The iconic GAK store sits proudly in the heart of Brighton's famous North Laines and has done for over 30 years. One of the UK's largest independent Musical Instrument Retailers, GAK is not only a tourist destination and treasure trove full of everything from beginner's instruments to rare, collectable and vintage equipment, but is frequented by some of the industry's most prestigious musicians and producers.
Our massive stock holding and a huge catalogue of brands mean that there is something for musicians of every type. If you can't find something our live chat, and phone lines are just a call or message away 7 days a week.
Alternatively, if you can't make it to our amazing Brighton shop, call our Mail Order experts on 01273 665400 or use our live chat for the same level of expert advice.
By Train? London Victoria to Brighton Station in under an hour. Only 5 minutes from Brighton Station.
By Car? The nearest car parks to our GAK stores are RCP North Road and NCP Brighton Theatre.
Take A Tour...
- Tonnes of new guitars on display and ready to try
- The UK's largest display of Fender and Gibson guitars
- Expert staff with over 100 years combined experience
- Dedicated bass department stocked with every major brand
- Hundreds of acoustics are on display across four dedicated rooms
- We stock Martin, Taylor, Gibson, Takamine and many more brands
- Every acoustic is available for a hands-on demo
- A large range of ukuleles, banjos, mandolins and other folk instruments
Pro Audio & DJ
- The UK's leading supplier of Pro-Audio and DJ Equipment
- Demo products from brands like Universal Audio, Focusrite, Pioneer DJ, Roland, Moog and many more.
- Dedicated pro audio staff available for consultations and demos
- From project studios to professional installations, we can provide all of the equipment you need
Keys, Synths & Pianos
- Over 40 Keyboards, Synths and Pianos are on display and ready to try!
- Only the best quality, top brands including Alesis, Korg, Nord, Roland and Yamaha
- Friendly, trained piano experts are always ready to help!
- Acoustic and electronic kits always-on display
- Hundreds of cymbals are on display from all major brands including Zildjian, Paiste and Sabian
- Well-stocked percussion department packed with bongos, cajons, djembe, shakers and world instruments... If you can bang, scrape or shake it, we've got it!
- A dedicated section for used, rare and vintage gear!
- Sell your unwanted gear for cash or trade it in towards an upgrade
- In-store guitar workshop and spares department
Why buy from GAK?
- Over 30 years in business.
- Brighton store is open 7 days a week.
- Massive selection of high-end and affordable music gear in-store and online.
- Over £6M worth of stock available for next day delivery online.
- Free Next Day Delivery on all in-stock orders over £99 (UK Mainland only).
- Real-time stock levels.
- Part Exchange available and instruments bought for cash.
- Comprehensive GAK blog for news, reviews and buyers guides.
- Finance available on selected products over £250.
- We accept all payment types, all major debit and credit cards, PayPal, Amazon Payments and American Express.
- 100% secure online shopping.
Our comprehensive Social Media channels give you the opportunity to stay in touch and abreast of all musical instrument news and reviews, and our YouTube channel offers a wealth of entertainment and information for avid musicians and gear fanatics.