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Why do we love Tanglewood Guitars??
We know we've been posting an awful lot about Tanglewood this week, but we absolutely love their guitars and the brand, there's good reason as to why they've been with us since we opened our doors! If you'd like a...
Tanglewood Roadster II Series!
So we are indeed giving away a Tanglewood TWR2 O over on our social media pages, if you haven't already, make sure to check it out & answer for your chance to win a brand new Tanglewood! Here's what Tanglewood...
Tanglewood Competition!
Who wouldn’t love to win this lovely Tanglewood acoustic guitar? We’re delighted to announce that we’ve teamed up with the wonderful people at Tanglewood Guitars to bring you a competition! We’re giving away this gorgeous TWR2 O acoustic guitar from...
Parsons Guitars @ Waterloo Music
Over the past few years, there's been a rise in the demand for unique, bespoke, high quality guitars, both electric and acoustic for the seasoned player, offering an instrument that is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also a completely unique...
What's happening over lockdown??
Hello all! With the announcement of a second lockdown this week, like many other businesses, we will be closing for at least a month until December, starting from Thursday 5th of November! However, we will still be operating remotely via...
Music Lessons at Waterloo Music!
It’s great to be finally reopening our Teaching Department at Waterloo Music in Yeovil! We’re excited to announce that our amazing teaching facilities will be reopening in the coming days. We have several first-floor teaching rooms, suitable for individual and...
Back To School - Instrument Ideas!
Back to SchoolIt's that time of year again, back to school, and what better way to kick off the school year with some ideas for pursuing a musical interest. We have plenty on offer for budding music makers and we...
D'Addario Autolock Strap launch!
Brand new in this week are the very cool Autolock Straps from D'Addario, an all in one strap/strap lock solution, without having to make any major modifications to your instrument! Designed in collaboration with Ned Steinberger, the D'Addario Autolock system is...
Strings 101: A Guide to Choosing the Right Strings for You
Helping you choose the right strings...
Back To School Ideas!
So the back to school season is now in full swing and is the perfect time for any young budding musicians to pick up a new instrument they’ve been showing an interest in! We here at Waterloo Music have some...
6 Tips For Choosing Your New Guitar
We here at Waterloo Music really enjoy having guitar players in the shop trying out all the lovely gear we have here, but one thing that we have noticed is that many people are very unsure when choosing their new...
World Photo Day – Waterloo Music Photo Competition!
Hello everyone, we hope you are all having a wonderful Summer, (despite the traditional British weather!) and are enjoying whatever musical endeavours you find yourself partaking in. Whether it’s going out to as many gigs as possible to shatter those...
The Yeovil Show – 15th & 16th July 2017
The Yeovil show was amazing, seemed bigger and busier than ever, a joy for us to be involved with! As always, we are so grateful to all of the artists who performed, a huge thank you from all of us...
Maton Guitars have a loyal following!
It’s great to be able to offer customers something a bit different and our range of boutique instrument brands does just that. In our first-floor Acoustic Room at Waterloo Music in Yeovil, you’ll find some lesser known brands of musical...
WM on tour! Home Farm Fest 2017
What a weekend we had! The WM team was out in force last weekend, running our marquee at Home Farm Festival, a charity music festival held close to Yeovil in Somerset. It’s organised annually to raise funds for School In...
CITES Rosewood Regulations...
At Waterloo Music, we buy a lot of guitars, in fact, a day rarely goes by without a courier delivery of some sort, big boxes, lots of excitement, many brand new guitars coming through our front door. However, the last...
Make Music Day & Learn to Play Day
Yeovil get ready to celebrate music in June! Two national music events are planned for dates in June and not surprisingly, Yeovil has venues participating in both. Firstly, on Wednesday 21st June it’s national “Make Music Day” and the Performing...
Yeovil Beer Fest 2017
The team from Waterloo Music loves to get involved in community events in our town and Yeovil Beer Festival 2017 was the perfect opportunity. We were delighted to have been ‘Gold Sponsors’ of the festival and have our name on...
A storm in a teacup.
We have introduced our own range of mugs just in time for Christmas. With many different guitar and drum designs, you’ll be sure to find the perfect choice for the musician in your life.
The New Fender Mustang Arrives
Fender Mustang – HOT-RODDED UNDERGROUND SOUND Perfect for garage rock and other styles that thrive on nonconformity, the Mustang 90 offers a distinctive take on a classic model. With upgraded features, unique aesthetics and fat Fender sound, this spirited instrument...