About Hobgoblin Music in Manchester
The Manchester branch of Hobgoblin opened in December 1998. This was the first UK Hobgoblin shop to be run by another company. Based in the well known Johnny Roadhouse shop in Oxford Road, in a first floor showroom, it allows us to improve our service to customers in the North West.
The full Hobgoblin Music range
As with all our own shops, you can find the full range of the Hobgoblin catalogue on display. And of course you can expect the same friendly, well informed service. Other departments on site are a superb drum cellar, rock shop and brass & woodwind section. There is a pay and display car park nearby at the leisure centre.
of musical instruments is available through Hobgoblin in Manchester. 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 Manchester
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 Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester
Stuart Cowley(Expertise: All Guitars, Mandolin family, and most stringed things, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Harmonium)
Ken Thompson(Expertise: All Frets, Mandolin, Banjo, Violin, Vintage Instruments)
Danny Blomeley(Expertise: Guitar, Bass Guitar)
Who can help you with your enquiry?
Where to Find Us
There is a pay and display car park nearby at the leisure centre, access on Grosvenor St next to Dominos pizza, just around the corner from the shop. There is also limited free parking in the bays directly opposite to Dominos, although this is almost always full.
It is also free to park on Oxford Road at the shops front, but only after 12.30 pm on a Saturday afternoon