These dealers have a good reputation within the ukulele community.
600 E. Philadelphia Ave.
Boyertown, PA 19512
from the Funky Frets web site
Family run music store in Boyertown, PA specializing in ukulele, retro styles guitars, lessons, workshops, accessories and more... The area’s LARGEST selection of ukuleles and the most knowledegable on all things ukulele. Boyertown, Pennslyvania’s premiere music location for lessons, workshops, instruments and music goodies. Open Monday to Saturday and Sunday by Appointment. Funky Frets is Curt and Bernadette Sheller with their daughter Kelly Thompson Our goal is to provide the Boyertown and surrounding communities a first class music store and professional one-on-one private lessons with a weekly selection of workshops and group instruction options.
Bounty Music Maui
111 Hana Hwy. #105
Kahului, HI 96732
Phone: (808) 871-1141
Fax: (808) 871-1138 Bounty Music Kauai
4-991 Kuhio Highway
Kapaa, HI 96732
from the Bounty Music web site
First established in 1979 on the island of Maui in Hawaii, and since extended to the island of Kauai, Bounty Music SELLS and RENTS all major brands of Musical Equipment -- Instruments and Sound Systems. We have a great selection of Guitars, Basses, Amps, Keyboards & Digital Pianos, Recording Equipment, Sound Gear, DJ Equipment, Lighting, Drums, Percussion and More. Bounty Music sells quality, Hawaii ukuleles, Hawaiian Hula Supplies and Music Boxes From Around the World.
4901 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92008-3748
from the Buffalo Bros web site
Buffalo Brothers Guitars’ story started in 1971 when Bob Page started up The Guitar Store in Pasadena,California. Bob used all the knowledge he picked up working at Eagle Music in Los Angeles, selling used guitars before they became extremely valuable vintage artifacts of guitar history. Bob’s younger brother Tim, a junior in high school, worked there during summer vacation and any time he had a few days off from school.
from the Carys Of Maui web site
Unfortunately I had to close my ukulele store a few months back, but still have a few high end instruments I’m selling below cost. For example the Koolau CS-1 in the photo section of this page lists for $2,250. I’m selling it for $1150 including a hard case and clip on tuner. I also have clip on tuners for $10, Curt Sheller books 40% off, and much more. You can call me at 808-876-0311.
from the Compass Music web site
Compass Music is a real brick and mortar retail store in Madeira Beach, Florida. Our goal is to offer instruments that are fun, easy to play at an affordable price and provide service that is second to none.
1100 N. Washington
Lansing, MI 48906
Phone: 1 888 473-5810
from the Elderly Instruments web site
Elderly Instruments is a musical instrument retailer in Lansing, Michigan, with a national reputation as a seller, repair shop, and locus for folk music. It specializes in fretted instruments, including acoustic and electric guitars, bass guitars, banjos, mandolins, and ukuleles, and maintains a selection of odd or rare instruments of many types. Elderly is best known as a premier repair shop for fretted instruments, as one of the larger vintage instrument dealers in the United States, and as a large dealer of Martin guitars in particular.
from the Flea Market Music web site
Finding a ukulele at the Pasadena Rose Bowl Flea Market in 1992 inspired Liz & Jim Beloff to start Flea Market Music, Inc., publisher of the popular Jumpin’ Jim’s series of ukulele songbooks. This series is sold worldwide and is distributed by the Hal Leonard Corporation. Some of the best selling titles in the series include Jumpin’ Jim’s Ukulele Tips ‘N’ Tunes, Jumpin’ Jim’s ‘60s Uke-In and Jumpin’ Jim’s Ukulele Country as well as collections of blues, bluegrass, classical music and jazz standards arranged for ukulele by some of the finest players in the world.
211 Lambert Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
from the Gryphon Stringed Instruments web site
Gryphon Stringed Instruments specializes in high-quality acoustic and electric stringed instruments, and we take pride in our top-notch service staff, well-educated sales people, and a product line that caters to the discriminating musician, regardless of price range. We have been in business since 1969 under the same ownership. With the exception of amplifiers, we can repair anything we sell right here in our own service department.
