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The best Memorial Day US guitar, music tech and drum deals

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Memorial Day is upon us, which means it’s time to dust off the BBQ and celebrate the start of summer with a long weekend. However, we’d also encourage you to step away from the grill for a moment and consider your gear requirements, because Memorial weekend also means big savings on guitar, music tech and drum products.

Most of the major US muscial instrument retailers are offering Memorial Day deals, which means there are big savings to be made. Read on to find out who’s in, and what’s on offer.

Guitar Center Memorial Day deals
Sweetwater Memorial Day sale
Sam Ash Memorial Day deals
Musician’s Friend Memorial Day savings

The best Memorial Day music tech deals

They may be small, but these 50W powered monitors deliver large sound through their 3-inch polypropylene-coated woofer and .75-inch ferrofluid-cooled silk-dome tweeter. What's more, they come with a limited edition gold trim, and at a great price

Buy Mackie CR3 Limited Edition Gold Trim monitors for $69.99 (previously $99.99) at Musician's FriendView Deal

UNO is an excellent-sounding, versatile analogue monosynth, and this is a bargain price for it. It might look and feel rather ‘budget’, but its punchy sound is anything but. 

Buy IK Multimedia UNO Synth for $169.99 (previously $199.99) at Musician's FriendView Deal

If you're looking for a set of studio headphones but are working to a  tight budget, this pair from Tascam could be a good option. They're closed-back mixing cans that can also be used for recording purposes.

Buy Tascam TH-200X Studio Headphones for $29.99 (previously $99.99) at Guitar CenterView Deal

The best Memorial Day guitar deals

The 18/30 is one of the highlights of Fender's well-received Bassbreaker series, boasting two channels, based on the company's iconic Blackface Deluxe and Brown Deluxe amps - and now you can snag it with a $150 discount over at Sam Ash.

Buy Fender Bassbreaker 18/30 Tube Guitar Combo Amplifier for $699 from Sam AshView Deal

Dunlop's Tortex Standard picks are the go-to plectrum for many a guitarist, but like all picks, they're easily lost - it's great news, then, that you can now buy one get one free on $3.89 12-packs over at Sweetwater.

Buy one get one free on Dunlop Tortex Standard picksView Deal

Schecter's C1 Platinum is a mighty fine guitar for heavier styles, boasting a set of EMG 81/85 humbuckers and a speedy, stable three-piece maple neck. You can get $100 off this tasty little number over at Musician's Friend.

Buy the Schecter C-1 Platinum for $449View Deal

The best Memorial Day drum deals

If you're starting your drumming journey, a Ludwig is a highly prestigious, dependable first step, This 5-piece set, with all hardware and cymbals, is definitely worthy of serious consideration - especially at this price.

Buy Ludwig Backbeat Complete 5-Piece Drum Set with Hardware and Cymbals for $299.99 (previously $429.99) at Guitar Center