The Music Emporium
Joe Caruso
Lexington, MA
9:57 PM
Regular Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday: 11am-6pm Wednesday and Thursday: 11am-8pm Sunday: Closed

We accept VISA, MasterCard, and Discover directly for phone, email orders and in store purchases. Secure on line payments can also be made through our PayPal account. We will gladly accept personal checks but there may be a shipment delay while the check clears our bank. For international purchases, we strongly encourage Wire Transfers but in some cases will accept the above payment methods. To wire money directly to our bank, contact us for bank info.

We ship all instruments with a 48-hour approval period during which time you can comfortably evaluate your purchase and determine if it's right for you. The prices listed on our website do not include shipping charges or any applicable taxes, duties, or custom fees. Instruments shipped within MA are subject to a 6.25% sales tax. All out-of-state shipments are tax-free though we do recommend you look into your individual state's tax codes to determine any tax liabilities. The Music Emporium has been shipping guitars around the world for 40+ years. Your instrument will be expertly packed and shipped via FedEx, UPS, or US Post, depending on the destination and level of service. If you have a preferred method not listed here, please let us know and we'll do our best to accommodate.

Upon receiving your instrument, please inspect it to insure that the condition of the instrument is as described in your communication with us. Please contact us immediately via phone or email if you find any damage to the case or instrument that wasn't previously disclosed at time of purchase. If you decide to return the instrument, you must notify us via phone or email within 48 hours of delivery. We'll instruct you on how to make the return. Please pack the instrument in the same manner in which it was received, using all supplied packing materials, Unless instructed otherwise, you must ship the instrument using the same service in which it was delivered (Next day, Ground etc.) and insure it for its full value. The Music Emporium will issue a refund for the full purchase price once the instrument arrives, provided it arrives in the condition in which it left our shop. All shipping charges will be the responsibility of the customer.

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Coppersound Pedals Daedalus Dual Reverb

We're excited to welcome Coppersound Pedals to The Music Emporium! Based in Easton, Massachusetts, the team at Coppersound Pedals have developed several very well designed pedals that we think will appeal to electric players seeking versatile, great sounding, easy-to-dial-in pedals. The first pedal on offer is the plate reverb-voiced Daedalus Dual Reverb. The pedalboard friendly design of the...
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1961 Fender® Stratocaster®

In on consignment, we have this wonderful, sunburst 1961 Fender Stratocaster. A two-owner guitar, this excellent condition example was reported to have been refinished by Fender in 1965. The finish remains in incredible shape with only a few light scratches and the occasional indentation scattered across the body. This is a fantastic playing guitar that has a great feel. Tones? Glorious. The...
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Martin OM-28 Authentic 1931

Martin OM-28 Authentics are here! Well, technically, it's the OM-28 Authentic 1931 model, which features their new VTS torrefied Adirondack Spruce top and bracing. Martin's new "Vintage Gloss" finish is a highlight too--featuring a significantly less glossy lustre, yet nowhere near a satiny texture. In short--it's a great idea in the name of the vintage-inspired aesthetic of the Authentic series,...
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Gilchrist F4 Jr. in next-to-unplayed condition just into the shop! There's one small indentation near the soundhole, but otherwise the mandolin shines like new. Meticulously well made, with the gorgeous, singing sound that has a made Gilchrist mandolins the envy of many pickers worldwide. Priced with its original "Robin's Egg Blue" Calton Case, which still contains the original unused Gilchrist...
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Martin 00-18 Authentic 1931 VTS

The new Martin 00-18 Authentic is in stock! This is a wonderfully built little guitar -- light as air, hugely resonant and deep-sounding beyond belief. Featuring a torrefied Adirondack Spruce top, solid Mahogany back & sides and all-hide-glue construction, the 00-18 Authentic has the ability to pack a punch as a small-bodied flatpicking guitar and sound sweet and airy as a fingerpicker. A...
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ASHER Marc Ford Signature

We're really excited to have our first Marc Ford Signature Asher in the shop! What an amazingly cool, soulful, tone-filled guitar! Vaguely reminiscent of the Burns Bison visually, this guitar is Marc's vision of a Gibson Jr. / Stratocaster hybrid, with Bill Asher's brilliant guitar making and design skills to make it so. One-piece mahogany body, P90s, long-scale, tremolo, and tone-styler. The...
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Cervantes Fleta Signature Cedar/ Cocobolo

The Cervantes "Fleta" model is made in the style of the master Luthier Ignacio Fleta. Known for its robust tone, strong fundamental and complex overtones, the Fleta's slightly diminutive size shouldn't make you think it lacks for anything in the sound department. This instrument is appointed with Signature-level style, including Cocobolo back & sides and matching arm bevel. Priced with hard...
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1965 Fender® Stratocaster®