89 Main Street/City Center
Montpelier, VT 05602
Fax (802) 229-0755
from the Guitar Sam web site
From the beginning.....GuitarSam (originally called Play It Again Sam) opened March 4, 1981 in Montpelier, VT, which is the smallest capitol city in the United States, and the only state capitol without a McDonalds. We started out in 360 square feet of retail space, and four years later moved into 750 square feet. Eighteen months after that we knocked out a wall leading to an adjacent store and doubled our showroom area, and also added additional space for warehousing. (We performed this project at night so our landlord wouldn’t suspect anything) Today we enjoy about 2000 square feet of retail, repair, and office space.
101 N. Kamehameha Hwy.
P.O. Box 416
Holualoa, Hawai’i 96725
from the Holualoa ukulele Gallery web site
Just a few miles above Kailua-Kona, is the village of Holualoa. Once the bustling center of the Kona Coast, over the years it has attracted many artists and crafts people. Now famous as the art center of Kona, it has just about everything to offer the many visitors who discover this little piece of paradise.
16582 Gothard Street, Suite R
( between Warner & Heil )
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Tel: (714) 843-9350
from the Ukulele Paradise by Island Bazaar web site
Island Bazaar, located in beautiful “Surf City, USA”, Huntington Beach, California, is a virtual ukulele wonderland. Providing not only sales, but a complete ukulele accessories department featuring ukulele music books, ukulele CDs, ukulele DVDs, and other instructional aids. Ongoing ukulele classes and workshops provide enthusiasts with beginning, intermediate, and advanced ukulele instruction.
3101 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone (310) 828-4497
from the McCabe’s Guitar Shop web site
McCabe’s is a musical instrument store in Santa Monica, California, opened in 1958. We specialize in acoustic and folk instruments: guitars, banjos, mandolins, dulcimers (both hammered and plucked), fiddles, psaltries, bouzoukis, sitars, ouds, ethnic percussion ... you get the idea. Also electrics and amps.
from the Music Guy Mic (Michael S. Aratani) web site
2013 - Sadly the Ukulele community lost another fine ukulele friend. I meet and hung out with Mike several times over the years at various ukulele festivals. Great gut and will e sorely missed.
203 Racine Drive, Suite 205
Wilmington, NC 28403
Phone: 910 538 2419
from the North Carolina Ukulele Academy web site
Instructor Kent Knorr enjoys expanding his students’ cultural horizons by blending lively music instruction with the history of the ukulele and an understanding of the concept of Aloha We teach the ukulele to inspire creative expression. To open minds. To plant the seed of lifelong learning. And to share with everyone the exhilaration of playing music. Our program gives all ages the power to make music. We teach the skills that open the door to improvisation, ease of playing and the confidence to play for others. And it’s all with the ukulele, one of the easiest stringed instruments to learn and play.
The Strum Shop
408 Roseville Square
Roseville, CA 95678
from the The Strum Shop web site
The Strum Shop is an acoustic shop located in Roseville, California which specializes in ukuleles, acoustic guitars, banjos and mandolins. They also carry a variety of other curious instruments that you should visit the store to see for yourself.
The Strum Shop was opened by Stew Herried and Dan Elliott in May of 2012 when they saw a need for someone to support the rapidly growing community of ukulele players in the greater sacramento area. The club Uke University, founded by Stu in 2010 had grown to well over 300 members in just two years and now boasts over 400 members. The bluegrass folks have also found a home here at The Strum Shop. Members of the Sacramento chapter of the California Bluegrass Association get together on the fourth thursday of each month for a jam. Acoustic music of all styles really seems to have become the escape of choice in our heavily digitally saturated society. Here at The Strum Shop, we are more than happy to oblige.
Lake Highlands Village Shopping Center
718 N. Buckner Blvd, Ste. 324 at Northcliff
Dallas, Texas 75218
from the Uke Lady Music web site
Noel Tardy is a lifelong music lover. She played and sang in elementary, junior and senior high school band, orchestra and chorus prior to attending Texas Woman’s University as music major. In addition to her major emphasis of classical guitar, she was awarded a stage band music scholarship for her work with the TWU Serenaders as a guitar and bass player.
from the Uke Republic web site
UKE Republic was started by the love of music and one particular little 4 stringed instrument. Seeing a need to supply quality and affordable ukuleles in a wide variety of choices, owner Mike McQueen and his wife Donna, started UKE Republic. With passion and applying that old adage, "do one thing and do it well" we dedicated our business to being exclusive to the ukulele - giving it the respect and attention it deserves. UKE Republic started out selling ukuleles online in 2007 as demand grew we felt the need to open a showroom. So, in April of 2012 we found the perfect place just as unique as the ukuleles we sell. Come visit our unique ukulele showroom and store, bring your uke, hang out and jam with us!
