Save the dates! JW Music will be participating in the Downtown Carlisle Association’s UPMC Ice Art Festival from February 8-10, 2019. Plan to shop in town and view the amazing ice sculptures including the extra special “music/instrument themed” sculpture on display in front of our Carlisle storefront! Plus, we will warm things up inside the store with extra savings and specials on select items during the festival. Stay tuned for more details! For more information about the festival visit the D-CALIF website: http://iceartfest.com.Read More
JW Music News & Announcements
Go ahead and look on Amazon, Sweetwater, Musician’s Friend, or Guitar Center for your next music item, but make the purchase at JW Music. Why? We match or beat any advertised price! At JW Music you will get personalized attention, your questions answered, and more from your local music retailer who has been serving the greater Carlisle area (and Cumberland County!) for over 30 years!Read More
Happy 2019! We hope everyone had a terrific (and musical-filled!) holiday season. If you received a new guitar for the holidays, fantastic! To help make your new guitar easier and more fun to play, Fender has posted an excellent guide "Everything You Need to Know After Getting a New Guitar."Read More
Enjoy the warm tone of these unique brand new hand-crafted West African ebony guitar slides made at an ebony mill owned and responsibly managed by Taylor Guitars and Madinter, an international tone wood supplier. We have all four sizes in stock (small, medium, large, and extra large). The tone created by ebony wood slides is a nice contrast, or compliment, to the sharper, crisper sound of the standard glass or metallic slide. If you would like to learn more about Taylor’s “Ebony Project” checkout their site: https://www.taylorguitars.com/ebonyproject. If you are new to slides and want a little guidance/tutorial, Taylor can help! Checkout their “Intro to Slide Guitar”: https://www.taylorguitars.com/intro-to-slide-guitar. Stop into the Carlisle store to try and buy these excellent slides!Read More
We are very pleased to announce that we have added a new strings instructor, Victoria Twigg. Victoria will teach violin, viola and cello lessons at our Carlisle studio to students of all ages!Read More
There is nothing like the warm sound of an acoustic guitar. This holiday season JW Music has several excellent acoustic guitars in-stock that are perfect for anyone looking to get started or upgrade their instrument:
• Fender FA Series ($199.99): Dreadnought body with cutaway for easy fretting , plus Fishman onboard electronics for quality amplification and tuning.
• Taylor GS-Mini ($499.99 w/gig bag): Scaled-down size makes for easy playability, plus Sitka Spruce top wood, layered Sapele body wood, and ES-Go onboard electronics for quality amplification and tuning.
• Taylor 114ce (899.99 w/gig bag): Grand Auditorium body with Venetian cutaway for easy fretting, plus Spruce top wood and layered walnut body and Taylor’s Expression 2 electronics for amplification and tuning.
Stop in before (and/or after!) the holidays to see, play, and purchase any of these excellent acoustics. We have a full line of Fender and Taylor guitars for all musicians at either JW Music location. Happy Holidays!Read More
As the holidays draw near, now is a great time to fill the stockings with accessories—sticks, strings, guitar pedals, tuners, and more—all excellent stocking stuffers for the musician in your life. C’mon into either store location (Carlisle or Lemoyne) for stocking stuffers for the musician on your holiday list. Happy holidays!
Just in time for the holidays! New Korg Keyboards at JW Music!
Let these new Korg keyboards be the melodic “keys” to your holidays! Models starting as low as $499.99!
• Korg C1 Air: Superb sound and outstanding design that will enhance any room.
• Korg LP-380: Provides a brilliant piano sound in a low-profile, slim design.
• Korg B1: Streamlined design delivers the key features most important to any pianist: an authentic keyboard touch, superior sound, and effortless ease of use.
• Korg B1-SP: Sound, touch, and design are three crucial essentials when selecting a piano. The B1SP features all three, plus a stand and a three-pedal unit that lets you enjoy sophisticated performance techniques.
Visit either store location (Carlisle or Lemoyne) to see, play, and purchase any of these full-featured keyboards and make beautiful music this holiday season!Read More
Do you hear what I hear?
No?! Then head on into JW Music to upgrade or expand your audio capabilities for the holidays! We have the latest audio interfaces to improve your home recording set-up as well as your professional recording environment. Wireless microphones, mixers, usb interfaces, and much more are in-stock at JW Music in both our Carlisle and Lemoyne stores! Improve and expand your own audio recording or gift the perfect audio upgrade to the musician on your holiday list.Read More
Still need something for the musician on your holiday list?
