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Music 6000 has been Olympia's go-to local music shop since 1966 and continues to offer excellent service and selection.

D’Addario NYXL Strings

Play Fearlessly

A brand new line of strings from D’Addario, NYXL’s bend farther, sing louder, and stay in tune better than strings you’ve played before.

String Facts

The engineering behind D’Addario’s new NYXL strings yields some some pretty neat properties — a few of our guitar players have tried them out on their guitars and definitely noticed a difference.

D'Addario NYXL Strings – TORTURED BY EXPERTS

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Acoustic Guitar Packs!

In now! Some sweet Acoustic Guitar Packs from our friends at Fender and Yamaha. Check ’em out!

$119 — Fender FA-100 w/ Gig Bag

Fender FA-100 Ad

A smokin’ deal of a guitar — the Fender FA-100 Acoustic Guitar is a great way to get started! This guitar offers great Fender sound and tremendous value to everyone. Guitar features include a spruce top with X bracing for full and resonant sound, body binding, smooth-playing 20-fret rosewood fingerboard, rosewood bridge with compensated saddle, forward strap button with internal block reinforcement, and chrome hardware.

$149 — Yamaha GigMakerYamaha GigMaker Standard

Yamaha’s new Gigmaker acoustic pack is a great package that includes the F325 acoustic guitar, a gig bag, digital tuner, a DVD with some cool guitar lessons, a strap, a set of strings, and (of course) picks! Lot of fun in this acoustic pack!

$159 — Fender FC-100 Classical

Fender Acoustic (Classical)

Fender’s FC-100 Classical Pack contains everything you need to start on guitar making beautiful nylon-string sounds right out of the box, all with affordable Fender value. The classical-style guitar is crafted with a great-sounding spruce top with traditional fan bracing, a mahogany back and sides for rich and balanced tone, a 19-fret rosewood fingerboard, rosewood bridge with compensated saddle, chrome hardware and a handsome gloss finish. And all the accessories you need to start playing are included—a tuner, picks, nylon string set and gig bag.

$199 — Fender DG-8S Acoustic Pack

Fender DG-8S (natural)

Available in either Natural or Black finish, Fender’s top-selling DG-8S Acoustic Pack has been upgraded this year with even finer features. These include a slightly re-shaped pickguard and rosewood bridge that give a nod to the Fender acoustics of the 1970s, new 3mm dot markers that lend an elegant touch to the fretboard, and a simple-but-striking mother-of-pearl acrylic rosette.

Fender Acoustic Pack

Other features include a solid spruce top with scalloped and quartersawn “X” bracing for balanced tone, mahogany back and sides, mahogany neck with 20-fret rosewood fretboard, neck and body binding, and Graphtech® Nubone™ nut and compensated bridge saddle. Pack includes everything needed to start playing, with gig bag, chromatic electronic tuner, strings, picks and strap and instructional DVD.

$199 — Fender FA-125S Acoustic Pack

The Fender FA-125S pack comes with a solid spruce top folk-style Acoustic Guitar, Fender Hal Leonard Instructional Material, Fender Chromatic Tuner, Fender picks, string winder, strap, and gig bag. Cool!

Fender FA-125S

$199 — Fender FM-100 Mandolin Pack

Mandolin is fun and easy instrument to jam on and adds a whole new texture to your sound. The Fender® FM-100 Mandolin Pack includes everything you need to start chiming away, with a Fender mandolin, gig bag, strings, tuner, picks and instructional book.

Fender FM-100 Mandolin Pack

$349 — Fender FB-300 Banjo Pack

The banjo is a uniquely American instrument descended from traditional African instruments. Nothing else sounds like it, and it’s a fun instrument to play, which contributes to its major role in bluegrass and country (it even pops up occasionally in rock, jazz and fusion). The FB-300 Banjo Pack makes getting started on banjo easy, and includes a Fender® banjo, gig bag, strings, tuner, picks and instruction book.

Fender FB-300 Pack