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The Ultimate Music Destination for the Traditional & Modern Player

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Gold-Level Factory-Authorized Repairs & Warranty Service by Master Luthiers

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Personally Tailored Instruction in A Comfortable Atmosphere


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Expert Guitar Instrument Repair & Warranty Service at Appalachian Bluegrass
Experienced Instructors Give Personal Music Lessons at Appalachian Bluegrass

So Much More At the Store!

Not only does Appalachian Bluegrass have more acoustic guitars and instruments than we can fit online, but we also stock every must-have accessory — tuners, pickups, capos, strings, picks, straps, cables and more! So stop by the store and say hi.

Emory and Charlene Knode of Appalachian Bluegrass

Appalachian Bluegrass Has Been Serving the Music Community For Over 50 Years!

Offering top-quality instruments, world-class service and professional music instruction, not to mention extensive community engagement and corporate sponsorships, the Knode family and Appalachian Bluegrass have been serving the local music community since 1960.

Appalachian Bluegrass boasts an extensive inventory, and our world-class service and repair center is continually recognized by brands like Taylor, Martin, Eastman, and Collings. In addition our support of open jam sessions, concert series, workshops and sponsorships for schools and parks has been recognized and praised by community leaders. Appalachian Bluegrass is Baltimore’s top choice for the finest acoustic & electric guitars, banjos, mandolins, dobros, fiddles, ukuleles, amps, accessories and more… all in a comfortable and always-friendly atmosphere.

Appalachian Bluegrass is acoustic music innovation rooted in tradition.

Shop Buzz & Upcoming Events

Harry Koizumi’s Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Concert

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Harry Koizumi Slack Key Guitar concert that took place at Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe on Friday June 19th — a well-attended event that was surely a treat to listen to.


New Taylor Big Baby With Electronics At Appalachian Bluegrass

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New & Improved!  Taylor Guitars has Improved a Best Selling Guitar The Big Baby by adding on-board electronics.  The Big Baby now has the Taylor Expression System Baby (ES-B) pickup…


Martin Dreadnought Junior Available At Appalachian Bluegrass

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Just in from Martin Guitars. A brand new design.  The Ultimate Travel Guitar. The Martin Dreadnought Junior.  Limited Availability.  In Stock Here At Appalachian Bluegrass Click Here To Check It…

Deer Creek Fiddler's Convention Appalachian Bluegrass

Appalachian Bluegrass at the Deer Creek Fiddler’s Convention

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Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe will be a new vendor at the 44th Annual Deer Creek Fiddler’s Convention which is a Maryland Tradition Since 1972.  This Saturday, June 13, 2015.  Gates open…