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Re-Inventing the ReString Kit Aaron Jorgensen, a 6 year employee of Murphy’s Guitars is currently aiming to make the chore of stringing an instrument a task that can be done from nearly anywhere, by nearly anyone. That old restring kit that’s been in your guitar case or tool kit for years needs to move aside, because Aaron has an invention   More...

Article by: Aaron Jorgensen of Murphy’s Guitars Today I’d like to discuss a common question I hear in the shop: “Which Fender guitar is right for me?” Some of the biggest names in music have made history in nearly any genre with a fender guitar slung over their shoulder. The beauty of Fender is they offer a wide variety of guitar  More...

5 reasons you should learn ukulele this summer The weather is getting nicer, the spring clouds are clearing up, people are hitting the pools, lakes, and ponds, and we’re set for a beautiful summer here in the Salt Lake Valley in the beautiful outdoorsman’s paradise state of Utah. When you’re packing up your bags to go out this sum  More...

Premium Guitar Strings I know that I’ve said it before, but one of the hardest things for customers has to be walking into a guitar shop, seeing an entire wall of colorful, shiny, attention grabbing packages of strings, and thinking to themselves, “Which ones should I get?” Sometimes it’s hard to even figure out where to start. A  More...

Next week Murphy’s Guitars is celebrating 8 years in business by hosting its giant annual anniversary sale. We’d like to thank our loyal customers for their continued support of our vision, and for providing us with 8 years of great music. Saturday, June 6th 2015 – Saturday, June 13th 2015 Murphy’s Guitars would like to thank ev  More...

Is my guitar getting harder to play?   Customers will often tell me when shopping for string that they want to switch to a lighter gauge of strings, or even switch from steel to nylon. I always like to ask “why?” when I hear this expecting the response, “it seems like my guitar is getting harder to play.” The distance between your strings and f  More...

Celebrate international guitar month right So maybe you missed our “No Foolin’, No Sales Tax” sale, but there’s still time to get your dream guitar at a discounted price. we’ve marked down select guitars throughout the entire store. Our expert sales team will assist you in finding the perfect guitar to fit your needs. Summe  More...

No Sales Tax! Wednesday April 1st through Saturday April 4th Murphy’s Guitars will be eliminating sales tax on all Guitars, Amps, Effects, Drums, Ukuleles, Strings, and more. Murphy’s carries a mulittude of major brands including: Fender, Seagull, Breedlove, Schecter, Ibanez, Teton, Dunlop, Seymour Duncan, Electro-Harmonix, Mapex, Sabian, an  More...

Guitar Mods Customers come in to the shop all the time asking me, “What Guitar mods can I get to make my guitar sound better?” Many people don’t realize that modern guitars are all about interchangeable parts. Don’t like the tone? Change the pickups.  Want more complex settings to choose from? Look into modifying your wiring. Want it to stay   More...

Buying Guitar Strings One of the best parts of my job as a sales associate at Murphy’s Guitars in Utah is helping people find the exact tone that they’re looking for. Some customers find it right away and walk out of the store with huge smiles on their faces. Eventually I know that they’ll be back, first of all because I’m committed to giving my  More...