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Robbins Music Center closes after serving the Huntsville music community for 61 years

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Robbins Music Center, owned by three generations, is closing.  Friday was the store's last day in business.  It closed at 6 p.m.  It is located at 2810 Bob Wallace Avenue.

Robbins served the music community in Huntsville and surrounding areas for 61 years.  The owner is trying to clear out inventory and what's left is marked down.

Robbins will host a "goodbye" party on October 22 at the store.  Anyone who has had a connection to the store is invited to come and celebrate the memories.

Jack Robbins, the store's second owner, died in 2015.

Jack Robbins, the store's second owner, died in 2015.

Jack Robbins was the second-generation owner and died last year. His son owns the store now, but lives in Atlanta.  The distance made it difficult to keep the store open.  That is the reason for the closure employees told us.  They also say internet sales of musical instruments have been a challenge for locally-owned music stores like Robbins.

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This was the office of Jack Robbins, the second owner. The instrument has been there since he owned the store. His son is the third generation owner but lives in Atlanta, so he made the tough decision to close the store.

This was the office of Jack Robbins, the second owner. The instrument has been there since he owned the store. His son is the third generation owner but lives in Atlanta. So, he made the tough decision to close the store.