Guitar and Pro Audio
250 Main St., Hudson Falls, 746-9500. Offering products by
Ovation, Washburn, Fender, Soundtech, Hartke bass systems
1316 Central Ave., Colonie, 458-7717. Concentrating on guitars
and amps with a wide selection of acoustic guitars. Also PA
equipment, repairs and lessons.
3486 State St., Schenectady, 370-3701. One of the more established
music stores in the area, with the widest selection of new
and used equipment around these parts.
501 Columbia Turnpike, Columbia Plaza, East Greenbush, 479-4118.
The usual selection of instruments, and music lessons, too.
Also small goods, instrument rentals and a wall of sheet music.
456 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 583-9452. Musical instruments
from the Emerald Isle. Much more than just tin whistles.
Woodwind and Brass
Hilltop Plaza, Latham, 273-4711. New and used instruments.
Specializing in repair.
1770 Central Ave., Colonie, 452-9431. A small chain with a
reputation for discounts. Focuses on guitars and amps, drums,
16 Exchange St., Glens Falls, 812-0749. New, used and vintage
guitars by National, Peavey, Seagull, Larrivee, Morgan and
more. Lessons available.
Star Plaza, Routes 9 and 146, Clifton Park, 371-4455; 727
State St., Schenectady, 374-7433. Not exclusively for rock
& rollers. Along with the requisite guitars, basses and
drums, there’s woodwind, brass and more. In fact, Hermie’s
boasts that it has “any kind of musical instrument you’re
Latham Circle Mall, 783-9400. Full selection of guitars, amps,
PAs, band instruments, lessons and more.
40 Russell Road, Albany, 459-8298. A warehouse o’ instruments—guitars,
drums, PAs and more. Friendly to the discount shopper. Also
lessons and rehearsal space.
1774 Route 9, Clifton Park, 371-1232. The name says it all,
although there are drums, keyboards and recording and PA equipment,
lessons and repairs too. A reputation for being low-pressure
and generally customer-friendly.
1602 Route 9, Clifton Park, 383-0300. Specializes in vintage/used
equipment and repairs but also offers new equipment, band
instruments, a PA selection, lessons and rentals. A fun amp-browsing
8 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, 581-1604. New, used and
vintage guitars in this cozy store, along with repair service.
Willing to buy and trade.
Metroland's Dining Guide 2001