Music Shops in York

Find the best places in York to buy music equipment.

One of the most exciting moments for many of our students here at Guitar Lessons York is when they purchase their first guitar.

However, taking that step after a few guitar lessons with us can be quite daunting, for there are so many different types of guitars out there.

Our tutors here at Guitar Lessons York understand the importance of choosing the right guitar for you, for it can truly transform your guitar playing. For that reason, they have put together a list of the best guitar shops in York, so that you know where to go for reliable advice and high-quality guitars.

MOR Music

MOR Music is located in the heart of York and is a must for any guitarist looking for something new to take their guitar playing to the next level. For the beginners, they offer everything you could need, from guitars to amps. Their products include some of the top ranges of guitars and come in at a wide variety of prices. And with second-hand equipment also on offer, you don’t need to break the bank to get something new for your guitar playing. MOR Music is not just the place to come to get your perfect guitar to excel inside and outside of your guitar lessons, but it is also the place to come for any of your guitar needs. The shop offers guitar setups and repairs, so no matter whether you already own a great guitar, MOR Music can help you get an even better sound from your guitar.

Banks Musicroom

Banks Musicroom has played a central role in York’s music scene for decades, offering a wide variety of guitars and accessories. As part of a prestigious national chain, you can guarantee that you will find good quality products at Banks Musicroom. For those just starting out with their guitar lessons with us here at Guitar Lessons York, Banks Musicroom is a great option to pick up a good quality guitar at a low price. But the shop doesn’t just cater for beginner guitarists, for its great range of accessories, from sheet music to guitar pedals and tuners, are suited to any level of guitarist. The shop is run by music professionals, meaning that should you need some guidance on which guitar or guitar accessory is right for you, there will be someone on hand to help you choose. With a central York location on Lendal, YO1 8AU, there is no reason not to head down and browse the great selection of guitars there.

Gear 4 Music

Gear 4 Music has some great deals on guitars, so if you are looking for something in the lower price bracket, this could be the place for you. That doesn’t mean that the guitars aren’t top quality, for you will find all the best brands at Gear 4 Music, including Gibson and Fender guitars. They also make their own brand range of instruments for those looking for a guitar to get them started with their guitar lessons. For the more experienced guitarist looking for a new guitar sound, Gear 4 Music has one of the largest ranges of guitar effects pedals, so you will not leave empty-handed. And with friendly staff on hand to give guidance, you are sure to find the perfect product for your guitar playing needs. Gear 4 Music is based on Kettlestring Lane, YO30 4XF.

Red Cow Music

Red Cow Music has such a wide range of guitars that it can be difficult to know where to start, but with staff who have over 50 years experience in the business, you will be in knowledgeable hands to ensure you get the right guitar for you. With acoustic, electric, classical and resonator guitars to choose from, Red Cow Music is the place to come to no matter what style of guitar you enjoy playing. You will also find the top brands of guitar makers within the store at competitive prices, meaning you don’t have to sacrifice quality for the price. They also have a fantastic range of accessories to compliment your guitar playing, meaning you will always find something new for your guitar no matter what level you are playing at. Red Cow Music is located in the centre of York on Goodramgate.


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