Whether you're a virtuoso or a beginner, these mom and pop shops have everything from renting, to buying new and used instruments to taking lessons.
It doesn't matter that I grew up with Jason Viseltear or that he fixed my cello and bow... this guy is the best of the best in string instrument repair! And he's super sweet to boot.
If you really want to support small businesses and maintain your cool at the same time, then buy your guitar, banjo, bass, etc. here. These guys rock and so will you.
Whether you want to rent a trumpet, learn how to shred on a Gibson Flying V or update your classical music songbooks, this modest shop will pull through!
If you're looking for new or used guitars, come here! And ya don't have to be Eric Clapton to have a coveted custom made Kelly guitar, by God! You deserve to be cool too.
In the heart of the badass East Village, you can purchase a Fender bass, a djembe drum or have your viola repaired... all the while taking guitar lessons.