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Description

A friendly family run business, which has been serving the musicians of Northern Ireland for over 80 years.

Matchetts Music was established in 1936 and has been in the heart of the city ever since. Within each of its two spacious shops you will find an abundance of musical instruments, accessories, song books and gifts to choose from. Included is a wide selection of traditional Celtic harps, bodhrans, Irish whistles and fiddles, brass and woodwind instruments, pianos, ukuleles, guitars drums and much more.

They are also the proud exclusive Northern Irish stockist of world renowned Lowden Guitars made right here in Northern Ireland.

The friendly and knowledgeable team are sure to help you pick the perfect instrument and musical memento of your time here in Belfast.  You might also be lucky enough to catch one of the free instore events that take place throughout the year.
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  • 38 Wellington Place
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT1 6GF

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Large range of traditional Irish instruments and song books
  • Ireland’s largest range of Lowden guitars handmade in Downpatrick Northern Ireland
  • Fun informative free in-store events throughout the year
  • Friendly, welcoming staff with great product knowledge
  • Located right in the heart of the city

How to change the strings on a Violin

0.51 KM
Sat, 29 Jan 2022, 10:45am

Learn how to maintain and change a string on your violin in the Matchetts Music store.

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How to care for a Brass Instrument

0.51 KM
Sat, 02 Apr 2022, 10:45am

Learn how to care for your brass instrument in the Matchetts Music store.

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How to change the strings on a Classical Guitar

0.51 KM
Sat, 26 Mar 2022, 10:45am

Learn how to change a string and maintain your classical guitar in the Matchetts Music store.

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How to choose the right Guitar Pedal

0.51 KM
Sat, 12 Mar 2022, 10:45am

Visit Matchetts Music store to get a basic overview of the most popular pedals, so you can learn how to choose the right pedals for the…

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How to use the Smart Pianist App with a YDP

0.51 KM
Sat, 05 Mar 2022, 10:45am

Learn how to use your Yamaha YDP Arius digital piano with the Smart Pianist APP, in the Matchetts Music store. (Current 700 series only)

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How to change the Strings on a Ukulele

0.51 KM
Sat, 12 Feb 2022, 10:45am

Come learn everything you need to know about maintaining and changing the strings on your ukulele for free at Matchetts Music in-house.

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How to use the Smart Pianist App with a CLP

0.51 KM
Sat, 19 Mar 2022, 10:45am

Learn how to use your Yamaha CLP Clavinova digital piano the with Smart Pianist APP in Matchetts Music store.

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How to get started in Home Recording

0.51 KM
Sat, 05 Feb 2022, 10:45am

Come learn everything you need to know and purchase to get started in Home Recording at Matchetts Music store for free.

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How to change the strings on a Bass Guitar

0.51 KM
Sat, 19 Feb 2022, 10:45am

In this session you will learn how to maintain, change the strings and tune your bass for free at Matchetts Music store.

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How to care for a Wind Instrument

0.51 KM
Sat, 26 Feb 2022, 10:45am

In this session you will learn how to clean and care for your wind instrument for free at Matchetts Music store.

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