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

Nov 01 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Nov 05 Group Ukulele Lesson 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nov 08 Group Bass Lesson 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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Samuel
Sales Associate Drums
Certified in: Drums, Accessories

Hey my name is Sam. I grew up in Akron, Ohio. I have a long history behind church drumming. I first started playing when I was...
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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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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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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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Jacob P.
Assistant Manager
Certified in: Guitars, Keyboards, ProAudio, Accessories, Drums

My name is Jacob "Beardsie" Porter and people like me because I'm polite and rarely late. My ultimate goal is for you to feel...
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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"