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Store Locations > British Columbia > Nanaimo

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620A Comox Road
Nanaimo, British Columbia, V9R 3J3

Music Lesson Centre

Meet our Staff

Phone: (250) 716-7261
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (250) 716-7291
Fax: (250) 716-7292
Lesson Centre Email:

Store Hours

*Temporary Hours*

Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Directions to Long & McQuade Nanaimo

Long & McQuade Nanaimo is located less than a kilometre from Nanaimo Harbour with a bus stop right at the corner. The main parking lot is in the rear of the store.

Located at the corner of Comox Road and Prideaux Street, Long & McQuade Nanaimo has over 10,000 square feet including a 10 room lesson centre. We have departments to cover all your musical and equipment needs.

Services offered at this location

Long & McQuade Nanaimo offers:
  • A large selection of instruments and equipment
  • Sales & Rentals
  • In-house financing
  • Performance warranty coverage
  • Music Lessons in most instruments

About our Nanaimo Location

Formerly Music Maxx, Long & McQuade Nanaimo has the largest selection of musical instruments in the mid-island region. We have an extensive collection of acoustic and folk instruments from Gibson, Martin, Taylor, Larrivee, Epiphone, Yamaha, Simon & Patrick, and many others. Our expansive electric and bass guitar offerings include Gibson, Epiphone, Fender, Squier, Ibanez, EVH, Godin, Jackson ESP/LTD, and many others.

We are a proud dealer of Yorkville PA and Traynor amplifers.

Music Lesson Centre

Long & McQuade's Music Lesson Centre in Nanaimo features professional studios, highly qualified teachers and private instruction for all ages, levels and styles.

We teach lessons in:

  • guitar
  • bass
  • drums
  • piano
  • woodwinds
  • brass
  • strings
  • and more!

Register for music lessons today by calling 250-716-7291 or sending an email to our Lesson Coordinator!