Music Shops in Edinburgh

Find the best places in Edinburgh to buy music equipment.

Here at Drum Lessons Edinburgh our students are more often than not looking to upgrade and accessorize their equipment or sometimes are looking for a new drum kit altogether.

Their first port of call is to ask their teacher what retailers in Edinburgh offer the best deals on high-quality equipment, so we've compiled a list of some of the cities best music stores where you can get your hands on some of the best bits of kit.

Drum Central

Drum Central is a well-established drum specialist based near the Newington area of Edinburgh. They offer one of the widest selection of drum kits and accessories in the United Kingdom at a wide variety of prices, so there's bound to be something here that will suit you no matter the size of your budget. The store also offers drum kit tuning and overhauls, so you'll be able to maintain your prized possession in one swift easy process. You'll find yourself feeling like a kid in a candy shop here with all the kit they've got on display so give them a visit ASAP.

Drum Central Edinburgh Ltd, 58 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JB.

Telephone: 0131 6673844.

Red Dog Music

Red Dog Music is one of Edinburgh's largest music stores, with over 5000 sqft of instruments on display. Unlike the other two shops on this list, Red Dog Music is unspecialised and so deals in all sorts of instruments and accessories as well as a flavourful stock of music books and records too. The store is located within 10 minutes walk from Waverley Station (mainline) and boasts an army of friendly, experienced and well-informed staff who will be able to hunt down the instrument you're looking for- or anything else found within their labyrinth of instruments for that matter. They're sat right in the centre of the city so they're hard to miss, drop in and check them out.

Red Dog Music, 1 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HY.

Telephone: 0131 2298211.

Scayles Music

Scayles Music is a great all round music store located at 50 St Patrick Square, Newington, Edinburgh EH8 9EZ. Scales are a traditional music shop based in Edinburgh, Scotland. They buy and sell a huge selection of different musical instruments and accessories, from the usual instruments everyone knows and loves like Guitars and Mandolins to the weird and wonderfully exotic one such as UDUs and Dulcimers. They have the largest range of different musical instruments in town. They try and keep a decent range of instruments in every different section of the shop - from more inexpensive beginners instruments through to professional models in the upper price ranges. Their friendly staff are always at hand to help with guiding you through the differences between the instruments to help you find what is best for you.


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