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Reasons to visit PMT Birmingham
PMT Birmingham is Professional Music Technology’s largest, flagship music shop. With over 14,000 sq ft filled to the rafters with Guitars, Drums, Keyboards, Pianos and DJ and Recording equipment, it truly is a 'Rock n Roll' theatre where everyone is welcome to come in and find their perfect instruments and equipment.
Birmingham Music Shop
This music store includes dedicated sound booths, a stage area for live performances, plenty of helpful staff, and even a café where you’ll spy autographs from some of rock’s greatest artists that have performed and shopped in-store (look out for Robert Plant, Noel Gallagher, Stereophonics, Radiohead, Joe Satriani, Yngwie Malmsteen, The Prodigy and Tony Iommi’s scribbles!).
PMT Birmingham is also home to our very own annual Music Show - Music’s Live… The UK’s largest shop-based music trade show and clearance event.
The UK’s Biggest Guitar Shop
If it’s a guitar shop you’re after, our ‘House of Rock’ in Birmingham houses the largest guitar wall in Europe, including electric guitar and bass brands such as Fender, Gibson, PRS, Rickenbacker, Schecter and Gretsch, amongst the very tasty one-offs and exclusive pieces too!
Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn or a seasoned pro, there’s also plenty of amps to plug into... with Orange, Marshall, Vox, Fender, Ashdown and Blackstar amplifiers filling the floor to name a few.
Looking for an acoustic guitar to play? We have a huge acoustic department displaying some of the finest acoustic guitars in the West Midlands, with two dedicated brand showrooms from Taylor and Martin Guitars. In the Taylor Guitar room, which has recently been refurbished, you can 'Find You Fit' and discover what the perfect tonewood is for you and your sound. In the Martin Guitar showroom, you can try out some of the most wanted guitars of all time, including D-28, the tank of acoustic guitars.
And if you want to experiment with your sound, there are hundreds of guitar pedals to choose from, from our friends at TC Electronic, BOSS and Electro-Harmonix, to Wampler, Strymon, MXR, Dunlop and more.
We also have a luthier in-store who can set up, re-string and fix your guitar, and an amplifier technician that can repair your amp too. Just bring in your beloved gear and we’ll give it some care and repair.
And when you’ve finally tired of your old faithful, you can always bring it into the store and have your instrument or music equipment part-exchanged for something shiny and new.
Birmingham Drum Shop
Drummers, are you ready for an entire floor filled with some of the finest acoustic drum kits and electronic drum kits known to man? PMT Birmingham’s House of Drums is just that- a drummer's paradise chock-full of Mapex, Tama, Pearl, Drum Workshop, Ludwig, Yamaha, Roland, Alesis and Gretsch drum kits, plus Zildjian, Sabian and Paiste cymbal walls, scores of snares, and drumsticks and accessories galore.
Here at PMT Birmingham, not only do we stock an entire range of professional drum kits, shells and accessories, but we also have a full range of kids drum sets as well as junior drum kits and can put together complete drum packages to suit all ages. Whether you need advice on how to get your child started on the path to become a super star drummer or want information on the best practice kits, the best electronic drum kits for kids or need some accessories for your drum set, we’re here to help! Call in to PMT Birmingham today and speak to a member of our team.
Piano & Keyboard Birmingham Shop
The piano showroom is home to a Birmingham’s only Roland Planet and a Yamaha Pulse Zone, offering a huge range of digital and acoustic pianos that will be demonstrated to you by our brand experts, along with an impressive range of music production gear too. There’s also the extravagant keyboard zone at PMT Birmingham, which features the best stage and home keyboards and synthesizers available to buy now from Yamaha, Roland, Nord, Korg, Moog and Novation.
DJ, Recording & PA Systems in Birmingham
If you’re after the latest DJ gear for your next live gig or music software for home recording, PMT Birmingham also has the newest Pioneer CDJs, STEM-friendly Native Instrument hardware and Sennheiser, Shure and Samson headphones and Microphones in-store for you to try out. Plus, Birmingham’s hi-tech experts can provide you with help and advice from their own extensive music experiences… ask them anything from how to set up your own home studio, to getting a PA system together for an arena tour! Plus, PMT Birmingham is home to an ADAM Audio Authorised Listening Center where you can test out the latest monitors from the brand to find the perfect ones for your professional or home studio.
Birmingham’s Premier Lighting Centre
PMT Birmingham also houses its very own in-store stage, which has a working rig where you can test out the latest on-stage and venue lighting. So if you’re a local DJ that wants to update your lighting rig for parties and weddings, a band desiring to up-the-ante at gigs or events, or a nightclub or bar owner looking to give your venue some extra ambience, PMT Birmingham can help.
Church Audio Equipment - Birmingham
Looking for the best sound equipment for Churches? Need to speak to someone about your Church audio system? Pop into PMT Birmingham to speak to one of our PA experts. We offer complete, installed live sound solutions for halls, Churches and venues of all sizes and can help you with all aspects of your PA system. From wireless handheld microphones for churches, to choir microphones to audio mixers that can facilitate full band set ups and everything in between.
Our PA experts at PMT Birmingham can handle everything from free initial quotes and advice to complete Church sound system installation with aftercare included. Our team can put together bespoke Church sound system packages to suit the needs of your congregation. We can provide the support you need to get the best out of your existing sound system or advise on the best sound equipment for Churches that will benefit you. Call into PMT Birmingham today and speak to our PA team or call us and let us help you get the best PA system for your Church. Read our case study.
How to Get Here
In the city: PMT Birmingham is a 15-minute walk from the Bullring Shopping Centre.
By bus: The nearest bus stop is on Vauxhall Road, opposite Barrack Street, which is a 2-minute walk away from the shop. The Birmingham 14 bus stops there.
By train: The nearest train station is Birmingham Moor Street, which is a 15-minute walk away from the shop.
By car: At the Curzon Circle on Lawley Middleway, turn off at Vauxhall Road – PMT Birmingham is immediately on your right. Free on-site parking available.