50th Anniversary Of Korg Tour Hits Manchester

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Manchester plays host to the 50th anniversary of Korg tour in November Since the early years of its development, the synthesizer has transformed, and changed, taking on many guises, and changing the musical landscape as it did. Remarkably, there are some synth brands that have, not only been in existence over the majority of the… Read More

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

Manchester Piano Showroom

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The Dawsons Manchester piano showroom is looking better than ever… The Dawsons Manchester piano department is looking particularly well at the moment. Whilst this part of the shop is always a bit of a treat for those of a keyboard playing inclination, currently it is very well stocked with an array of excellent acoustic pianos…. Read More

Yamaha PSR-S950 – Bert Smorenburg Tour at Dawsons

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Experience the new Yamaha PSR-S950 with leading demonstrator Bert Smorenburg at our Reading and Manchester stores The Yamaha PSR-S950 keyboard is an arranger workstation of the kind that Yamaha has spent decades perfecting. Packed with Super Articulation sounds and Mega Voice accompaniments, the PSR-S950 is capable of delivering high quality performances in just about any… Read More

Ed Balls Demonstrates his Piano Abilities on a Keyboard from Dawsons

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Ed Balls found the time to demonstrate his piano playing skills at the party conference, on a keyboard from Dawsons… They say that great music transcends all cultural and political boundaries, and when the guys from LBC radio visited Dawsons Manchester asking for the loan of a keyboard for Ed Balls to demonstrate his piano… 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

Visit Dawsons Manchester Without Leaving Your Home

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Take a peek at Dawsons Manchester without ever leaving your house with Google Shop View Dawsons Manchester is at the forefront of web technology… There have been numerous technological advancements in my lifetime that have literally made my mouth fall open involuntarily. The first time I heard a CD as a child, for example. Using an iPod… Read More

Dawsons Manchester Drums Department Expands!

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You’ll often hear drummer’s lamenting that in city centre Manchester drums are hard to come by. Well, in the Manchester area, at least. And it’s true, that of all of the major Rock ‘n’ Roll/ Contemporary instrumentalists, drummers have been the least well served. In response to this, one of the major changes our Manchester… Read More


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After the chaos of the Manchester riots a few weeks ago, one of the most common reactions of the great city’s residents was that of utter bewilderment. “People from Manchester love Manchester- how can this happen?” was a readily heard statement. Thankfully, it didn’t take long for the legendary folk of Mancunia to show their… Read More