music resources

Although Annapolis County is a bit off the beaten path, there are still a good range of businesses supplying instruments, audio gear, and supplies in the area. You can generally find what you need in the area, either from smaller “mom & pop” stores or the Valley outlet of one of Canada’s largest music supply chains.

C guitars plus

14525 Hwy 1
Wilmot, NS

In business since 1999, we pride ourselves on providing customers with the best-quality products and personal service. Please drop by our retail location in Wilmot, Nova Scotia, Canada, to see all of the items we have in stock. C Guitars Plus buys / sells / trades new and used instruments.

global strings

4730 Highway 1
Granville Centre, NS

Strings for all instruments – Guitars, Bass, Mandolin, Fiddle, Violin and yes, even Ukulele and Dulcimer.  Augustine, D’Addario, DR, Elixir, Hannabach, Savarez, SIT, Thomastik and more, more, more.

long & mcquade music

16 Dow Road
New Minas, NS

Long & McQuade is the largest chain of musical instrument retailers in Canada, with over 70 locations from British Columbia to Newfoundland. This means that if you’re a touring musician, you’ll have the benefit of dealing with a familiar store with consistent sales, supplies and service, no matter where your homebase is.

Long & McQuade is famous for our variety and range of musical instruments and professional audio products. Whether you’re looking for a flugelhorn or the latest Special Edition Gibson guitar, you’ll find it with us. You can enjoy the convenience of seeing and comparing various options all under one roof and can often walk away with your product of choice.

rizsanyi guitars

1909 Clementsvale Road
Bear River, NS

Recognized worldwide for the design and construction of his exquisite, handmade guitars, Rizsanyi’s clients have included the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards, superstars Sting, James Taylor and Peter Gabriel.

Rizsanyi’s reputation means clients usually find him, whether it’s by word of mouth, email, text or telephone.

All of his guitars are crafted with hand-carved necks, bridges and inlays. He claims “a connoisseur’s dedication to playability, comfort and acoustic quality. Every guitar is strobe-tuned for note accuracy, tonal quality and precision harmonics.”

And each offers a rich, full-bodied sound. Supporters point to the guitar’s note clarity, projection and sustainability as instantly recognizable when hearing a Rizsanyi guitar being played.

signature music

146 Victoria St
Digby, NS

Guitars and instruments for sale and repair.
A good selection of supplies for instruments of all kinds.


timothy harps

3790 Highway 201
Centrelea, NS

Located in the heart of the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia, Timothy Harps has been creating professional Celtic Harps since 1991.

​Though we participate in a musical tradition that has continued for more than four thousand years, our harps are very much designed to inspire and challenge the modern musician.  Our harps are known for their rich, powerful voices, compact dimensions and beautiful craftsmanship.

paradise sound studio

By Appointment Only
Paradise, NS
Call or Text:  249-700-1096

Located in Paradise, Nova Scotia and designed by Willy Shearer, the studio is purpose built from the ground up for sound and features spruce spring loaded flooring, 1000 square feet of space, a dormer that extends out  with almost 180 degree field of view to the surrounding Valley and a great hybrid of digital and analog recording gear all in a comfortable environment.

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