Cato Music's backline department is manned by industry veterans.

Using our core touring expertise we have become the most client-orientated backline hire company in London. We now also carry backline to hire in Wakefield and can cover any UK requirements with ease.

Our backline hire is in excellent condition. Anything old and tired gets sold on to keep our stock levels with fresh up-to date musical equipment.

We are involved with major festivals around the UK supplying backline hire for multiple stages.

Guitars, Basses and Amplification.

We have a wide range of guitars and amplification available. Our guitar and bass line up includes, but is not limited to,  the following:

Fender, Gibson, Godin, Richenbacker, Yamaha, Taylor, Ibanez, Epiphone, Musicman

Cab, heads and combos are also well represented with Marshall, Orange, Blackstar, Ampeg and Ashdown all in stock.

Keyboards, Synths and Workstations.

With a line-up including Yamaha, Roland, Nord and Korg we should have no problem in fulfilling your keyboard requirements. Our fleet even includes a Hammond XK-3C organ.

Drums, Cymbals and Percussion.

We have a huge range of drums, cymbals and percussion from all the greats including Yamaha, DW, Ludwig, Tama, Gretsch, Zildjian and Sabian.


Mics, leads, DI boxes, radio systems - we carry Sennheiser, Shure and AKG.