Guitars and Other Stringed Things

Moondog Music Shop has an excellent selection of fretted and stringed instruments for musicians of all levels. We also carry musical accessories, amps, pedals and more.

Brand New Gear

Check with us for the best prices on brand new, top-of-the-line equipment by Ibanez, Fender, Taylor, Line 6 and more.

Previously Loved

We strive to acquire eclectic and vintage amps and instruments. We buy used instruments and encourage trade-ins!

Collectors Items

Searching for a high-end axe to add to your collection? We’ll help you track it down.

Repair Experts

Does your instrument or equipment need a tune-up? We go the extra mile and never give up on a project- we will get it done!

Guitar Repair

Stop in today for setups, fret work, upgrades and other guitar repairs. Bring in your broken mandolins, banjos, violin, cellos, upright or other stringed instruments, and they will leave sounding and looking better than when they came in.

Electronics Repair

Moondog Music Shop also specializes in guitar electronics. We repair everything from amp’s and pedals to the electronics in your guitar. Having trouble getting a signal? Bring in your old gear today and we’ll get it sounding brand new!

Music Lessons

We offer personal lessons to aspiring musicians of all ages

There’s no better way to give back to the community than by offering the power of knowledge. We offer one-on-one lessons for guitar, bass, ukulele, mandolin, and banjo. Aspiring musicians of all ages are welcome. Call today to schedule a private lesson.

Community is Key

We strive to connect Colorado Springs through a shared love of music.

Our main focus is in being a useful part of the community. We get involved by helping with benefits, assisting customers with special needs, helping those less fortunate, teaching groups of children and working with schools, or finding an obscure ax for the high end collector. This personal interaction is what sets us apart from the rest.

What Can We Help You With?

Contact us today.


(719) 634-7425

1211 W Colorado Ave

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Our Biggest Fans

Read what our customers love about us

  • This place is the BEST music store in Colorado Springs that I have found, and I am pretty confident that I've exhausted them all. I went in looking for a banjo for my husband, and the owner was so nice and helpful. I would say that this is one of the few places in town that has both a good selection of high-end string instruments for the pro AND affordable ones for a beginner. He was also honest with me about the quality I could expect at a certain price point but was not at all pushy. He ordered an additional banjo for me to look at, letting me know that he wanted to have it in stock anyway. I will definitely be returning here for any future work on our banjo or uke, and I may even sign us up for some lessons.

    Tara B Google
  • The best music shop I've ever seen. Lots of rare guitars and amps in pristine condition (and great prices). Michael was beyond knowledgeable and friendly. There's a huge difference between Moondog & the corporate music shops. You'll definitely appreciate it. Five stars (because 6 wasn't an option)!!!

    Justin R Facebook
  • My Telecaster had been running without the neck pickup for months after I got a little too intense on stage one night. I considered fixing it myself, but my knowledge of these things is rudimentary at best. Being new to the area, I took it to Moondog after some recommendations and immediately felt confident about my decision from my conversation with Mike. Two days later I got a call indicating he'd already finished. Not only was it a far lower price than I'd expected, he was also detailed in explaining what he'd done (with photos) and even did a little extra just to make sure my Tele was in the best shape possible. This guitar sounds better than ever, thanks again!

    Kyle L Google
  • Friendly and informative is how I would describe Moondog Mike's Music Shop. And a good deal on used equipment! He set me up with some nice powered speakers to daisy chain from my Bose system. I'd much rather support a local business than some mega-chain. Thanks, Mike!

    Tricia P Facebook
  • Mike gave me back the BEST possible guitar set up for the money! I've read another review that mentions that he wasn't open on time. For the quality of his work and his pricing, I will GLADLY take the human factors that might cause him troubles in opening on time! My first experience, but I think he hit a home run. I will be back Mike, and with a slightly more demanding job, but I'm VERY pleased with my first session playing the guitar you set up for me! THANK YOU! ­čÖé

    Daryn T Facebook

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