Music Legacy Lives On

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McKay's expands inventory under new ownership

  • Recently renamed McKay’s Band House carries a variety of acoustic and electric guitars, as well as school instruments and sound equipment. Staff photos by Tammy Vinson
    Recently renamed McKay’s Band House carries a variety of acoustic and electric guitars, as well as school instruments and sound equipment. Staff photos by Tammy Vinson
  • Store manager and strings guru Sal Castro checks out a guitar brought into McKay’s Band House for repairs.
    Store manager and strings guru Sal Castro checks out a guitar brought into McKay’s Band House for repairs.
  • McKay’s Band House has a wide selection of guitars, including this Luna Gypsy A/E guitar in their Sulphur Springs and Garland locations, as well as locations in Wylie, Texarkana and Shereveport-Bossier City. Staff Photo by Tammy Vinson
    McKay’s Band House has a wide selection of guitars, including this Luna Gypsy A/E guitar in their Sulphur Springs and Garland locations, as well as locations in Wylie, Texarkana and Shereveport-Bossier City. Staff Photo by Tammy Vinson
McKay’s Music Company is under new ownership, but the store’s legacy will live on following the name change. The store has served musicians in Northeast Texas since it was established in 1954 with original owners Kenneth and Billie McKay. Bob and Sandra Cartwright took over in 1980, followed by James and Denise Coffman in 1999. Chad Causey of Bossier City, Louisiana, bought the Sulphur Springs…

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