Bucks County Folk Music Shop

40 S Sand Rd
New Britain PA  18901

Phone: (215) 345-0616

Bucks County Folk Music Shop

Bucks County Folk Music Shop, located 30 miles north of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the oldest acoustic stringed instrument store in the United States with the same owner since we opened our doors in July, 1966.

We are an independent retail store, as well as a full-service on-site repair shop, lesson center, and manufacturing facility.

Karl Dieterichs opened Bucks County Folk Music Shop in 1966 with the vision to provide the music community with a quality, full-service store with a knowledgeable staff and home-like atmosphere. Karl and his wife Jackie still run the shop, and Karl is also head of repairs.

Retail:

We sell new and used guitars, banjos, mandolins, fiddles, ukuleles, mountain dulcimers, hammered dulcimers, autoharps, harps, bodhrans, whistles, flutes, instrument parts, and accessories. We frequently and skillfully ship instruments world-wide.

Repairs:

We have an on-site repair facility where we service most all acoustic stringed instruments, including guitars, banjos, mandolins, fiddles, ukuleles, mountain dulcimers, hammered dulcimers, harps, and autoharps. We are an authorized Warranty Service Center for Martin, Larrivee, Deering, Stelling, Reiter, Wildwood, Ome, Gold Tone, Mossman, Gallagher, Bil Mitchell, Morgan Monroe, Kentucky, The Loar, Oscar Schmidt, Recording King, Dusty Strings, and Triplett.

Lessons:

Our long-term, expert teaching staff offers lessons in guitar, Scruggs and Melodic-style banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, upright bass, and bass guitar for beginning, intermediate, and advanced players.

Appraisals:

We provide on-site verbal, as well as written, notarized appraisals of most all acoustic stringed instruments including guitars, banjos, mandolins, violins, harps, ukuleles, dulcimers, and autoharps.

Manufacturing:

Under the registered name of "Buck Musical Instrument Products" we manufacture leather instrument straps, bodhrans, ukuleles, and wooden "cradle box" instrument stands.

Bucks County Folk Music Shop, since 1966, sells, repairs, teaches, appraises, and manufactures acoustic stringed instruments, accessories, and parts.

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Parking: Parking Lot

Categories: Music Lessons & Instruction, Music Store, Musical Instrument Store, Repair Service

Hours

Mon: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Beginner's Mandolin Workshop

Beginner's Mandolin Workshop
07:00 pm - 10/12/2017

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

This Beginner's Mandolin Workshop with Steve Allison is for the mandolin player with little to no experience and will teach you the basics to start you on your way....

Beginner's Guitar Workshop

Beginner's Guitar Workshop
07:00 pm - 09/28/2017

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

This Beginner’s Guitar Workshop with teacher Bob Dopira is perfect for anyone with little-to-no experience with guitar. We will cover the basics and by the end...

Store-Wide Sale and Banjoist Marc Horowitz

Store-Wide Sale and Banjoist Marc Horowitz
10:00 am - 06/03/2017

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

Store Wide Sale Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM Banjoist Marc Horowitz starting about 1 PM Join us Saturday June 3rd for a store-wide sale and a visit from banjoist Marc...

Fiddle Workshop - Beginner

Fiddle Workshop - Beginner
07:00 pm - 05/11/2017

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

This workshop is for the beginning fiddle player with little to no experience. Our fiddle instructor Jake Seliga will cover basic maintenance and care of your fiddle...

Guitar for Kids Workshop - Beginner

Guitar for Kids Workshop - Beginner
07:00 pm - 04/27/2017

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

A beginner’s guitar workshop just right for 8–13-year-olds with little-to-no experience with guitar. We will cover the basics and by the end of the workshop...

Guitar Workshop - Beginner

Guitar Workshop - Beginner
07:00 pm - 03/30/2017

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

This Beginner’s Guitar Workshop with teacher Bob Dopira is perfect for anyone with little-to-no experience with guitar. We will cover the basics and by the end...

