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Gruhn Guitars

2120 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204-2204
+1 615-256-2033
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Check out Cotten Music, Nashville

Unfortunately my experience of the bigger vintage guitar stores in Nashville was underwhelming... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DTBradie
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Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
If you are into guitars, this is a must visit

I'm not a guitar player, but my kids are and we visited twice during our vacation. Most impressive... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lutz1
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Northwest
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tent sale” (2 reviews)
“instruments” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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2120 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204-2204
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+1 615-256-2033
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately my experience of the bigger vintage guitar stores in Nashville was underwhelming. Amazing range of beautiful instruments but largely disinterested staff. I would however highly recommend a visit to Cotten Music (on Houston). They have a smaller selection of choice vintage acoustics but the...More

Thank DTBradie
Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and will pass your message along to our sales staff and management team. We aim to provide uniformly excellent service at the shop, by phone and by email and make every effort to do so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not a guitar player, but my kids are and we visited twice during our vacation. Most impressive collection of new and vintage guitars, from affordable to crazy expensive. Just listening to the music being played was impressive.

Thank lutz1
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

If you are in Nashville and a player you have to visit Gruhn Guitars. Plenty of works of art to choose from $800-195,000. Staff seems chill to let you explore and play. No matter what your style is they have the tools.

Thank james l
Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this review

We appreciate the kind words, James, and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Love this store Wouldn't expect what you see when u get in here ,basically I wanted whole store ! Giant candy store for me. Now as far as staff, they were extreamly helpfully if you ask them , It was nice though that they don't...More

Thank Diane S
Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this review

We appreciate the kind words, Diane and look forward to seeing or hearing from you again soon!

Reviewed 9 January 2017

For guitar geeks, especially ones with an interest in guitar history and collecting, there is no better place to visit IN THE WORLD than Gruhn's Guitars. George Gruhn has written the definitive books on history, identification, and collecting guitars and has created the best place...More

Thank craig w
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I live in the upper Midwest and was in Nashville for a quick visit with friends. This was my second visit to Gruhn Guitars.. Last week (December 30) I stopped in to drop off a guitar for repair (this is the second time I’ve taken...More

Thank arborstrings
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I stopped here during a trip through Nashville as a concession to my 11-year old son. He's been taking lessons at our local SoR for a couple of years and is actually quite good. He was in awe of the shop's amazing selection of guitars...I...More

1  Thank CitizenXian
Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate the kind words. Almost everyone on the Gruhn Guitars staff picked up a guitar, banjo, or bass as a young person and our collective passion for these fine fretted instruments definitely hasn't waned (You hit the nail on the head!). We hope...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

For me, this place is all about Calvin, one of the friendliest and most knowledgeable instrument specialists I've ever spoken with. I was lucky enough to be there during their legendary tent sale. This place is really more like an experience than a shopping trip....More

Thank guy b
Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this review

Guy, We appreciate the kind words and are so pleased you were able to visit during our tent sale - definitely a unique experience! Calvin truly is one of a kind and we've been fortunate to spend our days with him since 1988. We'll pass...More

Reviewed 15 October 2016

Went to their tent sale and saw Vincent Gill shopping! What an awesome treat! Such a nice guy! Gruhn has a great selection and is reasonably priced! Worth a visit if you are looking for a guitar or stringed instrument.

Thank Terry T
Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the shop as well as our tent sale (which was our first!). Thank you for the kind review, too. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 13 October 2016

This was the first time I've been to Gruhn's since they moved from downtown. A great array of vintage instruments - Mostly Martin guitars. Casual enough to stroll and pick up an instrument and play a bit - also a couple of music rooms to...More

Thank Jon D
Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this review

Jon, We appreciate you visiting the shop and taking the time to leave such a thoughtful review. Hope to see you again soon!

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Dale S
Do they do guitar work on Martin guitars?
2 April 2017|
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Response from james l | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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