About the Weed Patch Music
The Weed Patch Music Company is owned and
operated by recording artist and multi-instrumentalist Kara Barnard and Luthier
Jeff Russell. They didn't start this adventure to turn a profit. Jeff and Kara
view the store as a musician's co-op where luthiers talk shop and musicians
Kara Barnard, studio musician, recording artist, instructor,
backpacker, mountain and road biker
Jeff Russell, banjo builder, luthier, musician, machinist,
biker, long distance runner
Come and visit the Weed Patch Music Company in
Brown County. The store's so close to the courthouse you could toss a penny
underhanded and hit the side door! Just look for the big banjo that hangs over
You find banjos, guitars, mandolins, ukes, native american flutes, hand percussion, videos, harps and more. Many created by hand by local Indiana luthiers.
Click here to read the whole Weed Patch Music Company story as
reported in "Our Brown County" magazine.
Music Books and Video Lending Library
At the Weed Patch Music Company you'll find
popular music books as well as rare titles independently published by musicians
from all over the country.
We also have a free video lending
Traditional Instruments for Sale
Affordable instruments to inspire the beginner and
one-of-a-kind locally made
instruments to awe the professional.
Click here to read more about the instruments we
We ship instruments and accessories anywhere in the US!
Custom orders, banjo repair and set up by Jeff
Violin Repair by Koi DePompeo.
Weekly lessons, master classes and monthly
workshops on guitar, banjo, mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, mandolin,
fiddle, and tin whistle.
We'll even let you borrow an instrument to take a
workshop when you're in town!
Click here for more
information on music lessons.
Click here to view
our schedule of events.
Call us at 812-988-1180 for more