Best Philly Music Repair Shops 2015

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Calling all Philadelphia musicians! We all have that fear that one day the neck of our beautiful Takamine will become warped from traveling to all of your gigs, or that our snare drum will break from playing too hard. No one wants to think about cracking a cymbal or damaging the reed of your favorite saxophone, but never fear! There are a handful of awesome repair shops located right inside Philly. Some of them even do emergency repairs so you can have your baby in your hands the same day. Here’s a list of some of the best repair shops Philly has to offer.

Bluebond Guitars
511 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Bluebond has been serving Philadelphians since the ’80’s. They offer all aspect of guitar repair from the most minuscule jobs to a full restoration.

Golden Violins 
7801 Winston Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19118

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This violin shop is amazing! In addition to repairing violins, this shop also creates custom pieces including violins, guitars, violas, cellos and more.

Larry Frank Woodwind Repair
7839 Langdon St, Philadelphia, PA 19111

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Larry Frank Woodwind Repair fixes all types of woodwind and brass instruments. They even perform emergency repairs while you wait!

Kings Music
1828 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
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Kings music offers repair on woodwind instruments, amps, guitars, and brass. The rates are low, and the turnover time is great!

Windwork Studio
244 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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If you ever need your wind instrument fixed…this is the perfect place for you! Trained in more then just simple repair, these folks can fix almost anything on your wind instrument!

Golfen Guitar Repair
1501 S. Keystone Ave, Upper Darby, PA 19082

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You’ll have to travel a little bit out of the city for this one, but it might be worth it! They can repair and maintenance all fretted instruments.

These are just a few of the incredible music repair shops that Philadelphia has to offer their musicians. The Philly music scene is constantly growing, and the environment is fully supportive. Don’t panic if your instrument needs a little bit of help, you have a handful of options to choose from: keep calm and jam on!

Did we miss any awesome repair shops in Philly? Let us know your favorites below!

 

 

1 Comment

  1. Electrotype

    August 27, 2015 at 9:10 pm

    Hammer Music Company in Bensalem, PA (http://www.hammerwoodwinds.com)
    They (twice) did an excellent job with my favorite flute. (Yes I play the flute too because I’m a prog rocker.) Anyway, great service, pro level work, and I highly recommend them!

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