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Congratulations to our Deering Banjo Raffle Winners! 

CONGRATULATIONS to our BANJO RAFFLE WINNERS!!! Taran Schindler and Mollie Kellogg will be proud new owners and players of Goodtime Banjos from our friends at Deering Banjos! Sending ban-joy to these fans from our family of artists and staff here at Banjo Babes Compilation Album & Calendar! 

AND!!! THERE IS MORE! MORE BANJO, MORE BANJO, YOU SAY?! To celebrate, we are offering a *FREE 2019 Sticker* with ANY purchase, a *FREE CD of any year* (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 or 2019 - you choose!) with any purchase over $25, and a *FREE T-shirt* (any size - you choose!) with any purchase over $50 UNTIL the end of the day FRIDAY, Dec. 21! 

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"Solidarity, Sister" Celebrates 6th Year of Banjo Babes 

We are pleased to announce the release of our Banjo Babes 2019 Compilation Album and Calendar themed "Solidarity, Sister!" This edition's music and images explored the joys and struggles of women. Of course we always think this, because it is true, but this is truly the best release yet! Thank you so much for your continued support of project showcasing women who play banjo from around the world! Meet out 2019 artists here, and order now!

Meet the 2019 Edition Featured Artists  

An incredible group of musicians submitted materials for our 2019 edition themed "Solidarity, Sister." This release of the Banjo Babes Project celebrates and explores the joys and struggles of women, via music and images from our featured artists. The artists showcased on this next compilation album and calendar are:

  • JANUARY: Teri Quinn 
  • FEBRUARY: Grace Van't Hof (Cryin' Time, Della Mae, Bill & the Belles) 
  • MARCH: Melody Walker (Front Country) 
  • APRIL: Gayle Skidmore 
  • MAY: Samm Bones 
  • JUNE: Moira Smiley 
  • JULY: Eleanor Underhill (Underhill Rose) 
  • AUGUST: Emily Dowden 
  • SEPTEMBER: Eliza Mary Doyle (The Dead South) 
  • OCTOBER: Laurie Michelle Caner (Hey Mavis) 
  • NOVEMBER: Jes Raymond (The Blackberry Bushes Stringband and Jes and Jakob) 
  • DECEMBER: Michelle Canning 
  • FEATURED ARTIST: Cera Impala (The New Prohibition, The Blackberry Bushes, Dark Green Tree, and the Bevvy Sisters) 
  • FEATURED ARTIST: Evie Ladin (Evie Ladin Band) 
  • COVER ARTIST: Anielle Reid 
  • PROJECT CURATOR: Erin Inglish

We invited you listen to the music, read more about our 2019 artists, and order the Banjo Babes 2019 Compilation Album now!

Artists Apply Now for 5th & 6th Editions 

Now accepting artist applications for the next two editions (2018 and 2019) of the Banjo Babes Calendar & Album! 

Details & Application at: 

Our beloved sorority of women banjo artists from the past and present editions include Evie Ladin, Erin Inglish, Amber Rogers-Clark, Teri Ann Quinn, Moira Smiley, Susie Monick, Emily Dowden-Estes, Hannah Shira, Liat Tova Lis, Kate Lissauer, Chloe LeGrand, Megan McKamey, Dani Aubert, Eliza Doyle, Mary Z Cox, Alina Vivita, Sharon Martinson, Trina Emig, Cara Luft, Lindsay Loubelly, Jami Lynn, Kendra Beth Swanson, Allie Burbrink, Krisanna Marie, Jes Raymond, Donna Lynn Caskey, Cera N Dipity, Margaret MacKay, Grace Ellen Van't Hof, Alison Steele, Alison de Groot, Kendl Winter, Laurie Shook, Megan Saunders, Chris Avetta, Hayley Thomas, Kate Euliss, and Janna Kim.