November Calendar for Eastgate Willis Music

Eastgate Calendar for November

Florence October 2017 Calendar of Events

October is the scariest month of all! Come check out our Creepy Composers October 23-31! Woodsongs Coffeehouse this month is Michelle Canning Band. Don’t miss Worship Musician Night the 2nd Tuesday of every month and Open Mic Night the 3rd Wednesday of every month!

West Chester October 2017 Events Calendar


October 2nd – Don McLean’s Birthday – 5% off American Made guitars for mentioning. 

October 7th – Bald and Free Day – Don’t cover it up with a hat, let your chrome dome shine and mention this for 5% off today!

October 10th – Worship Musician Night – Join us for a great night of fellowship and jamming! There will be cookies!

October 12th –  Open Jam/Mic – Come one come all, lets Play! 5 to 8pm

October 13th – Friday the 13th – 5% off Halloween Music.  Or 10% off if your name happens to be Jason and you’re wearing a hockey mask.

October 18th – Yamaha Montage Clinic – With Blake Angelos and Steve Hauer from Yamaha.  Come learn all about this amazing keyboard. 6 to 7:30 PM.

October 16th – John Mayer’s Birthday – 5% off PRS guitars for mentioning.

October 21st – Sweetest Day – Come buy your sweetie a new guitar, 5% off for mentioning.

October 23rd thru October 31st –  Creepy Composers Sale.

October 28th – Open Jam/Mic – 12 to 4pm, come out and play!

Save the date for our Annual Warehouse Sale!  Nov 17th, 18th, and 19th.

Step up to Yamaha Dec 2nd.

Florence Open Mic Night April 19 6pm

Spring has sprung… April showers… seem to keep falling and falling… but hey! Great opportunity to work on your music! In fact, the Open Mic Night at Willis is a good place to show what you’ve been working on. So come on out to the Willis Music Open Mic Night – Wednesday, April 19th from 6-8 PM. It is in the studio/stage area which is immediately to the left as you walk through the door.

Also, if you’re needing new strings, picks, straps for your guitar, reeds for your woodwind, heads and sticks for your drums…  Willis has everything you need!

Stop in, tune up, warm up your vocal cords and picking fingers and we’ll make some beautiful music on Wednesday, April 19th from 6pm to 8pm. See you there!!!

West Chester April 2017 Calendar

April is International Guitar Month – Adopt a Homeless Guitar Here!

April 6th – Merle Haggard’s Birthday – 5% Fender Teles

April 12th – Tiny Tim’s Birthday – 5% off any Ukulele

April 16th – Easter – Store Closed

April 20th-23rd – Indoor Yard Sale – Maybe even outdoors if weather permits

April 29th – Open Jam – 12 to 4 – Come Jam with Us!


Friday May 5th, Doyle Dykes in concert at our Florence store.  Get your tickets at

Florence April Calendar of Events

April is full of all kinds of recitals and performances! Calling all students and alum from SCPA: We have a weekend just for you and your school! YPCC? We have a day for you as well.

April 20-23 we have the Indoor Yard Sale which is always a great time!

Doyle Dykes will be here for a concert on May 5th and tickets are available now! Check out for details and tickets. 

Check out the calendar below for more awesome events

Florence Open Mic Night – Jan 18

The presents have been opened and the wrapping paper has been thrown away – hopefully no envelopes of money with it! Now, Old Man Winter has us in his frosty embrace. Why not come in from the cold and play some music! Come on out to the Willis Music Open Mic Night – Wednesday, January 18th from 6-8 PM. It is in the studio/stage area which is immediately to the left as you walk through the door.

Maybe you got a new instrument as a holiday gift or maybe some of that money is burning a hole in your pocket. Willis has what you need – new sheet music for that song you’re wanting to learn, maybe a new strap for that guitar, oops, someone forgot to include a stand or cord for your new mic – it’s all here!

Come on out, tune up, warm up your vocal cords and picking fingers and we’ll work on getting rid of some of the SAD (seasonal affective disorder – aka wintertime blahs!) on Wednesday, January 18th from 6pm to 8pm. See you there!!!


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Eastgate December Calendar of Events


October Events at Florence


Eastgate July Calendar of Events

What to do in this heat? Check out our events at Willis Music Eastgate! We will help cool you down with a rockin’ good time!july 2016 EG-page-0

Eastgate Calendar of Events for June

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Need something to do?? Willis Music Eastgate has you covered! Check out what is happening June 2016.

Florence Calendar of Events for June 2016

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Looking for something to do??? Willis Music Florence has you covered. We are here to help with Father’s Day gifts, or that special present for yourself. Sales on accessories, Teles, and much more! As always, we have our Blues Jam, Open Mic Night, and Bluegrass Jam!

Taylor Roadshow 2016

Do you have a beautiful Taylor guitar? Maybe you have always wanted one? Or have you had your eye on that one special Taylor? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then we have one awesome night planned for you! Come join us Wednesday May 18th at 6:30 p.m. for the 2016 Willis Music Taylor Roadshow for a night of guitar talk and demos with the Taylor factory staff and guitar makers. What better way to spend a Wednesday night than talking about guitars and getting to ask the people who make those little beauties questions! You may even get to take that Taylor you have had your eye on for a little test drive!

If this sounds like something you don’t want to miss (believe us you don’t want to!) then click here to RSVP.
Make sure you RSVP quickly because spots are filling up fast!

