Try A Laney IRT Studio And You Could Win An iPad Mini

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Visit one of our participating stores, try out the new Laney IRT Studio and you might bag an iPad Mini! Laney has long been one of the most respected names in the guitar amp world. From its HQ in the midlands, the brand has been flying the flag for British amp tone for decades. With… Read More

DJ School UK Leeds – ‘Our Big Gig’ Winner


Our friends at DJ School UK Leeds found their ‘Our Big Gig’ DJ mix winner on Sunday… You might remember that, back in January, our team at Leeds found some new friends in Jim and Dan, founders of the city’s all-new DJ School UK. This new establishment was founded to provide the highest standards of… Read More

Guitar Repairs In Leeds

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Dawsons Leeds now offers professional guitar repairs on-site, courtesy of renowned guitar repairer, Gordon White Finding a music shop that offers guitar repairs in-store is becoming increasingly difficult. Whilst many might offer re-strings or set-ups, or even may be able to send instruments away to a luthier, there are very few that have an experienced… Read More

Computer Recording Made Easy at Roland Planet Stores

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Our Roland Planets are hosting in-store tuition once again – In-store ‘Computer Recording Made Easy’ tuition Having a Roland Planet at a musical instrument and equipment shop provides a number of great benefits to the customer. Firstly, it means that you can expect a huge range of Roland and Boss products in stock and on… Read More

Dawsons Leeds 2nd Birthday – DJ School UK 0th Birthday

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Dawsons Leeds opened its doors 2 years ago, and it’s inviting the guys from DJ School UK to celebrate a joint birthday Just under two years ago, Dawsons Leeds opened- the first Dawsons store ‘ower t’other side o’t’ Pennines’. In those 2-years, the store has established itself as key part of the local music scene…. Read More

Taylor Guitars Factory Tour

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Leeds Guitar Specialist, Jimmy Loughlin, was lucky enough to visit the Taylor Guitars factory… We love Taylor Guitars here at Dawsons, but Leeds guitar specialist Jimmy Loughlin demonstrated a passion for them that is truly above and beyond the ordinary. , CalHe took a trip out to visit the factory in El Cajon, California! When… Read More

Farida A-SR Steve Rothery In Selected Stores Now

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The Farida A-SR Steve Rothery Artist Designed guitar is now in stock at selected Dawsons Stores The Farida A-SR Steve Rothery has landed, and some of the small number we still have available of this highly limited guitar have made their way to some of our bigger stores. The Artist Designed range is a range… Read More

Bingley Music Live 2012 – Big Heart Big Sounds

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Bingley Music Live 2012 promises a weekend of ‘big hearted’ festival larks, with a stunning line-up… Remarkably, Yorkshire’s Bingley Music Live celebrates its 21st birthday this year. The first event took place in 1991, and since then, the festival has transformed, with the pop-centric line-up of earlier years now a far more diverse mix; big hitting… Read More

Acoustic Guitars in Leeds? Dawsons is stuffed with Taylors

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If you’re looking for Taylor acoustic guitars in Leeds, Dawsons has a stunning selection… Locals will know that there isn’t exactly an abundance of places to buy acoustic guitars in Leeds city centre. However, Dawsons buck this trend in some style. Our store, situated just off the Headrow on Vicar Street, has a wide selection… Read More

Dawsons Leeds Receives 5-Star Mystery Shopper Review

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Dawsons Leeds gets Full marks from MI-Pro magazine’s mystery shopper Dawsons Leeds is one of the youngest of our stores. However, due to the level of experience, knowledge and sheer enthusiasm of the staff within it, it would be fair to describe it as a very precocious child… The store itself is packed with everything,… Read More