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The Denver Folklore Center carries a wide selection of guitar and other musical instrument accessories for the acoustic musician. Browse our large inventory of strings, amps, cases and gig bags, music books, pickups and so much more. Don’t see what you need? Contact us and we will get you the accessories you're looking for.

“The Denver Folklore Center has all the accessories...they even have my favorite picks.” – Jason G.

Acoustic Music Books

The Denver Folklore Center has a huge assortment of acoustic music books, instructional materials and song books to choose from. Our songbooks range from Irish classics to the Grateful Dead to Civil War anthems. We invite you to come in and look through our vast selection. Want something specific? Contact us for assistance.

We have sections devoted to many styles of:

  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Banjo
  • Ukulele
  • Mandolin

  • Mandolin
  • Dulcimer
  • Harmonica
  • and many more instruments


We offer two lines of amplifiers: the Fishman Loudbox and Acoustic Solutions. Fishman Loudbox amps are world renowned for their warm tone and accuracy and are a favorite among acoustic musicians. Acoustic Solutions come to us from our Godin friends in Canada, and are developed with the performing singer-songwriter and acoustic musician in mind. Want to learn more about what kind of amp you should choose? Stop by or contact our expert staff at the DFC to match you with the perfect amp today.

“Phenomenal selection for a shop this size. Tons of great Collings options for the boutique lover and great selections from other brands too. The banjo and mandolin selection also had great options and plenty to choose from. Acoustic amps were another great find here.” 
– Cody Brown


We offer a variety of pickups to help you project your sound in larger spaces or when playing with others. From passive pickups (no battery, no maintenance) to the most sophisticated multi-source device (wide spectrum of adjustments in volume, EQ and tonal quality), we have devices in a wide range of prices from brands like K&K, L.R. Baggs and Fishman.  Installation is available by our experienced repair staff.

DI Boxes

A direct input (DI) box provides additional power and tonal control, giving you the ability to manage how your instrument sounds, whether you are playing through your own amp or a PA system. We carry DI boxes from K&K and L.R. BaggsContact us with questions.


The DFC carries a large selection of acoustic, electric and classical guitar strings, as well as strings for ukulele, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, dulcimer, and some of the more uncommon instruments like cuatro, bouzouki, requinto and tiple. The brands we carry are: D'Addario, Martin, Elixir, John Pearse, GHS, Thomastik-Infeld, LaBella and Savarez. Learn about when to change your instrument strings hereContact us for assistance.

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Choose from a large selection of guitar picks, as well as mandolin, banjo and ukulele picks. Our brands include: Blue Chip, Wegen, Dunlop, Black Mountain, Cool Picks, Fender, Taylor and MartinContact us for help.

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Cases & Gig Bags

Let our experienced staff of experts help you choose the perfect hard-shell case or padded gig bag for your instrument. Learn more about instrument cases here and how to travel with instruments hereContact us or come in and see our selection.


We carry a variety of capos for many instruments from brands including Kyser, Shubb, and Paige. Looking for something specific? Contact us today­.

Farmer Footdrums and Harp Holders

The most innovative brand of footdrums and harp holders on the market.

Guitar and Other Accessories

“This place is incredible for folk artists. It's a one-stop shop for banjo players like me.
Picks, straps, instruments, repair, cases, strings, books - you name it!” – pogosama
Additional accessories include:

  • polish
  • slides
  • humidifiers
  • cases
  • straps
  • shoulder rests
  • rosin
  • mutes
  • hammers
  • tuning wrenches
  • and lots of parts to choose from 

Noise-Makers and Percussion Instruments

No musical experience? No problem. These great sounding musical instruments can be played by anyone and are a fun addition to any jam session or family gathering. Order online or pick one up in our store today.

The DFC's online inventory changes frequently, so some items on the website might not be in stock. If you would like more information on one of our listings, please call us at 303.777.4786 or email us at