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The Ultimate Music Destination for the Traditional & Modern Player

Expert Repairs

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

Music Lessons

Personally Tailored Instruction in A Comfortable Atmosphere


New Arrivals

Specials & Featured Items

Emory’s Picks

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


Brad Kolodner’s Clawhammer Workshop

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Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe Presents Brad Kolodner’s Old-Time Clawhammer  Five Weeks $125.00 Beginner Banjo Style Workshop #1 From 6:45 – 7:45 PM Advanced Beginner Banjo Style Workshop #2 From 8:00 –…

Play the New 2016 Taylor Guitars at Appalachian Bluegrass Catonsville, Maryland

Be The First To Play the New 2016 Taylor Guitars

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Be The First To Play The New Taylor Guitar Models For 2016 Mark Your Calendar! Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:00 - 9:00 PM Just in from El Cajon,...


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FREE MARTIN GUITAR RESTRING CLINIC.  Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe, Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 4:00PM – 8:00PM.  Martin Guitars will be providing their new Martin Lifespan SP Strings and Appalachian Bluegrass…

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LOWEST PRICES OF THE YEAR OF ALL MARTIN GUITARS AT APPALACHIAN BLUEGRASS!!!  On Thursday, December 3, 2015, Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe will be hosting our Annual Martin Experience Sales Event from…