Black Friday 2019 is nearly here, that time of year where we eagerly await some of the craziest bargains since... well, the previous year. As one of the nation's largest music gear retailers, Musician's Friend is bound to have some juicy discounts on Black Friday and Cyber Monday for you.
So, if you're in the market for anything music-related, be it a new guitar pedal, amp, electric guitar, drum set, synth, MIDI keyboard or audio interface, Musician's Friend should have a deal worth you brandishing your credit card for, and it's our job to trawl the best ones. Be sure to bookmark this very page to ensure you don't miss out on the biggest Musician's Friend Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains.
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When is the Musician's Friend Black Friday sale?
Although Black Friday isn't until 29 November, the best Musician's Friend deals are likely to kick-off ahead of the big day and there should be plenty of bargains to be had right through to Cyber Monday on 2 December and beyond.
Musician's Friend is the perfect place to go if you're looking for anything from a brand new guitar, to acoustic treatment for your studio. In fact, you could give your entire studio a revamp with the sheer volume of electronic drum sets, keyboards, synths, audio interfaces and recording equipment on offer.
Black Friday is also the perfect time to stock up on those music-making essentials and accessories too: guitar strings, tuners, picks and guitar straps are just the start. If you can make music with it, it's more than likely that Musician's Friend will have it.
What Musician's Friend Black Friday deals can I expect?
You should be spoilt for choice from Musician's Friend's massive stock when Black Friday rolls around.
Last year saw a whopping $859 shaved off a Martin 00-28 acoustic guitar, for instance, while lucky punters bagged an incredible saving of $650 on the Supro 1622RT Tremo-Verb. Elsewhere, you could get $100 off eight select special edition Fender electric guitars, acoustic and basses.
We think you can expect some entirely bonkers music gear discounts coming your way this Black Friday. Of course, we'll keep you updated with the very best ones right here on this page.
How can I get ready for Black Friday?
The golden rule when hunting for Black Friday music deals is to know what you're looking for. Whether you're a guitarist, bassist, drummer, producer or DJ, think about what you need to improve your music-making life and then start researching it. This will save you a lot of time when the Musician's Freind Black Friday deals start rolling in, as you'll quickly be able to decide what's relevant to you and what isn't.
Also make sure you're aware of current prices – that way you'll know how good a deal something really is when you see it reduced on Black Friday. Some supposed 'savings' aren't everything that they seem.
The good news is that you can easily find out what the best music-making products are by checking out MusicRadar's huge portfolio of buying guides.
- Our pick of the best audio interfaces for music production
- The best guitar amps for beginners and experts
- The best acoustic guitars right now
- Explore the best electric guitars
- Read more: the best electronic drum sets for all levels and budgets
- These are the best MIDI keyboards you can buy
- The best laptops for music production
- The best iPads for musicians and producers
Last year's best Musician's Friend Black Friday deals
Get a phenomenal $859 off a Martin 00-28
Looking for a great deal on a legit American-built acoustic guitar? Last year Musician's Friend applied a huge discount to the Martin 00-28 Grand Concert acoustic.
Save $100 on 8 Fender Special Edition guitars and basses
While we’ve seen plenty of deals on individual guitars, last year we were excited to see Fender’s Special Edition Deluxe and Standard models receiving solid reductions across the board.
Save an incredible $650 on the Supro 1622RT Tremo-Verb
Supro has produced a host of top-notch tube amps in recent years, and for Black Friday 2018 Musician’s Friend was offering a superb deal on the compact 1622RT Tremo-Verb.
Save $150 on Ableton Live 10 Standard and Ableton Push 2
Musician's Friend was offering this excellent DAW and its companion controller for just $998. The regular price is $1,148.