Friday 20 August 2010

Dycem Non Slip "black hole" for Cello

Back in stock! The fabulous Dycem non slip cello mat "black hole" - this is the new improved version, in new packaging with improved features. The most reliable non slip spike holder for cello and bass, and a favourite of professional musicians.

Were €11.95..............NEW IN @ €9.95

Available now !

NEW! Maple Tenor Banjo

Lovely new banjo - a maple, tenor banjo from B&M RRP €266 ONLY €250. Great tone, big sound, attractive plain wood finish.

Check it out


Friday 2 July 2010

Bones, Spoons - special offers!

Great value on wooden bones - now only €10
and real bones, hand made - now only €15 !

Ideal souvenirs for those interested in Irish music; small light and easy to play traditional instruments.

Thursday 24 June 2010

New range of Affordable, sturdy Shoulder rests!

New range of Affordable, sturdy Shoulder rests!

Everest Shoulder Rest Plain black 4/4, 3/4, 1/2, and 1/4-1/10 €14.95
Everest Shoulder Rest Spring Collection (various colours) 4/4, 3/4, 1/2, and 1/4-1/10 €20.95
FOM Shoulder Rest 4/4 - 3/4 Wooden Base rest with spare rubbers, cloth cover €20.00

An excellent affordable student range, a cost effective alternative to the established ranges of Wolk, Viva and Kun (all also available)


Saturday 15 May 2010

Electic Violin Outfit - special offer

Electric Violin, Bow and Case - only €295 ! With Pirastro Chromcor strings, Volume and treble control, boxwood tailpiece and chinrest.

VERY limited stock, great sound but extremely affordable.


Wednesday 5 May 2010

Bodhrán Specials!

Paraic McNeela 14" Tunable Bodhrán only €100! A great make of bodhrán at a fantastic price.

Real Bone "bones" - were €19.95 now only €15

Nylon Brush beaters were €13.95 now only €10

Check out Updates for more recession beating savvings for musicians!


Friday 30 April 2010

Cheiftain Whistles!

Recession busting greatness :)
Chieftain Soprano D aluminum whistle was €120 now only €105
Chieftain Low D Whistle Aluminum whistle was €145 now €139
Chieftain Tunable Low D whistle Aluminum now only €199!

Thursday 29 April 2010

World Bodhrán Championships

World Bodhrán Championships: Donal Lunny and Martin O'Connor

Miltown Marquee, Miltown Cork
Sat 5 Jun 2010, 19:30

Tickets on sale now from

A great event for bodhrán lovers and players!


Wednesday 28 April 2010

Dublin BID: puppet festival

It's all about the puppets this weekend, we're particularly excited about the arrival of Bosco and Wanderly Wagon in Wolfe Tone Park. Time to start reliving some childhood memories!! Further information on times and other performances can be found at

New hard Cases at great prices!

Recession busting alert: we have new hard cases for classical guitar, tenor and g-banjo and mandolin at excellent prices.

mandolin cases were €47 now €40
Banjo cases 5 string €65 now €55
Banjo Case tenor €58 now €50
Guitar cases classical 58 now €50

Limited stock available - get them while you can!

Thursday 25 February 2010

Singing rewires damaged brains

Teaching stroke patients to sing "rewires" their brains, helping them recover their speech, say scientists.
By singing, patients use a different area of the brain from the area involved in speech.
If a person's "speech centre" is damaged by a stroke, they can learn to use their "singing centre" instead.

Fascinating Story!

Friday 19 February 2010

New Ukuleles!

New in :

Korala Soprano Ukulele, solid mahogany top natural wood, €99.95 and Korala Tenor Ukulele Electro Acoustic with solid Mahogany, and die cast tuners €169.959 - fresh in and both come with the excellent Aquila strings! Really excellent quality with a lovely tone, definitely ones to look at....

Friday 12 February 2010


Glockenspiel - and I still love that word - are back in stock. In blue hard cases, with two beaters, and a lovely high bright sound, these are a great favourite! Still only €25.

Thursday 11 February 2010


Good news - we just got in two B&M 5 -string models at great prices, selling at €140 and €175 respectively. Limited stock so get them fast :) As G bajos go these are very nice for such an affordable price range!

Also new in this week - Brunswick Concert Ukes @ €65
and Viola Viva Shoulder rests, back in stock at €34.95

Friday 29 January 2010

Happy New Year (belated)

Well an exciting start to the New Year - we had almost a week off because of the snow (how long ago does that seem? hard to believe it was only a couple of weeks ago I was looking out at three feet of snow and chanting "snow day!") and then since getting back in we have had a busy couple of weeks. Including one memorable day where the lights all went out and we sat in the dark and froze for 2 hours til it got fixed. Then it blew again and we sat for another two hours, in the dark, and it finally got properly fixed. Very exciting stuff.

So what have we in store for 2010? well hopefully lots of news on concerts and mucisal events. Starting with an excellent Classical Music concert!

Sunday 31st January - National Gallery of Ireland
Moya O'Grady Cello
David O'Doherty Violin
Catherine Lemoni Piano
Geraldine O'Doherty Harp
plus guests.

Customers who have bought the excellent Fugato CD by the same performers will not want to miss this. ADM €10 (conc €7)

Hope you are all having an excellent new year so far. With a bit of luck we'll see signs of Sping soon, considering February 1st is just a few days away - til then, have a great weekend and check out the concert above!

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