Our 40th Anniversary full colour printed Catalogue is now available! We offer you a unique range of unusual and exciting acoustic and folk instruments from all over the world at great prices. Every item has been chosen to give the best quality at each price level. So give us a call, buy here online, or visit one of our music shops, our staff are friendly and well informed. You pay the same price whether you buy online or in our shops. We do trade-ins, part exchange, appraisals and buy instruments for cash.
Hobgoblin Music was founded in 1976 by Mannie and Pete McClelland while searching for a concertina for her to play. Many other interesting instruments came to light and the search grew into a business as they discovered they were not the only ones who wanted to buy folk instruments, but couldn’t find any. read more...
The picture speaks for itself really - here's Radio 2's Mark Radcliffe posing with the Katho Cajon he borrowed from the Hobgoblin Music stall at Cambridge Folk Festival, while considering his next ...read the full story
Definition: Frame Drum is a generic description of all drums with a skin stretched over a hoop of wood. Introduction: Frame Drum is a generic description of all drums with a skin stretched over a hoop of wood. It is generally used to refer to thin wide drums often with a cross piece of wood or rope. The Frame Drums sold by Hobgoblin are round and rope tensioned with a knot of rope to the rear by which the drum is held. Multi-sided frame drums are also common. This type of drum is used by the native inhabitants of... Read our World & Folk Drums FAQ Page or go to the Hobgoblin Instrument Info and FAQ Menu.