The Candyman Strings & Things
Making lives better through music since 1969!
The Largest Music Store and Education Center in New Mexico!
Monday - Saturday
10:00am to 6:00pm
Noon to 5:00pm
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Easter, and New Year's Day.
Christmas Eve, Independence Day, and New Year's Eve.
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! The Candyman also offers repairs, commercial sound installation, and instrument rental services.
ASK US ABOUT OUR PRO SOUND/LIVE SOUND AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENT RENTALS
Mixers, loud speakers, amplification, microphones, and more to handle just about any venue for your gig, wedding, or event.
Trumpets, clarinets, trombones,
saxophones and more!
NEWS AND HAPPENINGS
Drop Off an Unwrapped Gift for the Northern New Mexico Toy Drive!
With Thanksgiving upon us, the gift-giving season is just around the corner! The Candyman is thrilled to be a drop-off location for the 2022 Northern New Mexico Toy Drive. Now through December 19th, we encourage everyone to 𝐛𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧 𝐮𝐧𝐰𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨𝐲 (𝐨𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐮𝐫𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚 𝐦𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐠𝐢𝐟𝐭 𝐰𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮'𝐫𝐞 𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞) 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐫𝐨𝐩 𝐢𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐛𝐢𝐧 just inside our entrance. Nearly 3,000 kids need to be supported this year and we hope you'll consider donating to this wonderful effort.
Lets gather 'round the fire and sing some Christmas carols!
Learn to play the world's friendliest instrument!
Pappy O' Daniel's Porch Time Jam
Join us on the Porch!
Soldier Songs and Voices
for Veterans and Families!
SSV is a program for veterans and their families providing free instruments and songwriting workshops as a form of post-conflict care.
Retail Store Hours
Monday - Saturday 10:00 to 6:00
Sunday Noon to 5:00
Music Education Center Office
Monday - Friday 10:00 to 5:00