Music Shops in Derby

Music Shops in Derby

Here at Drum Lessons Derby, our students are regularly asking us where to get their hands on the best equipment at good value for money. Derby doesn't actually have too many Music Stores and there's definitely a gap in the market for more, but we've looked further and discovered that the ones Derby does offer tick all the boxes. Whether you're looking to purchase your first instrument or accessorize your current setup, rest assured that Drum Lessons Derby's list of Music Shops in Derby will suit your needs.

 Rattle & Drum

Rattle & Drum Music is perhaps Derby's most notorious independent music store. They stock a decorated array of instruments including drums and offer an intriguing selection of accessories to improve your setup. The amount of drumkits they have means they also have a huge price range available, so you're almost guaranteed to be able to purchase a drum kit that gives you a perfect balance between price and performance.

Reviews for Rattle & Drum praise the knowledge and friendliness of staff, so you should be comfortable buying from Rattle & Drum knowing you really are getting the best for you and not the best profit for the retailer. Drum Lessons Derby cannot stress enough how valuable this is when buying a drum kit - which don't come cheap. You need to get it right the first time so give them a visit. 

Rattle & Drum, 77-81 Osmaston Road, Derby, DE1 2JH

Telephone: 01332 341414.

Normans (Burton upon Trent)

Normans music store is a retailer based in Burton upon Trent, a short while from Derby city itself. Normans offer a good selection of drum kits with brands such as Yamaha and Pearl included. They make the list due to their reviews claiming friendly and knowledgeable staff, along with their very reasonable prices for top quality equipment and not just drum kits. They stock a wide array of items and despite being outside of Derby itself, deserve to be on the list. A gem of a retailer located in Burton upon Trent so go and check them out.

Normans Music Instruments, Third Avenue, Centrum 100, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 2WD.

Telephone: 01283 535333.


Junction Music

Junction Music is based in Ripley in Derbyshire. At a distance of roughly 12 miles from Derby City Centre, it's about 25 minutes by car. They stock numerous brands and have a good variety of each instrument which is always a plus for any music store as it enables customers to be choosy and really find the instrument that is best for them. The Drum kit selection is quite limited but they do offer a junior drum set for younger students who may not have the arm span to reach from one side of an adult drum kit to the other. 

Junction Music, 8-10 Chapel Street, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3DL.

Telephone: 01773 687878.

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