Musical Instruments for Sale in Arcata, CA

Comprehensive list of Arcata, California based musical instrument shops offering new & used guitars, pianos, percussion, string, woodwind instruments for sale.

Business Listings

It is absolutely pretty - what a sound! The Marimba One instrument is unique. Every frame piece and resonator is hand-crafted in our shop; every bar is individually tuned for internal balance and clarity of sound; every element of every keyboard is composed for consistency and harmony across the complete selection. Each Marimba One is a labor of love from a very dedicated staff.


We build a range of fine, custom, acoustic instruments, featuring Irish bouzoukis, octave mandolins, citterns, guitars, mandolins, mandolas, and hybrid instruments. To get an overview of the range of intruments coming out of the shop, visit the about the instruments page. New sound clip libraries by various artists using Crump instruments are available on the players page.


Expert repair, setups and adjustments, and complete restoration of stringed instruments. Sales of quality, reasonably priced student instrument packages as well as fine, professional-grade used and new instruments. Convenient rent-to-own program along with a range of carefully chosen accessories for musicians of all levels: strings, cases, bows, tuners, pickups, books & more.



Mendocino Music has been one of the premier dealers of new and vintage guitars on California's North Coast since 1975. We are situated near the town of Navarro, just off Highway 128 on the way to the village of Mendocino, and our showroom in the redwoods is open by appointment 7 days a week.


Complete violin repair and restoration. We sell student violins, violas, bows and accessories in all sizes. We stock antique and vintage student instruments in sizes to full size as well as most sizes of viola. We also carry our own line of NEW Romanian instruments in sizes 1/4 to full. We have new select Chinese instruments in sizes 1/16, 1/10 and 1/8.


Make The Music Connection your meeting place for music in Chico. We have great equipment new, used and rental plus a knowledgeable and friendly team and outstanding instructors for beginning to advanced students. We are enthusiastic supporters of Chico's musicians, bands and the local music scene.


Professional musician Jim Williford has been repairing electric and acoustic guitars, and violins, cellos, and other stringed instruments in Chico, CA for more than twenty five years. Jim builds guitars and does custom inlay.


For the last several months the guitar business has taken a back seat for me. i am currently in the process of rebuilding the site and double checking the inventory in order to assure availability of items on my site. Currently the instrument and amplifier listings are up to date. Every now and then I send out an email showing new items and/or sale priced items.