Music in Louisville, Kentucky.   Please stop in at one of our fine dealers to test drive a Vintage 35. Janet Davis Music in Bentonville, Arkansas Elderly Instruments in Lansing, Michigan First Quality Music in Louisville, Kentucky...