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Deering Goodtime 2 5-String Banjo Beginners PACK for Bluegrass Right or Left Hand

  • From £589.00
  • RRP from £685.21
  • Save From £96.21

Supplied in a Deering Presentation Box. A massive discount on the USA Closed Back Deering Banjo and accessories. Our Bluegrass Banjo Pack is built around the latest USA built Deering 'Goodtime 2' Bluegrass Banjo with six year guarantee, closed back with resonator and fitted with three Ply violin maple Rim, 'Bow Tie' inlays, Fiddle' headstock & Chrome diecast tuners. Supplied with a range of best quality accessories. please choose Right or Left Handed Banjo with the drop down box.(Picture shows a Right Hand Banjo)
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Buy your Deering Goodtime 2 5-String Banjo Beginners PACK for Bluegrass Right or Left Hand from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

Each banjo we supply is individually set up in our on-site Banjo Specialist Workshop here at Eagle Music. Any Banjo purchased from Eagle will be fully SET UP, checked for intonation and playability and tuned ready for playing straight out of the box!

A huge discount on the banjo and accessories Our best ever value USA Bluegrass 5-string banjo complete package

Set-up & tuned in our workshop before dispatch All that you need to start playing banjo.

A super value USA Bluegrass Banjo, this brilliant pack includes a genuine USA built Deering Goodtime 2 Closed Back Banjo. 
The pack also includes the following excellent value products:-
  • The latest model USA Deering Goodtime 2 (Right or Left Hand) with 6 year guarantee, three ply solid violin maple rim, bow tie inlays & new headstock shape, also fitted with a maple resonator 
  • Fully Chromatic clip-on banjo tuner
  • Janet Davies tutor Book 'You Can Teach Yourself Banjo' (The choice of our inhouse teachers)
  • Deluxe 10mm Padded, banjo gig bag with zipped accessory pouch & double shoulder straps
  • Fitted leather-ended, adjustable adjustable shoulder strap
  • Spare Set of banjo strings
  • Plastic shell thumb pick
  • Two Nickel steel finger picks 

Buy with peace of mind from Eagle Music Shop the No. 1 Deering Banjos World Master Dealership ...

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Please note that we will take a Deering Goodtime banjo back as a 'trade in' if and when you decide to upgrade to a higher value Deering banjo.



Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Beginner, Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Bluegrass gDGBD
Banjo Pot Size 11 inch Pot
Body Type Resonator
Tuning Pegs Side Tuners
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag Budget Padded Gig Bag
Starter Pack Option Yes
Manufacturers Warranty 6 Years
Delivery & Returns

  Royal Mail announce changes to Special Delivery and Customer Service Points.
In light of the recent advice given by the government regarding COVID-19, please be aware of the following announcement from Royal Mail advising of changes to their services.

Special Deliveries.

Due to increased absence levels, we’ve reviewed our timed guarantees for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and 1pm services and will make the following changes.

For items posted from Tuesday 31 March 2020 onwards, our guarantee delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9.00am the next working day will change to by 12.00pm the next working day*. Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1.00pm will change to by 9.00pm the next working day*.

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using DPD Local Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop). On the day of delivery you will receive a text message with your hours delivery time slot

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

NB : Orders processed on a Saturday but will not leave us until the Monday as Royal Mail and DPD Local do not collect from us at the Weekend.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.


18 reviews for Deering Goodtime 2 5-String Banjo Beginners PACK for Bluegrass Right or Left Hand

Elayne Sutton

by on 2019-08-11

This is the first banjo I've owned and I'll be using it for pleasure but with a view to sneaking a few banjo numbers into my rock band's set.
It's a beautiful non-flashy quality instrument, well made and great sound.

Rated 5 out of 5

Tom Regan-Atkins

by on 2019-04-15

Superb quality banjo. Fast service. Highly recommended

Rated 5 out of 5

Jacqueline Currie

by on 2018-11-18

Absolute quality! In my opinion, worth every penny.

Rated 5 out of 5

Debbie Cairns

by on 2018-10-14

What a beautiful banjo. It was recommended to me as a beginner, and I can’t wait to be able to enjoy its lovely tone as I become more proficient. So far, it’s easy to play, and has the bluegrass sound I so wanted from a banjo. It looks great, perfectly made.

Rated 5 out of 5

Stewart Fish

by on 2017-11-13

Excellent quality.

Rated 5 out of 5

Adrian McAinsh

by on 2016-04-06

Very helpful and friendly staff, my 1st banjo although I have been playing guitar for a long time. Great quality for price point & sounds good.

Rated 5 out of 5

David Bradley

by on 2016-02-09

Great banjo for starting

Rated 5 out of 5

Don Maxwell

by on 2015-04-27

Great product. Quality banjo

Rated 5 out of 5

Jean Latteur

by on 2015-04-14

I am not an expert and only played properly two other banjos which were much more expensive. The Deering Goodtime 2 feels really well built and finished. I love the fast and satin finished neck. It is slightly quieter than others as it does not have a tone ring and my family is very grateful for that. I play bluegrass, picking with metal picks and the sound is not too aggressive and certainly loud enough for me. I really like it! I think it sounds much more balanced and nice than any I tried made by other makes for the same price in. Maybe it does not look as decorated and luxurious but I think I got the best for my money. I also like the fact it has been made in the USA...!

Rated 5 out of 5

Bob Forrester

by on 2015-01-23

I bought the Deering Banjo starter pack for myself as a beginner on the advice of Eagle Music. The quality and tone of the banjo is superb.

Rated 5 out of 5

Rebecca Chantrey

by on 2014-12-05

Bought as a 30th birthday present. The Deering presentation box is beautiful. Comes with everything you need to get started. The banjo itself is lovely with some interesting little details. Only thing that let's it down is the strap which is held on with cable ties. But that's no big issue.
Would recommend.

Rated 5 out of 5

D L Alexander

by on 2014-09-30

The starter banjo pack contains all a beginner would need, and the banjo itself is a robust, high quality instrument. Extremely satisfied.

Rated 5 out of 5

Randy Pearce

by on 2014-08-27

This starter pack is idea for a beginner. I have never played an instrument before and I find the deering a very easy bank=jo to learn on. The quality is outstanding and the sound is spot on. To me, this banjo would be good enough for the more advance players as the sound and build quality is excellent.

Rated 5 out of 5

paul crowther

by on 2014-06-04

I am just starting out on my journey to learn to play the banjo (better late than never-i am 67 years of age)
This starter pack seems ideal for some like me and would have no hesitation in recommending to others.This is a quality product at a very reasonable price.

Rated 5 out of 5

Fabio Mauro

by on 2014-03-11

I would reccomend this banjo to every beginner.

Rated 4 out of 5

John Hughes

by on 2013-10-09


Rated 5 out of 5

Oliver Kimberlin

by on 2013-08-07

Bought the Deering good time 2 package.
The Banjo is excellent quality and the package is a great deal.
I'm a beginner so just starting out but this has everything I need and hopefully will keep me interested for a long time to come

Rated 5 out of 5

Lilian Martin

by on 2013-05-08

Product bought as present.

Rated 5 out of 5

Rated 4.94 out of 5 based on 18 customer reviews

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