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Review of Wild About Music

Wild About Music
Ranked #9 of 100 Shopping in Austin
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Austin's unique music lifestyle store for over 23 years featuring the music themed artwork, apparel, gifts & accessories. We also carry Luna and Dean guitars and emergency musician supplies! Visit us for an incredible selection of Austin and music themed shirts, hats and accessories. Our friendly staff is also happy to help you navigate the Austin music scene and give you recommendations. We also host a desk for A/O tours, one of Austin's premier AIR CONDITIONED small group and individual tour companies. We highly recommend their 90 minute van tour of Austin.
Useful Information: Stroller parking, Wheelchair access
Boston, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“cool store”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2012

Cool store , funky gifts and art ...awesome , cool, distinctive guitars !!

Visited November 2011
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Nashville
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114 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Some like it Tame, others Wild and Wierd”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2011

We stumbled into Wild about Music while walking down 6th Ave. It was a delight. Our family is musically oriented, and I knew my wife would be in heaven looking for musically related items and gifts for everyone. I think we returned 4 times in the time we were in Austin. The staff was afraid we were going to be late to the wedding we were attending. Needless to say, we made multiple purchases on multiple visits. I didn't see that much Big Band or Broadway but almost everything else. They do have a website. I know my wife will frequent it a lot in the future. Our fair city, the home of country music, needs something like this!

Visited October 2011
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Rochester MN
1 review
“New Location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2010

They moved sometime in past few years and are now at 115 E 6th Street between Brazos and Congress, right across the street from the Driskill Hotel.

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Thank EauFore
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Arlington, Texas
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93 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
“Unique store for a Unique town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2008

Wild About Music is the kind of store you could peruse for hours. It is a music lover's heaven (or a music lover's lover's heaven). The store has pretty much every weird thing you could possibly want that has to do with music (except the actual musical instruments).

Wild About Music has music-themed clothes (like suspenders, shirts, neckties, etc with piano keyboards printed on them, or faces of famous composers). They have local art (melted vinyl records to use for chips and dip, 1950's TV consoles turned into aquariums, clocks made out of old turntables). At the counter is a huge and strange array of jewelry... itty bitty microphones, necklaces made out of that plastic thingamajob that allowed you to play a 45rpm on a 33rpm turntable. Earrings made out of guitar picks, Xmas-ornaments of your favorite instruments.

All around the store is wild wall art, metal work and 3-d renderings of jazz musicians, or reels of film . Upstairs, you can get bizarre guitar straps and backpacks/bags with the logo of favorite old groups. They even have glass frames for you to mount your favorite old lp on the wall. They have stationery and lunch boxes, ice cube trays in the shape of guitars, and a whole section of Texas based Music (Elvis, Buddy Holly, Stevie Ray Vaughn, etc.).

This is pretty much the perfect place to get presents for the music lover who has everything. They are constantly changing their stock, so it is fun to see what's new every month or so.

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