Why choose Allen Music?

Paducah’s own Allen Music – your source for fine guitars and equipment. We’re not just a faceless corporation selling instruments, we are experienced and enthusiastic players of everything we offer.

Located in historic downtown Paducah, KY only two blocks from the Ohio River, we’ve been proudly serving musicians since 1976. Allen Music is only a three-hour drive from Nashville, St. Louis, and Memphis, and we proudly serve the entire western Kentucky, southern Illinois, southeast Missouri, and northwest Tennessee regions. We also ship guitars all across the United States.



Definitive Acoustic Tone from a Legendary Martin

Meet The Allens

Over a hundred years of combined experience.
Brandon Allen

Brandon Allen


Brandon has spent his whole life surrounded by music. He fell in love from the first time he came to the music store with his dad at age five and still loves it just as much today.

Boyce Allen

Boyce Allen

Founder/VP/Lead Technician

Boyce is a downtown legend. He has made his mark on Paducah for the last 40 years and still serves the music scene today at the store he was paramount in building.

Cheryl Allen

Cheryl Allen


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Ruby Von Rails

Ruby Von Rails

Lead Developer

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Hear From Our Customers

After over 40 years in business you build a reputation
Terry Mike Jeffrey

Terry Mike Jeffrey

Professional Musician

"We have no regrets! After using your product my business skyrocketed! I made back the purchase price in just 48 hours! I couldn't have asked for more than this."

Lew Jetton

Lew Jetton

Independent Artist

"Your company is truly upstanding and is behind its product 100 percent. Hestia is worth much more than I paid. I like Hestia more each day because it makes easier."

Natalya Undergrowth

Natalya Undergrowth


"Thank you for making it painless, pleasant and most of all hassle free! I am so pleased with this product. Dude, your stuff is great! I will refer everyone I know."

Get in Touch

We love hearing from our customers!

Find us at:

215 Kentucky Ave
Paducah, KY 42001


Give us a ring

(270) 442-8900
Mon, Tues, and Thurs, 8:00am - 6:00pm
Fri, 8:00am - 5:30pm
Sat, 8:00am - 4:00pm

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