Memorial Day Weekend: Shred Fest 2015 at Willis Music Lexington

Join us Memorial Day Weekend for Shred Fest!!

As part of our Store-Wide Memorial Day Weekend Event, we will rock out the entire weekend of May 23-25 with our 2nd annual Shred Fest! Guitar players & enthusiasts will love this! All musicians are encouraged to come join in on the fun! Share this post and invite your friends to help us spread the word on your Facebook or Twitter!

Saturday, May 23
Want to learn how to play guitar or even piano? Give us 10 minutes and we will show you how!

Sunday, May 24
Are you a guitar shredder? Come prove it & maybe win a prize! 

Monday, May 25
Come make music with our staff and friends! And share some food!


Here comes the best part! While you are here for the fun – don’t miss out on these crazy good savings on guitars, amplifiers, straps, and strings during the entire weekend:

GUITARS – Ibanez, Michael Kelly, Schecter, LTD, Gibson
10% oFF

AMPLIFIERS – Orange, Peavey, Blackstar
15% OFF

GUITAR STRAPS – Levy’s, Franklin, OnStage
20% OFF

GUITAR STRINGS – Elixer, D’addario, Martin, Ernie Ball, Cleartone, and Accuwound
Buy 3 packs – SAVE 10%

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Martin Guitar Sale: May 9-17

Guitarists! Come see The Martin Experience!

Here is your chance to save money, while purchasing the guitar of your dreams!

Our Martin Guitar Sale takes place May 8-17 here at Willis Music in Lexington, KY.

Save 10%-15% on all Martin models!


We have a great selection of Martin guitars on hand.

All Martin guitar orders are also a part of this sale event, including custom-made Martins.


May Calendar of Events

The month of May is packed full of recitals, workshops, and sale events, – just for you at the Willis Music store in Lexington, KY!

April ends with our celebration of International Jazz Day. During these four days we will have HUGE DISCOUNTS throughout our store. Click here to learn more about all the great deals you can find!

May 9-17 is our Spring Martin Guitar Sale Event! Click here to see how much you can save on a new Martin Guitar!

May 23-25 we rock out Memorial Day Weekend with our 2nd annual Shred Fest Event! Only here can you get Free Lessons, participate/watch a Guitar Shredding Competition or in a Jam Session, plus save some money! Click here for more details on all the fun & discounts we have planned for this event!

New at Willis Music in Lexington: During the month of May we will have 3 FREE Music Theory Workshops. Click here to learn more! These are open to all musicians!

May Calendar

Electric Extravaganza Sale Event


Come to Lexington’s Local One Stop Music Shop this month, for Willis Music’s Electric Extravaganza Sales Event – now through April 26.

This is a great time to purchase a new electric guitar from Fender, Ibanez, Schecter, Dean, Michael Kelly, Gibson SG & Epiphone, and EVH. Whether it is your first, second, or third guitar – the savings this month at Willis Music are too good to pass up on getting a new one!

pic0You can also discover the fun & versatility of an electric drumset from Yamaha, Roland, and KAT. Take advantage of this month’s sales event & take one home with you. It will even fit in the trunk of your sedan!

pic1Experience the awesome projection of our electric violins and electric upright bass from NS! You will be so glad you did with these beauties!


Electric Extravagananza

April Calendar of Events

Here is a complete listing of Events and Sales taking place this month at the Willis Music store in Lexington, KY!

Don’t miss out on our Electric Extravaganza Sale Event from April 11-26. We will have GREAT DEALS on all Electric Guitars, Amplifiers, Electric Drumsets, and Electric Keyboards/Pianos!

To celebrate International Jazz Day this month, we will have a special Sale Event April 27-30. During these four days we will have HUGE DISCOUNTS on jazz sheet music, saxophones, trumpets, trombones, drumsets, pianos, and much more!

April Calendar Blog

Look What’s New – March 2015

It is that time of year, when new products start to arrive here at Willis Music in Lexington, KY. Come by our store on West Tiverton Way, and see the newest products available in 2015!

Here is a sneak peak:

New Acoustic Guitars from Alvarez, Martin, Seagull, and Fender!


New Schecter guitars!


New Ibanez electric guitars and basses!


Two new Ibanez mandolins! Plus the Blackstar ID TVP Series amplifiers.


New 2015 Accessories by On-Stage Gear, including the U-Mount Power Bank:

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March 2015 Calendar of Events

Here is a complete listing of Sales & Events taking place this month at the Lexington, KY Willis Music store!

Don’t miss out on our month long PERCUSSION SALE! Check out this to learn more:

We have also extended our Used Piano Sale until the end of March!

We will end the month with a BANG! From March 17-31 all Fender USA Guitars will be on sale for 15% OFF!

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Click here to learn more about the March 28 Vocal Workshop.

Click here to learn more about the David McLean Group Guitar Class.

(Updated on March 25, 2015 – The OPEN MIC NIGHT for 3/30 has been cancelled.)

March Percussion Sale Event

March to the beat of your own drummer at the MARCH PERCUSSION SALE EVENT taking place at Lexington, Kentucky’s One Stop Music Shop – Willis Music.

All month long we will have have great deals on drum sets, cymbals, and drum hardware, starting at 10% OFF!

Here are just a few of the products where you can save big this month:

Electronic Drumsets from Yamaha, Roland, and Katyamaha kits

Acoustic Drumsets from Mapex, Gretsch, Tama, Ddrum, Excel, and Thunderrebel kits

Including our “CYMBAL STATUS” drumset of the month, this Gretsch Catalina Maple 6-piece in a Satin Walnut Fade. For this month we have include an auxilary snare, all the Zildjian A Custom cymbals we could fit around this set, and all the hardware for $3,000.00!gretsch

 Cymbals from Zildjian, Sabian, Dream, and Meinlcymbals

Hardware from Gibralter, Dixon, and Mapex Falcon falcon hardware

 These pictures do not do our inventory justice. So come in this month and check it out!



Our store manager, Chris, and assistant manager, John, both play percussion. And for this month they are offering a great deal to anyone who purchases a drumset. Get FREE percussion lessons FOR LIFE from them here at Willis Music – Lexington when you buy a drumset in March 2015!

Vocal Workshop – March 28, 2015

Willis Music in Lexington is hosting a Vocal Workshop led by local jazz vocalist Jessie Powell. This workshop is for singers of ALL genres and experience! Soon we will announce the names of 2-3 other vocalists/producers who will be on our panel for this day.

Workshop Details
Date: Saturday, March 28
Time: Noon-2 p.m.
Location: Willis Music (Lexington) Performance Hall

Jessie Powell is an energetic, experienced and creative singing coach with a proven ability to get the very best out of her students. Over 30 year of hands music industry experience as a profession vocalist. Ms. Powell is very good at helping students reach their potential while making the experience of learning be fun, uplifting and rewarding.

jessie photoLearn how your voice works, techniques, warm- ups, and strengthen exercises. Learn how to increase your range, the do’s and dont’s before singing, stage performance, building confidence, the 101 of the music business, and much, much more!

CLICK HERE! – To learn more about Jessie Powell and watch a video of her performing live!


Click here to learn more about the sales and other events going in during the month of March!