Music Shops Around Dubai and Sharjah
*Zak Electronics - across the road from Renaissance Hotel, Salah Al Din Rd, Deira.
Stocks: Fender Guitar range, Fender Amps, Korg synths and keyboards, Korg effects (incl PandoraII), Boss Pedals, has workshop upstairs for repairs.
*Zak Electronics - Bur Dubai - about 1 block on the Trade Centre side of The 0-9 Baby Shop, across the road from the main Post Office, Za'Abeel Rd, Karama.
Stocks: much the same as Deira branch.
*Mozart Music - Near Lu-Lu Centre Karama. Stand outside Lu-Lu, turn toward Trade Centre, straight at small r/a, and then first left. (i.e. one road away from Lu-Lu) 2nd or 3rd shop in street on left side.
Stocks: Excellent shop - Jackson Guitars, B.C.Rich Guitars, Marshall Amps, Zoom Effects, Roland Effects, Roland Equip.
*House of Guitars - backs up to Mozart (above) on the LuLu Centre side. If you stand outside LuLu and look right and across the street you'll see it. Unknown assortment of stuff, and some interesting pedals last time I looked, which was ages ago.
*Sout Al Watar - Deira, Turn off Fish R/A past Claridges Hotel - Claridges on your right. The shop is 100m along on the right.
Stocks: Another interesting shop - Ibanez Guitars and effects, Crate Amps, Trace Elliot Amps, keyboards and other stuff.
*Thomsun Electronics - Deira - from clock tower travel toward Rigga Rd (Maktoum Br behind you) pass Rigga, pass Muraqqabat, pass Hamarain Centre, turn right in Salah Al Din Rd, Thomsun is on the left, in Al Shaya Building. opposite Mashreq Bank.
Stocks: this is the Yamaha Dealer. Say no more. Guitars, Amps, Keyboards, Pianos, Effects - all Yamaha. Good shop. (Martin Guitars too I think)
*Thomsun Electronics - Bur Dubai - Khalid Bin Waleed Str (computer street) sort of opposite Marine Hotel, on right heading toward old Falcon R/A. Another branch somewhere in the souk behind that (have fun).
Stocks: much the same as Deira Branch.
*World Music Center - Al Wahda Rd - Sharjah - Drive into Sharjah on the Dubai-Shj rd, take the first u-turn and drive back out. Just before Al Khan r/a (bridge) i.e. just before leaving Sharjah, it's on the right, black with gold sign. Small shop, haven't been there for a while, but had a Washburn guitar and some Fender amps the last time I looked.
A few others (Madar etc) which I've not had the time to put in. Any which I've left out please email me the details 'case I've missed them.