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Hogan Music - so much more than your average music shop…

Having been established in Newbury for almost 30 years Hogan Music is the leading music store in West Berkshire, also covering Basingstoke, Reading, Swindon and Oxford, for all that a discerning musician may need. Our generously stocked shop and on-line store provide a wide selection of equipment from classical, acoustic and electric guitars, drums, pianos, sheet music, sound and recording equipment through to a great range of orchestral instruments.

Stocking the biggest brands known to the musical industry such as Yamaha, Fender, Blackstar, Ibanez, Martin, Tanglewood and many more, but also a variety of reasonably priced and vintage collectable second hand instruments catering for beginner to professional.

Whether you are a seasoned professional or beginner come and see us at Hogan Music. We are passionate about all aspects of music; we are not just a music shop but so much more.


We are proud to say we were nominated and shortlisted for the West Berkshire Business Award in October 2014.

Music Lessons

Read about our face-to-face music lessons or find our more about our new online music lessons.

Operating from our music shop in Bartholomew Street, Newbury we have 6 fully equipped teaching rooms providing lessons in a broad spectrum of instruments such as Drums, Piano, Woodwind and Guitars through to DJ and Vocal lessons and recording techniques.

Our vision is to be able to offer every child in West Berkshire the opportunity to learn and play a musical instrument. We do not just offer one on one sessions but also run Rock and Pop schools and in 2014 we organised our inaugural ‘Young Songwriter of the Year’ competition, with the grand final being held in the Corn Exchange Newbury.

Music Lessons For Schools

Hogan Academy also works directly with local schools, outsources teaching services and has partnered with Newbury College in running a BTEC Higher Diploma course in Music Technology. Find out more about our music lesson services for schools and our School Music Investment Programme.

Trinity Music Exam Centre - Newbury

We are proud to be the public music exam centre for the Trinity Rock & Pop, and Classic & Jazz exams in Newbury, Berkshire area. As well as being able to take live exams here, you can also select us as your chosen exam centre for the Digital Grade or Diploma.

More Services

Online Video Consultations

You can now book an online video consultation with a member of our friendly team so they can show you are the store and talk to you about your requirements.

Click & Collect

We offer a handy click & collect service from our Newbury shop location. So you can order online and then book a collection slot with us when your items are ready to be picked up.

Music Books & Sheet Music

Buy music books and sheet music for a range of instruments, genres and themes via our partner Mail My Music. From your first learn to play beginners music books to more advanced skills and exam books.

Instrument Repairs

Our in-house repairer and further team of professional repairers can cater for repairs, upgrades, modifications and general maintenance for most types of musical instruments, amplifiers, sound and PA equipment.

Visit the instrument repairs section of our website for more information.

Instrument Hire

Try before you buy from a broad range of musical instruments starting from as little as £8.50 per month with our ‘Pay Monthly Rental Scheme’ with a minimum term of 3 months and the option to buy the instrument at any time after the 3 month period.

Visit the instrument hire section of our website for more information.

Recording Studio

Continuing our investment in creating Hogan Music as your one stop shop for all your musical needs in West Berkshire, brand new for 2014 our State of the Art Recording Studio based on the top floor of our shop on Bartholomew Street, Newbury.

Featuring a resident drum kit, stunning grand piano, isolated control room, vocal booth and industry standard equipment, bookings are available for studio recording time, corporate events, tuition and bespoke music experiences.

Visit the recording studio section of our website for more information.

Sound Equipment Installation Service

Whether you are looking for someone to install a sound system from scratch at your venue or wanting to upgrade your equipmen, our team are happy to discuss a range of options and provide a bespoke quote. Read more about our sound equipment installation service here.

If you would like more information on what Hogan Music has to offer then please call in to our shop at Winchcombe House, 123-126 Bartholomew Street, Newbury or contact us on 01635 37868, or email and we will be more than happy to help.

Meet The Team

Find out more about our dedicated and friendly team at Hogan Music.

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