Guitar Man Moves to Seventh Street

Posted on: October 5th, 2009 at 6:11 am by

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As the Lower East Side music scene continues its proverbial death march, the symbiotic businesses are also disappearing.  As of October 1, the small mom-and-pop Guitar Man was officially booted from its residence at 147 Orchard Street.  Now, the dreaded for rent sign hangs in the window.  But, wait!  The music has not completely died.  No, sir-ree-Bob. Indeed, the specialty shop secured a new location at 116 East Seventh Street, between First Avenue and Avenue A.

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The following announcement related to the move is on their website:

“While we will be setting things up for a while, please feel free to stop by if you need to pick anything up. Mas will have the repair shop up and running for all your repair needs. We will also have a large shipment of G&L guitars and basses coming in at the end of the week. The phone number will remain the same but just in case it’s down and you need to reach us, shoot an email over to And please check the web site regularly – we have a lot of exciting things happening.”

Now the only guitar shop left in the immediate vicinity is Ludlow Guitars. Let’s just hope they remain in the neighborhood!

Guitar Man, 116 East Seventh Street, (212) 475-5150

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