Welcome to the Johnny Roadhouse Drum & Percussion Department. Here you will find our wide range of percussion instruments and accessories from acoustic & electric drum kits to congas, timbale & cajon to stands, bags, sticks and skins.
Welcome to the Johnny Roadhouse Folk & Strings department. Here you will find all of our folk instruments such as bouzoukis, citterns, mandolins, ukuleles, banjos etc. along with all of our other string instruments such as violins, violas, cellos and double basses. We run this Folk & String department in collaboration with Hobgoblin Music, this means we have full access to the entire Hobgoblin catalog along with all our other products. This offers our customers an unprecedented range of options when choosing their instruments and accessories.
Welcome to the Johnny Roadhouse Brass & Wind department. Here you will find saxophones, trumpets, cornets, tenor horns, baritone horns etc. along with bassoons, clarinets, oboes, flutes, digeridoos etc. and much much more!
Welcome to the Johnny Roadhouse Amplifier Department. Here you will find all of our amplifiers for guitars, basses and much more. We always have a wide range of both new and pre-owned amplifiers in stock.
Welcome to the Johnny Roadhouse Accessories Department. Here you will find a helpful collection of all our musical accessories from music stands to guitar pickups via plectrums, strings, sticks, rosin, drum skins and much more.
Johnny Roadhouse Music is a musical instrument superstore, established over 55 years in Manchester, UK.
Buy with confidence, we have an impressive heritage and a high level of expertise. We are a high street music shop founded by the legendary saxophonist Johnny Roadhouse Snr.
A family-run, bricks and mortar business with a strong online presence.
Open 9:30 - 5:30 from Monday - Saturday
Tel.: 0161 273 1000 / 1111
Choosing Your Instrument
Buying your first instrument (or your second, or third..!) can be difficult and sometimes daunting. Use the articles below - put together by our staff - to dispel the confusion and jargon of buying an instrument.