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Ohio Music   118 East Main Street (330) 673-4700

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Operated by three self-proclaimed ex-hippies who share a passion for music, Ohio Music is first and foremost a musical destination emphasizing high quality guitars, basses and percussion instruments, but it doesn't skimp on all the other clients that crave music. Enjoy open night mikes on Thursday nights and live performances as well.


Vinyl Underground  257 N. Water St., Kent (330) 677-3273

The Vinyl Underground stocks well-known records and the ultra rare. Specializing in used and new vinyl, CDs, turntables and music-related collectibles, The Vinyl Underground offers a selection of nearly 10,000 LPs, 5,000 45s, 100s of 78s, CDs and DJ 12s.

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The Exchange  104 S. Lincoln Street (330) 673-4470

The Exchange's philosophy is to give customers the best selection, at great prices. Selling a variety of new and used music, movies, games, electronics and accessories.


Woodsy's 135 South Water St. (330) 673-1525

In 1972, Woodsy's opened as an instrument repair shop in a tiny storefront in Kent. Today, more than 35 years and several thousand square feet later, Woodsy's is Northeast Ohio's largest independent, family-owned-and-operated music store, providing customers with instruments, live sound production, installed systems, education services and instrument repairs.


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