Kurt Dietrich, Bullfrog's owner, has been serving the musical needs of the Corvallis community since 1989. Kurt, a repair specialist and performing guitarist, is dedicated to providing his customers with the finest new and used fretted instruments in every price category, as well as sharing his expertise. Come in and browse Bullfrog's unique selection of acoustic and electric guitars, basses, mandolins, ukuleles, amplifiers and effects units. You will enjoy our relaxed and friendly atmosphere, without the usual pressures and distractions.
Lots of Choices
At Bullfrog Music, you can find everything from a quality starter instrument to a hand-built masterpiece or a prized vintage guitar. In addition to brand-new instruments under warranty, Bullfrog sells certified pre-owned guitars from manufacturers such as Martin, Taylor, Guild, Alvarez, Takamine, Yamaha, Ovation, Gretsch, Gibson, Fender, PRS, Rickenbacker, Schecter, Ibanez and Jackson. At Bullfrog, you can always buy a used instrument with confidence. Bullfrog also sells a variety of used amplifiers by Marshall, Mesa, Ampeg, Rivera, Peavey, Vox, etc., used effects units, and much more. Come on in and check out our inventory, or call and let us know what you're looking for. You'll discover how much we enjoy catering to the needs of all kinds players, from first-timers to seasoned professionals.
Bullfrog Music is an authorized dealer for:
Acoustic Guitars by
Electric Guitars by
Michael Kelly and
Bass Guitars (Electric) by
Bass Guitars (Acoustic) by
Michael Kelly and
Visual Sound and
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With so many choices, we've tried to anticipate some of your questions with a Frequently Asked Questions page. Please check it out.
Free Instrument Check-Ups
We know you will want your fretted instrument to keep on playing at its full potential. That's why Bullfrog Music offers free yearly check-ups for your instrument, regardless of where it was purchased. Think of it as an annual physical exam for your instrument, to prevent minor problems from becoming major ones.
Lifetime Free Service Policy
Any new instrument purchased from Bullfrog Music receives free adjustments and set-ups, typically a $30-50 charge, for as long as you own it. Any new instrument purchased from Bullfrog Music will also receive free string installation each time you purchase of a new set of strings from us, for as long as you own it.
Trade-Ins and Consignments
Bullfrog Music welcomes trade-ins on new instruments. We can also help sell your instrument on consignment. Why hassle with strangers responding to a classified ad when our consignment fees are extremely competitive and our conveniently located store provides a safe location to display your instrument for sale.
We also carry many accessories, such as strings, capos, tuners, straps, gig bags, hardshell cases, guitar and music stands, stomp-boxes, method and practice books, and much more. If you play guitar, bass or mandolin, we can likely meet all your needs right here. In addition to our regular inventory of products, Bullfrog Music provides customers with speedy access to many items and brand-name products not currently on display in the store.
Bullfrog Music offers high-quality professional repairs, set-ups and adjustments for all fretted instruments, with free estimates, reasonable rates and a fast turn-around. As a guitar and fretted instrument technician for over 25 years, Kurt has earned the trust of performing musicians in Corvallis and the surrounding communities. He has the equipment and expertise to solve almost any problem, including nut, fret and bridge work, structural repairs, pickup installations and electronic control wiring.
Kurt has been a performing musician and guitar instructor for more than three decades, and currently performs with a local guitars and vocals trio. He offers professional private lessons for beginners to advanced players in many styles for acoustic and electric guitars. Lessons are available for students 12 years of age and up. Kurt creates customized lesson plans precisely tailored to each student's needs. Group guitar classes are also conducted throughout the year. Please call for scheduling.
Are you looking for a rare or vintage instrument? We have lots of collectible guitars passing through our shop. Let us know if you are looking for something special, and we'll keep an eye out for it. We'll let you know whenever we come across an instrument that you've been hoping to find.
Service After the Sale
Bullfrog Music is dedicated to customer service. We truly love what we do, and enjoy making you happy in your musical endeavors. We are glad to answer questions about your instrument, regardless of where it has been purchased, and you can always count on us for honest advice about musical instruments, accessories and related products. In fact, you can find some of that advice right now, by going to our FAQ page.