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Order by Telephone at our Web Site Prices

Shop wisely and compare our discounts with other retailers that offer similar products , we are working very hard here at the ‘Pickers Paradise’ to maintain and reduce prices where we can. You can order by telephone 01484 661460.

The price will be the same as our online price. Our ‘hotline’ is in operation daily from 9.30am until 5.00pm during all normal working days …or leave a message on our answerphone at anytime, and we shall ring you back.

UK customers Tel: 01484 661460

International customers Tel:  +44 (0) 1484 661460

Eagle Appointed Eastman Mandolins, Banjos and Guitars Super Dealership…

We are extremely proud to be appointed Eastman Super Dealership status and offer this world class brand of handcrafted mandolins, banjos, ukuleles and guitars to our valued customers. The Eastman stringed instrument company was founded in 1992 and has been evolving with subsequent years of dedication to design and quality from its founder Qian Ni.

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Within the range of mandolins, guitars and banjos you will find exceptional handcrafted instruments that are built from the finest tonewoods and highest quality materials. Each hand built instrument is designed and constructed to provide the most demanding musician with excellent playability, superior tone and volume and unfailing reliability through excellent design.

The Eastman EBJ-WL1 Open Back Banjo is a work of art! It was developed over a three year period in collaboration with the world renowned vintage instrument expert John Bernunzio…it is a faithful recreation of a 1903 A.C. Fairbanks Whyte Laydie No.2… with carefully reproduced vintage appointments right down to the installed maple perch pole.

We shall be adding all products to our listings, so feel free to enquire on any product in the meantime. Tel: 01484 661460 and speak to one of our stringed instrument specialists.

Steve Noon
Eagle Music
May 2nd 2015

Eastman EBJ-WL1 Fairbanks Whyte Laydie No.2 Open Back Banjo

Eastman EBJ-WL1 Fairbanks Whyte Laydie No.2 Open Back Banjo

Eastman handcrafted guitars and mandolins

Eastman handcrafted guitars and mandolins

The World’s Number One Banjo Specialist Company…

If you are looking for a top quality banjo, that will be set up in our workshop by specialist banjo technicians and be supplied to you in perfect playing condition, you need look no further.

We are now in our 8th consecutive year as the World’s Number One Dealership for the USA Deering Banjo Company.

Greg and Janet Deering of the Deering Banjo Company presented Eagle Music with this wonderful plaque  on November 8th 2014 at our Banjo 8 celebration weekend.

The wording on the plaque says it all about our dedication to our customers and quality.

Eagle Music shop, Deering banjos plaque award  for customer service

Eagle Music Shop, Deering Banjos World Number One Dealership plaque award for customer service for eight consecutive years

Greg and Janet Deering present Eagle Music with the World Number Dealership plaque for the eighth consecustive year.

Greg and Janet Deering present Eagle Music with the World Number Dealership plaque for the eighth consecustive year.


Eagle Music Instrument Set-up, Satisfaction and Service Guarantee

As the UKs Premier Acoustic Instrument Specialist Suppliers, We often get asked the question

”Do you set-up instruments before sending them out” ?

The answer is a big YES we do! and here are some photographs of instruments passing through our on-site workshop daily before dispatch.

Rest assured that your Banjo, Mandolin, Guitar, Ukulele etc. order will arrive with you fully set-up and be tuned ready to play!

Also please see below for our company statement regarding your satisfaction and guarantee …

Adjust banjo action
Fitting Fishman transducer
Banjo spike fitting set-up
Guitar truss rod adjustment
Adjust bridge saddle
Set pickup balance
Hone high frets
Fret rounding
Uke nut setting
Adjust banjo truss rod
Adjust bridge saddle
Set banjo coordinating rods
Lag bolt fixing
Guitar truss rod adjustment
File nut for action
Setting scale length
Sand bone saddle for lower action

Our Eagle Music Service and Satisfaction Guarantee.

Money Back Guarantee  if not 100% Satisfied up to one month after purchase

We have One Price … in our Store, on our Web site, Ebay shop or Telephone orders

All our instruments are inspected and Set Up in our Onsite workshop before sale

Price Match
We match Any UK Retail Price of same items

Professional packing department  – Guaranteed safe worldwide delivery

Call us on 01484 661460 for Professional Musical Advice

Our track record and unrivalled customer satisfaction here at Eagle Music has given us the following jewels in our crown.


