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drbekken
04-28-2013, 12:14 AM
I will be in New York City from June 12 till June 17.
Any good music stores to look for ukes? Martins?

Hippie Dribble
04-28-2013, 12:23 AM
Gigs doc???

mm stan
04-28-2013, 12:36 AM
Aloha Doc,
Visit EVM http://www.evmnyc.com/

drbekken
04-28-2013, 12:39 AM
Gigs doc???

No, idle leisure...
The trip is a present to our 14-year-old son, so it's my wife, me & him. We'll be total tourists...just taking in the sights.

drbekken
04-28-2013, 12:39 AM
Aloha Doc,
Visit EVM http://www.evmnyc.com/

Thank you, Stan...looks good!

NewKid
04-28-2013, 01:03 AM
Hi Doc,

I grew up in New York City. Here's my favorite guitar store in Manhattan - well worth a visit!

http://soho.rudysmusic.com/

Mahalo,

Don

P.S. Make sure you try the Froggy Bottom guitars from Michael Millard. They are what Martin guitars look and play like in heaven.

ScooterD35
04-28-2013, 02:46 AM
Not in Manhattan, but a ferry ride to Mandolin Brothers is well worth the trip.


http://mandoweb.com/


Scooter

NewKid
04-28-2013, 04:47 AM
Not in Manhattan, but a ferry ride to Mandolin Brothers is well worth the trip.


http://mandoweb.com/


Scooter

Doc,

Mandolin Brothers is a better store than Rudy's Soho for ukuleles. But Rudy's Soho is still worth a visit while you're on Manhattan.

Don

MGM
05-04-2013, 03:45 PM
Its too bad I leave back to Hawaii on June 3 as at the New York Ukulele Festival this year Theukulelesite.com-HMS will be showing all the K Brands next to Central Park...probably the only time you can side by side compare all the Hawaiian ukuleles in New York at the same time

kristimyers
01-09-2016, 03:09 PM
I just found this old thread while searching for ukulele stores in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Thought I'd give it a bump in hopes that you guys might have more suggestions for my trip next month. Thanks!

Kristi

RichM
01-09-2016, 03:59 PM
I just found this old thread while searching for ukulele stores in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Thought I'd give it a bump in hopes that you guys might have more suggestions for my trip next month. Thanks!

Kristi

Note that Mandolin Brothers is now open by appointment only. Stan Jay's family wants out of the business and is looking for a buyer. I fear we may not have this institution much longer.

mm stan
01-09-2016, 04:19 PM
Yes i remember i almost got a nice pad close to the ferry on staten island.. perfect to walking to the ferry
Holy smokes i wonder which shop will scoop up all the business soon there. This sounds like oppertunity time :)

jgarber
01-10-2016, 05:16 PM
A lot has changed since 2013. Mandolin Brothers practically gone. East Village Music moved uptown and when I visited there had few ukes. Matt Umanov has a few Kamakas and both new and vintage Martins. RetroFret in Brooklyn has vintage ukes only, maybe a half dozen Martins, Lyon & Healy Shrine uke, etc. Carmine Street Music (around the corner from Umanov in the Village) had Blackbird ukes the last time I was there, one tenor carbon fiber and one Clara concert. I liked the Clara. Not sure what else there is in Manhattan.