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Cyber Monday: The best deals on musical instruments


Update: Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019 are fast approaching. Stay tuned for our pick of all the latest and best Black Friday music deals.

It's Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend! We've seen some of the world’s biggest retailers slashing their prices in the run up to Christmas – and that means there are loads of bargains to be had.

Finding the best deals for musicians isn't exactly easy – offers are updated daily (sometimes hourly) scattered across many different retailers, and of all different types: from deals on ukuleles and cheap acoustic guitars to drums and keyboards. 

Beginners are particularly well-served by Cyber Monday bargains, so if you want Christmas gift ideas for a family member who's always fancied learning the guitar or ukulele, this is a great time to look.

We've scoured the web for some of the best offers and posted them below, so check out the best bargains on musical instruments!

15% off Fender at Sam Ash! (opens in new tab)

Yep. Sam Ash have got 15% off all kinds of Strats and Teles here – discount is applied at checkout. 

Gibson ES-355 Walnut Maestro VOS Varitone Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar: was $7998 now $4499 (opens in new tab)

We are not worthy! An amazing 44% off this gorgeous 355, a modern update of the classic Gibson design beloved of Eric Clapton, Chuck Berry, BB King and more. With MHS humbuckers with a Varitone switch, it's beautifully designed and appointed - and this weekend it won't break the bank. 

Gibson Les Paul Traditional 2018 Electric Guitar: was $4499 now $2299 (opens in new tab)

One of the most highly sought-after incarnations of one of the most highly sought-after guitars: the legendary Gibson Les Paul. With a  choice of Heritage Cherry Sunburst, Honey Burst, or Tobacco Sunburst Perimeter gloss nitro lacquer finishes, the AA-grade figured maple top is married to a solid, non-weight-relieved mahogany back to give this Les Paul the classic tone and look of some of the most iconic Les Paul models ever made. Sheer class.

Epiphone Limited Edition Slash Les Paul Standard Plustop PRO Electric Guitar: was $1499 now $699.77 (opens in new tab)

Yeah, an amazing 53% off this Epiphone Ltd. Ed. Slash Les Paul Standard Plustop. Slash takes these things very seriously and worked with Epiphone to create this guitar to his exacting standards. Amazing price.

RockJam full size electric guitar superkit: was £119.99 now £79.99 (opens in new tab)

Another starter pack, this electric guitar superkit comes complete with electric guitar, 20 watt practice amp, spare strings, tuner, strap, carry case, picks and connector cable. Clocking in with 4.1 out of 5 stars on Amazon's user reviews, it's a steal for the price.

D'Addario guitar strings: 25% off at Amazon US (opens in new tab)

If you play guitar, you'll know that D'Addario strings are a great name brand. There's currently 25% off acoustic, classical and electric strings.

XDrum snare drum starter set: was £102.74 now £65 (opens in new tab)

Produced by Classic Cantabile, this set is a dream for beginners. Coming with a dampener pad, it should also keep your neighbours from complaining too much while you're trying to get the hang of it all. The complete set contains one snare, a cushioning pad, a snare stand, a bag and a pair of drum sticks.

Martin Smith Acoustic Guitars: 25% off at Amazon UK (opens in new tab)

Martin Smith's range of budget acoustics are now 25% off  - get a guitar for as little as £29.99.

Casio keyboards with stands: 15% off at Amazon UK (opens in new tab)

Amazon has 4 Casio keyboards with stands in their Black Friday sale at 15% off, with prices starting at £106.99.