We are the Worlds No.1 dealership for USA Deering Banjos

Exclusive UK dealership for OME USA Banjos

No.1 UK dealership for USA Nechville Banjos

Exclusive uk dealership for world class Prucha Banjos 


We are the Uk’s No.1 independent dealership for Tanglewood Guitars


We are the Premier Store for Ohana USA and the UK’s exclusive dealership for Mainland USA.


We are the exclusive UK dealership for world class Prucha mandolins and other bluegrass instruments and much, much more here at Eagle Music!!!

We hope our company quality statement will give you peace of mind when ordering online from us, and we also look forward to you coming to the shop to meet us at some stage.

Steve Noon


Eagle Music, Jan 2013 Read more…

Americana 12 inch rim Goodtimes in stock

Does Size Matter?

The Tonal Differences Between An 11 inch and a 12 inch  Banjo Rim

In the history of the banjo, the idea of a larger rim is certainly not a new concept. For many years, banjo builders have experimented with different rim diameters to explore the different sounds and tones from their instruments. Outside of the common 11” formula that most major banjo companies stick to today, the lesser known 12” is probably next in line in popularity.

Deering has now ventured into the wider side of life and has now started to produce new 12” versions of its beloved 3-ply violin grade maple rims that are at the heart of all of its banjos.

The NEW Americana is Excellent for clawhammer and frailing styles and players searching for that deeper. mellower warm sound.

Here is the link to the NEW American Deering Goodtime banjo on our web site

frailing Clawhammer Banjo

Deering Goodtime Americana

Banjo 8 Latest Artist News

Hi Folks, with only two weeks to go to the Uk’s Premier Banjo Event …‘Banjo Eight’ will take place at the North light Gallery, Huddersfield on November 8th 2014. We’re still fine tuning the order of the day, but here’s the latest update on some of the brilliant artists and on stage performances.

We’re looking forward to seeing you all on the day
Steve, Rachel and the Eagle Team.

Have you booked your ticket? …please click here for availability

* Your ticket will be on the door when you arrive …Just give your name at the door.

Morning and afternoon

•    10.30 am     Doors Open at the North Light Gallery

•    All Day    visit the Eagle Music Instrument & Musical Accessory Stand with very special discounts and prices to celebrate our Eighth consecutive year as the #1 World Deering Banjo Dealership!

•    10.30 – 11.30        Complimentary Tea and Coffee – ‘Meet the Makers’ and mill around with some of the artists that will be here with us on the day.

•    12.00    Flying in from California, USA …The World’s premier award winning banjo makers Greg, Janet and Jamie Deering – Welcome everyone to ‘Banjo 8’  Throughout the day, Greg Deering will be active in giving advice and you may be one of the players to get a personal set up on your banjo!

Greg Janet and Jamie Deering

Greg Janet and Jamie Deering

•    12.30  Joe Mac and The Old Grey Dogs – Playing banjo, mandolin, fiddle and guitar will Kick Start the day with an on stage sing and play along

Old Grey Dogs

Old Grey Dogs

•    1.00 – 1.30    Andre Dal (Portugal) On stage playing his Deering Saratoga Star Banjo. Andre has a disability with his right hand …Andre will explain how he overcame his disability and now plays banjo in the top bluegrass band in Portugal

Andre Dal

Andre Dal

•    2.00    The Kruger Brothers  – On stage ‘Performance Workshop’.
Without question, they are World’s most brilliant banjo, guitar and bass musical trio!  Banjo maestro Jens Kruger, guitar and vocal master Uwe Kruger and bass virtuoso Joel Landsberg will treat us to another on stage workshop showing us how their amazing individual musical talent knits it all together.

The Kruger Brothers

The Kruger Brothers

•    3.00     Group Performance with The Kruger Brothers of ‘Cumberland Gap’ (in the key of ‘G’ the tune can be found on page 35 in the Janet Davis tutor book ‘You Can Teach Yourself Banjo’ ) Learn the tune and bring along your banjo or other instrument to join in the fun! (This part of the event will be filmed and posted on YouTube)

Mat Walklate

Mat Walklate

•    3.30pm ‘ The House Devils on stage’ – The UK’s top harmonica maestro Matt Walklate presents an on stage ‘Bluegrass Harmonica’ performance workshop with UK Banjo ace Jonny Hulme and fine singer guitarist Matt Fahey …You’re in for a treat.!

