8046 Providence Rd Suite C Charlotte, NC 28277-9715
Phone: 704-341-0000
Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Blog Archives

10/07/2018 - Special Rental Rates!
10/07/2018 - Special Rental Rates!
07/31/2017 - New Guitars!
05/24/2017 - New Fender Bass Amps!

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

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Our Mission

Here at Music & Arts, it’s our mission to get people of all ages, interests and backgrounds excited about music. We’re avid believers in the good music can do in a person’s life, and with over 150 locations across the country, we’re the nation’s most trusted music resource. We’re a comprehensive music shopping experience, providing excellent private and group lessons, name brand instrument and music accessory sales, rentals, repairs and a wide assortment of books and sheet music. Serving everyone from seasoned career musicians to young students venturing out into the world of music for the very first time, we’re here to help you thrive no matter what you’re doing with music.

Charlotte, North Carolina, welcome to your friendly local music store! We’re conveniently located on Pineville-Matthews Road and Providence Road in the Arboretum Shopping Center. You can find us just north of Fourmile Creek and east of William R. Davie Park.

In addition to the wonderful community here in Charlotte, we also serve the surrounding areas of Pineville, Weddington, Indian Trail, Matthews, Mint Hill, Monroe, Unionville, Midland, Stanville, Locust, Harrisburg, Concord, Kannapolis, Davidson, Mt Holly, Lowesville, Belmont, Indian Land, SC, Fort Mill, SC and more!

Need your guitar or bass restrung before your next show? The last thing you should be worrying about before an important performance is restringing your instrument, so why not let our repair and maintenance team handle it? Drop off your axe with us and we’ll have it cleaned and restrung in no time so you can get back to what’s important––music!

Since 1952, Music & Arts has been partnering with local music education programs in schools nationwide to deliver instruments, music accessories, books and sheet music to students. Our Charlotte location proudly serves and supports the following local schools:

South Charlotte, Jay M Robinson, Community House, Crestdale, Southwest, Quail Hollow, Alexander Graham, McClintock, Carmel, Mint Hill, Coulwood, Ridge Road, Cochrane, Northeast, Albemarle Road, White Water, James Martin, Kennedy, Eastway, Randolph, Piedmont Open, Northwest School of the Arts, Waddell Language Academy, Marvin Ridge, Sun Valley, Piedmont, Indianland, Cuthbertson, Weddington, Monroe, Parkwood, Union Academy, Porter Ridge, Ardrey Kell, CATA, East Meck, South Meck, West Meck, Providence, Olympic, Independence, Myers Park, David W. Butler, Phillip O. Berry, Charlotte Latin, Charlotte Christian, Carmel Christian, United Faith Christian Academy, Socrates, Holy Trinity, Providence Day, Charlotte Prep, Charlotte Country Day, Covenant Day, Metrolina Christian Academy, Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy, Trinity Episcopal, Saint Matthew's, British International, Omni Montessori, Arborbrook Christian Academy, Saint Gabriel's, Holy Trinity, and Collinswood Language Academy.

Our instrument rental program is a great option for anyone interested in learning how to play music for the first time. Every instrument in our program is 100% rent-to-own, so you can rest assured knowing your payments are all contributing towards the purchase of the instrument should you choose to stick with it. This is a great way to test the musical waters without committing to a serious purchase.

Got a big show coming up at the Visulite Theater? Whether you play drums in a punk band or the flute in a chamber ensemble, let the Music & Arts here in Charlotte be your last stop before you take the stage. With everything from rosin for violin strings and music stands to helpful books and sheet music, we’re here to help you perform your best. Break a leg!

Charlotte is a hotbed for R&B music, with legendary artists like Adina Howard, Horace Brown and Stephanie Mills hailing from our great city. If you want to learn how to write, sing or produce R&B music, check out our private lessons! Our talented teaching team has experience instructing children and adults in songwriting, technique and music theory for a variety of instruments like guitar, piano, bass, drums and more. And be sure to check out our group lessons, which are a great option for friends and families who want to bond and learn something new at the same time.

More About Music & Arts

With over 150 locations nationwide, we’ve grown leaps and bounds since opening our first store back in 1952, but nothing means more to us than seeing individuals thrive through music in the many communities we serve. We’re now the nation’s leading provider of private music lessons, band and orchestral instrument sales, rentals and repairs. Our remarkable story of growth has everything to do with the unshakable commitments we’ve made to students, parents, music educators and musicians of every stripe over the past six decades. We’ve been owned and operated by the same family since the very beginning, and our values inform everything we do as a company. Come visit our Charlotte location today! We can’t wait to meet you!