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Welcome to the Clubhouse!

Established in 1982, the Fifth String has been the cornerstone of the acoustic music scene in the Sacramento Valley for over 30 years. We are committed to providing the best selection of world-class stringed instruments, music books, and accessories at the best prices, delivered with the friendliest, most knowledgeable service in the Valley.

We now offer online acoustic guitar lessons. offers a proven, systematic approach to learning traditional bluegrass styles and techniques. Our process has been forged over 25 years of in-person instruction as Sacramento, CA's renowned Fifth String Music Store.

Come by and see us or give us a call at 916/442-8282.

Between Alhambra and Folsom Blvds. 2 blocks east of Business 80 in Downtown Sacramento.
3184 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95816

Store Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday - 10:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sundays, Closed


Events at the Fifth String

Workshop Series With
John Green

Saturedays from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
$100 Sliding Scale for a 4 Week Course

Check Out Lessons on YouTube

To sign up call: (916) 442-8282

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Cliff Compton & Mountaintop
at The Fifth String
Saturday, August 1st
Doors open at 6:30pm
Concert starts at 7:00pm
Tickets at the door: $15

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Sacramento's Leading Acoustic Music Resource
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