House Devils

House Devils

•    5.00pm    The Kentucky Cow Tippers – On Stage Performance featuring Sam Wear on Banjo
Returning by popular demand …The stunning lads from the North are back to give us another bluegrass blast to round off the events of the afternoon …Sam Wear – Banjo, Vocals, Rupert Hughes – Guitar, Vocals, Evan Davies – Mandolin, Vocals Niles Krieger – Fiddle, Sam Quintana – Double Bass. Energetic and youthful bluegrass music at its best.

Kentucky Cow Tippers

Kentucky Cow Tippers

•    6.00 pm     Doors to main event Room Close

•    6.00 – 7.00    Joe Mac and The Old Grey Dogs – Jam session in the café area

Evening Concert

•    7.00        Doors re-open for the evening event

•    7.30        The House Devils – On Stage Performance

•    8.30        Interval and Raffle Draw with fantastic prizes!

•    9.00        The Kruger Brothers in Concert

•    10.30 ish    Finish

•    11.00        Doors Close

Event taking place at:-

The North Light Gallery (Located behind Eagle Music Shop)
Brooke’s Mill
Armitage Bridge

The Kruger Brothers in Concert


The Kruger Brothers in concert at Eagle Music, November 8th  2014

When is this World Class event? : Saturday November 8th 2014

Where is this World Class Event?: The North Light Gallery Huddersfield (just behind Eagle Music Shop)

Please follow this link to buy tickets

The Kruger Brothers …


Born and raised in Europe, brothers Jens and Uwe Kruger started singing and playing instruments at a very young age. Growing up in a family where music was an important part of life, they were exposed to a wide diversity of abiding musical influences. The brothers were performing regularly by the time they were 11 and 12 years old, and they began their professional career in 1979. Joel Landsberg, a native of New York City who also had a very ex­tensive musical upbringing, joined the brothers in the early 90s and together they established the incomparable sound that the trio is known for today.


Since a formal introduction to American audiences in 1997, their remarkable facility with their instruments and unique take on the American Songbook have made the Kruger Brothers a fixture within the world of acoustic music. Although initially staying fairly close to a traditional repertoire, the group later turned to song writing and composition in order to draw more closely from their personal experiences. The result is a catalog of songs distinguished by rich detail and an insight into the delicacy and complexity of everyday life. The honesty of their writing has since become a hallmark of the trio’s work.


The Kruger Brothers personify the spirit of exploration and innovation that forms the core of the American musical tradition. Their original music, composed by Jens Kruger, is crafted around their discerning taste, and the result is unpretentious, cultivated, and delightfully fresh.

The Kruger Brothers were awarded a National Endowment for the Arts grant for Music from the Spring a sym­phonic suite composed and orchestrated by Jens Kruger, which premiered in 2007. In late 2010, the Kruger Brothers premiered the Appalachian Concerto, a concerto for banjo, bass, guitar, and string quartet. In addition to their regular concert schedule they perform these pieces regularly with select symphony orchestras and string quartets throughout the country.

Through their numerous CD releases, radio and television performances, lectures, and collaborative efforts, the Kruger Brothers powerful artistic state­ment inspires and enlightens.


The Kruger Brothers at Wide Open Bluegrass in Raleigh, North Carolina, 2013

Tickets now on Sale for Deering & Kruger Brothers Banjo 8 Event 2014

Eagle Music are celebrating their 8th consecutive year as the Number One World Dealership for the Deering Banjo Company USA.

We are delighted to announce that tickets are now on sale for the 2014 “Banjo 8” event here at eagle Music with Greg and Janet Deering, The Kruger Brothers and much, much more!

Here is the link for more details and to buy tickets for this world class event.

Gold Tone Micro Bass in stock at Eagle Music

As the Premier UK Dealership for Gold Tone, Florida, USA.

Don’t pass by on this show stopper from the 2014 NAMM show …We are delighted to announce that the Gold Tone Micro Bass models are now in stock including fretted and fretless models.

Please Click Here and follow this link for more information:

Along with the NEW Gold Tone Micro Bass instruments, we have in stock a comprehensive range of Gold Tone traditional instruments at the World’s best prices …including Tenor Guitars, Lap Steel guitars, Bouzouki family and of course Gold Tone Bluegrass, Open Back, Long Neck, Electric and compact Travel Banjos.

