Everything About Music In Riverside & San Bernardino

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Hello and welcome to this post on everything about music in Riverside and San Bernardino. There is obviously a lot to discuss on this topic and we will do our best to cover the full scene for you today.

To get us going we will list the best musical instrument stores in Riverside and San Bernardino. There will also be lists for where to buy guitars in your area as well as the top drum shops in town.

Expect there to 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.

Then we will fill you in on where to go for quality instrument repair near you. Whether you need a piano tuned, a guitar repaired, or work done on other band instruments there is somebody out there that can help.

Up next we will talk about where to get the best music lessons for kids or adults. Local stores for music lovers with vintage CD’s and records will have their own section also.

Following that we will list the best concert halls and live music venues, plus we will also discuss the best bars and restaurants that have live music around the city.

And our last section will talk about the best festivals on the Riverside and San Bernardino music calendar. At the end there will even be a map to help you figure out where the wide variety of stores and venues we are discussing are located. You may also want to click this link to read more of our guides for other cities in the region.

Musical Instrument Stores In Riverside & San Bernardino

Most would agree that these are the best musical instrument stores in Riverside and San Bernardino:

JKEAA Music is a family owned store that sells, repairs, and even provides lessons as well as rental services from Monday to Saturday.

Pete’s Music & Guitar Shop is a full service store that has been providing lessons for students of all ages since 1978.

Instruments and accessories including sheet music, amplifiers, and maintenance tools are sold at CJ’s. There are also instruments available at plenty of other places you are about to read about.

Where To Buy Guitars

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

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.

Cottonwood Music Emporium has been selling gear as well as tons of pedals, accessories, and historical instruments from old Gibson guitars to pre war banjos for nearly 2 decades.

You can buy handcrafted bass, guitar cabinets, and amplifiers in your area at Ashen.

Drum Shops Near You

And the best local drum shops would be:

Billy Blast manufactures some of the best handcrafted drums in the world.

Instrument Repair

For instrument repairs in your area try out:

Music and Arts Center provides repair and rental services for all instruments as well as private and group lessons for everyone regardless of age or level. You can also choose from their large selection of products including books and sheets.

Music Service Center provides local repairs for guitars and amplifiers.

You can also have your instruments repaired at places from other lists including JKEAA Music and Pete’s Music & Guitar Shop.

Music Lessons

There are also lessons offered at Pete’s Music & Guitar Shop and Music and Arts Center which we have linked you to previously.

CD & Record Stores

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

You can buy vintage movie posters, collectibles, CD’s, DVD’s and even sell used vinyl records in your area at Redlands Vinyl Records & Collectibles.

Riverside & San Bernardino Live Music Venues

If you are itching to see a concert or performance these Riverside and San Bernardino live music venues are where to go:

Restaurants With Live Music

Want to be entertained while you eat? You will be at these restaurants with live music:

Some of the few classic pub favorites at Lake Alice Trading are fried pickles, mozzarella wedges, and curly fries. They also have a sampler platter for a little taste of every food that they offer as well as karaoke.

Law’s Restaurant is an upscale American steakhouse that serves beer, wine, and spirits every day in a welcoming and comfortable environment that often features live music near you.

Bars With Live Music

And for bars that play live music try out:

Music Festivals In Your Area

Have as much fun as you can at these music festivals near you:

The Riverside Art and Music Festival is a free family event featuring community performances and local arts groups and artists.

By the way we have also written about:

Enjoy The Riverside & San Bernardino Local Music Scene

Well guys, we did our best to cover the scene as well as we could. We listed 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 around might just know a little 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 Riverside and San Bernardino we hope you enjoy yourself.

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