After 30 years of January Banjo Camps, Pete is discontinuing banjo camps and starting a new camp model.   Why?   More info
Two chances to win free banjos!
Two of the leading banjo makers are giving away banjos. A Goodtime banjo (my favorite budget “starter” model) is the main prize in a giveaway by Deering Banjos and Making Music magazine. To enter, go here. D’Addario has teamed with Saga Musical Instruments for the “Name that Banjo” Sweeps. Click here to sign up to win a Gold Star Banjo from Saga and a bundle of prizes from D’Addario.

New Hot Rize video from DelFest!
Pete's banjo tune Sky Rider, soon to appear on the new Hot Rize album.

1980 video of Pete pickin and discussin'...
TV interview in Louisville with banjo picker Terry Heaton. How long did it take Pete to type out his banjo book?

Jam Class video! Watch a Wernick Method class, and hear what the students and teacher say! Thanks Fred Boettger, for a fun 4-minute report.

Let's Pick! New sticker
FREE with any DVD order!

Pete's Banjo Tab Books available again!
After years out of print, all 3 books, with all breaks to Pete's On a Roll album, and both of Hot Rize's first albums, can now be downloaded. With extra-easy tab, chord diagrams, commentary and photos.

7 years of Pete's Banjo Newsletter columns!
now complete from January 2007 through January of 2014.

Chord photos!
All jammers need to know how to "read" guitar chords. Click here for clear photos of the most common ones.
7/4 Bluegrass on the Pawtuxet
Cranston, RI
Pete & Joan Wernick
7/27 Rocky Grass Festival
Lyons, CO
Hot Rize w. Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers
8/1 Crested Butte Arts Festival
Crested Butte, CO
Pete Wernick & FLEXIGRASS
8/2 Crested Butte Arts Festival
Crested Butte, CO
Pete & Joan Wernick