New Mexico's Largest Music Store!

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Mon.-Sat.
9:30-6:00

Mon.-Sat.
9:30-6:00

Mon.-Sat.
9:30-6:00

Business Hours

Sun.

12:00-5:00

The Candyman Strings & Things is New Mexico’s premier full-line music store and a welcoming music hub and education center serving people from all walks of life; from families to professional musicians, and everyone in between. Winning the prestigious NAMM Dealer of the Year Award (the best music store in 104 countries!), The Candyman also offers an instrument rental program as well as repair and commercial sound installation services. 

NEWS & HAPPENINGS

Rock School for Kids, Adults, and Families. NEW! BANDS FOR AGES 5-7!

The Spring Session starts the last week of March. Registration now open!

Summer Rock Camp Dates Have Been Announced! Registration Opens March 1st!

Dates have been announced for our nationally acclaimed and award winning Summer Rock Camp! 

4th Annual Musical Gear Swap O' Rama

April 26, 2020

We're teaming with local hoarders to bring a parking lot chock full of an array of music-related merch at super crazy deals!

Learn Ukulele and Play with Others for Free!

Learn Ukulele for Free in a Group Setting! No need to register, just come and play! Don't have a Uke? Borrow one of ours!

Pappy O'Daniel's Porch Time Jam

Come and join this open community jam focused on early American folk music. Open to anyone, any instrument, or any skill level. There’s always room for one more at Pappy O’Daniel’s front porch!

FREE for Veterans! Now 2 Days Each Month!

Veterans come the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month for free music lessons and workshops!

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MEMBERSHIPS

AWARDS

Industry Awards

Music Retailer Dealer of the Year, 2014

Best Customer Service
Multi-Store
2019

Wanna Play? Dealer, Music Makes a Difference, 2012

Best Rock Schools & Camps, 2012

Best Merchandising & Display, 2012

Music Makes a Difference, 2014

Best Social Media, 2011

Wanna Play? Dealer of the Year, 2011

Best Customer Service, 2017, 2018

Best Staff Single Store
2016, 2017

Dealer of the Year
Single Store
2017

Best Staff Multi-Store
2019

Dealer of the Year
Multi-Store
2019

STATE AND LOCAL AWARDS!

The Santa Fe Small Business Development Center's
Star Client Award 
2013

Entry into Congressional Record - Congressman Ben Ray Lujan

2015

 Best of Santa Fe Annual Readers' Poll
2014, 2015, 2018, 2019

PRODUCTS

Guitars, Drums, Band and Orchestra, Keyboards and Digital Pianos, Live Sound and Recording, Amps and Effects, Folk Instruments, Educational Materials and more!

505-983-5906
info@candymansf.com
851 St. Michael’s Drive, Santa Fe 87505
Hours: Monday thru Saturday 9:30-6:00
          Sunday 12:00-5:00