940 E Franklin Boulevard GASTONIA, NC 28054
Phone: 704-861-1037
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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10/07/2018 - Special Rental Rates!
08/15/2018 - BACK TO SCHOOL

Due to space limitations, Gastonia 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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Retail Manager - N
Expertise: Accessories, Brass, Orchestral Strings, Pro Audio, Woodwinds, Woodwind Accessories, Flutes & Piccolos, Clarinets, Saxophones, Double Reed Instruments, Recorders, Electronic Wind Instruments, Brass Accessories, Trumpets, Trombones, Tubas, French Horns, Marching Band Brass, Marching Band Accessories, Concert Percussion, Drums & Percussion, Orchestral Strings Accessories, Violins, Violas, Cellos, Double Basses, Books, Sheet Music & Media, Classroom & Kids, Keyboards & MIDI, Guitar, Bass, Folk & Traditional Instruments, Amplifiers & Effects, Euphoniums, Marching Percussion, Technology, Percussion, Keyboards, Print Music
Areas of Instruction: Guitar, Trombone, Baritone, Bass Guitar, Drum Set, Jazz Improvisation, Music Theory, Piano, Percussion

Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without! Gerald has great passion in bringing people together...
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Senior Sales Associate
Expertise: Trombones

I have been playing trombone since 5th grade in 2004. From middle school to high school, I participated in different ensembles...

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Music & Arts is proud to be a home for anyone with an interest in music. From seasoned professional musicians and hardworking music educators, to people of all ages learning an instrument for the very first time, we’re in the business of connecting people with everything they need to succeed in music no matter their age, educational background, and interest. We’re America’s most trusted music resource, offering instrument and music accessory sales, rentals, repairs, a wide selection of books and sheet music, and incredible music instruction. Thank you for making us America’s favorite one-stop music shop!

Gastonia, North Carolina, we’re proud to be your local music store! You can find us south of I-85 on E Franklin Blvd. Our store is located north of Lineberger Park and the Avon/Catawba Creeks Greenway.

We proudly serve the wonderful community here in Gastonia and the surrounding areas of South Gastonia, Crowders, Bessemer City, Tryon, Ashebrook Park, Dallas, Spencer Mountain, Ranlo, Lowell, McAdenville, Cramerton, Belmont and many more!

We also serve local schools including Belmont Middle School, Bessemer City Middle School, Cramerton Middle School, Grier Middle School, Mt. Holly Middle School, John Chavis Middle School, Holbrook Middle School, Southwest Middle School, Stanley Middle School, York-Chester Middle School, and W.C. Friday Middle School.

Are you a local music teacher based in Gastonia? Come in during our Teacher Appreciation Day the first Monday of every month and save 30% on books and sheet music! Music & Arts has a huge appreciation for our nation’s hardworking music educators, and we’re here to help make your lives easier. Thanks for enriching the lives of our local youth through music!

If you’re a local musician who frequently plays at Gastonia venues like the Rock House Tavern, let us be your last stop before you take the stage! From Music accessories like strings, reeds, stands and tuners, to an expert instrument repair and maintenance team, you can always rely on Music & Arts to help you prepare for your shows! Break a leg up there!

Feel inspired by the incredible musical talent you see playing at the Downtown Gastonia Summer Concert Series? If you’re interested in learning how to play an instrument or in making some music of your own, check out our private music lessons! We teach guitar, piano, bass, voice and a variety of orchestral instruments to children and adults! Working one-on-one with a Music & Arts university-trained instructors, is a great way to get the skills and confidence you need to reach your musical goals. Ask about our private lessons today!


The first Music & Arts store was run out of a Bethesda, Maryland home back in 1952. Still operated by the same family since our founding, we’re proud to be now be America’s leading provider of instrument sales, rentals, repairs, and music lessons. With hundreds of locations scattered across the nation, we’ve grown in leaps and bounds over the years, but have never lost sight of our values and music’s profound impact on a human level. No matter where you find yourself in the wide world of music, we’re here to help you thrive and succeed. Stop in and see us at our Gastonia, North Carolina location today! Our friendly staff is here to connect you with everything you need!