Gold Tone are an American based company in Titusville Florida, USA where they have a dedicated factory that custom build, finally assemble parts and set-up instruments that are manufactured in various world factory locations that include Korea, China and others. After final inspection and set up, Gold Tone products are shipped worldwide from their USA location. Gold Tone’s use of  factories in say China (where they have their own technicians on site) means that they can offer exceptional value for money relative to build quality. Each Gold Tone instrument has a serial number and carries a lifetime transferable guarantee against parts and workmanship.

Gold Tone was voted at the USA’s NAMM show 2011 NAMM Best in ShowCompanies to Watch

Check out the MBT+ a super metal bodied Tenor Guitar with onboard electrics that we can supply tuned to CGDA, Chicago DGBE or Irish GDAE!

Please follow this link for a Gold Tone Set Up Factory Tour

Below are pictured 16 various Gold Tone products to show the variety of the range … Please Click On the Title which will link to more information and the Specification of the product …

The  Gold Tone MBT+ Metal Bodied Electro Acoustic Tenor Guitar …

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The  Gold Tone TG-18 Solid Spruce Top Tenor Guitar …

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The  Gold Tone LS-6 Vintage Era Lap Steel Guitar …

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The  Gold Tone BZ-500 Solid Top Flat Back Bouzouki …

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The  Gold Tone ‘Plucky’ Travel or Childrens  Size 5-String Banjo …

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The  Gold Tone ‘Bob Carlin’ Signature Model 12″ Pot Open Back Banjo …

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The  Gold Tone WL-250LN Long Neck White Ladye Tone Ring Banjo …

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The  Gold Tone IT-250 ‘Short Scale’ Irish Tenor Banjo …

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The  Gold Tone OB-250 Orange Blossom Pro Banjo …

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The  Gold Tone OB-250 Orage Blossom LEFTY Pro Banjo …

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The  Gold Tone EBM-5 Electric 5-String Banjo …

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The  Gold Tone WL-250 White Ladye Tone Ring Open Back 5-String Banjo …

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The  Gold Tone TB-250 Deluxe White Ladye Travel 5-String Banjo …

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The  Gold Tone BG-150F Bluegrass 5-String Banjo …

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The  Gold Tone BG-250F Bluegrass 5-String Banjo …

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The  Gold Tone Banjitar 6-String Guitar Banjo …

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More Information on Gold Tone USA …

Gold Tone Banjos, located in Titusville, Florida was founded by Wayne and Robyn Rogers in 1993. Active folk musicians in the 70’s and 80’s, they opened Strings N’ Things Music Center in 1978. In 1993 Wayne designed the original TB-100 Travel Banjo and began manufacturing and distributing the “Traveler”  mail order. After a wonderful review by Banjo Newsletter, the TB-100 became very much in demand. As the company grew, new innovations were combined with proven vintage designs. Dealers and customers continued to request quality banjos in a reasonable price range and soon Gold Tone’s collection included 5 strings, 6 strings, Banjitars, Mando Banjos, 4 strings, Weissenborns, metal bodies, resonator guitars and mandolins.

At Gold Tone, they are committed to providing you with a quality instrument at an affordable price. That means quality parts, professional design, tight fitting assembly, and an expert set up by real musicians.Waynecontinually strives for “MORE BANG FOR THE BUCK”  in every design and all price points. Every instrument receives Gold Tone’s 12 point set-up, before shipment and verifies Gold Tone’s commitment to great tone, superb playability, and your musical satisfaction! Compare and you’ll find out why thousands of musicians are playing Gold Tone.

In addition to over 130 Gold Tone instrument models, here at Eagle Music we can supply Gold Tone parts and accessories, we also offer restorations, and do professional instrument set-ups in our on-sight workshop.

Gold Tone Build Quality Instruments

Gold Tone instruments are handcrafted with carefully selected woods, excellent finishes, quality hardware, and tight-fitting parts.


New Tanglewood Guitars for Old Exchange Deals

Call us today on 01484 661460 to part exchange  your old instrument against a stunning New Tanglewood Guitar …

At an amazing trade in price that is subsidised by Tanglewood UK

You don’t have to trade in your guitar …Any old musical instrument will qualify you for an amazing trade in deal!

This offer is too good to miss if you are considering buying a new guitar.

Just bring to us  your old instrument (or call us on the phone to talk through the deal), and we shall make you a stunning offer against a brand new Tanglewood guitar of your choice.

We are delighted to be appointed by Tanglewood UK to be able to offer this super saving deal to our customers.

Steve Noon
Eagle Music

August 2014



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