An old-school music store in the Peach Orchard Plaza (along the commercial strip of Mt. Pleasant), Shem Creek Music Center is a sprawling facility with rooms dedicated to merchandise, lessons, specialty repairs, and more. There are only a handful of independent shops like this in town — privately owned businesses with small staffs who know their music and their gear well. It's one of the more popular shops for guitarists who need a quick repair or a major "set-up." At Shem Creek Music, there's no shortage of vintage guitars, classic amplifiers, electric guitars (six- and 12-string models), basses, drums, mandolins, ukuleles, and horns. They're better stocked and better priced these days, too.