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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.

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Eastman ER4-SB El Rey Archtop

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Just Arrived From Eastman Guitars…. A brand new Model for 2015: ER4-SB El Rey Archtop. The next-generation electric arch top is here! Solid Spruce Top, Solid Mahogany back and sides…

Appalachian Bluegrass' Dave MacCubbin In the Baltimore Sun

Appalachian Bluegrass Repair Tech Featured in Baltimore Sun Article

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Appalachian Bluegrass is proud to see one of its expert guitar repair technicians, David MacCubbin, featured in an in-depth article in The Baltimore Sun. The article features a great video showcasing…

Eastman AR371ce-SB Archtop Guitar at Appalachian Bluegrass Baltimore Maryland

Eastman AR371 vs. Gibson ES-175?

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Interested In A Cool Jazz Box That Contends with the Likes of the Gibson ES-175? Well an Eastman AR371 from Appalachian Bluegrass might be your answer!

Appalachian Bluegrass Introducing The Redesigned Taylor 614CE for 2015

Introducing The Redesigned Taylor 614CE for 2015

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Appalachian Bluegrass Introduces the Redesigned Taylor 614CE for 2015. Check out the new tone enhancing features, new appointments and tone tine characteristics of these great new axes. Plus get a discount when you order yours from us!