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The Candyman Strings & Things

Making lives better through music since 1969!

The Candyman Strings & Things is a premier full-line music store and community hub located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The store offers a wide range of musical instruments and accessories for everyone from families to professional musicians. Additionally, The Candyman serves as a music education center offering private lessons, group classes, and workshops in a variety of instruments and music styles.


The store's commitment to customer service extends beyond its in-person offerings, with repairs, commercial sound installation, and instrument rental services available for those in need. 


At its core, The Candyman is a welcoming and inclusive space that fosters a love and appreciation for music in all its forms. The store's commitment to music education and community-building has made it a beloved institution in Santa Fe and beyond.

Business Hours

Monday - Saturday
10:00am to 6:00pm

Sunday
Noon to 5:00pm

Closed
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Easter, and 
New Year's Day. 

Early Closure
Christmas Eve, Independence Day, Labor Day, and New Year's Eve.

Holidays/Closures

Santa Fe's Community Music Center and
The Largest Music Store and Education Center in New Mexico!

Named NAMM's Dealer of the Year, a prestigious award given to the top global music retailer!

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Amplification and Effects | Accessories | Band and Orchestra
Books and Print | Drums and Percussion | Guitars | Folk Instruments
Ukuleles | Pro Sound | Recording and Live Sound
Digital Pianos and Keyboards | Gift Shop | Used Instruments | And More! 

service

Our capable instrument maintenance and repair team can handle almost any repair request for brass and woodwind instruments, stringed and fretted instruments, and most electronics.

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The Candyman has private lessons, group classes, workshops, clinics, and jams for most interests, ages, and skill levels.

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RENTALS

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!

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Events

NEWS AND HAPPENINGS

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DATES HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED FOR THE SUMMER ROCK CAMP 2024 SEASON!

 

Session #1

June 10th - 22nd

Session #2 
July 15th - 27th

 

Registration to open early March

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UKULELE CLUB CANCELLATION NOTICE

 

There will be no Ukulele Club on:

Saturday, Feb. 24th

Saturday, March 30th

Free online professional development for musicians from the
New Mexico Music Commission!

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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.

Learn More

CONTACT

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505-983-5906

info@candymansf.com

851 St. Michael's Drive

Santa Fe, NM 87505

VISIT

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 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 

 

TELL

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Thanks for contacting us! We'll get back to you as soon as possible.

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