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  • Sullivan Banjo – Here we Grow Again!!
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted December 5th, 2011 at 9:51 am
    Thanks to the overwhelming support and success of our Banjos, Sullivan Banjo Co. is expanding the manufacturing facilities to accommodate the demand. We are in the process of adding another 3000 square feet of shop space to our existing layout. In addition we are adding a state of the art spray booth and bringing online more CNC technology. Here at Sullivan Banjo we have over 40 years of  banjo building experience and as we move into the new year we are continuing to use and adopt cutting ...
  • Storefront Congregation on WHAS Great Day Live
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 10:56 am
    Many times when you call Sullivan Banjo with requests or questions the voice you hear answering the phone is that of our very own Murrell Thixton.   Murrell is the banjo player for  the group Storefront Congregation, a four piece band from Louisville, Ky  that performs bluegrass and acoustic music.  This weekend they will join Kyle Ramey, Kati Penn and Newtown, and 9 time IBMA fiddler of the year Michael Cleveland in a concert to benefit 3 local...
  • 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....
  • does it again, another happy Vintage 35 customer!
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted May 16th, 2011 at 5:54 pm
    Mark Bramlett of was kind enough to send us up some photos of Mr. James Cannon. James is the proud owner of a new Vintage 35 Banjo that was delivered to Mark's shop a couple of weeks ago. It looks like we have another happy Sullivan Banjo Owner. Here is what James had to say about the banjo and his experience with Mark, Received the Sullivan V35 a couple of days ago and am blown away by it. What an instrument. As always, it was set up perfect. I couldn't be happ...
  • Sullivan Banjo welcomes our newest Dealer Down Home Guitars of Frankfort, Illinois
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted January 21st, 2011 at 5:44 pm
    Down Home Guitars  of Frankfort, Illinois established themselves to provide an atmosphere for those who appreciate fine acoustic instruments. Steve Haberichter and staff specialize in high-end handmade acoustic guitars, banjos and mandolins.  They focus on these high end instruments and being experts in their product lines,  while supporting the instruments they sell with a knowledgable staff and a cast of accessories from the finest in learning materials to on site instruction.  Fo...
  • Sandy Creek Revival visit Sullivan Banjo Co.
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted December 15th, 2010 at 2:33 pm
    Tony Wray of Sullivan Banjo Co. had some special guest stop by the shop today, his good friends, the Robertson Family.  Dolton, Lisa and their children Charli, Buddy and Kelsi make up the group called the Sandy Creek Revival. You can check them out on facebook  Sandy Creek Revival . ...
  • Sullivan Vintage 35 Maple heads to 4 O’Clock Rock Guitar Shop in Ashland KY
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted December 14th, 2010 at 5:27 pm
    Our good friends Rob Damron and Dave McCoy of the 4 O'Clock Rock Guitar Shop in Ashland, KY are taking delivery of their very first Vintage 35 Maple Banjo.  It's on it's way to their fine shop in Ashland, KY.   If you live in or around the Ashland area make sure and go by and test drive the V35.  You'll be glad you did. ...
  • Sullivan R&D Sample # 4 heads to Morgan Music… Lebanon, MO
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted December 10th, 2010 at 5:12 pm
    We'll now that our Vintage 35 banjo line is officially in production we here at the Sullivan Banjo Factory have decided to let the R & D banjos that were so instrumental in the project out for sale.  R & D Sample # 4  has all the heart and soul of our Vintage 35 Mahogany Model. It is a pre production model that was used in testing many different tone ring formulas and set up combinations.  This banjo has been played by many pros in our industry and valuable feedback has come back to u...
  • Sullivan’s first Vintage 35 “Lefty” heads to
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted December 9th, 2010 at 6:05 pm
    Another Sullivan Vintage 35 banjo in Mahogany is heading out to one of our wonderful Dealers in Marietta, GA,  But something is a little different..... It's a lefty.  This one is really special to us here at the Sullivan Factory because it's our very first Lefty in the Vintage 35 Series. We have done many Lefty's over the years but this is # 1 for our new Vintage 35 Series line of banjos.  Mark Bramlett and John Drummond at have this one picked out for one of their v...
  • Sullivan Banjo’s Murrell & Tony…. Christmas Tunes… Take 3
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted December 8th, 2010 at 9:52 am
    Murrell and Tony round out some Christmas Tunes with a Holiday Favorite... Silent Night.   We sure hope you enjoy! Merry Christmas from all of us here at Sullivan Banjo Co. ...
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