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15 Father’s Day gift ideas to celebrate the music lover in your life

With Father’s Day just around the corner, some of us are still struggling to find that perfect gift. Time is ticking, so for all those music-loving dads out there, we’ve compiled a list of gifts that are sure to be a hit.

Whether you’re on a budget or willing to splurge on your loved one, you’re sure to find something to please their music tastes below!

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Personalized guitar picks

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Whether your dad is a guitarist or just an avid fan of the instrument, these personalized wooden guitar picks are the perfect keepsake. They start at $14, and you can purchase them with or without the case. Does dad already have enough picks? Then purchase the case only.

Spotify song plaque

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Does your dad have that one song that they constantly put on repeat? The one that probably drives you absolutely crazy by now? Give them the gift of a Spotify song plaque with a code that actually scans. Simply include a photo of your choice, the artist, song title and Spotify link—then let Kozgift do the rest. Snag this gift for $32 and get ready to watch your dad enjoy scanning their favorite song from their new favorite gift.

Vinyl record plaque

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If you’re looking to get creative with your music-themed gift, then you should think about grabbing this Vinyl record post plaque. While it may not contain an actual vinyl record, it’s printed on thick, durable matte paper and can be personalized down to the fine details. This handmade keepsake comes framed and starts at $62.

Fender Play subscription

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So you’ve heard your dad say time and time again how they could play just like the bands you listen to or they wish that they could learn. Gifting them a Fender Play subscription is exactly what they need! Fender uses a song-driven approach so it doesn’t feel like work while allowing you to learn at your own pace. You can pay $9.99 for a monthly subscription or $89.99 for a 12-month plan.

Soundwave print

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If you’re on a tight budget but still want to get a memorable gift, consider snagging a soundwave print. Simply take your dad’s favorite song, sound, etc. and have it turned into a beautiful soundwave that you can print as many times as you want. At only $6, this gift is a steal.

“Cool Bands” mug

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So your dad likes to remind you again and again how their era of music was way better than yours, right? Capitalize on that constant reminder by grabbing them a mug that reads, “I May Be Old But I Got To See All The Cool Bands.” Snag one from Etsy for just $19.95.

Retro vinyl watch

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If your dad has a thing for watches, or simply needs a gentle reminder to be more on time, then consider gifting them this incredible retro vinyl watch. With a watch face that resembles a vinyl record and an eco-leather band, this memento is the perfect way to let dad show off their love for music every single day. Grab one over at Etsy for $42.99.

Guitar grilling tools

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For the dad who’s a master of both music and grilling (or at least pretends to be), then these rockin’ guitar grilling tools are exactly what they need to combine their passions. At $27.99 on Amazon, you’ll receive guitar-shaped tongs as well as a spatula, made with heavy-duty stainless steel. 

Gibson patent prints

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Looking for another gift suggestion under $20? Consider helping your dad decorate their space with these stellar vintage Gibson guitar patent prints. For just $18.99, you’ll receive four 8×10 poster prints of the original patents. You simply can’t go wrong.

“Best Dad Ever” T-shirt

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Guitar-loving dads will go nuts over this “Best Dad Ever” shirt. Starting at $17, this high-quality screen-print shirt is a low-cost gift they’re sure to love. Sizes range from small to 3XL, with reviewers raving about the quick shipping.

Personalized drum sticks

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For all the drummer dads out there, these personalized drum sticks are sure to be a hit. These size 2B sticks retail at $16, with the purchaser able to customize both sticks as well as choose the type of font. Whether they choose to use them to practice or simply hold on to them as a memento, these sticks are the perfect Father’s Day keepsake for your drum-lovin’ dad.

Vinyl record coasters

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How many times has your dad scolded you for leaving a water ring on the table from a drink? Show that you hear them loud and clear by gifting them these vinyl record coasters. Each set costs a mere $9 and comes with two waterproof coasters in beautiful packaging. Expedited shipping is also available—in case you’ve lost track of time and need that last-minute gift.

Karaoke microphone speaker

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Allow your dad to live out their frontperson dreams with this portable karaoke microphone speaker from Uncommon Goods. For $50, they’ll be able to bust out into their best karaoke performance anytime, anywhere. The cordless mic connects to the karaoke app of your choice, allowing dad to sing any of their favorite tunes.

Cameo from their favorite artist


From Steel Panther and Simple Plan to Twiztid and Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cameo can help you send a special gift to your dad from their favorite musicians. Whether you’re looking for a personalized video message or a one-on-one call, Cameo is sure to have exactly what you need to put a smile on dad’s face. Pricing varies from artist to artist, but with almost 5,000 musicians to choose from, we’re sure you can find someone within your budget.

Vinyl Me, Please membership

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Is there anything better than a monthly delivery of vinyl goodness? Vinyl Me, Please has something for everyone in three-month ($119), six-month ($219) and 12-month ($399) memberships. Each month, the recipient receives a high-quality vinyl pressing, with the option to swap it out so they can make sure to get something they love.