Shop Local: 11 Gift Ideas For Music Lovers On Your List


Christmas is only weeks away and you haven’t found the perfect gift for the music lover on your list? Don’t panic, we’ve got you covered.

After months of lockdowns to slow the spread of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to shop local – so we’ve scoured independent businesses from coast to coast to find special gifts you can order online and have shipped anywhere in Canada.

Check out these music-themed gift ideas:

Treble Clef Wall Hook

The musician or music lover in your life will love this cast iron hook for their bathroom or bedroom wall. $7 at Whink in St. John’s


Treble Clef Necklace & Earrings

Crafted by Amos Pewter in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, these pieces work in perfect harmony. $26 & $28 at Jennifer’s of Nova Scotia in Halifax


Guitar Wall Holder

Tired of seeing the guitar propped up against the wall? This wood guitar holder handmade by Robyn Oaks will keep it off the ground and looking great! $85 at The Acorn Studio in Moncton


Rubber Ducks

Yes, there is a store in Old Montreal dedicated to everyone’s favourite bathtub collectible. Choose from ducked-up icons like Elton John, Mick Jagger and Prince or more contemporary ones like Ariana Grande and Bruno Mars. $29.99 at Le Petit Duck Shoppe in Montreal


Paint By Sticker - Music Icons

Keep the music lover on your list busy this winter recreating 12 classic photographs using stickers. It’s like paint-by-numbers without the paint. $21.95 at The Gifted Type in Ottawa


Music T-Shirts

Let someone fan out with a T-shirt featuring their favourite artist or band. There are dozens to choose from – everything from AC/DC to Wu-Tang Clan. $29.99 at Sonic Boom in Toronto


Dish Divas Dishcloth Set

No one will be able to resist singing in the kitchen with these Boldfaced Goods cloths emblazoned with lyrics inspired by popular songs. Available solo or in a set of three. $9.50 to $25 set at The Locals in Winnipeg


2000s Pop Music Trivia Game

Music fans of a certain age will spend hours guessing the correct answers to 140 multiple choice questions about popular songs from the 2000s. $15.95 at The Cardroom at Kricket’s in Calgary


Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics

A great gift for the classic country music fans on your list! Dolly Parton using stories and archive images to share the origins of 175 of her songs, including “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You.” $70 from Turning The Tide in Saskatoon


On The Come Up

Last year’s bestseller by Angie Thomas is now in paperback. It’s the story of a girl named Bri whose dreams of being a famous rapper even though the odds are against her. $15.99 at Massy Books in Vancouver


Rock ’n’ Roll Puzzle

Rock fans will love the challenge of identifying all the artists depicted in this collage made up of 1,000 pieces. $23 at Oscar & Libby’s in Victoria

All prices shown, in Canadian dollars, were accurate at the time of publication and do not include shipping.