Few electric guitars are as awe-inspriring as a vintage Fender Stratocaster. We are talking about one of the most iconic electric guitars of all time after all. Some of the best players of all time have used the Strat as their tool of choice, creating truly timeless music in the process. This 1965 Sunburst Strat elicits lots of oohs and aahs upon opening the case. It is a really fun and...
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Collings I-35 LC Aged Lacquer Finish w/ Throbaks & Pickguard

Been waiting for the ideal, vintage-inspired Collings I-35 to come along? Well, this is the one friends. We've known that Collings is capable of making incredibly beautiful looking, sounding, and playing guitars for quite some time. To have them turn their attention to nailing the classic ES335 "recipe" visually - neck binding, dot inlays, pickguard, vintage looking 'burst - and then apply a very...
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1957 Gibson LG3

This sweet little Gibson LG3 (1957) was purchased from the original owner. It's in fantastic, original condition, and has only seen one crack repair over the years (near the treble side of the fingerboard extension, see photos). The bone saddle is low, but the guitar plays very, very well (some may even want the action a bit higher than it is). A great little fingerpicking guitar, it also sounds...
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Bourgeois 00 Aged Tone Adirondack/ Mahogany

Fantastic sounding, extremely versatile little "Aged Tone" 00 from Bourgeois Guitars! This guitar features beautiful mahogany back & sides, an Aged Tone (i.e. torrefied) Adriondack Spruce soundboard, hide glue construction, Ziricote bindings and the uber-comfy short scale / 1 3/4" nut width configuration. These Bourgeois 00s have been incredibly popular guitars over the years, due to their ease...
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Santa Cruz OM Grand Bearclaw Sitka Top/ Indian Rosewood

Our newest variation on the Santa Cruz OM Grand incorporates a Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top over Indian Rosewood back & sides, resulting in a guitar that's endlessly warm-sounding and capable of dreadnoughtesque power when strummed aggressively. The OM Grand is the ideal guitar for the player looking for one guitar that will do it all, from airy fingerstyle pieces to rock-band rhythm. The fit and...
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Martin D-28 Authentic 1937

The redesigned Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 brings back the sought-after features of the original, with Madagascar Rosewood back & sides in place of Brazilian. The torrefied Adirondack Spruce soundboard (Martin's new "Vintage Tone System") features forward-shifted scalloped bracing (brace wood is also Adirondack Spruce) in Martin's "Authentic" pattern, for an extremely lively response whether...
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Collings SJ Maple

The understated maple SJ from Collings Guitars!. There's nothing better when you're in the mood to let rip on some big ol' open chords. This guitar has such a meaty mid-range; plenty of wood and pith through all the registers. And for the finger style players, the SJ works wonders whether you're letting lose on some country blues or lightly coaxing out an Irish air. Versatility in spades. All in...
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Swope GTO

"The challenge is not to be different, but to be different and great sounding. To be unique, yet still have so much of what makes those classics classic." ~ Chris Swope Our latest - and gorgeous - sunburst Swope GTO from the hands of Chris Swope is proof that his guitars just keep getting better and better. The fit, finish, and playability are exactly what you'd expect for a builder who's...
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KOLL Junior Glide

"At Koll, we see guitar making as an ongoing conversation between builders and players, and we use that feedback to continue to improve our designs and approach. Our clients include David Torn, Elliot Sharp, Bill Frisell, Le Renaldo (Sonic Youth), Henry Kaiser, Isaac Brock (Modest Mouse), Peter Holmstrom (Dandy Warhols), Hershel Yatovitz (Chris Isaak), Kenny Greenberg (Kenny Chesney), and many...
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Collings D-1G

The Collings D1G is no kid brother to a D1A--it's a hoss of a different color, and at a terrific price for a high-end dreadnought. The German Spruce top gives this guitar all the power you'd ever need, with a bit more roundness and shimmer than Red Spruce. Ideal for everything from bluegrass to Celtic backup to fingerstyle comping, the D1G is an inimtable force in the Collings line. Priced with...
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Collings City Limits Gold Top Aged Lacquer w/Throbaks

What could possibly top the excitment of opening a Collings guitar case for the first time? How about opening the case find an aged lacquer, gold top City Limits starting back at you? Wow. The fine folks at Collings have outdone themselves yet again. This example has been subtly and tastefully aged in a way that makes it instantly feel like a 50 year old classic. 8.03 lbs; incredible resonance...
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Martin OM-28

