Akron 1

3750 W. Market Street Unit R Fairlawn, OH 44333
Phone: 330-665-9010
Store Hours:
Sun: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Fri: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Kristopher D. Store Manager, Akron 1 Store Email Me
Certified In: ProAudio, Keyboards

Events Calendar

Dec 27 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Dec 27 Recording Made Easy for iPad 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dec 28 Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Dec 28 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Dec 29 Recording Made Easy for GarageBand 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Tim "Ripper" Owens hanging out at Guitar Center Akron. Check out his website www.timripperowens.com or his club Ripper Owens Tap House in Akron www.thetaphouseakron.com

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Don Gopp
Technician, Repair- Guitar
Certified in: Repair

 No matter who you are, it’s safe to say every Musician can appreciate having an instrument setup to exact specifications. ...
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McKenzie
Sales Associate Accessories
Certified in: Accessories, Guitars, Keyboards

Hey! My name is McKenzie but most people around here call me Mackie. I've been with Guitar Center since Feb. of 2012. I work mostly...
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Justin H.
Sales Associate HiTech
Certified in: Keyboards

Veteran DJ of 14 years, Producer and Sound Engineer for 3 years. Knowledgeable about Pro Tools 8, Logic Pro 9, Ableton Live 8,...
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James B.
Sales Training Manager
Certified in: Accessories, Guitars, ProAudio, Keyboards, Drums

Thanks for taking the time to get to know me a little bit better. Hopefully I've had a chance to help you out previously,...
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Suzanne Beam
Sales Associate Accessories
Certified in: Accessories, Guitars, Keyboards, ProAudio, Drums

My background in music comes from a more traditional area. I grew up studying voice and violin. In addition, I studied music theory...
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Michael P.
Sales Associate Guitars
Certified in: Guitars, Accessories

I am the lead singer, guitar player and songwriter for the rock band Red Sun Rising { www.rsrband.com }. Performing and bringing...
GET TO KNOW GUITAR CENTER, Akron 1
Guitar Center Akron opened March 17th 2005 and instantly became the destination for musicians in the greater Akron area. With a full line of musical equipment and a friendly, knowledgeable staff of professional musicians, you can always be sure you will get the attention you need along with professional advice. With over 10,000 square feet, there's not much we won't have to fulfill your needs. The used selection in our Akron store is starting to gain the reputation as the place to buy, sell and trade your used gear.  

We also provide a GC Garage with one of the best in the business in Don Gopp. Don can cater to all of your stringed instruments needs right here, in shop! Weekly recording workshop classes held in our state of the art recording area in our professional Hi-Tech area every Saturday is a great way to finally put those ideas you've had in your head for years onto a CD. A full range of yearly competitions as well, from our King of the Blues and Drum Off events to the newest Singer Songwriter contest. There are tons of ways to show off your talents, get yourself noticed and win tons of cool prizes.

Guitar Center Akron has it all! If you have been a pro player for years, just starting out or finally ready to realize the dream and joy of making music, we're here to help. We look forward to seeing you down at our store and thank you for checking out our page.
"We Help People Make Music"