January Calendar of Events


We have a bunch of exciting things happening at Willis Music in 2016! So many that we are holding in some of those until you arrive in our Lexington store.

Don’t miss out on the events we have planned for the month, especially these highlights:

  • Get Free Registration ($25 value) by signing up for Private Lessons in store on January 2.
  • Save $$$ on a new guitar, during our annual January Martin Guitar Sale Event from January 4-10.
  • Learn to play guitar at our Workshop for Beginners on January 10.
  • Experience performing on our stage (FREE EVENT) at Lexington Live on January 16.
  • Discover something new at our Percussion Sale Event January 23-25.

Click on the calendar below to see all of our events and sales taking place in January!


Willis Music nominated for a Lexington Music Award



Willis Music in Lexington, KY has been nominated for a Lexington Music Award for the second consecutive year.  Willis Music is one of three nominees for the Best in Industry – Music Store (instruments). It is an honor to be nominated and we appreciate everyone who voted.

The Lexington music community is fantastic, and we love serving local musicians on a daily basis.  The Lexington Music Awards is a great way to bring the music community together across all genres. To learn more details click here.

Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader first reported the nomination results here.

The awards ceremony will take place at 6pm on January 31 at the Lyric Theatre and Cultural Center located at 300 East Third Street in Lexington. Tickets are $12.



December Band of the Month

Our December Band of the Month is Taylor Hughes!


Taylor Hughes is a local country/pop artist here in Lexington, KY. You can see her perform at places like Henry Clay’s Public House, Chatham’s, and Twisted Cork on a regular basis. Taylor is currently working on creating an album of original music – so stay tuned for that one!  Keep reading below to learn how she can save you money this month at Willis Music. Also, you can find out more about Taylor online using these links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Taylor-Hughes-Music

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/Taylor-Hughes-Music

Here are some FAQ about our Band Of The Month promotion:

What is it?

The Willis Music Band Of The Month is a new promotion offered by Willis Music in Lexington, where we offer perks to your band and your fans by using social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram.

What do I get?

Your entire band will save up to 15% on products at Willis Music in Lexington for that month. We will also provide your band with easy, free publicity, as well as potential new followers on social media.

How does it work?

Each month we randomly pick who our Band Of The Month will be. We promote your band on our website, Facebook, and Twitter. We also promote you in our store for the month using any merchandise or flyers you provide to us. We can even play recordings of your music in our store!

Customers will get an instant discount of up to 15% of one entire purchase that month, if they “Like” your band on Facebook, follow you on Twitter, or other social media sites. If they already follow your band the offer is still good. They can show this to our staff at the register!

What do I need to do?

Visit our store to talk with a member of our staff, fill out an entry form for your band, and you will be registered for the monthly drawing!

So stop by our location at 130 West Tiverton Way, just off Nicholasville Road in Lexington to sign -up your band today!

Instrument Petting Zoo @ Tween Night

On November 14, 2015 part of our staff at the Willis Music Lexington location, packed up several instruments and took them to the Explorium in downtown Lexington.  The city’s children museum hosted a Tween Night for about 100 children. As part of the event, Willis Music created an instrument petting zoo!

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This was a great event to promote music education to the children of Lexington. We also used this evening to promote our music lesson program to everyone in attendance. We provided violins, trumpets, trombones, a guitar, ukulele, keyboard, djembe, a drum pad, and a melodica!


Popular Used Pianos for Sale

Here at Willis Music in Lexington, KY you can always find a great selection of Used Pianos made in the USA!

Our pianos all include delivery to your home, as well as one in-home tuning!


Come see our current selection of a few of our pianos in stock today:


Aeolian Console



Kimball Console



Story & Clark Console – Made in 1962


To learn more about our entire Used Piano selection at Willis Music go HERE.




Used Hallet Davis Pianos at Willis

At the Willis Music location in Lexington, KY you can currently find 3 premium quality Used Upright Pianos at an affordable price!

We have 3 Hallet, Davis & Co. pianos made in 2013, that are technician approved and ready for a new home. These pianos include delivery to your home and one free in-home tuning.


Hallet, Davis French Console Satin Cherry Upright



Hallet, Davis Studio Chippendale Cherry Upright



Hallet, Davis Studio Mahogony Polish Upright


To learn more about our entire Used Piano selection at Willis Music go HERE.

Used Technics Electric Organ

Have fun making music with this Used Technics SX-SN2 Electric Organ we now have available for purchase here at Willis Music in Lexington, KY.


This organ is in extremely good condition, and lightweight!


Some of the features include:

  • Upper & Lower Keyboard Sound Select
  • Auto Play Chords
  • Music Style Arranger
  • Rhythm Track
  • Transpose Button
  • Tremolo Button
  • And much more!!!


To learn more about our Used Piano selection at Willis Music go HERE.

Used Samick Player Piano

At Willis Music in Lexington, KY, we have a beautiful used Samick 5’4″ Grand Piano for sale. It’s quickly become a customer favorite, and won’t be here long!

This SG-161 model was made in Korea and is in excellent condition. It is technician reviewed & approved.

A Piano Disc PDS-128 Plus player device is included with the piano, as well as a matching bench.

Delivery and one free home tuning is also included.




To learn more about our Used Piano selection at Willis Music go HERE.

Used Baldwin Acrosonic Piano

SOLDWe just received this Used Baldwin Acrosonic Piano on a trade-in at the Willis Music – Lexington, KY store. It sounds fantastic! Come see for yourself.



8 Reasons to Buy Your GUITAR at Willis Music

Are you wanting to purchase an acoustic guitar? How about an electric guitar? An amp? Or your first effects pedal?


Here are 8 Reasons why you should buy your guitar here at Willis Music in Lexington:

1. All guitars are Detailed and Inspected.

2. All guitars necks are Inspected and Adjusted by our guitar product specialists.

3. All guitar frets are Inspected and Polished by our guitar product specialists.

4. Adjustable Bridge Intonated

5. All electronics professionally inspected

6. We give you the Manufacturers Warranty EXTENDED for 1 Full Year! (Excludes Wood and Finish Cracks)

7. We provide a Free “How To” Class for First Time Buyers**

This is a $119 Value that is INCLUDED for Free with your Guitar purchase at Willis Music!


** The First Time Buyer’s Guitar Care Class takes places on the First Saturday of every month at 10:30 A.M. EST.  Classes are conducted by our guitar product specialists.

This class is a $39 value. Learn how to:
– Tune your guitar
– Care for your guitar
– Change strings

You will also be able to participate in a Question & Answer session, and receive a FREE polish cloth and a FREE set of strings!  (Bass set for 65% OFF!)