Best places for music lovers to shop around Los Angeles for Small Business Saturday 2018
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Small Business Saturday is Nov. 24, and music fans have plenty of places to shop if they want to support small businesses. Los Angeles has plenty of small music stores that will pique every fan's interest. Check out these 5 fantastic places in Los Angeles that music fans can shop on Small Business Saturday.

Amoeba Music Hollywood
6400 W. Sunset Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 245-6400

Amoeba Music is a place where music fans can easily spend an entire day. The uniquely designed building is packed with rows upon rows of music, and there's something there for everyone. The shop stocks every conceivable genre of music, and carries albums in both CD and vinyl formats. Fans interested in discovering the latter can even pick from a variety of turntables to play their new records on. Another big plus is that the staff is extremely knowledgeable, so it's not just a place to shop and get out; you can ask any questions and maybe even get some recommendations. Tour the store by playing the video above.

Truetone Music
714 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 393-8232

Truetone Music is a favorite stop of Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine, who described it as "my favorite music store in L.A." That's a ringing endorsement with good reason. The Santa Monica hot spot has a wide variety of guitars, from acoustic to bass to some more obscure types. But that's not all the building has to offer. It also is full of accessories and offers both guitar lessons and repairs for musicians who need a little help in either department. You don't have to be a Grammy Award winner to find something special here.

McCabe's Guitar Shop
3101 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 828-4497

McCabe's is a Los Angeles music institution. It's celebrating its 60th anniversary, having been in business since 1958. At the same time, it also doubles as an intimate music venue that only seats a few dozen people. So not only can music fans pick up the perfect instrument from McCabe's extensive collection, but they can also get lessons on how to play it, and catch a great concert on the weekends. Since Small Business Saturday falls on a weekend, it's possible that there will be a show announced for that night; check the McCabe's concert calendar for the latest concert news.

Westwood Music
1627 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 478-4251

Speaking of history, Westwood Music has been alive and kicking in Los Angeles since 1947. A large number of professional musicians have come through its doors over the ensuing decades, giving the business its own legendary status. But what makes Westwood Music truly stand out is its customer service. It prides itself on tailoring the experience to each person who walks through the doors, whether it's repairing an existing instrument or making an adjustment to a new one on the spot so that it's exactly what you want. Music fans looking for something a little more custom or more personal service can't go wrong here.

Caveman Vintage Music
3231 N. Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(323) 505-7777

Music collectors or those looking for a blast from the past will be at home when they visit Caveman Vintage Music. As the name suggests, the store is all about older music and vintage instruments. From classic records to used instruments to even vintage microphones, everything here has its own story behind it. Music fans can find a special something to add to their own collection or look for that record they've been missing. This place is preserving music history, soon Small Business Saturday, fans can come and get their own little piece of history.