Mandolin Workshop - Beginner

Mandolin Workshop - Beginner
07:00 pm - 03/23/2017

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

In our continuing series of workshops Bucks County Folk Music Shop is pleased to offer a Workshop for Beginner Mandolin. This workshop is for the mandolin player...

Bluegrass Banjo Workshop - Beginner

Bluegrass Banjo Workshop - Beginner
07:00 pm - 03/16/2017

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

This workshop is for the banjo player with little-to-no experience but is interested in learning some basics of Bluegrass banjo. How to tune, basic chords and...

Ukulele for Kids - Beginner

Ukulele for Kids - Beginner
07:00 pm - 03/09/2017

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

Ukulele for Kids! A beginner’s workshop just right for 8 to 13 year-olds. Ukuleles are a great first instrument. Fun, easy, and lightweight! Kids will learn the...

Instructional Old Timey and Folk Music Jam

Instructional Old Timey and Folk Music Jam
07:00 pm - 12/20/2016

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

Instructional Old Timey and Folk Music Jam 3rd Tuesday of Each Month - September thru December 2016 (September 20, October 18, November 15, December 20) 7:00 - 8:30...

Instructional Old Timey and Folk Music Jam

Instructional Old Timey and Folk Music Jam
07:00 pm - 11/15/2016

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

Instructional Old Timey and Folk Music Jam 3rd Tuesday of Each Month - September thru December 2016 (September 20, October 18, November 15, December 20) 7:00 - 8:30...

Beginner Mandolin Workshop

Beginner Mandolin Workshop
07:00 pm - 11/03/2016

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

Beginner Mandolin Workshop Thursday November 3, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM $40 with Mandolin Teacher Steve Allison In our continuing series of workshops Bucks County...

Christmas Ukulele Workshop

Christmas Ukulele Workshop
07:00 pm - 10/27/2016

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

Christmas Ukulele Workshop Thursday October 27, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM $40 with Ukulele Teacher Wendy Schettig Looking to learn some Christmas tunes on ukulele...

Intro to Fingerpicking Guitar Workshop

Intro to Fingerpicking Guitar Workshop
07:00 pm - 07/28/2016

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

Thursday July 28, 2016 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM $40 (pre-registration required*) Fingerpicking: Using your fingers to pluck individual strings This Intro to Fingerpicking...

Intro to Guitar Workshop

Intro to Guitar Workshop
07:00 pm - 07/21/2016

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

Thursday July 21, 2016 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM $40 (pre-registration required*) This Beginner’s Guitar Workshop with teacher Wendy Schettig is perfect for anyone...

Beginner Fiddle Workshop with Jake Seliga

Beginner Fiddle Workshop with Jake Seliga
07:00 pm - 06/23/2016

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

$40 - Pre-registration required. Please contact us to register. Bucks County Folk Music Shop 40 Sand Road New Britain, PA 18901 215-345-0616 Email: Questions@BucksMusic.com Web:...

Beginner Mandolin Workshop with Steve Allison

Beginner Mandolin Workshop with Steve Allison
07:00 pm - 06/16/2016

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

Mandolin Workshop for Beginners $40 - Pre-Registration is required. Free loaner mandolins available during workshop. This workshop is for the mandolin player with...

Ukulele Workshop - Beginner

Ukulele Workshop - Beginner
07:00 pm - 06/02/2016

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

Perfect for adults (and high-school aged teens) this beginner’s workshop will teach you the basics to get you started playing the ukulele. Ukuleles are easy on...

Ukulele Workshop for "Almost" Beginners - with Wendy Schettig

Ukulele Workshop for "Almost" Beginners - with Wendy Schettig
07:00 pm - 05/19/2016

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

$40 - Pre-Registration is required. If you already know a few basic chords and strums and feel somewhat comfortable tuning a ukulele with a tuner then this workshop...

String Workshop for Guitar

String Workshop for Guitar
07:00 pm - 05/12/2016

At Bucks County Folk Music Shop

Here at Bucks County Folk Music Shop we change strings on over 500 instruments a year (not bad for a Mom & Pop store like ours!). This includes guitars, banjos,...

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