Everything About Music In Las Vegas

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We appreciate you joining us for this deep dive into everything about music in Las Vegas that should only take a few short minutes to read. Of course this is a really broad topic but we will do our best to share as much info as possible while doing our best to not waste your time.

Getting things going will be a list of the best musical instrument stores in your area. There will even be separate lists for where to buy guitars and the top drum shops in town and while some may quibble about which store should go in which list we will do our best to get things sorted out for you.

Where to get a broken instrument repaired will follow that up. There are many repair companies that can tune a piano, repair a guitar, or work on all varieties of band instruments.

Once all the instrument talk is out of the way we will pivot to local music classes and lessons for kids or adults before moving on to stores for music lovers that sell vintage CD’s and records. You can find numerous places to be entertained at the best concert halls and live music venues near you.

Bars and restaurants with live music will get a shout out as well. A discussion about the Las Vegas music calendar wouldn’t be complete without mentioning some great festivals and events either.

At the end we will share a map to help you find these stores or venues, and you are all welcome to read more about the scene in some other towns around the region if interested.

Musical Instrument Stores In  Las Vegas

The best musical instrument stores near you would be:

Family Music is one of the best and most experienced music stores in your area selling, renting, repairing, and teaching music courses as well as carrying a full variety of pianos, guitars, drums, sheet music, and band and orchestra instruments.

If you are trying to buy musical instruments in Las Vegas including DJ and lighting gear and recording equipment head to Sam Ash Music Store where guitars, drums, speakers, microphones, and band and orchestra instruments can all be found.

AJ’s Music & Vintage Guitars sells new and vintage electric guitars and amps plus they do repairs and can help design and create the fender Relic guitars.

Kessler & Sons Music in Henderson offers brass winds, wood winds, strings, percussion kits, rentals, and much more.

Where To Buy Guitars

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

At Heartbreaker Guitars you will find a wide range of unique acoustic and electric guitars from Bourgeois, Lowden, Rick Turner, Santa Cruz, and more.

Several brands of electric guitars and handcrafted custom versions are available at the local Roman Guitars as well as parts and repairs, amplifiers, microphones and kits, new and used guitars, and basses from many other brands.

J&E is a spacious showroom featuring new, used, and vintage guitars as well as amplifiers and effects pedals from well-known brands like Fender, Gibson, Epiphone, Martin, Taylor, and others.

Expect to find a large selection of top-brand guitars, amps, drums, keyboards, recording equipment, DJ equipment, lighting, and more at Guitar Center in Summerlin.

Drum Shops Near You

Cogs Custom Drums offers custom drum sets and custom snare drums that are affordable and pocket friendly as well as a lot of other big and small companies manufacturing fantastic quality instruments.

Of course many of the other instrument stores from different lists will sell drums in your area too.

Instrument Repairs

You can get quality instrument repair services in Las Vegas at:

AMD Guitar Works has over ten years of experience in repairs, speaker replacements, and re-coning and they provide fully certified and insured guitar and bass services.

RM Guitars is a retail music store and professional guitar repair and customization shop in Las Vegas that can do replacement of tuning hardware, neck leveling, electric diagnostics and repair, truss rod adjustments, and headstock repairs.

You can get official certified repair tech with warranties for Martin, Taylor, Guild, Cordoba, Lowden, Santa Cruz, ESP, LTD, and Takamine guitars at Topaz Guitar Repair who can work on electric, acoustic, bass, mandolins, ukuleles, banjos, and anything stringed.

Del Quadro custom trumpets is a service all needs trumpet store that also do local repairs on all brass instruments including trumpets, cornets, flugelhorns, French horns, baritones, tubas, and sousaphones.

Other places we have mentioned throughout the post that also offer instrument repair include AJ’s Music & Vintage Guitars, Family Music, and Roman Guitars.

Music Lessons

Taking music lessons at these schools can level up your game in a hurry:

Music Lessons Las Vegas is one of the valley’s leaders in individual music lessons and they are happy to teach guitar, piano, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass in a variety of styles as well as songwriting and composition coaching and music theory tutoring.

Another premier music academy which gives private lessons either in-person or virtual on practically all instruments is Nevada Music Academy.

Brill is one of the largest music schools in your area offering individual one-on-one teaching on all major musical instruments.

For a vast performance experience and advanced degrees in music consider Kristie’s Music Studio which has harp and piano lessons with tailored instruction to fit the specific needs of both children and adults.

At School of Rock in Henderson there are in-person and online music lessons for students of all ages integrating one-on-one drum, bass, keyboard, vocal, and guitar classes with group rehearsals as students learn to play music from day one and put on live performances at venues in town.

Other places we have mentioned throughout the post that also offer local lessons include Family Music.

CD & Record Stores

Live music lessons near you Las Vegas vintage CD record stores

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

Wax Trax Records is a laid-back three-story vinyl record store near you that also sells CD’s, cassettes, and memorabilia.

You can select from a large collection of records at MoonDog Albums where turntables and other audio equipment are also sold.

11th Street Record Shop is chill shop featuring rare vinyl records and films plus memorabilia and other collectables.

Live Music Venues

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

Myron’s is a one-of-a-kind location with a spectacular view of Symphony Park, 32″ circular tables, a stage, a built-in screen and projector, a mezzanine, and cabaret-style jazz concerts to enjoy with a bar and tapas menu.

For an upscale live music establishment and rock ‘n’ roll lounge with pool tables and live performers in a music-themed setting head to Backstage Bar & Billiards.

The Railhead is a long-standing intimate performance venue that features a variety of music genres in your area in historical surroundings from Latin evenings to rock tribute bands.

Vino Del Lago is a wine lounge that provides a unique dispensing system that allows you to sample and enjoy more than 25 different wines by the glass while listening to good live music.

Restaurants With Live Music

Have a nice meal and enjoy good music at these restaurants:

Más Por Favor Taqueria y Tequila brings a strip-worthy experience to the heart of Chinatown serving fast-casual Mexican food and more plus they have a private sumptuous speakeasy bar.

The Italian American Club Restaurant has great live music near you and is an old-fashioned supper club and lounge featuring Italian cuisine, a full bar, celebrity photo exhibits, and more.

Bars With Live Music In Las Vegas

Plus there are bars that play live music too:

18bin is a downtown bar and restaurant with live music in the heart of the Las Vegas arts district with craft cocktails, traditional and vegan eating options, global bar nibbles, and happy hours.

You can enjoy some of the top live local bands at The Hideaway who is always eager to assist new country bands in finding a home and they also host weekly events ranging from line dancing instruction on their spacious dance floor to karaoke with their awesome DJ.

Velveteen Rabbit is a sibling-run haunt that serves craft cocktails and beer among quirky, vintage décor, and music events.

Music Festivals In Your Area

And finally for the top music festivals near you:

Electric Daisy Carnival is a globally recognized dance music festival and the main brand in Insomniac’s portfolio of events and productions that is preceded by a celebratory week of pool parties and dance music activities all across the strip.

Collective Zoo Block Party is a music festival in Las Vegas that also includes art, food, a party with live acts and games, culture painting, and other activities.

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Enjoy The Las Vegas Local Music Scene

Well guys, we tried cover as much as we possibly could. You read about the best musical instrument stores, drum and guitar shops, instrument repair services, where to go for lessons, vintage CD and 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. Now go have fun enjoying the music in Las Vegas.

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