Founded in 1979, Maple Leaf Music has become the go to store for quality fretted instruments in New England and beyond. As an actual downtown, brick and mortar presence with a long standing reputation for great service and knowledge, we strive to source the finest stringed instruments for all levels and playing styles.
Maple Leaf Music is known for our selection of handmade American acoustic guitars. We select each of our instrument makers for tone, playability and quality.
Makers Include Froggy Bottom, Huss and Dalton, Bourgeois, and local Vermont luthiers.
Experts in American open back banjos with 40 years of knowledge in vintage banjos like Dobson, Cole, Fairbanks, S.S. Stewart, and Vega.
New makers include Cedar Mountain, Huss and Dalton, and Pisgah.
We carry a nice array of mandolins from 2 point to A and F styles. Whether you play bluegrass, old time, Celtic or rock we can pair you with right instrument for your style.
Makers include Collings, Eastman, and Rigel.
We stock a large selection of soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone ukuleles, from starter lines to hand made professional instruments. We play, know, and love ukuleles here at Maple Leaf Music.
Makers include Collings, Ko Aloha, Pono, Kala, Gretsch.
Guitars built with steel, brass, and wood are just plain cool. There is no sound on earth like a good resophonic guitar being played with a bottleneck slide.
Makers include Mule Resophonic Guitars, and the Gretsch Root Series.
Maple Leaf Music's stock of used instruments range from pristine pieces to well-loved vintage players. Collings, Bourgeois, Martin, Gibson, and every other acclaimed builder of fine fretted instruments over the past century is represented when available.
The shop maintains a highly selective stock of new and used electric instruments and amplifiers. Fans of humbuckers, P90s, stratocasters, telecasters, or hollowbodies, will feel at home here.
We carry guitars and basses made by Collings, G & L, and Eastman.
Here at Maple Leaf we have every flavor of effects pedal to color your sound from overdrive, fuzz, and distortion to modulation, loopers, and delay.
Top of the line pedals from names like Empress, Malekko, TC Electronic, and Catalinbread.
Maple Leaf Music receives instruments from our favorite makers such as Froggy Bottom, Huss and Dalton, Bourgeois, and Collings on a weekly basis. We never know what used and vintage instruments that are new to us will walk through the door, but when they do, this would be the spot to see them first.
The sold page is a resource rich archive of stringed instruments. Each handcrafted instrument we order has detailed pictures and a video sound recording serving as a great way to research for your next custom order.