Guitar and Pro Audio 250 Main St., Hudson Falls, 746-9500.
Offering products by Ovation, Washburn, Fender, Soundtech,
Hartke bass systems and more.
Strings 1316 Central Ave., Colonie, 458-7717. Concentrating
on guitars and amps with a wide selection of acoustic guitars.
Also PA equipment, repairs and lessons.
Sound 3486 State St., Schenectady, 370-3701. One of the
more established music stores in the area, with one of the
largest selections of new and used equipment around these
501 Columbia Turnpike, Columbia Plaza, East Greenbush,
479-4118. The usual selection of instruments and music lessons,
too. Also small goods, instrument rentals and a wall of sheet
Woodwind and Brass Hilltop Plaza, Latham, 273-4711. New
and used instruments. Specializing in repair.
Junky Music 1770 Central Ave., Colonie, 452-9431. A small
chain with a reputation for discounts. Focuses on new and
used guitars and amps, drums, keyboards.
Falls Guitar 16 Exchange St., Glens Falls, 812-0749. New,
used and vintage guitars by National, Peavey, Seagull, Larrivee,
Morgan and more. Lessons available.
Center 145 Wolf Road, Colonie, 446-1500. This new full-service
music store offers a full selection of guitars, amps, drums,
keyboards as well as used and vintage gear (they take trades).
They advertise low prices, but pride themselves on customer
service with knowledgeable salespeople.
Parkway Plaza, Route 9, Clifton Park, 371-4455; 727 State
St., Schenectady, 374-7433. Not exclusively for rock &
rollers. Along with the requisite guitars, basses and drums,
there’s woodwinds, brass and more. In fact, Hermie’s boasts
that it has “any kind of musical instrument you’re looking
Hilton Music Latham Circle Mall, 783-9400. Full selection
of guitars, amps, PAs, band instruments, lessons and more.
Music 40 Russell Road, Albany, 459-8298. A warehouse o’
instruments—guitars, drums, PAs and more. Friendly to the
discount shopper. Also lessons and fully equipped rehearsal
Guitar Shop 1774 Route 9, Clifton Park, 371-1232. The
name says it all, although there are drums, keyboards and
recording and PA equipment, lessons and repairs too. A reputation
for being low-pressure and generally customer-friendly.
Music 1602 Route 9, Clifton Park, 383-0300. Specializes
in vintage/used equipment and repairs but also offers new
equipment, band instruments, a PA selection, lessons and rentals,
everything but keyboards. A fun amp-browsing spot.
Guitar 8 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, 581-1604. New,
used and vintage guitars in this cozy store, along with repair
service. Willing to buy and trade.
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