To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Stratocaster, Damon Chivers, Fender’s UK & ROI Product Specialist will be in Waltons Blanchardstown on Friday 7th of November for an evening on the history, the evolution, the sounds and the artists associated with this iconic instrument. With hundreds of clinics in the UK, US and Europe under his belt, Damon has an encyclopedic knowledge on all things Fender and will be the man with an answer to your Fender related questions!
Starting at 6.30pm with rock band ‘Carmine’, main event @ 7.30pm. This is an evening not to be missed, join us for demos, Strat-chat, freebies and more!

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We have recently received in the new Zoom H5 handy recorder!! This amazing piece of recording equipment is now available to buy online and in store.

Drop into to either of our stores on South Great Georges Street, or Blanchardstown Retail Park and test our expert staff on their knowledge regarding this product or anything else you may have in mind.

For more online details of this product please click on the link below!!


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Liz Nolan announces the launch of the 2015 Waltons Music for Schools Competition – A National Competition & Celebration of Music in Irish Schools, supported by Waltons Music, Waltons New School of Music and RTÉ lyric fm. Primary and post-primary schools have four months (entry deadline 13 February 2015) to prepare a piece or song (all music genres welcome) and enter! 

The fourth annual Waltons Music for Schools Competition will award a total of €10,000 worth of vouchers for musical instruments, accessories, books, music technology or PA equipment from Waltons Music. Awards will be divided among six winning primary and post-primary schools, including two first prizes of €3,000 vouchers, and music groups from twelve Finalist schools will have the fantastic opportunity to perform in the National Concert Hall!

We invite primary and post-primary schools around the country to participate in this initiative, which is intended to incentivise, celebrate and support music in schools nationwide. So whether you have an existing music programme and would like to enhance it or would like to start a music programme in your school, this is the place to start!

Important Dates

Friday, 13 February 2015           Entry deadline. Schools submit a video of a single ensemble piece or song (no more than five minutes long) performed by an instrumental, vocal or mixed group.

Friday, 20 March 2015                Twelve Finalist schools announced by Liz Nolan on RTÉ lyric fm’s Classic Drive programme.

Monday, 11 May 2015     Finalists Concert and prize-giving at the National Concert Hall.

More Information & Entry Forms www.newschool.ie/musicforschools

Competition YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/waltonsmusicschools


2014 post-primary winners, Borris Fusion from Borris Vocational School, Carlow performing on stage in the National Concert Hall in May.


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We have just got in a huge range of starter SX electric and acoustic kits. With a variety of colors, styles and price they accommodate for every beginner to intermediates needs. Drop in to either of our stores to have a look and give them a try. Our expert staff will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

All items are also available to purchase online @ waltons.ie

Click on the link below to check out what we have.


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We were delighted to meet all the teachers who visited the Waltons Music stand at the Alexander O’Callaghan Hotel last weekend. It was fantastic to see the enthusiasm and interest of all present and to get some insights into teachers’ concerns around the post-primary curriculum and music education. We will be posting out Waltons Music Educator Discount Cards to all the teachers who signed up and we suggest that those who didn’t have time at the weekend to sign up on line. To register, click on our Music Educators button on our web homepage or go to our Children / Education category.

Our lucky winners in our PPMTA Conference Registration Draw are as follows:

1. Ann Lynn from Gairmscoil Mhuire Vocational School in Athenry who has won a CME Xkey Professional Keyboard;

2. Dee Coyle from Cork who has won a Zoom H1 Handy Recorder.

Congratulations to you both and you will be receiving your prizes in the post very shortly.

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New Gibson Custom Limited Run Class 5 Les Paul Merlot Fade Now In Stock!!

We just received the new Gibson limited run Class 5 Les Paul Merlot Fade from the Custom Shop. Now available online and in the shops. Drop into either shops to see for yourself… it’s a thing of Beauty!



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Fender FSR 65 Princeton Reverb Amplifier Fudge Brownie now in stock!

Limited to only 20 pieces in Europe, this Fender FSR 65 Priceton Reverb has all the tone that you’d expect from these amps, but with the welcome addition of a Jensen P10Q speaker providing sparkling, articulate cleans and growling alnico crunch, we managed to get 2 of these at Waltons,  now available online and in the shops.

be quick before they’re gone!




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New Mahalo Ukuleles now in stock!

We just received the new range of Mahalo Ukulele MR1, now available online and in the shops.



The World’s biggest selling ukulele, the Mahalo U30 has now been totally re-designed and upgraded into this dazzling range – The Mahalo Rainbow Series.

Regardless of your personality, the amazing colours of the Mahalo Rainbow Series Ukuleles lets you scream your individuality to the world!

Available in 10 vibrant, full-gloss colours and featuring Sengon necks and bodies Mahalo Rainbow Series Ukuleles come complete with carry bags and represent outstanding value for money.

Mahalo Rainbow Series Ukuleles feature state-of-the-art Canadian NuBone Extended Bass (XB) bridge saddles to increase projection and bass response. Aquila Nylgut strings are also fitted to produce a fuller, louder and more balanced sound, rich in tonal harmonics.

As individual as you are, there’s definitely a Mahalo Rainbow Series Ukulele that’s just right for you!

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NEW Epiphone FT350SCE now in stock

We just received the new Epiphone FT350SCE,

Epiphone have harnessed the power of Min-ETune… on an acoustic guitar! The  Epiphone FT350SCE is the world’s first self-tuning electro acoustic guitar using the Min-ETune system. Only recently made available on Epiphone Electric Guitars, the robotised Min-ETune is an amazingly fast and accurate way to tune your Epiphone guitar.










Min-ETune works with a a bit of clever machinery and highly accurate motorised tuners. The FT-350SCE allows you to tune to any one of 16 presets at the press of a button with custom tuning options programmable.

The Epiphone FT-350SCE also features a Shadow Performer preamp with Nanoflex pickup, and as you might expect from one of Epiphone’s new flagship acoustic guitars, a solid spruce top, mahogany back and sides, and maple neck.

Click here more information on the etune



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Taylor Guitars at Waltons!

We are delighted to announce that we are now a Taylor guitar stockist!

Drop to the shops and discover a pretty impressive range from the 110 series to the exquisite Koa series

Check our newly arrived stock available now online & in the shops



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