Cripple Creek Music Co. in Ashland, Oregon
Down on Main Street in Ashland, there’s a music store: Cripple Creek Music Co.
In business since 1976, this place is a musician’s dream store. They have a great inventory of instruments and accessories, a very knowledgeable staff and great customer service.
From their website: Since 1976 Cripple Creek Music Company has provided beginner to professional musicians with all their musical needs. Cripple Creek Music Company has a diverse variety of instruments and instrument accessories, as well as offering print music and repair on instruments…from traditional to New Age, Whatever your taste in acoustic music; Bluegrass, Folk, Jazz, Latin, World or Ethnic, Cripple Creek Music will start you on the right note!
There’s a lot to look at, and most items are available for “hands on” inspection and play.
“Folk and Ethnic Instruments of the World”
“Cripple Creek Music Company is a family business built on the traditions of quality service, knowledge, and integrity.”
It’s a great store! And they have a “secret room” that musicians and collectors will really appreciate:
THE VAULT – They don’t advertise it, and it’s a “word of mouth” type secret, but down in the basement is a temperature controlled bank vault with a collection of beautiful vintage instruments for sale (most are on consignment). I was lucky enough to get a tour and they let me take pictures! You may have to be a musical instrument collector or musician to really appreciate them, but here they are:
NOTE: The reason for my visit to the Cripple Creek Music Co. Store
We have a Vintage Martin ’57 D-28 Acoustic Guitar (for sale) – great condition, serious inquiries only, detailed description and more photos available – email us if interested.
All photos copyright 2015 JoshWillTravel.
Cripple Creek Music Co. – 353 E. Main St., Ashland, Oregon 97520 541-482-9141 www.cripplecreekmusic.com
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