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Hobgoblin Music Shop in


8 Priory Queensway
West Midlands, B4 6BS
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Tel: 0121 212 9010

Call Us: 0121 212 9010

Open 10am - 6pm, Monday - Saturday

About Hobgoblin Music in Birmingham

The eighth branch of Hobgoblin Music opened in July 2003 in Birmingham. In May 2014 the shop was moved to bigger premises closer to the city centre. The building also contains a branch of the woodwind specialists Wind-World.

Hobgoblin Music in Birmingham stocks our full range of folk and acoustic musical instruments, spares, accessories and tutor materials, and specialises particularly in woodwind (folk and orchestral), accordions and melodeons.

Click through to the
Birmingham Violin Shop
To read about the specialist violin services we offer in Birmingham.
"Really pleased with the excellent products and service received. Dot is very helpful and knowledgeable I would totally recommend the store for products, service and repairs"
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The full Hobgoblin Music range of musical instruments is available through Hobgoblin in Birmingham. If there is a particular item you would like to have a look at, please call ahead to make sure it is in stock.In addition, there are many instruments unique to each shop. We're not just a guitar shop - each branch has a great range of specialist instruments too.

Musical Instrument Repairs in Birmingham

We do repairs! We carry out some instrument repair work on site, and can also send instruments to specialist repairers for more complicated work. Repair work undertaken includes ukulele, bouzouki, mandolin and guitar setups and restringing, accordion, melodeon and concertina tuning and repairs, woodwind and brass repairs and maintenance, specialist violin set ups and repairs, bridge and peg fitting, bow rehairs, banjo or drum skin replacement, and much more besides - contact us for information or bring in your instrument for a free, no-obligation quote.

We buy Musical Instruments

If you're looking to sell a musical instrument in the West Midlands then get in touch to see what we can offer you. We buy some instruments outright if the price is right, and we'll consider a trade-in for almost any instrument. We also take lots of instruments on a commission basis, and we're particularly keen to stock instruments by local luthiers and makers. Bring in your unwanted guitars, ukuleles, banjos, concertinas, melodeons, accordions, flutes, woodwind and brass instruments, violins, keyboards and more, and we'll see what we can do for you! If your instrument is bulky or you would need to travel a fair way to get to us, please do contact us by email or phone first so we can let you know whether it's worth bringing in.

An Aladdin's Cave

Our shops are often described as an Aladdin's Cave of musical instruments. At Hobgoblin Music in Birmingham, West Midlands you will find a huge range of acoustic, folk, celtic and world musical instruments to try out and compare. Our staff are friendly and knowledgable, and will be happy to give you pressure-free advice.

Meet the Staff in Birmingham

Richard, Keith, Mark, Joe, Dot, Alex
Birmingham Manager:
Mark McCabe(Expertise: Banjo, Accordion, Melodeon, Concertina, Amplification)
Sales Staff:
Richard Scott(Expertise: Fiddle, Mandolin family, Guitar)
Stephen Silcock(Expertise: Violin family)
Keith Kerans(Expertise: Banjo, Mandolin Family)
Joe Wallace(Expertise: Clarinet, Orchestral Woodwind)
Alex Hinksman(Expertise: Guitar, Accordion, Amplification)
Dot Brodie

Who can help you with your enquiry?

Where to Find Us

Our Address:, 8 Priory Queensway, , Birmingham, B4 6BS
Tel: 0121 212 9010, Email:
The new location is on Priory Queensway which is just around the corner from The Law Courts and Steelhouse Lane and just across the road from SNOW HILL TRAIN STATION.

You can't drive past the shop as it's buses only but PARKING NEARBY IS SIMPLE! The best car park to use is the NCP multi storey in Dale End (postcode B4 7LN) which is also known as Albert St or High St.

The Car Park only costs £1 per hour, possibly the cheapest in the City and it's only a 4 minute walk from our new shop!

News and Information from Hobgoblin in Birmingham

New Folk Music Event In Central Birmingham

Sunday 28th February

Folk Music Day In Birmingham the full story

Woodwind Specialists in Birmingham

Woodwind Sales & Repairs

Come and visit us to see our wide range of new and 2nd hand Woodwind instruments. New brands such as Yamaha, Valentino and Jupiter alongside a range of used instruments from the likes of Buffet, Yamaha, Trevor James and Pearl on display. the full story

Hob Are You? A catch up with our lovely staff

This week: Mark McCabe, Birmingham Manager

In what we hope will be a regular thing, we present an up close and personal interview with some top Hobgoblin personnel. In these daring exposés, we hope to reveal to you what makes them tick and give you some insight into how these high-flying the full story

Hobgoblin Birmingham's Links

Pat Molloy Summer School Annual Trad Music Workshop Weekend In Birmingham
Lampa Exciting Young Irish Band
Motorcity String Band Midlands Bluegrass At It's Best!
The Father Teds 5 Piece Irish Band
NO STRINGS ATTACHED The Midlands Premier Wind Quintet
The Burdock Ceili Band
Ort - Art & Community Cafe/Gig Venue
Hobgoblin Birmingham YouTube Channel
Town Hall/Symphony Hall Birmingham Folk/Roots Act Venues
St Patrick's Festival - Birmingham
The Red Lion - Folk Club Birmingham
Cut The Mustard Ceili Band
The Reel Note Ceili Band Featuring Our Own..Noel Lenihan
The Mac Birmingham Premier Performance Venue, Regular Folk/Roots Acts
Irish Centre Birmingham Great Live Music Venue
Urban Village Retro Vintage Shop @ The Custard Factory
Leicester Comhaltas Ceoltiori Eireann Traditional Irish Music Lessons in Leicestershire
Tuneworks Learn folk tunes online
Join Hobgoblin Birmingham on Facebook Search for Hobgoblin Birmingham on Facebook
Moseley Ukulele Group
Mike Lancaster - Musician Portraits Lichfield based artist who specialises in comissioned portraits of musicians
Priory Recording Studios - West Midlands Superb Recording Studio Facility
Traditional Arts Team - West Midlands Details of local folk events
Robannas Studios
Birmingham Alive Some other things to do in Birmingham while you're here.

Interest Free Credit for 18 - 25 year olds, Typical 0% Finance

As part of the Arts Council's Take it Away scheme, Hobgoblin in Birmingham is able to offer interest free credit to 18 - 25 year olds! Click here to see how you can buy instruments with ten months 0% finance.

We buy Concertinas!
All Hobgoblin shops have a big range of secondhand and handmade instruments. We do buy certain instruments outright, especially concertinas. Additionally we take trade-ins and can sell on a commission basis for you. If you have an instrument to sell, give us a call or pop into the shop!

Birmingham's YouTube Channel
Loads of intrument demos and good tunes there.

Music Lessons in Birmingham! The staff in Birmingham are now offering individual and group lessons for most of the instruments you'll find around the shop. Call or visit for more information.

Wind World Wind-World specialises in woodwind and brass. They stock a good range of student and beginner’s clarinets, saxophones, oboes, trumpets etc, There are qualified restorers working in-store at the Birmingham branch, and there's a workshop on the premises.

Magazines stocked in Birmingham: Music Maker, Folk Monthly, Living Tradition, Folk West