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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

David Grier Impromptu Jam at Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe

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Video of an impromptu jam session with flat-picking legend David Grier and Appalachian Bluegrass’ own wonderful flat-picking guitar instructor, Charles Roe.

An Evening Of Bliuegrass Concert

Steep Canyon Rangers – An Evening Bluegrass Festival

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Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe is co-sponsoring an Evening Bluegrass Festival.  Featuring The Steep Canyon Rangers, Bob Perilla’s Big Hillbilly Bluegrass Band and Tim and Savannah Finch and The Eastman String Band….

Video Product Review: Collings CJ35 Guitar

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Give a listen to the amazing Collings CJ35 guitar as played by Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe’s very own Tyler Wheeler.

Video Product Review: Eastman AR085CE Arch-Top Guitar

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Give a listen to the versatile Eastman AR085CE Arch-Top Guitar, as played by Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe’s own, Tyler Wheeler.