Now it’s easier than ever to choose the right gear and start playing. Whether you’re looking for your first electric guitar or bass, a great-sounding amp or some must-have accessories to round out your rig, we’ve got your back every step of the way.
You can't beat the rush of playing your first riff. Featuring iconic Strats and Teles, plus the coolest amps and accessories, these electric guitar bundles will have you plugging in – and playing loud – in no time.
Want a guitar you can just pick up and play? Our acoustic bundles offer a range of classic body styles plus all the essentials you need to start playing the hits – or writing the next one.
If the rhythm section is your calling, you’ve come to the right place. Check out our bass bundles, make the drummer your new BFF and you’ll be driving the band in no time.
Fender ukuleles are portable and playable with rich dynamic tone and rock ‘n’ roll style. These bundles have everything you need to get that classic island sound.
Choosing between an electric or acoustic guitar is one of the biggest decisions a new guitarist will make. There are pros and cons to both. While purchasing your first guitar is an investment, remember that learning to play guitar is also an investment – of your time. When deciding between electric or acoustic, think about what style of guitar will make you want to pick it up and practice over the long haul.
Get to know the look, feel and parts of an acoustic guitar in Acoustic Guitar 101.
Learn about the anatomy of an electric guitar and more in Electric Guitar 101.
If you’re logging a lot of practice time, it’s important to be comfortable while playing your guitar. You won’t want to play if you develop pain in your hand or if a guitar feels too heavy for you. Here are some comfort considerations to think about when making your choice.
The space you have to practice may also influence the type of guitar you choose.
Fender Play is the complete online learning platform for guitar, bass and ukulele. Available on iPhone, iPad and Android, Fender Play features a step-by-step guided learning path that teaches you the essentials as you play your favorite songs.
Choose from hundreds of popular songs by top artists and learn at your own pace
with expert instructors, bite-sized lessons and high-quality video. We track your progress every step of the way – so you can pick up right where you left off. Members also get exclusive access to a supportive online community, live lessons and weekly practice challenges with a chance to win Fender gear.