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Gruhn Guitars

2120 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204-2204
+1 615-256-2033
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I had the pleasure to purchase an Awesome guitar from Gruhn Guitars! I've wrote alot of songs on this HoundDog Dobro!

I fell in love with the quality of the craftsmanship and the sound of this Hound Dog Dobro at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
terri248
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Somerset, Kentucky
Awesome vintage guitars

Another guitar stop on our trip for our son. They have some very cool stuff. Not quite as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FISHINGGAL
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MISSOURI
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Specializing in new, used and vintage guitars, basses, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles, and amps since 1970. Gruhn Guitars buys, sells, consigns, trades and appraises fretted instruments and houses one of the world's premier vintage and used collections including classic Martin, Fender, Gibson, Epiphone, Gretsch and National instruments as well as a wide selection of new instruments from Martin, Taylor, Collings, Larrivee, McPherson and many independent builders.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tent sale” (2 reviews)
“instruments” (20 reviews)
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2120 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204-2204
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+1 615-256-2033
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I fell in love with the quality of the craftsmanship and the sound of this Hound Dog Dobro at Gruhn Guitar!! It was a must to have! Lots of great guitars there and Wonderful service. I knew the minute I sat down to play it...More

Thank terri248
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another guitar stop on our trip for our son. They have some very cool stuff. Not quite as welcoming as other places but still let our son play different guitars. Keith was awesome, he showed us another area with some unique guitars. And talked about...More

Thank FISHINGGAL
Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately my experience of the bigger vintage guitar stores in Nashville was underwhelming. Amazing range of beautiful instruments but largely disinterested staff. I would however highly recommend a visit to Cotten Music (on Houston). They have a smaller selection of choice vintage acoustics but the...More

Thank DTBradie
Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and will pass your message along to our sales staff and management team. We aim to provide uniformly excellent service at the shop, by phone and by email and make every effort to do so...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

I'm not a guitar player, but my kids are and we visited twice during our vacation. Most impressive collection of new and vintage guitars, from affordable to crazy expensive. Just listening to the music being played was impressive.

Thank lutz1
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

If you are in Nashville and a player you have to visit Gruhn Guitars. Plenty of works of art to choose from $800-195,000. Staff seems chill to let you explore and play. No matter what your style is they have the tools.

Thank james l
Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

We appreciate the kind words, James, and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Love this store Wouldn't expect what you see when u get in here ,basically I wanted whole store ! Giant candy store for me. Now as far as staff, they were extreamly helpfully if you ask them , It was nice though that they don't...More

Thank Diane S
Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

We appreciate the kind words, Diane and look forward to seeing or hearing from you again soon!

Reviewed 9 January 2017

For guitar geeks, especially ones with an interest in guitar history and collecting, there is no better place to visit IN THE WORLD than Gruhn's Guitars. George Gruhn has written the definitive books on history, identification, and collecting guitars and has created the best place...More

Thank craig w
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I live in the upper Midwest and was in Nashville for a quick visit with friends. This was my second visit to Gruhn Guitars.. Last week (December 30) I stopped in to drop off a guitar for repair (this is the second time I’ve taken...More

Thank arborstrings
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I stopped here during a trip through Nashville as a concession to my 11-year old son. He's been taking lessons at our local SoR for a couple of years and is actually quite good. He was in awe of the shop's amazing selection of guitars...I...More

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Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016

We greatly appreciate the kind words. Almost everyone on the Gruhn Guitars staff picked up a guitar, banjo, or bass as a young person and our collective passion for these fine fretted instruments definitely hasn't waned (You hit the nail on the head!). We hope...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016

For me, this place is all about Calvin, one of the friendliest and most knowledgeable instrument specialists I've ever spoken with. I was lucky enough to be there during their legendary tent sale. This place is really more like an experience than a shopping trip....More

Thank guy b
Sarah J, Manager at Gruhn Guitars, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Guy, We appreciate the kind words and are so pleased you were able to visit during our tent sale - definitely a unique experience! Calvin truly is one of a kind and we've been fortunate to spend our days with him since 1988. We'll pass...More

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Dale S
Do they do guitar work on Martin guitars?
2 April 2017|
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Response from Diane S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do exceptional work!
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