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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

Mixed Business Performs for In-Store Series

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Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe presents the band, Mixed Business, as part of our "Just Stopping By" Series of in-store performances. In this segment recorded on November12, 2015, the Annapolis-based Mixed Business performs four of...
Appalachian Bluegrass Thanksgiving Weekend Sale


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Appalachian Bluegrass Thanksgiving Weekend Sale Everything On Sale Friday & Saturday! Opening at 10:00am with the Lowest Prices of The Year! Discounts on EVERY Instrument! * Consignment and Clearance Models Excluded 10%...

Just Stopping By: The Plate Scrapers

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The Plate Scrappers from Hagerstown, MD stopped by Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe in Catonsville, Maryland on Oct 15, 2015 on their way through town for a gig at the 8×10 in Baltimore. The band grabbed a few of the fine instruments in the showroom and picked a few tunes. Enjoy!

Taylor Road Show at Appalachian Bluegrass Catonsville Maryland


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Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe Proudly Presents Our Annual Taylor Guitar Roadshow And Find Your Fit Event on Thursday, October 29, 2015. Find Your Fit Event, Thursday, October 29, 2015 From 2:00 – 6:00…