Johnny Roadhouse

Susie Stubbs
Johnny Roadhouse store
Image courtesy of Johnny Roadhouse

Johnny Roadhouse, 123 Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 7DU – Visit Now

Retail opportunities are a little thin on the ground on Manchester’s Oxford Road, but where there are shops they are real treasures. Buffeted by fried chicken and pizza outlets, legendary one-stop musical instrument emporium Johnny Roadhouse has been serving the local music community for over 50 years. It was set up by saxophonist Johnny Roadhouse, and is still family-run to this day. It has been a regular stopping-off point for visiting musicians, too, its advice and hires helping many a famous muso out of a tight spot: Oasis, the Happy Mondays, Paul McCartney, The Smiths, Nine Black Alps and many others have called on Johnny Roadhouse’s expertise over the years.


  • 123 Oxford Road
  • Manchester
  • M1 7DU
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Opening Hours

  • Mon: 9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Tue: 9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Wed: 9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Thu: 9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Fri: 9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Sat: 9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit

Services and Facilities

Shop, music specialists