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  • Sullivan Sponsored Artist Mike Scott in Europe and Israel
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted August 16th, 2012 at 3:21 pm
    Our good friend and sponsored artist Mike Scott recently returned from a tour that began in Israel moved on to  Holland, Norway and finally Scotland.   Mike had his trusty Sullivan signature model in tow and he wanted to share some video clips with his fans, they're included below. Below is a few words from Mike... IBA World News in Jerusalem (Israel Broadcasting Authority). Israeli Media was so kind to my band & I, and we were excited that they featured some great coverage of t...
  • Mike Scott Signature Series Sullivan Banjo
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted August 16th, 2012 at 2:42 pm
    Mike Scott is one of the countries premier banjo players and is now traveling the world with a stellar supporting cast of Nashville's finest pickers and singers supporting his most recent project Take Me Lord and Use Me. Mike records on the Rural Rhythm Christian Label and we're proud to say he is a Sullivan Sponsored Artist. Be sure to visit Mike's website and see if he'll be in your area where you'll want to be sure to catch one of his shows. You can also catch Mike playing banjo with legen...
  • Martin Cuntz one of our youngest Sullivan owners
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted April 16th, 2012 at 4:00 pm
    We recently received an email from Martin's folks and we thought we share... Martin loves his new Sullivan Festival Deluxe with the fleur de lis and his custom inscribed name plate...Everything about it! He just turned 10 on St. Patrick's Day, and we received it a few days before his birthday and let it sit in the box (in our climate) until St. Patrick's. Martin could hardly wait to open it, and when he did, the hard case lining (upon opening it) was the perfect dark green velvet for his b...
  • A Note from Sullivan Banjo Customer Jay Lyn Greene
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted April 16th, 2012 at 10:11 am
    Jay Lyn Greene, a veteran musician of some 48 years recently purchased a new V35 from one of our super Sullivan Banjo Dealers - Ron's Pickin' Parlor in Stanfield, NC. Jay Lyn we appreciate your kind words and we're happy to add another satisfied customer to the family of Sullivan Banjo owners.   We've shared Jay Lyn's note below. ...
  • Custom Greenbriar for Chris Watts
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted January 18th, 2012 at 5:28 pm
    Back last October we had the Banjo Hangout Meetup when the BJH's webmaster Eric Schlange was in town and it was a great old time. Chris Watts came over from Missouri to attend that event and to order himself a custom Sullivan Greenbriar. We finished up that custom banjo today and sent it over to our dealer First Quality Music to ship off to Chris. Chris picked out his neckwood and resonator and we made the rest of the instrument to his personal specs. Complete with a black Remo head, a speed...
  • 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...
  • 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...