Bone Dry Musical Instrument Co. Hard-to-find Musical Bones and Folkroots Rhythm Products
This store began as a pipe dream in the summer of 2005.
That's when the idea first popped into my head. It happened while I was checking out the goods at the 'bones market place' during Bones Fest IX in Chattanooga, Tennessee. I thought to myself, "Wouldn't it be great to find a place that sells musical bones like this all the time?" That's how the Bone Dry Musical Instrument Company got started. So on March 31, 2007, after nearly two years of research and planning, the online shop opened its doors for business.
The Bone Dry Musical Instrument Company markets and sells hard-to-find musical rhythm bones, washboards & accessories and old-time traditional folkroots percussion products. This is a home-based business. And for the first six years the entire staff was just me. In January, 2013, Matt Champion became Bone Dry's first hired hand. That August, Jarred Gastreich joined Bone Dry replacing Matt.
Yes, this online store might look big and fancy, but it is still just a small operation. Most of the inventory rests on a few shelves in the hallway by the front door. Even so, with the support of musical bone players and enthusiasts like you, the company has grown to offer the largest selection of musical bones and folkroots rhythm products on the planet.
The best way to buy musical bones, of course, is to try them first-hand. Unfortunately, in the world of musical bones this is rarely possible. So the prime goal of this online store is to make your online shopping experience the next best thing to being there. The store won't always succeed. But it does strive to reach that goal. And as your fellow shoppers on the Live Testimonials page suggest, we have managed to achieve some success at providing the most satisfying musical bones shopping experience anyone can offer you.
Scott C. Miller, Prop. Member: Rhythm Bones Society 2004 World Bones Champion
Bone Dry Musical Instrument Co. 3916 Iowa Ave. Saint Louis, MO 63118
Playing the Bones... Yours truly rattlin' away with marvelous musicians in various musical genres including Willow Creek (gospel & bluegrass), Carl Anderton (minstrel), Carolina Chocolate Drops (minstrel), Banjo Billy and friends (old-time), Bottoms Up Blues Gang (blues), "Blind Boy" Paxton (minstrel), Bones Fest XI (minstrel) and XIII (Irish), Christine Breen & Roger Netherton (old-time), Raw Earth (urban tribal), Gum Springs Serenaders (minstrel), Ed Yother (Irish), Rich Egan (ragtime), Jan Marra ("Brother Bones" style) and more... View Playlist
Bone Dry Musical Instrument Co.
3916 Iowa Ave. Saint Louis, MO 63118-4514 Contact