Here are the Taylor Roadshow deets

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Eastgate May 2016 Calendar of Events

Derby Week Event where you can win 3xs your Music Money rewards, special deals on product throughout the store, and more!

Florence May Calendar of Events

Lots of great events happening at Willis Music Florence! It’s recital season! Derby Week event! Band of the Month and more!

FREE strings & FREE restring in Florence!!

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In support of International Guitar Month, Earth Day and to celebrate the launch of DAddario‘s Playback String Recycling Program, Willis Music invites you to attend DAddario‘s Guitar Restring and String Recycling Event!

Apr 23, 2016 11:00 AM

Willis Music
7567 Mall Rd
Florence, KY 41042

DAddario is rolling out the world’s first wide-scale string recycling program: Playback. The program is powered by TerraCycle, a highly awarded, international upcycling and recycling company that collects difficult-to-recycle packaging and products to repurpose the material into affordable, innovative products.

Collect your used strings (and from your friends and fellow musicians) and bring them to the store along with your electric or acoustic guitar. Your contribution of used strings qualifies you for a FREE set of DAddario strings and a complimentary restring by our expert team. Choose either a set of DAddario‘s premium NYXL electric guitar strings or DAddario‘s NEW Nickel Bronze acoustic guitar strings. The amazing string doctor, Terry Steding of Cook Instrument Repair, will also be in the store to do on the spot repairs!

Thank you for doing your part to reduce wasteful landfill and to support DAddario and Willis Music efforts to make the world a better place for all musicians.

We are looking forward to seeing you Apr 23, 2016 11:00 AM – 5pm!

Eastgate Calendar of Events – April

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February Calendar of Events

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Special Event? Not enough Power? Too Dark?

So, you have a special event coming up, but you don’t have enough speakers to reach everyone in attendance or you need some more lights to make it extra special? Willis has you covered.

We are now renting speakers, power amps, mixers, microphones, cables, stands, and lights for short terms. We can do 1 day, weekend, week, or month rental. Rates are VERY reasonable!

Call your favorite sale expert today at 859-525-6050 ext 5

Augustin Hadelich Violin Masterclass FREE

The CSO (Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra) and Willis Music invite you and your students to a Violin Master Class/Demo/Lecture with the great violinist Augustin Hadelich.  

The event begins at 12:00 noon on Saturday, April 12th, 2014

at the Performance Hall inside Willis Music, …7567 Mall Road, Florence, KY.

There will be a Q&A after the class. The CSO (Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra) will raffle off several pairs of tickets to Mr. Hadelich’s Saturday night performance at Music Hall.  

Here is a link to Augustin Hadelich’s website/bio:

There is no charge for the event as this is just one of many ways the CSO (Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra) is bringing music to the Northern Kentucky area. 

Take 6′s Khristian Dentley Live in Concert 3/27

Khristian Dentley from Take 6 will be LIVE in Concert at Willis Music Florence!!

He is going to do a Charity Concert and Songbook Signing! Willis Music will be giving out Gift Cards! All proceeds will benefit Little Kids Rock!

About Take 6:

The most awarded vocal group in history (10 Grammy Awards, 10 Dove Awards, a Soul Train Award, and more) celebrates their 25th Anniversary!

Take 6 (Claude McKnight, Mark Kibble, Joel Kibble, Dave Thomas, Alvin Chea and Khristian Dentley), heralded by Quincy Jones as the “baddest vocal cats on the planet!’, is the quintessential a cappela group and model for vocal genius. Six virtuosic voices united in crystal clear harmony, against a backdrop of syncopated rhythms, innovative arrangements, and funky grooves that bubble into an intoxicating brew of gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop. With praise from such luminaries as Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Brian Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald and Whitney Houston, the multi-platinum selling sextet has toured across the globe, collaborated across genres, and is recognized as the pre-eminent a capella group in the world.

Air Guitar Contest!

Who wants to win a FREE guitar?

The 6th annual Air Guitar contest is right around the corner on Aug 24 at 11am! First prize winner will receive a BC Rich guitar (it is on display at the store, so you can come dream about it). Other prizes will be awarded! This is really happening, you dont want to miss it, its gonna be a blast!

Call Denise @ 859-525-6050 to sign up or email:


So its about 14 hours away from kickoff of the big event, so we will go ahead a tell you the giveaways! You must be present to win! TOMORROW, JUNE 22 starting at 10! Always subject to change and we aren’t going to list them all, but I will tell you that we have something to giveaway every half hour starting at 11! 12pm we have a Fender Mic/ Cable pack, 12:30 – $25 Willis Gift Card, 1:30 – 2 Hours of Recording at the Soundworkshop, 2:30 – Sabian cymbal AND 3 InstrumentLife Vault Cards, 3:30 Kala 15S Uke, 4 – $50 Willis Gift Card, 5 – Peavey Nanovypyr, 5:30 – Presonus Studio 1 Producer, 6:30 – Vox Stomplab 2G and 7 – Gretsch Taylor Hawkins Snare Drum! Again, these are not all of them. Stop by the store tomorrow to see the complete list!


June 22 is going to be a blast!

We are going to have our Spring into Summer VIP event. We will have live music all day, a cookout from 12-2, giveaways throughout the day (must be present to win), factory reps in the store, Terry from Cook Instrument repair will be here 11-3 giving away strings with a paid setup, and of course special pricing on everything in the store! We will announce the band line up soon, but I promise you it will be awesome!

See ya there!