About Hobgoblin Music in Birmingham
The full Hobgoblin Music range
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.
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To read about the specialist violin services we offer in Birmingham.
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.
Musical Instrument Rentals at Hobgoblin Music in Birmingham
We are often able to offer short or long term musical instrument rentals for various types of instrument. If you would like to rent a musical instrument from us, please get in touch to find out how we can help.
Meet the Staff in Birmingham
Richard, Keith, Mark, Joe, Dot, Alex
Mark McCabe(Expertise: Banjo, Accordion, Melodeon, Concertina, Amplification)
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)
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Where to Find Us
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!