Reasons to visit PMT Manchester
How could we not open a music shop in Manchester? Manchester’s music scene has a rich musical history that has created some of the biggest icons in pop, rock & dance music. The Smiths, Oasis, Happy Mondays, 808 State and (dare I say it...) Take That have all been a product of the city's rich culture.
Manchester Music Shop
To ensure Manchester's next crop of superstars have the right musical instruments from the start, PMT Manchester offers a 12,000 square foot music shop that’s packed with guitars, drums, keyboards, PA equipment and keyboards. Plus our helpful PMT Experts are always willing to help you find the gear you want, or just give practical advice if that's what you need to create award-winning music.
No wonder the likes of Ian Brown, Doves, Billy Sheehan, White Snake, Guy Pratt, Mike Harding, White Lies, The Courteeners and Trivium have all visited this Manchester music store to pick up a new toy!
If you're just getting started in music and don’t know where to start, our café area is a living breathing part of the Manchester music community, local music tutors advertise their music lessons, bands promote their local gigs & the next big thing could be recruiting band members today.
PMT Manchester also offers guitar workshops, drum clinics and a whole host of learning events to help build your skills and improve your playing no matter what level you are.
The Guitar Shop of the North West
If you fancy trying that new Gibson USA model, want a 7 or 8 string guitar or maybe you've been given the difficult task of buying a gift for a guitarist, our PMT experts will be more than happy to help you find what you're looking for.
Our extended range of guitars cater for every skill level of guitarist and we stock guitars from the biggest guitar manufacturers in the world, Fender, Gibson, Epiphone, Warwick, Rickenbacker, PRS, Ibanez just to name a few. PMT Manchester is also an Ibanez Prestige dealer, meaning we exclusively stock limited models of high-end Ibanez basses and guitars that are sure to impress on and off stage.
Not only that, PMT Manchester is also an authorised Gibson, Gibson Custom Shop and Epiphone dealer stocking a wide range of electric and acoustic guitars from this world class brand. If you’re looking for Gibson or Epiphone guitars in Manchester, call in store today to try some out for yourself!
If you’re after an acoustic guitar, we have an entire room dedicated to beautiful Martin, Taylor and Washburn instruments, so you can get away from the hustle and bustle of Manchester city centre and try one out in your own time.
PMT Manchester also has the facilities on-site to repair and restore stringed instruments in the Guitar Workshop too, so if your guitar needs fixing or you want to get it professionally set-up, bring your axe in for some guitar TLC.
Visit theguitarrepairworkshop.com for more information on Guitar repairs.
Manchester’s Music Production Centre
PMT Manchester music shop has two particularly amazing features for pro-audio enthusiasts: the Roland Planet and Yamaha Pulse Zone, each of these areas house in-store experts who can give you professional and in-depth advice on hi-tech musical equipment and they are specially trained to advise you on Roland or Yamaha synthesizers, pedals, mixers, speakers, digital pianos, electronic drum kits, DJ and recording equipment. This means you can test the integration of your newest synth to a midi setup or get help building the ultimate analogue & digital synth setup.
The Manchester branch also houses an ADAM Audio Authorised Listening Center where you can test the latest studio monitors to find the right ones for your professional or home studio. We're also an official dealer for Universal Audio, which means we will always have stock available of the latest interfaces, DSP processors and software suites from UA for you to try and buy in store.
Dedicated DJ Store in Manchester
If you’re looking for the best DJ equipment, DJ speakers and the best knowledge on all things DJ, speak to our in-house experts at the PMT DJ store in Manchester. We have one of the biggest selections of DJ equipment in Manchester including a full range of DJ speakers, decks, turntables, mixers, DJ headphones and so much more.
Our DJ shop in Manchester city centre features DJ equipment from the worlds leading brands such as Pioneer, Roland and Native Instruments as well as Numark, Denon, Marantz and many more DJ specialist brands. Our team of DJ experts are gigging musicians themselves, able to help you with the best advice and recommendations that will suit your bespoke needs – just part of the reason why we are one of the most popular DJ shops in Manchester.
Call in to our dedicated DJ store in Manchester and speak to our team about your live and studio needs, whether you need a full studio set up, DJ speakers for live use or a new DJ turntable, we’ve got you covered.
Manchester House of Drums
Looking for drum shops in Manchester? Look no further as our dedicated Manchester drum centre, located just outside the heart of the city, that stocks a huge range of drum kits, sticks, accessories, drum thrones and cymbals ideal for beginners to professionals and everyone in between.
The first floor of the Manchester music shop is a drummer’s heaven. Our Manchester Drum shop features the world’s leading drum and percussion brands, with the likes of Mapex, Drum Workshop Inc., Yamaha, Natal, Tama, Crush, British Drum Company and Pearl drum kits dotted across the floor, set up and ready to be played. In addition, our dedicated Manchester Drum shop features an impressive selection of Sabian, Paiste and Zildjian cymbals to choose from and armfuls of drum accessories that will make your life easier! Our huge range of drum sticks is just one of the reasons we are consistently relied upon as the ultimate Manchester drum centre. Vic Firth, Promark, Vater and many more brands of drumsticks are stacked high, all ready for you to try out. We also stock a huge range of Roland electronic drums, ready and set up for you to play!
Our drum experts in PMT Manchester House Of Drums can also help you find the ideal drum kit for your child. If you’ve got a budding drum superstar on your hands or simply want to start your little one on the path to drum greatness, we can help you find the right choice and help you get set up with a selection of Kids drum kits and electronic kits ideal for children to start learning on. Our team in our Manchester Drum centre are here to help - whether you need a full 5-piece kit or a smaller 3-piece children’s drum kit, we can help put together the perfect kit for your child. Speak to our drum experts in PMT Manchester today for expert, friendly advice and see why we’re relied upon time and time again by professional drummers as the go-to Manchester drum shop.
Church Audio System and PA Experts – Manchester
When you need the best advice and the most comprehensive Church sound system packages in Manchester, Professional Music Technology should be your first choice. Our expert team of PA specialists have many years of experience helping Churches in our local community find the right Church sound equipment to meet the needs of their congregation and can put together bespoke Church Audio packages for you. Our team offer complete, installed live sound solutions for halls, Churches and venues of all sizes and can help with everything from advising on the best wireless microphone system for Church PA right the way to complete Church sound system installation with included aftercare.
Call in today to speak to one of our Church PA System experts for free initial no-obligation advice on everything to do with sound equipment for Churches. Whether you need a new audio mixer, want some advice on how to get the best sound out of your existing PA system or would like to speak to someone about your new Church PA system setup – we can help.
Call us today and we can create a bespoke Church Audio system to suit the needs of your congregation and help you every step of the way to ensure you enjoy crystal clear sound at all times.
How to Get Here
In the city: From the Arndale Centre it’s a 34-minute walk to PMT Manchester, however, the 8N, 67 and 100 buses will take you to bus stops outside of the store.
By Bus: The nearest bus stop is on Regent Road, just outside the entrance to the Red Rose Centre. The buses that stop there are the Piccadilly Gardens 33 and 63 (from the city) or the Worsley 33 or Brookhouse Estate 63.
By Train: The nearest train station to PMT Manchester is Salford Central, and it is a 23-minute walk from the station to the shop.
By Car: PMT Manchester is less than a minute from the end of the M62 in an industrial state on the famous Regent Road. There’s also plenty of free parking available in the Red Rose Centre.