Archive for the ‘Dealer Spotlights’ Category
  • New Vintage 35 Maple off to Ron’s Pickin’ Parlor
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted March 21st, 2012 at 4:56 pm
    We're about to ship off another Maple Vintage 35 to our friends down at Ron's Pickin Parlor in Stanfield, NC.   This one is a really nice one, great sound and some beautiful curly maple.  If you live in the area this is a must stop by and pick!   Go by and see Ron and folks at the Pickin' Parlor....
  • New Vintage 35 Maple off to Ron’s Pickin’ Parlor
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted January 18th, 2012 at 3:59 pm
    Another Vintage 35 banjo hot out of the shop and ready for shipment.  This one is a beauty and it sounds great!  On it's way down to Stanfield North Carolina and our dealer Ron's Pickin' Parlor.  Be sure when your in the neighborhood to stop into the Pickin' Parlor and check a new Sullivan Banjo.  Tell Ronnie we said howdy....
  • 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 -  When you're in the Marietta, Georgia (Atlanta vicinity) be sure to stop in and see Mark, Hayden, John and the gang at 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...
  • 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 Artist Jack Hicks – What’s New
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted October 25th, 2010 at 9:02 am
    I was speaking on the phone with Sullivan Banjo sponsored artist Jack Hicks and I thought I'd fill folks in on the latest happenings.   Currently Jack has been filling in some dates with Melvin Goins and Windy Mountain.  Melvin (surviving brother of Ray Goins of the Goins Brothers)  hails from the Ashland area and is a Kentucky legand that has been on the national bluegrass scene for over 50 years.    Jack said lately they've been doing about 5 dates per week and the date book cont...
  • Dealer Spotlight – Morgan Music
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted October 21st, 2010 at 8:55 pm
      Sullivan Banjo Co. is proud to spotlight Morgan Music of Lebanon, MO.  Alvin Deskins and crew have been a premier dealer of fine instrumetns since 1978.  Morgan Music has just moved into their newly built facility an will celebrate their Grand Opening Event on Oct 29th and 30th  2010.   Alvin's depth of knowledge of banjos ranging from Pre-War's to modern day instruements is invaluable when selecting your next banjo, you won't go wrong in dealing with Morgan Music.  Make sure an...
  • Dealer Spotlight – Janet Davis Music Company
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted October 21st, 2010 at 9:38 am
    Janet Davis Music was established in 1976 and is known around the world for quality instruments, expert advise, sales and service.  Janet is a great asset to the banjo community.  She has written numerous books on the 5-string banjo, is a columnist with the Banjo Newsletter and also teaches.  To view Janet's Profile click here. Janet Davis Music is located in Bella Vista, Arkansas, if you are traveling close by or live in the area be sure to go by and see Janet, Jim and the crew and test...
  • Sullivan V35 Mahogany heads to Morgan Music of Lebanon MO
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted October 13th, 2010 at 6:29 pm
      [gallery link="file" columns="2"]         Our good friend and Sullivan Banjo Dealer Alvin Deskins of Morgan Music is taking delivery of his very first Vintage 35 banjo.  It's a Mahogany beauty Serial Number V35 091610-02. Here are a couple of pictures of Eric Sullivan with the banjo at our shop before sending it on its way to Missouri.  Murrell Thixton  gives you a little sample of the wonderful sound and tone of the V35.   ...