Bowling Green

830 Fairview Ave B1 BOWLING GREEN, KY 42101
Phone: 270-842-9435
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: Closed

Store Services

Due to space limitations, Bowling Green does not offer lessons. Please check our locations directory for another store near you which may offer lessons.

Meet The Experts

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Areas of Instruction: Guitar, Percussion, Piano
Matt is a local musician who has maintained a private lessons studio for over 10 years, seeing an average of 50...
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Areas of Instruction: Clarinet
Hello, my name is Kelcy! I am originally from Ooltewah, TN, but just graduated with my bachelor’s in music performance from...
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Areas of Instruction: Guitar
- Grew up in Southern California, lived in Austin, TX from 2002 to 2017, currently residing just north of Nashville, TN. -2001...
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Holly Sims
Areas of Instruction: Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass, Music Theory
Hello! I'm a current music education student at Western Kentucky University studying double bass. I'm involved with marching band,...

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Get to Know Music & Arts, Bowling Green

Welcome to Music & Arts | Bowling Green!

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Whether you’ve been a professional music educator for decades or are interested in learning about music for the very first time, Music & Arts is here to help you thrive. Since 1952, we’ve been on a mission to get the world excited about the magic of music. We’re America’s favorite one-stop music shop, offering name brand instruments and music accessories, repairs, rentals, a massive selection of books and sheet music, and music lessons taught by university-trained educators. No matter what your goals are in the wide world of music, we’re here to help you succeed.

We’re proud to serve Bowling Green, Kentucky with our store located on Fairview Ave just west of US 31W. You can find us southwest of Weldon Peete Park and Barren River. Formerly known as Royal Music, the Music & Arts team upholds the legacy of Royal Music in serving the surrounding Plumb Springs, Rockfield, Woodburn, Auburn, Blue Level, Drake, Allen Springs, Alvaton, and Smiths Grove communities.

Got a guitar, bass, or orchestral instrument in need of new strings? Restringing an instrument is a hassle that takes precious playing time away from musicians, but luckily, the repair and maintenance team here at Music & Arts is here to help. Just drop off your instrument with us, and we’ll have it cleaned and restrung in no time. Just focus on making music, and we’ll take care of the rest!

Local music educators, rejoice! Stop by and receive special discounts on books and sheet music only offered to local music teachers. Here at Music & Arts, we truly believe that music makes the world a better place and that music educators are an integral part of spreading the joy and knowledge of the craft. Thanks for everything you do!

If you’re a local musician gearing up for a big show at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SkyPAC), let our store be your last stop before you take the stage! From an expert repair and maintenance team on staff to a huge assortment of music accessories like strings, drum heads, reeds, and stands, you can count on us to give you everything you need to shine up on stage.

Bowling Green is a phenomenal place to learn about music. Everyone from indie rock band Cage The Elephant to Bluegrass master musician Sam Bush got their musical start here, and you can to with some private lessons taught here in our store. Our passionate team of educators can help you reach your goals whether you want to rock on the guitar or sharpen your music reading skills on the clarinet. Ask one of our sales associates for more details today!


Music & Arts is now the leading provider of music lessons, instrument sales, rentals, and repairs, with hundreds of locations spanning across the country, but we didn’t always used to be so big. Our first store was humbly ran out of a Bethesda, Maryland home back in 1952. Though we’ve grown and changed a lot since first opening our doors over 65 years ago, some things about us have stayed the same over the years. We’ve been owned by the same family since the very beginning, and we’ve never lost sight of music’s vast importance on the community level. Stop by and say hello today! We can’t wait to meet you!