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We're throwing a block party 50 years to the day we opened our shop and you're invited! Join us in Lansing, MI, for an all-day summer Block Party, July 5th, 2022

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Welcome to Elderly Instruments, your favorite family-owned and operated music store in Lansing, Michigan. We carry a wide variety of new, used & vintage instruments and have been shipping them world-wide since 1975. Whether you’re looking for the latest guitar, a vintage mandolin, a used banjo, or accessories for all of the above, we have you covered.

Recent Arrivals

We have the new, used, and vintage banjos, mandolins, ukuleles, acoustic and electric guitars, you’ve been searching for. If you’re looking for the latest and greatest from some of your favorite brands, or even a historical one-of-a-kind, look no further.

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Whether you’re a budding singer/songwriter, a folk scene veteran, or a parking lot picker, you’ll find something to love in our vast selection of acoustic instruments.


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Shop Electric

From heavy metal to blues, we’ve got the gear to keep you rockin’. Killer guitars, versatile amps, must-have pedals — everything you need to dial in the tones you’re looking for.


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All Strings Considered Blog

Not sure where to start? Visit our blog for more info on common questions, deep dives into certain instruments and behind-the-scenes info on Elderly.