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Hobgoblin Music Shop in


20 East Street
Hampshire, SO14 3HG
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Tel: 023 8023 1099

Call Us: 023 8023 1099

Open 10am - 6pm Mon-Sat
(Sunday 11am - 5pm), Open All Week

About Hobgoblin Music in Southampton

Now open in Southampton! Come in and visit our newest shop, which officially opened on Friday 10th July 2015.
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The full Hobgoblin Music range of musical instruments is available through Hobgoblin in Southampton. If there is a particular item you would like to have a look at, please call ahead to make sure it is in stock.In addition, there are many instruments unique to each shop. We're not just a guitar shop - each branch has a great range of specialist instruments too.

Musical Instrument Repairs in Southampton

We do repairs! We carry out some instrument repair work on site, and can also send instruments to specialist repairers for more complicated work. Repair work undertaken includes ukulele, bouzouki, mandolin and guitar setups and restringing, accordion, melodeon and concertina tuning and repairs, woodwind and brass repairs and maintenance, specialist violin set ups and repairs, bridge and peg fitting, bow rehairs, banjo or drum skin replacement, and much more besides - contact us for information or bring in your instrument for a free, no-obligation quote.

We buy Musical Instruments

If you're looking to sell a musical instrument in Hampshire then get in touch to see what we can offer you. We buy some instruments outright if the price is right, and we'll consider a trade-in for almost any instrument. We also take lots of instruments on a commission basis, and we're particularly keen to stock instruments by local luthiers and makers. Bring in your unwanted guitars, ukuleles, banjos, concertinas, melodeons, accordions, flutes, woodwind and brass instruments, violins, keyboards and more, and we'll see what we can do for you! If your instrument is bulky or you would need to travel a fair way to get to us, please do contact us by email or phone first so we can let you know whether it's worth bringing in.

An Aladdin's Cave

Our shops are often described as an Aladdin's Cave of musical instruments. At Hobgoblin Music in Southampton, Hampshire you will find a huge range of acoustic, folk, celtic and world musical instruments to try out and compare. Our staff are friendly and knowledgable, and will be happy to give you pressure-free advice.

Musical Instrument Rentals at Hobgoblin Music in Southampton

We are often able to offer short or long term musical instrument rentals for various types of instrument. If you would like to rent a musical instrument from us, please get in touch to find out how we can help.

Meet the Staff in Southampton

Southampton Manager:
Drew McIntosh(Expertise: Frets (Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, Bouzouki, Mandola), Celtic Harp, Drum kit, Djembe, Keyboard, Clavinova, Piano, Sheet Music, Mics, Pro-Audio, Amps and effects)
Sales Staff:
Sam Horlock(Expertise: Fiddle, Mandolin, Ukulele, Banjo, Bass, Guitar, Traditional Whistles, Melodeon, Concertina, Piano Accordion)
Yannis Paloyannidis(Expertise: Bass, Electric guitar, Music Tech)
Jake Parkhurst(Expertise: Guitar and bass, Technician)
Catherine Tarrant

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Where to Find Us

Our Address:, 20 East Street, , Southampton, SO14 3HG
Tel: 023 8023 1099, Email:
We are situated in East Street, Southampton's speciality shopping area, within the historic city walls and near the Bargate. We are near Debenhams and just off the high street. There is a multi-storey car park 100 yards away and meter parking right outside. The station is a 20 minute walk. For drivers, the A33 leads you close to our shop from either direction.

News and Information from Hobgoblin in Southampton

Buying your First Guitar

with Drew from Hobgoblin Music Southampton

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Hobgoblin opens in Southampton!

New Music shop for Hampshire

Hobgoblin Music opens its doors to the public in Southampton on Friday 10th July. The fun continues to the official opening day Saturday 11th when there will be music, free gifts and balloons! the full story

We buy Concertinas!
All Hobgoblin shops have a big range of secondhand and handmade instruments. We do buy certain instruments outright, especially concertinas. Additionally we take trade-ins and can sell on a commission basis for you. If you have an instrument to sell, give us a call or pop into the shop!