Hoggtowne Music is your local music shop in The Shoppes At Thornebrook, with everything from instruments (including a guitar room), equipment, and lessons.
Hoggtowne Music is Gainesville’s School Band Headquarters. New/used band instruments (including a rent-to-own program), books, supplies, and private lessons to get you to the head of the class. Free delivery to schools they service.
In this series we are highlighting the exceptional local businesses of Thornebrook. We had the opportunity to sit down with Joe Dorsey, owner of Hoggtowne Music for a few questions:
1. What do you love most about your business?
Working a music store is great job. Whether it’s a new musician or a seasoned pro, getting to know them and answer their questions is always fun.
2. What is one thing that new shoppers should know you offer?
Not just one but two. We have 17 private lesson instructors and 8 lesson studios. We teach lesson 7 days a week. We also have a great repair shop. Our band instrument tech has over 30 years of professional experience. In 2021 we serviced over 2500 instruments.
3. What is another shop in Thornebrook you would recommend to a friend and why?
Arabesque Dancewear. They only sell quality and know everything you need to know about dance wear.
4. What is your favorite new item or service you’ve added to your shop recently?
Our new guitar work shop. We have always provided guitar repairs but due to increased demand we finally built out a space that is a joy to work in.
5. Anything else you’d like to add?
Many of our customers wish they would have come to us first. In most cases we no only save them money but also help them avoid costly mistakes.
Hoggtowne Music is located in The Shoppes at Thornebrook, 2441 NW 43rd St STE 26B, Gainesville, FL 32606. They are open Mon – Sat. Questions? Just give them a call at (352) 271-4772
Visit their website at https://www.hoggtownemusic.com/