Thursday 17 November 2016

Xmas 2016 Catalogue now available online (PDF) #xmas #music #gifts #novelties #stockingfillers



Now available online as a PDF file, 12 pages of music themed novelties, gifts, stocking-fillers and more plus our Xmas 2016 Banjo, Mandolin, Bouzouki, Mandola and Ukulele deals! 



Novelties include ideal stocking fillers, like pencils from .95 and badges from €4.95, Kris Kindle ideas including mugs and ties, and presents for the musician you love like handmade unique music carriers from Curioso Design, beautiful jewellery and collectible figurines.

Instrument Deals include a huge range of ukes and other instruments with great accessories! browsed our Christmas shop here 

Friday 28 October 2016

#Lanikai Legacy Thinline Concert #Ukulele with TunaUke Technology!

We are delighted to have a limited stock of the Lanikai Thinline Concert Uke with TunaUke Technology *


What Lanikai says: 

Traditional Solid Spruce tone meets Lanikai’s Intonation Innovation in our new Spruce Series TunaUkes! TunaUke Technology’s compensated nut and movable saddles improve intonation up to 90%, while Spruce and Mahogany construction ensure your uke plays, sounds, and intonates better than ever before! This Limited Edition Thinline SOTTU-C Concert Ukulele features a Solid Spruce Top with Okume Back and Sides. Appointed with Abalone Rosette, fingerboard inlay, and custom rope-style binding this ukulele’s beautiful sound is complimented perfectly by it’s gorgeous appearance – a must-have for any collector or performer.
*TunaUke Technology – A Ukulele Revolution!
The sweet tone of the ukulele has been heard around the world – from the most prestigious stages to the most remote beaches, leaving a smile everywhere it goes! In the midst of all of that joy however, one problem has always remained – ukuleles have terrible intonation!Play a simple chord and a ukulele sounds beautiful – but play something more advanced, play with other instruments, or move further up the neck and the problem becomes clear. If the ukulele was to claim and keep it’s place as a world class instrument, it’s intonation must be fixed!Three years, and a fleet of mechanical engineers later, Lanikai Ukuleles is proud to present TunaUke! A revolutionary system that improves ukulele intonation by 90% and opens a new world of possibilities for writing, performing, and simply enjoying a more-musical ukulele than ever before!
Two Features Driving Intonation Innovation
The first is the Compensated Nut! Between the four strings the differences in string width and tension are substantial. By compensating the distance between the first fret and the nut we are able to make open chords sound as smooth as silk.
Those Saddles Move!
The second feature is the Movable Saddle: Traditional straight saddles on a ukulele or any other fretted instrument are detrimental to good intonation. With nylon strings even “compensated saddles” are a complete fallacy. The issue is that nylon strings are by their nature, inconstant. After much testing we found the only way to improve on this is to create movable saddle technology to allow the player to adjust the amount of compensation for each string. No tools are required and adjusting the intonation is as easy as pouring milk on cereal.
Keep On’ Strummin!
There are many issues that cause poor intonation and TunaUke Technology solves them all. With this technology we have achieved over a 90% improvement! For the first time ever in the history of the instrument you can overcome all the obstacles and have a ukulele that plays open chords in tune all the way up the neck.

Saturday 25 June 2016

Summer Holidays.....

ANNUAL LEAVE:



We will be shut from July 2nd to 18th inclusive!

If you need anything before then...we will be open Tuesday 28th to Friday 1st July. 
Postal and Online Orders can be processed up to 12pm on Friday 1st July
Express Post in Ireland only: we can offer express post, An Post guaranteed next business day delivery, until 12 pm Friday 1st July. Please see An Post's rates and description for details. If you need this service please phone 01-4781773 or email sales@charlesbyrne.com


Wednesday 25 May 2016

SUMMER SALE 2016!! #SALE #MUSIC #INSTRUMENTS #DUBLIN #IRELAND #VIOLINS #VIOLAS #BOWS#



IT'S ALMOST TIME!

Our Summer Sale 2016 is coming.....JUNE 7th to 18th inc.

 Full 10% discount on ALL STOCK 

from violins to bows to strings to cases...small or big!


Brands include Hofner, Thomastik, Pallini, Cadenza, Bon Novice, Dorrfler, Gewa, TGI, Barnes and Mullins, and many many more. All stock including new arrivals included in the discount. 

To inquire in advance or secure availability : sales@charlesbyrne.com 0r 01 4781773



Ukulele Evening PreSale Event


UKULELE EVENING PRESALE EVENT

We would like to cordially invite our Ukulele loving customers to a special Evening pre sale event! Before our official Summer Sale 2016, come along on Thursday 2nd June 6-8pm and enjoy some refreshments, and a 15% discount on all ukuleles and accessories. Attendance ensures entry into a raffle for a special prize :) 

PLACES ARE FREE AND BY PREBOOKING ONLY 
via email sales@charlesbyrne.com
or phone 01-4781773.


NOW FULL - EMAIL FOR CANCELLATION SPACES ONLY

Saturday 6 February 2016

#Valentine Specials! If #music be the food of #love....let us help you play on

Let's celebrate the unique connection between love and music! Valentine's Day special offers in our gift section include:


Scented Candles €9 (were €9.95)
All our Jewellery range from brooches to pendants to cufflinks 15% Off
All chocolates €4.95
Mugs from €5, all mugs reduced
Gift sets reduced to €15
Ties music designs - €8
Cufflinks huge variety of designs 15% off!
PLUS Not sure what to get??Buy that musician a GIFT VOUCHER for Valentines! Any voucher from €30 comes with a free box of Violin or Piano Shaped Chocolates!!!





Brilliant gift ideas for music lovers !



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