Whip City Music is located in the heart of downtown Westfield Massachusetts and provides new and used musical instruments, accessories, supplies, music lessons and music instrument repairs for the local and surrounding communities. We hope you'll visit our historic location, which has helped countless musicians and music students pursue their dreams.

WCM News (May 26, 2020): Open for Curbside Pickup and Dropoff

Whip City Music is now open for curbside pickup and dropoff, as provided for by the State of Massachusetts Reopening Plan (Phase 1). Orders and repairs may be coordinated by calling the store (413.579.5495) during hours of operation (currently Tuesday thru Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm. Orders and completed repairs may be prepaid by credit card. Pickup and dropoff times will be scheduled by phone. Music lessons are on hold until the state allows students in the store.

WCM News: Earth Month Guitar Restring Event Postponed Until Further Notice

The guitar restring and string recycling event planned for On April 18, 2020 has been postponed until further notice. We'll post the new date as soon as a decision can be made, but we expect it will happen during the summer months. Watch this site or our Facebook page for updates.

WCM News: Alvarez Guitars Now Available

Whip City Music is pleased to announce that we have expanded our offering of guitars to include the Alvarez brand of acoustic guitars. Alvarez has been one of the leading acoustic guitar brands in the U.S.A. and around the world for nearly 50 years. Its image is synonymous with quality and innovation. Alvarez instruments are known for their tone and feel and some of the most amazing artists over the last five decades have gravitated towards the brand and its guitars. Stop in soon to check out our selection of these great guitars!

Music Lessons

We have the largest facility for music lessons in the area staffed with experienced music educators capable of working with students of all levels. When you take music lessons at Whip City Music, you'll get the highest quality music education geared to your specific learning goals. Whether your interest is personal or professional, rock band or school band, or even an item on your bucket list, music lessons at Whip City Music are the way to go!

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Our new and used musical instrument selection reflects the diversity and wide range of musicians and students that we serve, and you can count on expert assistance in selecting your instrument. Curious, but not ready to buy yet? Then stop in for a chat - you won't find pushy sales people at Whip City Music. Know what you want but don't see it at our store? Please ask about it, we'll be happy to get it for you if we can.

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Stop in to check out our full line of accessories for all instruments. You'll find a robust assortment of everyday necessities such as reeds, sticks, strings and picks - and a whole lot more! And the best part? Competitive prices that won't break the bank! Don't see what you need, or not even sure what it's called? Talk to us, we can point you in the right direction, and even if we don't have it we can get most music accessories within a few days.

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Band Instrument Rentals

When it comes to renting band instruments, Whip City Music has you covered with selections from top instrument manufacturers at reasonable prices. We've partnered with NEMC, a company with over fifty years experience in providing band instrument rentals and quality service. Through the NEMC rental program you can quickly rent-to-own either in our store or from the comfort of your own home. Just fill out an NEMC EasyRent rental application and you can take home or pick up your instrument, or have it delivered to one of our many supported schools.

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Repair Services

Musicians at every level need to properly maintain their equipment for peak performance and usability. We combine both in-house and outsourced services to help keep your instruments and other equipment in top condition and ready to use when you need them. And like everything else at Whip City Music, you can count on superior service at affordable prices. Bring your instrument in today, and let us help you get the best sound possible.

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About Whip City Music

Locally owned and operated, Whip City Music continues the tradition of providing quality new and used musical instruments, a wide array of music accessories, expert music lessons and essential music instrument repair services in the heart of downtown Westfield Massachusetts. With our competitive and affordable prices and friendly, relaxed atmosphere Whip City Music is truely the place to go for all your music needs. No matter what your musical requirements may be, we're here to help you. Come visit us soon!

© Whip City Music 2020
10:00 AM to 8:00 PM Tuesday-Thursday
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Friday & Saturday
Closed Sunday & Monday
126 Elm Street
Westfield, MA 01085