Gold Tone Instruments

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The Floyd Country Store is now a proud retail partner of Gold Tone Instruments!

Gold Tone’s mission is to inspire everyone to give a voice to their musical ideas through fretted instruments of the highest quality, offered at the fairest prices possible.

The Floyd Country Store is proud to be listed on Gold Tone’s website as an authorized dealer, and to offer their instruments in-store and online. Gold Tone instruments are fit for players of all genres and skill levels, from beginners to professionals. 

Gold Tone instruments are included in our store-wide Thanksgiving Weekend Sales (Nov. 24th – 26th, 2023). If you are interested in a Gold Tone instrument that isn’t available in our store, we can special order it for you. Order by Dec. 13, 2023 for it to arrive before Christmas. All Gold Tone instruments come with a case or gig bag.

Gold Tone was founded by Wayne and Robyn Rogers, two musicians who were in the folk music scene of the 1970s. In 1978, they opened the Strings N’ Things Music Center. Today’s Gold Tone Group started life as Gold Tone Banjos, founded in Titusville, Florida by Wayne and Robyn in 1993. Wayne designed and manufactured Gold Tone’s first banjo, the original TB-100 Travel Banjo and began selling the “Traveler” via mail order. After a wonderful review by Banjo Newsletter, demand for the TB-100 mushroomed. As the company grew, Wayne’s innovations, combined with proven vintage designs, had dealers and their customers clamoring for Gold Tone’s affordable yet high-quality banjos. Gold Tone’s offerings grew to include fretted string instruments of every description including four-string and five-string banjos, six-string banjos (banjitars), mandolin-banjos, Weissenborn Hawaiian steel guitars, metal- and wood-bodied resonator guitars and mandolins.

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