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Deering Raises Over $25,000 for Charity

2013 Deering Charity BanjosThe Deering Banjo Company raised $25,777.68 for charity this summer through the auctioning off of one of a kind Deering Goodtime Gentlemen of the Road banjos signed by Mumford and Sons. A different banjo was made for each Gentlemen of the Road Stopover date. There were five banjos in total, each bearing the location’s name as well as signatures from all four members of the band.
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Mumford Pays Homage to Undisputed King of String Band World, Del McCoury

Mumford and McCouryThe Del McCoury Band is currently in Guthrie, Oklahoma with Mumford and Sons at their Gentlemen of the Road festival! Night one of Gentlemen of the Road was one for the books with Marcus Mumford (Mumford and Sons) and Jeff Austin (Yonder Mountain String Band) sitting in for The Del McCoury Bands first set. Also sitting in for the bands set were Larry Kell, Danny Barnes and Mumford fiddler Ross Holmes. Proof again that you never know who is going to show up when Del plays!

Deering Banjos Joins Mumford and Sons On Tour

Mumford & SonsBy: Jamie Latty
Deering Banjo Company is delighted to announce that we will be teaming up with British folk rockers Mumford & Sons on three of their four highly anticipated Gentlemen of the Road Stopover shows during August 2012. With a new album looming, Mumford & Sons have personally handpicked each location on the stopover creating a series of full day festivals, essentially turning the town into a celebration of local music, local food and of course the people who make it...and Deering will be with them every step of the way with a selection of banjos for you to try as well as enthusiastic Deering staff members offering lessons, tips, advice and a welcoming smile! border=0 height=200 width=256 /

Virginia Tourism Corporation Offers Chance to See Mumford and Sons in Bristol

Mumford & SonsRichmond, VA -- British folk rock band Mumford & Sons chose Bristol, Virginia as one of the U.S. towns for their Gentlemen of the Road tour. The sold out show takes place in the heart of downtown Bristol, the birthplace of country music, on August 11. The Virginia Tourism Corporation is offering music lovers a way to get in on the fun with the Gentlemen of the Road: The Crooked Road to Bristol Sweepstakes. U.S. residents 21 and older can enter to win a VIP experience to see Mumford & Sons perform at http://www.Virginia.org/CrookedRoadSweeps

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