The Starving Musician

3939 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Santa Clara, California 95051


New & Used Instruments • Consignments & Band Rentals • Three Bay Area Locations

NOW OPEN for in-store shopping! All customers must wear face covering

Here at The Starving Musician, we buy, sell, trade and consign musical instruments. We sell new and used products and offer a 90-day warranty on our used items, unless clearly stated "As-Is" in the description. We have been serving musicians of all levels since 1985.

We are an authorized warranty station for Getzen, Yamaha, Gemeinhardt and Jupiter. Our band instrument rental program is the largest in Northern California. All of our band instruments are professionally inspected and adjusted by NAPBIRT Certified Technicians.

Gay & Lesbian (LGBTQ) Friendly Musical Instrument Store

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Band & Orchestra
Drums & Percussion
Effect Pedals
Guitar & Bass Amps
Fretted & Accessories
Pro Audio


197 Reviews
August 09, 2020
starving musician is the place to be for all guitar players experienced or players that are just starting. they have an amazing assortment of new and used...
August 26, 2020
Staff are very friendly and helpful. They will even help you to replace only one string on your guitar !!! Come here for any help !
October 21, 2020
One of my favorite places in the world. I do miss the El Camino location, but that's whatever. The dudes that work here are all gear nerds, which is a good...


Closed Now
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm


3939 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Santa Clara, California 95051
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Additional Locations

Berkeley 510-841-2648 2474 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley, California 94704
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