Everything About Music In Jacksonville 

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

To get the ball rolling we will discuss the best musical instrument stores in Jacksonville. 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 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 concert halls and live music venues in the region. 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 Jacksonville music scene 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 local Southeast
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Musical Instrument Stores In Jacksonville

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

George’s has been open since 1977 and is an employee owned music store in your area with a large selection of instruments and gear that can also handle repairs. Lessons in guitar, keyboard, sound, recording, and more are available.

Any singer, musician, band, church, or company can find great prices and almost everything they need at Kevin’s Musicians Superstore.

Mockshop Music Exchange sells all types of musical instruments in Jacksonville including guitars, basss, violins, drums, pianos, and much more.

Clark’s Music Center proudly supports local musicians while offering a vast collection of drums, keyboards, amps, and guitars.

Where To Buy Guitars

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

New and used guitars, ukuleles, other instruments, tuner’s, amps, effects, stands, strings, picks, and parts are all of available at Guitars United which can can get repairs done quickly and professionally.

At the Guitar Center near you in Orange Park you’ll find a huge selection of amps, drums, keyboards, recording gear, DJ equipment, lighting, and more from all the major brands like Fender, Gibson, and others.

Plenty of other music stores in Jacksonville will sell guitars so you don’t need to only focus on this section, these are just the most guitar centric shops.

Drum Shops Near You

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We mentioned Mockshop Music Exchange and Clark’s Music Center in the local music stores list but they are also a great place to buy drums.

Instrument Repairs

You can get quality instrument repairs at:

Guitar repair and custom building are just some of what Dales Instrument Repair can handle along with string changes and more.

Music & Arts is a retail chain offering musical instruments, audio gear, accessories, rentals, lessons, and quality instrument repair services in your area.

George’s Music and Guitars United are a couple of other good shops for local instrument repairs who we have already linked you to in other sections.

Music Lessons

You will probably improve your skills by taking music lessons at:

Jacksonville School of Music specializes in high-quality music lessons near you for the piano, guitar, drums, bass, woodwinds, and violin.

Piano, voice, guitar, bass, ukulele, banjo, violin, viola, cello, drums, flute, clarinet, trombone, trumpet, harmonica, and xylophone lessons take place at Wind of Change Academy.

Morris Music Academy offers private lessons for most band and orchestra instruments like the piano, violin, guitar, saxophone, flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, and more along with singing lessons.

Private, one-on-one, in-person music lessons can be found at TR Music & Voice who teaches guitar, voice, piano, drums, bass guitar, violin, and more.

CD & Record Stores

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

Yesterday and Today is one of the best vinyl records stores in Jacksonville with 10,000+ high quality records as well as CD’s, cassettes, equipment, and memorabilia.

Tiger Records is an intimate local record store that carries a diverse selection of new and used records along with t-shirts and some CD’s and cassettes.

Jacksonville Live Music Venues

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

Live music, theatrical performances, and out of this world staging are what you get from The Arena.

1904 Music Hall takes pride in offering a unique environment for numerous entertainment needs.

Jack Rabbits has been one of the top local live music venues for close to 20 years.

The Murray Hill Theatre is a Christian music venue in your area that hosts concerts and events for all ages.

Restaurants With Live Music

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

Enza’s Italian Restaurant is a white-tablecloth eatery featuring traditional Italian cuisine  and nightly live music.

Jazzy’s Restaurant & Lounge is calm hangout offering pork chops, fish dishes, soul food, and live entertainment.

Bars With Live Music

Plus there are bars that play live music too:

Expect to find a jukebox, live music, pool table, and karaoke at Monkey’s Uncle Tavern.

Lynch’s Irish Pub has quirky décor and pub grub to enjoy with some of the best live bar music near you.

Music Festivals In Your Area

Jacksonville Beach’s Springing The Blues Festivals in April is one of the finest blues music events in all of the Southeast.

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Enjoy The Jacksonville Local Music Scene

Well guys, we tried cover the scene as well as we could. You read about the best musical instrument stores in your area along with 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 the Jacksonville music scene we hope you enjoy yourself.

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