331 Kamani Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Phone: (808) 593-8587
from the The Ukulele House web site
Hawaii’s first, and foremost ukulele specialty store, has been serving up Ukuleles, and Aloha around the world since 1998. We offer a large selection of ukuleles, ukulele accessories, and much more. So, Please come in, take a look around, and enjoy.
2490 Kalakaua Ave #19B
Honolulu Hawaii 96815
FAX: 808-924-3377 STORE: Pacific Beach Hotel 1F
2490 Kalakaua Ave #19B
Honolulu Hawaii 96815
Tel. (808)924-2266 Fax. (808)924-3377
Rob (LoPaka) Deel
12710 Patrick Henry Hwy.
Amelia Court House, VA 23002
Phone: 804 516 3300
from the The Ukulele Shop web site
The Ukulele Shop is a full service music store specializing in ukulele & other specialty stringed instruments. Rob Deel is a great guy to deal with for your ukulele needs. His enthusiasm for the ukulele is contagious.
Smiley and Janet Kai
599 N. 5th Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408) 998-2640
from the Ukulele Source web site
Welcome to the ‘Ukulele Source. Located in the heart of Japan Town in San Jose, California, our store specializes in handcrafted ‘ukuleles from Hawai‘i. We carry a variety of ‘ukuleles in all price ranges, and accessories including cases, strings, tuners and stands. We also have ‘ukulele instruction books and DVDs, and CDs featuring various ‘ukulele artists to get you inspired.
Roy T. Cone
Seabrook, Texas 77586
from the Ukulele World Online Store web site
This is the Ukulele World Online Store. Ukuleleworld.com was created in order to promote the company through the web and provide visitors with all the company’s products that can be procured from the comfort of your home. This company specializes in the promotion of ukuleles for everyone’s benefit and commercializing of ukuleles of all sizes, types and colors.
6235 Highway 9
Felton, CA 95018
from the Tiki King’s Ukuleles of Felton web site
A Ukulele and Tiki store in Felton, CA. First opened for business Nov. 26th, 2010. They have Ukuleles and accessories, neat Tiki stuff, and more! We have all your favorite Tiki King stuff, Art, Gifts, Jewelry, plus a bunch of new stuff, like new and vintage Tiki Mugs! But Not just Tiki Stuff, We have a great selection of hand made Ukuleles from from local and not so local luthiers, al sorts of accessories, Ukulele repairs, service, custom orders, Ukulele straps, cases, gig bags, stuff, things, and more! whether you say Ukulele, Ukelele or Ukalele, we got ‘em! So come on over and pick up a new Tiki Mug, and test drive your new Ukulele!
507 South Broad Street
Philadelphia PA 19147
Main Office Phone: 215-545-1100
1609 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Guitar Shop Phone: 215-545-1000
from the Vintage Instruments, Inc. & Frederick W. Oster Fine Violins web site
Vintage Instruments is America’s largest and most eclectic shop specializing in old and antique acoustic musical instruments. In our unique shop you will find vintage guitars, banjos and mandolins, 18th and 19th century woodwinds and brass, fine violins and cellos, and instruments of historical interest. We particularly specialise in vintage Martin and Gibson guitars banjos, and mandolins.
58 East Main Street
Nashville, Indiana 47448
from the Weed Patch Music Company web site
The Weed Patch Music Company is owned and operated by recording artist and multi-instrumentalist Kara Barnard and Luthier Jeff Russell. They didn’t start this adventure to turn a profit. Jeff and Kara view the store as a musician’s co-op where luthiers talk shop and musicians trade licks.
Content is always being added and updated. So check-in often. Thanks, Curt
Over 500+ lessons, 54 songs and TABS, 240+ archtop luthiers, 200+ ukulele builders, festival information, ukulele links on the web. On the web since the early 90's and growing everyday. This site just never stops growing!!!
[ UL0 ] (ukulele) USA.PHP | Updated: Saturday, 28th June, 2014 @ 03:17pm • 28 Visitors On-line