Nashville December 05, 2017
The Definitive List Of The 6 Best Music Stores To Visit In Nashville
Nashville isn’t known as “Music City” for nothing, and it has an expansive collection of locally owned music shops that are perfect throughout the year, to shop and experience. Whether you’re on the east side or the west side of town, each of these spots perfectly evoke Nashville’s love of music alongside the twang of its southern heritage. Have you been to any of our top picks…? If we missed your favorite, make sure to leave your thoughts in the comments below.
1. Corner Music
Corner Music is located in 12 South, and has been since 1976. You can buy anything for you music needs at this historic shop, and it's a pretty neat space to wander if you're ever in Nashville.
2. Grimey's New & Preloved Music
Grimey's is where you can go to pick up a few records or catch a show whether you're on the east or west side of town. It comes highly recommended by locals, and it's a must-hit on record day.
3. Cotten Music Center
Cotten Music has been open since 1961, and it has become a historic spot in Music City. You can pick up new and used goods, and it's great for a quick wander if you'd rather mosey through on a lazy afternoon.
4. Nashville New and Used Music
Did you know that Nashville New & Used Music has been open since 1976? It's well known for its expansive inventory and kind staff that truly love what they do and the instruments they sell. It's a spot run by good ol' boys and great for everyone.
5. Rumble Seat Music
Rumble Seat Music may be a bit newer - it opened in 2016 - but that doesn't mean it's not on its way to becoming a golden oldie. You'll definitely want to come on out if you're looking for premium instruments at a good price.
6. Gruhn Guitars
Gruhn Guitars is currently off of 8th Ave S, and it's known as one of the most expansive collections of new, used and vintage instruments in the city. Did you know that 29 of Eric Clapton's own guitars are on display here...?
So many great places, huh? Keep in mind that if you get hungry, this
newly opened Nashville sandwich spot is a great one to check out ASAP.