Start your year right with massive January sale discounts at Fender, Sweetwater, Guitar Center, Musician’s Friend and Positive Grid

Start your year right with massive January sale discounts at Fender, Sweetwater, Guitar Center, Musician’s Friend and Positive Grid
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Well, it's the start of a new year and that can only mean one thing - new gear! Many of our favourite retailers are kicking off 2024 in style by heavily discounting a slew of amazing music-making products. From electric guitars to beginner keyboards, drum sets, portable PA Systems, and microphones, there's something for everyone in these epic January sales. 

As the music retailers get ready for the year ahead, they are slashing the price of last year’s stock – which is great news for you! Sweetwater is offering some great deals with up to 40% off overstock, B-stock, and demo gear, while Guitar Center is offering big money off all things electric until January 24th. 

Now, if that wasn't enough, there's more!  The folks over at Musician's Friend have just launched their massive Warehouse Sale, which sees giant discounts applied to big-name brands such as Gibson, Fender, Gretsch and more, and if you head over to Fender.com, you can score up to 60% off in their epic End of Year Sale

Fender.com: Up to 60% off

Fender.com: Up to 60% off
Fender has kicked off the year in style with healthy discounts on everything from the Aerodyne and Affinity Series to Classic Vibe, Player and the Paranormal range. So, if you're in the market for a new Fender guitar, this is the place to go.

Guitar Center: All Things Electric Sale

Guitar Center: All Things Electric Sale
Guitars, amps, pedals, electronic drum kits and PA speakers - it's all included in this massive January sale at Guitar Center. This sale runs until the 24th, so if you spot something you like, don't hang about. 

Sweetwater: Up to 40% off

Sweetwater: Up to 40% off
All the major brands are represented in Sweetwater's massive clearance sale. From Fender to Kramer, Friedman to Taylor there's something for everyone in this sale. You have until the 31st to get involved. 

Musician's Friend: Warehouse Clearance Sale

Musician's Friend: Warehouse Clearance Sale
From $300 off a Gibson Les Paul to $750 off a Martin Special 18, Musician's Friend aren't messing around in this January sale. There are hundreds of products included in the sale so we implore you to take a look for yourself. 

Positive Grid: Spark Amp & Software Sale

Positive Grid: Spark Amp & Software Sale
Looking to seriously up your amp game in 2024? Well, head over to Positive Grid now to save big all things Spark, Bias, and more. 

Daryl Robertson

I'm a Senior Deals Writer at MusicRadar, and I'm responsible for writing and maintaining buyer's guides on the site - but that's not all I do. As part of my role, I also scour the internet for the best deals I can find on gear and get hands-on with the products for reviews. I have a massive passion for anything that makes a sound, in particular guitars, pianos and recording equipment. In a previous life, I worked in music retail, giving advice on all aspects of music creation, selling everything from digital pianos to electric guitars, entire PA systems to ukuleles. I'm also a fully qualified sound engineer with experience working in various venues in Scotland.