Events & Workshops at Mass Street Music

In addition to our Free Saturday Workshops, we have some special events at our store throughout the year including open jams and clinics with special artists. All events take place at Mass Street Music at 1347 Mass. St., Lawrence, Kansas unless otherwise noted. We hope you can join us for some of these great gatherings. Have an idea for a clinic you'd like to see? Just let us know at

How to Restring Your Instruments
Saturday, August 27 - 1PM - FREE
One of the frequent questions that gets asked around here is how best to restring a guitar. After thousands of setups and restrings the Repair Shop here at the store has some definite opinions, and tried and true methods no matter the instrument. Stop by for a hands on workshop discussing our favorite techniques for guitar restrings.

Gypsy Jazz Rhythm GuitarGypsy Jazz Rhythm Guitar Workshop
Saturday, Sept 3 - 1PM - FREE
Are you enthralled by the music of Django Reinhardt? Curious about what makes gypsy jazz tick? Behind the flash and flare of the solos lies the heart of the music, the rhythmic pulse of the guitars known as La Pompe, or "The Pump." Join us for a FREE workshop that intro- duces the basic fundamentals of Gypsy Jazz rhythm guitar. This music is truly fun to play, and much of it stylings are applicable to other styles of music as well.

Gretsch Demo Days

Gretsch Demo Day
Saturday, Sept 10 - 1PM - FREE
Join us Saturday, Sept 10th for a first look at some of killer new Electromatics and Electrojet from our friends at Gretsch. We're have hand on demos, as well as a sampling from Gretch's roots series, some of the best budget friendly Americana inspired acoustic instruments out there.