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We're Open!

When you come in and see us you will find us masked up and doing everything being recommended to keep you safe. It's been a long few months and we look forward to seeing you again.

Ted Brown Music Tacoma


6228 Tacoma Mall Blvd
Tacoma, WA 98409

Flagship store and corporate office

Store Hours

Monday - Saturday:
9:30am - 6:00pm

Sunday: Closed

Curbside pickup still available

Ellie Stevens - Store Manager
Ellie Stevens
Store Manager

Ted Brown Music in Tacoma is our flagship store and home of our corporate headquarters. Opened in 1931, Ted Brown Music has been a Tacoma institution and supporter of community music from the beginning. We specialize in:

  • Musical instruments and accessories - band and orchestra instruments, guitars, basses, amps, drums, folk instruments, and more
  • Educational Services representatives serving students and educators in the Puget Sound
  • Expert band/orchestra instrument and guitar repair
  • Pro audio (recording and stage equipment), lighting and installation services
  • Ongoing educational events (clinics, workshops) throughout the year


Private Lessons
Instrument Repairs

Upcoming Events

In an effort to stop the spread of the Coronavirus, we have temporarily postponed these events. Thank you for your understanding.

Uke an' Jam


Uke an' Jam

This weekly Ukulele circle and jam session happens every Wednesday at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma. Grab you axe and come on down, new players are always welcome!



Bombooshay Drum Circle

Come get your groove on! the Bombooshay Drum Circle is a great way to grow your chops in a fun and pressure free environment.


New Horizons


New Horizons Band

New Horizons is an international music program started by NAMM in the early 1990s. The program is perfect for older adults who have no musical experience but would like to learn - or for people who loved school music but haven’t had the opportunity to play since.