Fantastic! JW Music has you and your holiday list covered. Stop into either our Carlisle or Lemoyne locations and checkout all the great accessories and supplies that make great stocking stuffers—guitar tuners and strings, drum sticks, humidifiers, and much more! Plus, if you are looking for that special instrument, checkout our full line of Fender, PRS, and Taylor guitars in stock for the holidays! Band and orchestra instruments abound as well at JW Music—trumpets, saxes, clarinets, violins, violas, and much, much more! Head into our stores for the holidays and give the gift of music-making to the special person on your holiday list.Read More
Our Lemoyne store will be open Mondays for the holidays (Dec. 10th & Dec.17th) from 10AM-6:30PM!
Lemoyne Hours for the Holidays:
Monday (from Dec. 10 through Dec. 17): 10AM-6:30PM
(Please Note: Monday, December 24th: 9AM-3PM & Monday, December 31: Closed)
Tuesday through Friday: 10:00AM–6:30PM
Carlisle Hours for the Holidays:
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 10:00AM–6:00PM
(Please Note: Monday, December 24th: 9AM-3PM & Monday, December 31: 10AM-3PM)
Tuesday and Friday: 10:00AM–5:00PM
Watched all your movies and tv shows? No good book to read? No worries! Capture that time and learn to play guitar! JW Music has a full range of acoustic (and electric guitars!) to get you started and more. Including these two excellent Fender acoustics—FA-125CE ($199.99) and the CD-60SCE ($299.99)—superb guitars for getting going whether you are a beginner or an advanced player. Need lessons? No problem, we offer guitar instruction as well! Stop into either location (Carlisle or Lemoyne) to see, play, and purchase your next acoustic and sign up for lessons! After all, movies and tv shows last a few hours, learning an instrument lasts a lifetime!Read More
We have just received a gorgeous and resonant line of Romanian-made full-size violins. Starting at $1295.00 (includes case, bow, and rosen) these fine instruments are perfect upgrades for the advanced student and/or intermediate player. Come on in to our Carlisle store to play and hear the difference these violins offer. We also carry a full line German and Italian violins, so lots to see and hear when you visit us!Read More
As the days get shorter and the nights get longer it is ideal for learning and playing guitar! We are wall to wall with excellent guitars in stock. Models suited for the beginner, intermediate, or professional—Fender, Paul Reed Smith, Taylor, and more! Stop into either JW Music location (Carlisle or Lemoyne) to upgrade your current guitar or begin playing a new guitar. If you a re just getting started, ask us about lessons at JW Music.Read More
The holidays are right around the corner and now is the perfect time to pick that special musical gift at JW Music and put it on layaway until the holidays. Give yourself the gift of time by starting your purchase today and completing payments by the holidays—in time to give the gift of music to someone special!
Is your guitar buzzing or sounding flat? Has it been so long you can't remember when you last changed strings? These are signs your guitar is due for a tune-up! Bring your instrument into either JW Music location (Carlisle or Lemoyne) and let our onsite guitar technician tune-up your guitar so you are playing and sounding your best!
Though the Fall season brings gorgeous color changes and cooler temps, it also ushers in drier air, which is not friendly to wood instruments. You made the investment in your instrument so why not beat back the dry air with an affordable humidifier! One of the best, simplest, and most cost-effective ways to keep your instrument healthy and sounding true. At JW Music we have a humidifier for every need that won't break the budget!Read More
American-made Ludwig drums are in stock at JW Music! Our latest additions are two three-piece kits. First up, is a Vintage Oyster Pearl Keystone Kit that includes: 22” bass drum (kick pedal not included), 16” Floor Tom, 12” Tom, and tom mounting clamp. Our second kit is a Sugar Maple kit that also includes: 22” bass drum (kick pedal not included), 16” Floor Tom, 12” Tom, and tom mounting clamp. Drop into our Carlisle store to see and play these new Ludwig sets!Read More
At JW Music we are getting “snarky” with all new Snark® Napoleon™ Tuners!
No need to sound or play out of tune! We just received the brand new sleekly designed Snark® Napoleon™ tuner. Smaller format but the same superior Snark® tuning accuracy. Plus, all Snark® Napoleon™ tuners include a detachable three pick holder! Get in tune and drop into either JW Music location (Carlisle or Lemoyne) to pickup the number one selling tuner at $16.95 each!Read More
School bands and orchestras are in full swing and it is not too late to rent an instrument for your student! JW Music is ready to help you and your student with all your instrument needs. We have excellent instruments in stock and ready to be played! Plus, we make the rental process easy. Visit us 24/7 online (https://www.jwmusic.com/instrument-rental) and rent right now! You can also stop in at either of our two conveniently located stores (Carlisle and/or Lemoyne) to select and rent an instrument. Remember, with all JW Music rentals there is:
+ No Maintenance Fee!
+ No Interest!
+ No Insurance Fee!
In addition, rent online and select the option to have your student's instrument delivered directly to their school. It couldn't be easier and more convenient!Read More