Cotten Music [Cyber] Central

Matching folks with guitars since 1961
434 Houston Street, Suite 131 Nashville, TN 37203
Shop Phone 615-383-8947  M-F 10-6

for Saturday appointments
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  • Acoustic Guitars and Mandolins - Great new and used small-shop and handmade guitars, mandolins, and banjos by Collings, Kimble, Northfield, Martin,  Posch, JC Baxendale, NoName (Kugler), McGill, Peterson, Moku, National Reso-Phonic, Kentucky, Recording King, Waterloo
  • Used and Vintage Acoustic and Electric Guitars - Check out our list--you might be surprised at what we've got. We update this list daily, so please check back often. We are always interested in hearing what cool used instruments you might have to consign or trade.  E-mail or call Kim with what you've got.  We'd be happy to talk with you.
  • Accessories - LR Baggs, Fishman and K&K pickups; Franklin, Pete Schmidt, and Long Hollow Leather guitar, dobro, banjo and mandolin straps; Reunion Blues cases and gig bags.  Looking for a specific pick? Chances are we've got it. We've certainly got lots of picks, including Claytons, Hense, Wegens, and ProPik Fingertone fingerpicks, etc.
  • Cotten Music Caps - Cotten Music caps are low-profile, 6-panel, baseball caps featuring our full-color logo (new silver stitching) on the front and Nashville, TN (also stitched) on the back. They are fully adjustable, so they should fit most folks.   The regular low-profile caps are available in charcoal, light gray, and washed blue. We also have larger-size caps (the dome portion is larger) in charcoal. The larger caps have leather adjustment straps. All caps are $20 plus shipping.  To get yours, please email us, call us, or use PayPal (our address is for PayPal).
  • Cotten Music's Teaching Staff - Cotten Music is happy to announce that Liz Lawrence, owner of Root Note Studio Nashville, is now operating her studio from our shop several days a week. Liz offers lessons in acoustic and electric (fingerstyle, slide, etc.), and she welcomes students of all ages and skill levels. If you don't live in Nashville or you cannot make it in for lessons at the shop, Liz is happy to arrange lessons with you via Skype. Need a refresher course in theory, or want to dig in and learn it for the first time? Liz can help. To arrange a lesson, please give Liz a call at 615-543-6491. You can visit her website at

contact us:

434 Houston Street Suite 131 Nashville, TN 37203
phone: (615)383-8947
for appointments: (615-266-6120)
1996-2019 Cotten Music Center

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