The Interstate Difference

The Interstate Difference is the ultimate value given to you by combining superior service, huge selection, fast shipping and guaranteed lowest prices. With three major catalogs, we bring to you the inventory of a massive company, but with the care and service of your local mom & pop music store. We're not afraid to go that extra mile to earn your trust. With our real time order processing and central location, turn around on your package is the quickest available.

We have been delighting customers since 1946. Our knowledge and experience are unparalleled. You can buy from us with complete confidence. We know how to treat you well, exceed your expectations, and deliver the best value. Please allow us the opportunity to serve you and to experience the Interstate Difference. We're confident that you will make us your first choice in musical equipment.

We are your source for everything from stage to studio!

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  • Since 1887, the Yamaha Corporation in Japan has grown to become the world's largest manufacturer of musical instruments. Musicians worldwide place their confidence in Yamaha Drums, Keyboards, Woodwinds & Brass, plus Live Sound and Recording Gear.
  • C. F. Martin & Co. has been creating the finest instruments in the world for over 175 years. One of the world’s leading acoustic instrument makers, Martin guitars are hand-made by skilled craftsmen and women, using both old and new design and techniques.
  • Meinl Cymbals inspire drummers, offering them new sounds to hear and feel. Six different alloys are used for crafting cymbals, offering   the widest selection of basic cymbal sound characteristics. Based in Germany, Meinl also offers a wide assortment of high quality percussion instruments for all skill levels.
  • Archer offers Acoustic, Electric and Bass models – quality instruments with "sound" value at modest prices. Designed and performance-tested in the USA, these are ready-to-go right out of the box! With Archer, you're not paying for the "name," you're paying for the guitar. 
  • Union Drum Sets are designed and performance tested in the USA ... and come with everything needed to start playing, right out of the box. Quality Drum Hardware and Hand Percussion round out the Union Drums line.