Guitar Shops in Oxford

Guitar Shops in Oxford

For a city that has produced such musical pedigree, the shops that supply these bands have to be equally high-quality, and Oxford does not disappoint. Ranging from comprehensive and extensive selections to incredibly high-quality handcrafted instruments Oxford's guitar shops have something for the beginner and the professional, for whom buying a new guitar is of equal importance. Guitar Lessons Oxford has trawled the city for the best shops so all you have to do is get down there and give them a go.

PMT Music can be found on units 4 & 5, Tyndale House, Cowley Road, OX4 1JH just ten minutes walk from the city centre, making it a prime location for making that big purchase or just browsing. The staff boast expert knowledge of their stock without being intimidating for beginners, just looking to make sure you get the best out of your new equipment. Don't let this put you off if you already know exactly what you are looking for, for a seasoned professional PMT Music has an enormous variety of guitars, amps, basses, drums and PA systems for literally all your possible needs. Voted the best multiple retailers in 2012, and featuring regular custom from Oxford veterans Radiohead and Supergrass, you are guaranteed to be getting excellent gear and excellent service.

Vintage and Modern Guitars are aptly named for their selection ranging from weatherworn and warm-sounding vintage guitars to more modern guitars that are perhaps easier on the wallet. Centrally located, Vintage and Modern Guitars is your choice of store for Fender, Gretsch and Gibson guitars, as well as being the exclusive retailer for Reverend Guitars, offering a unique alternative to make you stand out from the crowd. If your savings permit, you can make appointments to view the vintage guitars on offer, with Les Pauls from Gibson's heyday or Stratocasters from the early '60s the store's website also has video demonstrations to get a closer look before you make that trip. If you are interested in the finer specimens head down to 1a Cornmarket, Thame, OX9 3DX and get a feel of the best of the best.

Fine Guitars are located at 24 Stert Street, Abingdon, OX14 3JP and specialise in guitars, more specifically high-quality classical instruments, although they do stock certain electric guitar lines. The store boasts professional service, offering only the most precise advice, whilst their guitars are handcrafted by expert luthiers, enabling quality of customisation to exactly suit your needs as a player. Fine guitars live up to its name, and if you are in need of a specialist instrument of the highest-quality, get in contact with them and they can even arrange a private demonstration in absolute peace and quiet. If you are an expert player whose needs are detailed enough to boil down to specific types of wood then Fine Guitars is the shop for you, guaranteeing you utmost quality.

One Man Band Music is a Yamaha digital keyboard and piano specialist, yet they also stock a good selection of guitars, basses and drum kits covering pretty much all bases. Covering an expansive three showrooms, One Man Band offers a comprehensive range of instruments for all parts of a band, with expert staff on hand to advise and lots of space for feeling and handling the instruments, something that is essential for such a big purchase. Catering to all standards, the store's website offers a video tour through the three rooms enabling the beginner to assess the range and the professional to get a closer look at specific models. The store can offer a rental scheme for those who are really indecisive and can even set up your new instrument in store exactly the way you like it so you will get the most out of your new piece of art. One Man Band is located at 8-9 Lion Walk, Banbury, OX16 5UD so get down soon and make the most out of their selection and service.

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