Archive for October, 2011
  • Banjo.com and Sullivan Banjo customer Hal Pylant
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted October 24th, 2011 at 4:22 pm
    We like to share photos of our Sullivan family of banjo pickers when we get them.  Our friend Hal Pylant is shown here picking his Vintage 35  maple.   Hal purchased his banjo from our good dealer in Georgia - Banjo.com  When you're in the Marietta, Georgia (Atlanta vicinity) be sure to stop in and see Mark, Hayden, John and the gang at Banjo.com If you have a current photo of you and your Sullivan banjo, drop us an email and we'll be happy to include you in our blog.  You can sen...
  • Roland Tousignant joins the Sullivan Banjo Family
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted October 20th, 2011 at 4:17 pm
    We want to welcome Roland Tousignant from Barre, Vermont to our Sullivan Banjo Family.  He is the proud of owner of a brand new Maple Vintage 35 that he purchased through our Louisville, Kentucky Dealer First Quality Music.   You can see Roland here with his custom left handed V35.  We are so very proud to welcome him to the Sullivan Banjo family.  Roland we wish you many hours of happy pickin'!  Thanks so much for choosing a Sullivan!...
  • Marc Pruett on the cover of Banjo Newsletter
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted October 20th, 2011 at 4:17 pm
    Sullivan artist Marc Pruett on the cover of the October issue of Banjo Newsletter.   Wayne Peeler had a very interesting discussion with Marc taking us from his childhood days to the present with Balsam Range.  Pick yourself up a copy. Click here if  you'd like to catch up with Marc and Balsam Range, be sure to attend a show when they're in your area....
  • Congratulations Balsam Range! IBMA Song of the Year “Trains I Missed”
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted October 5th, 2011 at 4:27 pm
    This past weekend, the IBMA awards and showcase took over Nashville, TN. Artists and groups from all over the world traveled to The Historic Ryman Auditorium to join in a celebration of the best that bluegrass has to offer. This year, Mountain Home Recording Artists, Balsam Range was chosen as the winner of 2011 Song Of The Year! We here at Sullivan Banjos would like to offer our congratulations to Balsam Range on receiving this coveted award. "We're extremely honored to be acknowledge...
  • Marc Pruett and his V35 Maple at the 2011 IBMA Fanfest
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted October 5th, 2011 at 4:26 pm
    Pictured here is our good friend and endorsing artist Marc Pruett picking up his  Maple Vintage 35 from Murrell Thixton with Sullivan Banjo Company.   Marc put his new banjo right to work that Friday afternoon when Balsam Range hit the stage at the IBMA giving the audience a smoking hot performance. You can hear Marc pickin' his V35 at an upcoming Balsam Range performance be sure to try and catch one when they're in your area.   You can find out where they'll be by clicking here....