The new Martin OM-28 incorporates many of the elements the D-18 redesign brought forward in 2012--most noticeably, the Modified Low Oval neck shape. The OM-28 features a solid Indian Rosewood body, a Sitka Spruce top, high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish and 1/4" scalloped bracing, for the classic looks and tone associated with Martin's pre-war era. As rock-solid as it ever was, the new OM-28...
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Ome 12" Tupelo

Beautifully constructed Ome Tupelo, featuring a 12" pot and wooden tone ring for an extremely warm, clucky sound. This is a very loud banjo, considering the lack of a cast tone ring, and the voice is perfectly articulate across the entire fretboard. Other features include a 25.5" scale, Mahogany neck and antiqued brass hardware. Priced with case! Pictures may vary slightly from current stock.
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Swope MG Drag Around

"The challenge is not to be different, but to be different and great sounding. To be unique, yet still have so much of what makes those classics classic." ~ Chris Swope Another incredible guitar from Chris Swope - this time a Butterscotch "Drag Around" finished MG. Incredibly resonant, this guitar invites you to dig in for hours. Visually, it reminds us a bit of a T-style guitar for the...
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Lowden Wee WL-35 Redwood & Indian Rosewood

The "Wee" Lowden brings an incredibly well-made parlor-sized option to the market, for guitarists looking for refined tone and playability in a small package. This -35 Style Wee Lowden features Indian Rosewood back & sides and a Redwood top, and the guitar produces a big, airy sound you'd swear was coming from something twice its size. Priced with Hiscox hard case, the Wee Lowden is quickly...
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Swope MG

"The challenge is not to be different, but to be different and great sounding. To be unique, yet still have so much of what makes those classics classic." ~ Chris Swope We are simply knocked out by this new, very subtly aged, blonde Swope MG. It visually reminds us a bit of a T-style guitar for the modern age. While there is indeed plenty of twang and snap on hand, Chris has managed to truly...
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Bourgeois Country Boy Deluxe Adirondack Spruce & Figured Mahogany

Absolutely fantastic Bourgeois Country Boy Deluxe, featuring figured Mahogany back & sides, an Adirondack Spruce top and Bourgeois' "Banjo Killer" bracing structure (yields a thumpier, boomier low end). This is a really throaty, powerful guitar, with colorful overtones and shimmer you don't normally expect from a mahogany dreadnought. The voice is woody and very well defined, with excellent...
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Victoria 50212 Tweed Twin 2x12 Combo

he 50212 is Victoria's take on the most famous Twin design in the history of guitar amplifiers. The transformers are Hi-watt-huge, that means thundering, rock-solid lows with no sag whatsoever, and the smoothest, creamiest highs ever wrapped in tweed. The most focused-sounding and percussive amp in the Victoria lineup. We've pictured it here with an EG Pro from Eady Guitars, with which it sounds...
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Rickard 12" Nickel Plated Spunover w/ Whyte Laydie Tone Ring

We've got lots of new Rickard Banjos in the house, including this gorgeous 12" Whyte Laydie with fully spunover nickel rim. This banjo has loads of volume, and would slice through any jam like a razor. The voice is clucky and bright, yet it retains an amazing degree of depth thanks to the 12" pot. A fantastically well-constructed banjo! Priced with hard case.
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Collings SoCo LC Tobacco Sunburst w/ Throbaks

The Collings SoCo LC combines the Austin-based shop's reputation for excellence of craftsmanship with the most cherished aspects of semi-hollow electric guitar construction. Punchy and clear sounding, the SoCo LC is a do-it-all electric guitar that sits well in any mix or band setting. Priced with hard case from Collings! Select figured maple semi-hollow laminate body Inset maple center block...
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Collings C10 Cutaway

Gorgeous Collings C10 featuring a cutaway and the kind of sunburst Collings has built their name on. Snappy, punchy little box that throws volume across the room with the slightest touch of a pick. A fantastic all-purpose guitar for anyone looking to get into a smaller-bodied instrument, but it really sings under a flatpick! Priced with hard case. Select sitka spruce top Mahogany back and...
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Calton Gibson J-45

New Austin-made Calton Case for Gibson J-45s and equivalent slope-shouldered dreadnoughts. Burgundy exterior with Black interior. Tough as nails, whether in a tour van or checked for a flight!
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Bourgeois Banjo Killer

Super hot-looking Bourgeois Banjo Killer just into the shop! This guitar has incredible volume for a Sitka-topped dread, with that crisp, cutting high end flatpickers will love. Highly figured woods and impeccable worksmanship round out the package on this stellar slope-shouldered dreadnought from the workshop of Dana Bourgeois. Priced with hard case! Bearclaw sitka spruce top Figured...
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