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The Ultimate Music Destination for the Traditional & Modern Player

New Arrivals

  • Used Gibson J-45 adj 1966 Cherry Sunburst

    $2,700.00 FREE Shipping!
  • Used Kohno No. 20 w/Gutmeier Double Top 1976

    $5,800.00 FREE Shipping!
  • Used Collings CJ MR SB (2015)

    $5,200.00 FREE Shipping!
  • Used Santa Cruz 1929 0-73 Adirondack/Brazilian 2014

    $7,000.00 FREE Shipping!
  • Northfield NF-F5S “S” Series F-Style Mandolin

    $2,995.00 FREE Shipping!
  • Northfield Big Mon F-Style Mandolin

    $4,495.00 FREE Shipping!
  • Used GIBSON DOVE 2006

    $2,599.00 FREE Shipping!
  • Sale!

    Taylor 510E

    $3,378.00 $2,599.00 FREE Shipping!

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


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Our Annual Eastman Guitar and Mandolin Show and Sale.  On Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 12:00 – 5:00. Our Sales Representative with Eastman Instruments, Tim Finch, will be bringing a…


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LOWEST PRICES OF THE YEAR ON ALL MARTIN GUITARS AT APPALACHIAN BLUEGRASS!!!  On Thursday, November 16, 2017.   Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe will be hosting our Annual Martin Experience Sales Event…

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...

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!