Everything About Music In Columbia 

Local music shops Columbia buy drums guitars in your area

Today we will try to fill you in on everything we know about music in Columbia. This is certainly a broad topic but we will do our best to cover the full local scene in this post.

To get the ball rolling we will discuss the best musical instrument stores in Columbia. There will be separate lists for where to buy guitars in your area as well as the top drum shops in town.

Obviously there will be some crossover in those sections as some stores will have the leading guitar brands for sale like Gibson, Fender, or Keisel as well as all the keyboards, synthesizers, pedals, amps, or pretty much any supplies you may need.

Up next we will get into where to go for quality instrument repair near you. Some of you may need a piano tuned, a guitar repaired, or work done on other band instruments and there is somebody out there that can assist.

The best Columbia music lessons for kids or adults will get a shout out. And then there will be some local stores for music lovers with vintage CD’s and records.

We also think many of you will want to know about the best local concert halls and live music venues. There are also many bars and restaurants that have live music around the city.

And our final section will get into the best festivals on the calendar. Stick around until the end where you will find a map with the wide variety of stores and venues we are discussing pinned on it. For more on where to buy instruments or listen to great tunes around the Southeast click that link.

Musical Instrument Stores In Columbia

When you want to go to one of the best musical instrument stores in Columbia head to:

Star Music Company provides piano, guitar, bass, mandolin, ukulele, banjo, drum, saxophone, flute, clarinet, trumpet, horn, trombone, violin, viola, cello, and voice lessons as well as selling instruments and offering rental services.

Since 1979 Sims Music has been offering a fine selection of instruments from top brands as well as rental services and local music lessons.

Instruments, accessories, and numerous services including flexible rental plans, repairs, and lessons are offered at Music & Arts.

Where To Buy Guitars

If you are specifically trying to buy a guitar or guitar accessories check out:

You can sell used instruments near you and buy quality guitars, basses, drums, mandolins, banjos, speakers, and more at Music Store from Monday through Saturday.

Guitar Center is home to one of the largest selections of popular guitars, basses, amplifiers, keyboards, workstations, drums, percussion, microphones, PA systems, DJ equipment, stage lighting, recording software, studio gear, and more.

Other places that we have mentioned throughout the post that are great places to buy guitars are Star Music Company, Sims Music, and Music & Arts.

Drum Shops Near You

And for the best drum shops near you:

Ferrell’s is a local music store offering a variety of instruments, amps, mics, and accessories as well as repair services at a reasonable price.

Another place that we have mentioned throughout the post that is a great place to buy drums is Star Music Company.

Instrument Repair

You can get quality instrument repairs at:

Allegro Winds is open from Monday through Saturday selling refurbished instruments in your area and providing repair services for woodwind like flutes, clarinets, saxophones, and double reeds.

Musician Supply accepts trade ins, offers repair services, and has two showrooms filled with quality band and orchestra instruments, guitars, drums, and refurbished gear that are all ready for you try out.

You can also have your instruments repaired at Music & Arts and Ferrell’s Music from some of our other lists.

A couple of other places that we have mentioned throughout the post that are great places for instrument repair are Star Music Company and Sims Music.

Music Lessons

Columbia Arts Academy at 3630 Rosewood Dr is one of the largest music schools near you teaching over 1,500 students with piano, electric and acoustic guitar, drum, bass, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, violin, and voice lessons.

More options for lessons include Star Music Company, Sims Music, and Music & Arts from some different lists.

CD & Record Stores

Some of our favorite local stores for music lovers with lots of vintage CD’s and records are:

You can find a large selection of both new and used vinyl records, CD’s, DVD’s, blu-rays, cassettes, and VHS tapes of just about every genre at Scratch N Spin who will buy your old records and CD’s too.

Some of the items that you will find at Papa Jazz Shoppe include new and used vinyl, CD’s, DVD’s, blu-rays, cassettes, VHS tapes, record sleeves, players, and brushes.

Columbia Live Music Venues

These Columbia live music venues are great places to see a concert or performance:

With multiple bars and live music in your area including rock, jazz, and hip hop The Senate might just be the perfect venue for your next event.

Restaurants With Live Music

These restaurants with live music can be a lot of fun:

You can listen to some of the finest jazz and blues music and even watch concerts in an upscale atmosphere at Chayz Lounge.

Gervais & Vine is an award winning bar serving some of the best Mediterranean inspired wine with over 40 varieties as well as a wide selection of craft beers and top shelf spirits to choose from with live local music. They also have a beautiful outdoor patio where you can chill out with your friends.

Bars With Live Music

Plus there are bars that play live music too:

Music Festivals

We will be back soon with some of the best music festivals near Columbia.

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Enjoy The Columbia Local Music Scene

Well guys, we tried cover the local scene as well as we could. You read about the best musical instrument stores, drum and guitar shops, instrument repair services, where to go for lessons, vintage CD & record stores, concert halls and other live music venues like bars and restaurants, plus the best festivals near you.

Anyone that is still here probably knows bit about the local music scene themselves. If so feel free to tell us if we got anything incorrect, if we left any cool spots out, or just share your own thoughts in the comments at the end of the post.  No matter if you are trying to buy a new instrument, wanted some live entertainment, needed a vintage CD and record, or just wanted to learn more about music in Columbia we hope you enjoy yourself.

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