Instruments, Accessories, and Sheet Music
- Kline Music — South Sacramento
- Ichtertz and Nicholei — now defunct, sold phonographs and more in the early 20th century in Davis
- Watermelon Music — Downtown Davis
- Pleasant Valley Music — Dixon
Recorded Music (CDs/LPs)
Some of these stores also buy and sell used CDs/DVDs/VHS.
- Armadillo Music — Downtown Davis
- Thrift Stores
- Dimple Records and The Beat in Sacramento
- Nearby major retailers, including Target, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, and Fry's Electronics
- Shrimati's — Berkeley (Asian Indian music)
If you don't care to get your music in the traditional manner, please see urban legends and moral warnings here.