The Best Music Stores Around Centreville

Walls of a music store filled with new and used CDS and vinyl records.

Spin records or play an instrument when you head to one of these locally owned music shops near our Centreville apartments. You’ll find everything from vintage vinyl to guitar lessons.

Nearby music stores include:

Nova Music Center: 14-minute drive

Nestled in Old Town Manassas, Nova is one of the country’s top 100 music stores. Owner Erich Russet-Robbins is a songwriter and professional musician and achieved his lifelong dream when he opened the store. He offers an array of instrument lessons and a staff that’s as friendly as they are knowledgeable. The private classes allow students to set goals and progress at their own pace. They receive expert guidance and quickly learn to play with confidence. Instruments include the piano, guitar, and ukulele. 

Record & Tape Exchange: 20-minute drive

A local fixture since 1976, the Record & Tape Exchange offers quality and value. The staff boasts extensive musical knowledge and ensure CDs are skip- and scratch-free by carefully cleaning and grading records before they hit shelves. Visitors discover a selection of over 100,000 items. Many are rare and out-of-print. The shop also buys unwanted discs and records for 35 percent more in-store credit. 

Vienna Music Exchange: 20-minute drive

Found inside a two-story home, the Vienna Music Exchange features the largest selection of heavy metal in the DC area. Local recognizing the store as a local gem believe the disorganization is part of the fun. The store’s owner frequently adds to the collection and enjoys chatting about vintage records. Other genres include rock, punk, and R&B. 

Along with these music stores, our Fairfax County apartments are also near premier restaurants and five-star spas. If you would like to call our community home, please contact us. We will offer a tour so you can see firsthand all we have to offer. 

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