Bay Area Music Stores

North, Sacramento

A Brown, 75 Joseph Court, San Rafael
Tone Tubby authorized factory outlet
A Drummer's Tradition, 740 A Street, San Rafael
Bananas at Large, 1654 2nd Street, San Rafael
Bananas at Large, 531 College Avenue, Santa Rosa
Bass and Beyond, 11367 Trade Center Drive #120, Rancho Cordova
Guitar Center, 2027 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Chico
Guitar Center, 5781 Five Star Blvd., Roseville
Guitar Center, 2120 Alta Arden Expressway, Sacramento
Music Exchange, 1537 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
NoiseFX, Sacramento
Effect pedals, synthesizers and accessories.
Schoenberg Guitars, 106 Main Street, Tiburon
Skip's Music, 2740 Auburn Blvd, Sacramento
Smythe's Accordion Center, 442 Petaluma Blvd North, Petaluma
New address, used to be in Oakland.
Tall Toad Music, 43 North Petaluma Boulevard, Petaluma
The Magic Flute, 182 Northgate One, San Rafael
The Nicholson Music Co., 636 E. Bidwell Street, Folsom
The Strum Shop, 209 Vernon St., Roseville
The Tweet Hut, 359 Merchant Street, Vacaville
Watermelon Music, 1970 Lake Blvd, Davis

East Bay, East

A&G Music, 564 14th Street, Oakland
Aantone's Music, 36601 Newark Blvd, Newark
Closed June 2020, owner retired.
Allegro Music, 3115 Walnut Avenue, Fremont
DC Pianos, 2416 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley
Danville Music, 115 Town and Country Drive, Danville
Gill's Music, 5887 Lone Tree Way, Antioch
Guitar Center, 1280 Willow Pass Road, Concord
Guitar Center, 2880 Dublin Blvd., Dublin
Guitar Center, 5925 Shellmound Street, Emeryville
Guitar Center, 3440 McHenry Avenue, Modesto
House of Woodwinds, 2205 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon
I/O Music Technology, 1145 65th St, Oakland
Module synthesizer specialist
Ingram's Music, 1660 Paulson Road, Turlock
Jam Brothers, 1208 Boulevard Way, Walnut Creek
Closed in 2019.
Jay Rosen, Emeryville
Jim's Music, 40919 Fremont Blvd, Fremont
Lamorinda Music, 85 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette
Lark in the Morning, 1001 Camelia Street, Berkeley
New address.
Marquette Audio Labs, 22825 Kings Court, Hayward
New, vintage and custom racked pro audio equipment
Mighty Fine Guitars, 85 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette
Music Exchange, 1501 North Main Street, Walnut Creek
Music Exchange, 7704 Dublin Blvd., Dublin
Musician's Mall, 2111 Channing Way, Berkeley
Indian instruments
Oakland Guitars, 423 40th Street, Oakland
Piedmont Piano Company, 382 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland
Riyaaz Music Shop, 30915 Union City Blvd., Union City
Indian instruments
Skip's Music, 9660 Elk Grove Florin Rd, Elk Grove
Steinway Piano Gallery, 1605 Bonanza Street, Walnut Creek
Subway Guitars, 1800 Cedar Street, Berkeley
The Starving Musician, 2474 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

San Francisco

Acoustic Bass Shop, 528 Magnolia Avenue, South San Francisco
Guitar Center, 1645 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
Mission Synths, 3026 24th Street, San Francisco
Modular synthesizer specialist.
Music Exchange, 700 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
Real Guitars, 15 Lafayette Street, San Francisco
RobotSpeak, 589 1/2 Haight Street, San Francisco
Modular synthesizer specialist.
Rocker Guitars, 1350 Howard Street, San Francisco
Closed around 2017.
Sam Adato's Drum Shop, San Francisco
Steinway Piano Gallery, 647 Mission Street, San Francisco
Sunset Music, 2311 Irving Street, San Francisco
The Guitar Solo, 230 Townsend Sreet, San Francisco
Union Music Company, 1710-B Market Street, San Francisco

Penninsula, San Jose

B Street Music, 1745 Adrian Road, Burlingame
New address, used to be in San Mateo.
Bay Fine Strings, 488 San Mateo Avenue, San Bruno
New address, used to be in San Jose.
Bridgepoint Music, 657 Oak Grove Avenue, Menlo Park
Closed Dec 2020.
C. B. Perkins, 5807 Winfield Blvd., San Jose
Diamond Music, 14506 Big Basin Way, Saratoga
GigaSonic, 260 East Gish Road, San Jose
Gryphon Stringed Instruments, 211 Lambert Avenue, Palo Alto
Don's favorite.
Guitar Center, 53 West Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo
Guitar Center, 3677 Stevens Creek Blvd., San Jose
Guitar Center, 5140 Cherry Ave, San Jose
Guitar Showcase, 3090 South Bascom Avenue, San Jose
Guitar Wars, 4110 Monterey Highway, San Jose
Haight Ashbury / Gelb Music, 722 El Camino Real, Redwood City
They merged to a single store.
Heaney Violins, 1350 Grant Road, Mountain View
Kamimoto String Insturments, 609 N. 4th St, San Jose
Keith Holland Guitars, 16905 Roberts Road, Los Gatos
Music Exchange, 861 South Winchester Blvd., San Jose
Used to be Greene Music.
Music Village, 2971 Union Avenue, San Jose
Music Village, 5885 Santa Teresa Blvd, San Jose
Park Avenue Music Center, 1717 Park Avenue, San Jose
Peninsula Music and Repair, 4333 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Sono Strings, 171 East El Camino Real, Mountain View
Steinway Piano Gallery, 316 State Street, Los Altos
Steve Swan Guitars, 1519 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame
Stevens Violin Shop, 1111 Willow St. # 2, San Jose
The Starving Musician, 3939 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
Ukulele Source, 599 North 5th Street, San Jose
Vision Guitar, 6300 San Ignacio Avenue, San Jose
West Valley Music, 300 West El Camino Real, Mountain View
New address.


Fretro Vintage Guitars, Dolores Street, Carmel
Guitar Center, 6910 Automall Parkway, Gilroy
Keyfax, 911 Center Street, Santa Cruz
Midtown Guitar Co., 926 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz
More Music, 512 Front Street, Santa Cruz
Rumble Seat Music, Dolores St, Carmel
Sylvan Music Shop, 1521 Mission Street, Santa Cruz
The Starving Musician, 1003 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz
Union Grove Music, 1003 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz