Musical Instrument Businesses

Source: Texas Music Office – Casey J. Monahan, Director

Area code 512
(includes Dripping Springs, Pflugerville, Round Rock, San Marcos)

Acorn Designs, LLC
P.O. Box 161714, Austin, TX 78716
(512) 330-9714; (866) 304-5778

Acoustic Haven Guitars
P.O. Box 301257, Austin, TX 78703
(512) 697-9371
Classical, Folk/Acoustic

Acoustic Spaces • Mark Genfan
4804 River Road, Martindale, TX 78655
(512) 751-3377; Fax (512) 357-6908

Alpha Music Center
1739 West Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757-1335
(512) 477-5009; Fax (512) 477-3645

Austin Bass Traders
5310 Spirea Cove, Austin, TX 78749-4373
(512) 445-5572

Austin Instrument Repair
1609 Waterston, Austin, TX 78703-3934
(512) 228-4074

Austin Speaker Service
1726 West Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 452-2202; Fax (512) 452-8249

Austin Strings
13276 Research Blvd., No. 201, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 918-1863
Classical, Folk/Acoustic

Austin Vintage Guitars
1112 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704
(512) 428-9100

Austone Electronics, Inc.
P.O. Box 300717, Austin, TX 78703
(512) 345-6750

Bass Emporium
1720 West Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757-1336
(512) 691-7445; (800) 445-5578; Fax (512) 691-7446

Benke Piano
9217 Hwy. 290 West, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78736
(888) 852-3552; (512) 288-9129; Fax (512) 288-3570

Better Than New Band Repair
1402-D Chisolm Trail Road, Round Rock, TX 78681
(512) 388-7774; Fax (512) 388-3382

Blackerby Violin Shop
1111 West Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 469-9343; (888) 752-9688; Fax (512) 469-9342
Classical

Buckingham Music, Inc.
1011 North 15th Street, Temple, TX 76501-2532
(512) 249-8995
Classical, Indian Classical

Burgentone Instrument Co., LLC
4003 Turkey Creek Drive, Austin, TX 78730
(512) 338-4283; (512) 338-4283

Michael Campbell Piano Service
9815 Copper Creek Drive, No. 1505, Austin, TX 78729
(512) 873-8863

Capital Music Center
6101 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 458-1933; Fax (512) 458-9632

Francisco Chavez-Silva, Piano Technician • Chavez & Sons
906 Cedar Glen, Austin, TX 78745
(512) 707-1570; (512) 567-0099
Christian/Gospel, Classical, Jazz, Latin Pop

Christian Brothers Piano Tuning and Repair 2
6604 Argentia Road, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 302-0101; Fax (801) 409-7799

Clare’s Player Pianos
2502 Princeton Street, Austin, TX
(512) 444-5782

Doug Clark Organ Services
P.O. Box 1010, Pflugerville, TX 78691-1010
(512) 251-4961; Fax (512) 251-4916 call first
Christian/Gospel, Rock

Classical Organs of Texas
8407 Saber Creek Trail, Austin, TX 78759
(512) 680-4584
Christian/Gospel, Classical

Collings Guitars, Inc.
11210 West Highway 290, Austin, TX 78737
(512) 288-7776; Fax (512) 288-6045

Concert Sound
830 West Third, Suite 1138, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 236-9100

Mark Cowick, Piano Tuning & Repair
2604 Friar Tuck Lane, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 917-6634

Craig’s Violins
214-B Sailmaster, Austin, TX 78734
(512) 797-9155
Classical, Country

Crippen Sheet Metal, Inc.
P.O. Box 150609, Austin, TX 78715
(512) 282-9550; Fax (512) 282-0550
Cajun/Zydeco, Rockabilly

The Custom Shop Guitar and Bass
1106 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704
(512) 707-8780
Blues, Country, Rock,

Cutting Edge Music
4308 Clarno Drive, Austin, TX 78749
(512) 517-6591; (512) 280-7177

Dan’l Guitars Incorporated
4107 Tecate Trail, Austin, TX 78739
(512) 282-7688
Classical, Folk/Acoustic, Pop, Rock

Danny Ray’s Music
1920 Sam Bass Road, Round Rock TX 78681
(512) 671-8663; Fax (512) 671-8661

Drumz 2
3700-1/2 Kerbey Lane, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 453-9090; Fax (512) 453-9090
Children’s, World Beat

Durham Electronics
4801 S. Congress Avenue N2, Austin TX 78745
(512) 581-0663

Dan Earhart Piano Tuning
P.O. Box 188, Hawkins, TX 75765-0188
(512) 217-3444
Blues, Cajun/Zydeco

Emrys Music
, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
(512) 264-9171

Erlewine Guitars, Inc.
4402 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78756
(512) 302-1225; Fax (512) 371-1655

Fast Forward Studios • Sneak Preview Music • John Ward Custom Guitars
505 Apache Trail, Leander, TX 78641
(512) 259-3742
Blues, Country

Fender Musical Instrument Corporation
, Austin, TX 78612
(512) 608-1575

Fibes Drum Company
1100 South 8th Street, Austin, TX 78704-2373
(512) 444-3299; Fax (512) 416-9956

Fiddler’s Green Music Shop
1809 West 35th Street, Austin, TX 78703
(512) 452-3900
Classical, Folk/Acoustic

Fiddlestick Bow Shop 2
1403 Alameda Drive, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 440-8579
Bluegrass, Classical, Jazz,

Gibson / Baldwin Showroom
3601 South Congress Avenue, Suite G-400, Austin, TX 78704-7289
(512) 692-4191; Fax (512) 692-4166

Gilbert Guitars
4817 Aberdeen, Austin, TX 78705
(512) 326-4670
Rock, Rockabilly

Gott Music
2047 West Stassney Lane, Suite 430
Austin, TX 78745
(512) 442-8100; Fax (512) 442-8111
geno [at] gottmusic.net

Geno Gottschall, CEO; Beth Gottschall, CFO; Jeff Painter, Technician
Established: 2006
Gott Music is a music store with retail, rentals, repairs, and lessons. Our primary focus is on band and orchestra instruments, but we also carry guitar and drum equipment.

Guitar Center Austin
2525 West Anderson Lane, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 419-1717 ; Fax (512) 419-1718

Guitar Center South Austin
5300 South Mopac, No. 103, Austin, TX 78749
(512) 891-0297; Fax (512) 891-0298

Guitar Resurrection
813 Morrow Street, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 478-0095; Fax (512) 478-2106
Folk/Acoustic, Rock

Guitar Services of Austin
6205 Penwood Lane, Austin, TX 78745
(512) 326-4645

Guitar 25
200 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(877) 983-8988

Heart of Texas Music, Inc.
1002 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704
(512) 444-9750; Fax (512) 444-2772

Hill Country Guitars
111 Old Kyle Road, Suite 200, Wimberley, TX 78676-9701
(512) 847-8677; Fax (512) 847-8699

Hillje Music Center
1601 South I.H. 35, Suite 370, Round Rock, TX 78664
(512) 310-1331; (877) 310-8857

Jerry Holmes, Guitar Technician • Z Room Studio
1406 Wooten Drive, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 459-8860; (512) 694-7593
Country, Pop, Rock

Infinite Response, Inc.
404-B Baylor Street, Austin, TX 78703
(512) 535-5599

JMS Marketing
4830 Eck Lane, Austin, TX 78734
(512) 266-1113; (800) 266-2384; Fax (512) 266-9002

Jennings Instruments
1010 Lazy Lane, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 396-0164

Jupiter Band Instruments, Inc.
P.O. Box 90249, Austin, TX 78709-0249
(512) 288-7400; Fax (512) 288-6445
Classical, Jazz

LCP Fine Arts Academy
200 Buttercup Creek Blvd., No. 104, Cedar Creek, TX 78613
(512) 401-8863; (512) 468-3227
Christian/Gospel, Classical, Folk/Acoustic, Jazz

Leander School of Music
200 Buttercup Creek Blvd #104, Cedar Park, TX 78613
(512) 401-8863; (512) 468-3227
Christian/Gospel, Classical, Folk/Acoustic, Jazz

Lone Star School of Music 2
2824 Real Street, Austin, TX 78722
(512) 524-5252; Fax (512) 524-5253
Bluegrass, Blues, Classical, Rock

Mary’s Piano Service
23552 Nameless Road, Leander, TX 78641
(512) 626-5680

Mazak Music
304 East San Antonio Street, Suite B, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 396-1664; Fax (512) 392-5751

Mixtank Studios
Austin, TX 78748
(512) 825-3847
Blues, Rap/Hip Hop, Rock

Music Lab, Inc.
500 East St. Elmo Road
Austin, TX 78745
(512) 707-0560; (512) 326-3816; Fax (512) 707-2946
info [at] musiclab.net

Danny Cabela, President; Joe Cabela, A/V Installation; Tim Gerron, Studio Manager; Dave Nordyke, Rental Manager
Rehearsal studios • Recording studios • Compact disc manufacturers • Musical instruments–Rental
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences; Texas Music Association; National Association of Music Merchants
Established: 1991
Music Lab, with two locations has 75,000 square feet of rehearsal and recording suites. We offer hourly, monthly or lockout rates. Rehearsal studios vary from small teaching studios all the way up to large sound stages for film and tour support. Audio equipment is tailored to customer needs. In addition, you will find a full service retail store at two locations with numerous product lines available. There is also a multitrack studio and a video editing suite to take care of video and audio needs. The Recording studio utilizes the latest version of Pro Tools for recording, editing and mastering. Other Music Lab services include: PA and equipment rentals, backline, A/V-Lighting installation and CDR/DVD duplication. Clients include: Sheryl Crow, James Taylor, Train, Blues Traveler, Dixie Chicks, Steve Winwood, Cheap Trick, Yolanda Adams, Kevin Fowler, Pat Green, Patty Griffin, Los Lobos, Ivan Neville, Robert Earl Keen, Kris Kristofferson, Lyle Lovett and numerous government and corporate entities.

Musical Exchange
123 East North Loop, Austin, TX 78751
(512) 451-8512; (512) 451-0502; Fax (512) 451-0073
Country, Rock

Musician’s Workshop
P.O. Box 161921, Austin, TX 78716
(512) 452-8348; (800) 543-6125; Fax (512) 327-6603
Blues, Rock

Musicmakers Austin
517-B South Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 444-6686; Fax (512) 444-7152
info [at] musicmakersaustin.com

Allen Kirsh, Business Manager; David Baldry, Co-owner
Musical instruments–Retail • Musical instruments–Rental • Musical instruments–Repair • Musical instruments–Used
National Association of Music Merchants
Established: 1988
Musicmakers Austin sells guitars,basses, amps, keyboards, sound systems and music software. Brands include Fender, Gibson, Seagull, Alvarez and Epiphone, (guitars & basses); Marshall, Mesa Boogie, Fender, Ampeg & Vox amps ;JBL, QSC, Behringer, Mackie,EAW, Reinkus-Heinz, Soundcraft and Audio Technica PA gear. Keyboard gear includes Kurzweil, Roland, Korg and Nord. Musicmakers Pro Backline is the oldest and most complete backline company in Central Texas. We rent Yamaha C3 & C7 Grand pianos as well as digital keyboards, amps and pro drum kits such as DW, Ludwig, Pearl, Yamaha and Gretsch. Musicmakers is the exclusive backline vendor for the famous ACL Festival. Musicmakers rental dept. has a large variety of sound systems, wireless systems and recording gear with delivery, set-up and techs available upon request. Musicmakers commercial sound division installs sound systems in churches, schools, clubs, theaters and auditoriums.

MusicMasters Piano Service
6900 Covered Bridge Drive, Austin, TX 78736
(512) 301-3503
Children’s, Classical

Orpheus Academy of Music
3918-C Far West Boulevard, Austin, TX 78731
(512) 231-8999
Classical

Out of the Past 2
5341 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78756
(512) 371-3550

Owens Music Company • Bastrop
1207 Chestnut Street, Bastrop, TX 78602-3307
(512) 303-9101; Fax (512) 303-9101
Bluegrass

Parrot Tracks Studio
1702 Brown Bear Lane, Manchaca, TX 78652
(512) 292-8729
Country, Rock

Precision Guitarworks, Ltd.
14 Brookside Drive, Wimberley, TX 78676-2602
(512) 847-3700

Quincy’s Guitars
515 South Congress Avenue, Suite 106, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 383-0456; Fax (512) 383-0414

Rappaport’s Piano Workshop
9 Applegate Circle, Round Rock, TX 78665-9417
(512) 255-0440
Classical, Jazz

Ridge Runner • Flying High Records • Tex Grass Records • Grass Mountain
84 York Creek Drive, Driftwood, TX 78619-9732
(512) 847-8833; (800) 373-8776; Fax (512) 847-8833
Bluegrass, Country

River City Audio
P.O. Box 28011, Austin, TX 78755
(512) 635-0988; Fax (512) 733-8176

Rock ‘n Roll Rentals
1420 West Oltorf Street, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 447-5305; Fax (512) 447-0648

Russell Piano Service
3933 Steck, Suite B-110, Austin, TX 78759
(512) 632-7755; Fax (512) 592-7919

Sam Bass Music
802 Brandi Lane, Round Rock, TX 78681
(512) 246-9845; Fax (512) 246-2591

Schaefer Guitars
121 Lincoln Street, Bastrop, TX 78602-2417
(512) 332-0036

Sight 2 Sound
5101 Lambs Lane, Austin, TX 78744-5348
(512) 448-3069
Blues, Country, Rock

Jacob Simmons Violins
205 Simmons Family Farm Road, Lockhart, TX 78644
(512) 934-8640

Smith Piano Service
481 Leisure Lane, Cedar Creek, TX 78612
(512) 466-0238; (512) 303-1273
Classical, Pop

Solar Flare Arts
501 Limestone Lane, Driftwood, TX 78619
(512) 847-5480
Blues, Country, Folk/Acoustic

South Austin Music
1402 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704
(512) 448-4992; (512) 448-4993
Country, Rock

Spectratech Audio Systems
P.O. Box 13171, Austin, TX 78711
(512) 444-1990; Fax (512) 444-1990

Steel Island
P. O. Box 3223, Austin, TX 78764
(512) 266-7995; (800) 525-6896; Fax (512) 266-7995
World Beat, Caribbean; Multi-genres

Steinway Piano Gallery • Steinway Dealers of Texas
12980 Research Blvd., Austin, TX 78750
(512) 258-6100; (210) 375-2888; Fax (512) 258-5757

Stephen Wise Instruments
510 Blue Valley Drive, Austin, TX 78748
(512) 282-6418
Bluegrass, Folk/Acoustic

Jerry Stevens Piano Service
3117 Fontana Drive, Austin, TX 78704-6331
(512) 447-6556

Strait Music Company
2428 West Ben White Blvd.
Austin, TX 78704-7526
(512) 476-6927; (800) 725-8877; Fax (512) 476-6968
contact [at] straitmusic.com

Robert Strait, President; Clint Strait, General Manager; Randy Strahan
Musical instruments–Retail • Musical instruments–Used • Musical instruments–Repair • Musical instruments–Rental
National Association of Music Merchants
Established: 1963
Strait Music Company is Austin’s only full-line music store offering every type of musical instrument and accessory. From Yamaha grand pianos to PA systems, from Martin acoustic guitars to band instrument rentals, we have been Central Texas’ only full line music store since 1963. We go far beyond simply showing and selling by focusing on three points of excellence: 1) customer satisfaction as only a family-owned business can deliver; 2) service after the sale…we staff over 20 expert technicians; 3) special attention to the music business professional…our experienced staff is uniquely qualified to meet their special needs. This successful combination has earned us the honor of “Best Music Business” over nine times in the Austin Chronicle Reader’s Poll.

Strait Music Company Northwest
13945 North Highway 183, Austin, TX 78717
(512) 918-3743; Fax (512) 918-3912

The String and Horn Shop – Austin
6406 North Interstate 35, Suite 1807, Austin, TX 78752
(512) 687-0580
Classical

Larry Telford Digital • Austin Keyboard Rentals
1106 South Eighth Street, Suite C, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 444-6464; (512) 444-6493
Blues, Country, Rock

Things Celtic
1806 West 35th Street, Austin, TX 78703-1323
(512) 472-2358; Fax (512) 467-0100
Folk/Acoustic, Celtic

Thomas Musical Instruments Repair
6305 La Mesa Street, Lago Vista, TX 78645
(512) 585-0105

Tommy’s Drum Shop
1100 South 8th Street, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 444-3786; Fax (512) 444-3299

Tonecraft Amp Repair
123 East North Loop Blvd., Austin, TX 78751
(512) 467-9600

Townsend Violins
P.O. Box 340552, Austin, TX 78734
(512) 261-0761
Bluegrass, Classical

Tweakheadz Lab
, Austin, TX 78727
(512) 873-0637
Dance/Electronic, World Beat

Violins Etc.
8620 Burnet Road, Suite 132, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 452-5617; (800) 561-5820
Bluegrass, Classical

Westbank String Shop
6301 Manchaca Road, Austin, TX 78745
(512) 326-4898; (888) 447-4571; Fax (512) 301-3811

Working Mans Harps
8201 Miller Falls Drive, Round Rock, TX 78681
(512) 238-7255