Music Jokes That Will Liven up Your Day

Music and jokes are great ways to get your audience to remember you and view you positively. 

The appreciation of music is universal, no matter what culture you are from or what music style you favor. Use the vast resources of humor to get you through the tough times. Check out these funny music jokes to liven up your day.

Hilarious Music Jokes and Puns

  • Is there a reason why the musician brought a ladder to the concert?
    • Because they wanted to reach the high notes!
  • How would you describe a musician’s favorite place in New York City?
    • The “Harmonica Square”!
  • How do you describe a musician who just broke up?
    • A “broken chord”!
  • When you drop a piano down a mine shaft, what do you get?
    • A flat minor!
  • What is the best way to make a band stand?
    • Take away their chairs!
  • Can you tell me what kind of candy musicians like to eat?
    • A “toot-sweet”!
  • Balloons are afraid of what kind of music?
    • Pop music.
  • Why did the music teacher climb the ladder in music class?
    • To reach the high notes.
  • What is a musical insect called?
    • A humbug.
  • What kind of music are bunnies into?
    • Hip Hop.
  • What makes music inside your head?
    • A headband.
  • How do you create a bandstand?
    • Take away their chairs.
  • What is the number of concertmasters needed to change a light bulb?
    • Just one, but it takes four movements.
  • Why was the pianist banging his head against the keys?
    • He was playing by ear.
  • What type of music do planets sing?
    • Nep-tunes.
  • Is there a difference between a conductor and a God?
    • God doesn’t think he’s a conductor. 
  • Why couldn’t the string quartet find a composer?
    • He was Haydn.
  • What was the purpose of JS Bach having so many children?
    • Because he didn’t have any organ stops.
  • Was there a reason why the bouncer wouldn’t let the quavers in?
    • Because they were slurring.
  • How do fish differ from pianos?
    • You can’t tuna fish!
  • What makes skeletons unable to play music in church?
    • Because they don’t have any organs!
  • What is golfer’s favorite type of music?
    • Swing!
  • What happens when you put a radio in the fridge?
    • Cool music!
  • Why couldn’t the child find the key to the piano?
    • Because all the keys are inside!
  • What kind of band doesn’t play music?
    • A rubber band.
  • Which classical music composer loves tea the most?
    • Chai-kovsky.
  • How could the musician’s friends get tired of him?
    • Because he kept composing plans to meet but never acted upon them!
  • Is there any musical part in the snake?
    • The scales.
  • When Beethoven helped Johann Sebastian parallel park, what did he say?
    • “Bach it up.”
  • What is the favorite music of an avocado?
    • Guac ‘n’ roll.
  • What do you call a musician who has problems?
    • A trebled man.
  • Which part of the turkey is musical?
    • The drumstick!
  • Pirates are such good singers, why is that?
    • They can hit the high Cs!
  • Why couldn’t the athlete listen to her music?
    • Because she broke the record!
  • Why did Mozart get rid of his flock of chickens?
    • They kept saying Bach, Bach!
  • How do you get musicians to complain?
    • Pay them.
  • What is the difference between an onion and a banjo?
    • Nobody cries when you chop up a banjo.
  • What do you get when you drop a piano down a mine shaft?
    • A Flat Miner
  • What’s the difference between a folk guitarist and a large pizza?
    • A large pizza can feed a family of four.
  • How do you repair a broken brass instrument?
    • A tuba glue.
  • What is Beethoven doing now?
    • De-composing.
  • The pilgrims listened to what type of music?
    • Plymouth Rock!
  • What do you get when you reverse country music?
    • You get your wife back, your dog back, and your job back.
  • What sort of music should you listen to while fishing?
    • Something catchy!
  • Billy had five albums by The Cure. He just bought two more. What do he have now?
    • Depression. Billy has depression. 

Laughter has already begun. Let’s keep it up. Take a look at these funny doctor jokes, baby jokes, and cat puns. They’re hilarious.

Crazy Music One Liners and Quotes

  • “Are you going to come along quietly, or do you want musical accompaniment? “
    • Spike Milligan
  • “The first time I sang in the church choir, 200 people changed their religion.”
    • Fred Allen
  • “I don’t like country music, but I don’t mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, ‘denigrate’ means ‘put down.’”
    • Bob Newhart
  • “Hell is full of musical amateurs. Music is the brandy of the damned.”
    • George Bernard Shaw
  •  When I was young, I only listened to classical music.
    • But now I think outside the Bach.
  • My girlfriend left me for my obsession with Linkin Park.
    • But in the end, it doesn’t even matter.
  • If you can’t decide which note is better, call it a tie. 
  • I just sent my musician friend a get-well card.
    • He isn’t sick.
    • I just think he can get better. 
  • A few music jokes are so bad that they can’t be Handel.
    • They make us Lizstless.
    • They can be too Mendelssohn.
    • We’d better go out Bach and stay in Haydn.
  • E-Flat enters the bar.
    • The bartender says, “Sorry, we don’t serve minors.” 
  • Life: *gets hard*
    • Me listening to Please Please Me at 2 am: Spice up your panic attack with a harmonica.

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Author’s Note

In the symphony of humor, music jokes strike a chord that resonates with laughter. They remind us that whether you’re a virtuoso or simply someone who enjoys a good melody, humor is a universal language that can bring harmony to our lives.

So, keep the laughter flowing, and remember that in the grand orchestra of life, a well-timed joke can be the perfect note to lift your spirits.

Don’t miss this hour-long compilation of funny music, sure to cheer you up!

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Megha Sharma

Megha is the heart of - When waking up in the morning, her first thought always is how to create a smile on someone's face before breakfast. Her passion are jokes for the youngest and about animals.

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