The Starving Musician

1003 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, California 95060

About

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

We are happy to announce that we are OPEN for in store shopping!

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

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.

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Features

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

Reviews

4.0
44 Reviews
June 27, 2020
Every time I go to Starving Musician for an instrument, cables, or advice, I am greeted with helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable people/musicians. I want...
March 25, 2020
I came here to check it out, since I wanted to buy a guitar. I'm a super beginner player. The staff was ok when I walked in and then showed me where the...
November 08, 2018
This place is so chock full of drums you might want to plan your afternoon around it. I use to come all the time with my uncle when I was a kid, and now as...

Hours

Open 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

Location

1003 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Additional Locations

Santa Clara 800-381-7569 3939 Stevens Creek Boulevard Santa Clara, California 95051
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