145 Wolf Rd. Colonie, NY 12205
Phone: 518-446-1500
Store Hours:
Sun: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Thu: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Kevin F. Store Manager, Albany Store Email Me
Certified In: Guitars, ProAudio, Keyboards, Accessories, Drums

Events Calendar

Aug 02 Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools: Week 1 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Aug 02 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Aug 06 Live Sound 101 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Aug 09 Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools: Week 2 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Aug 09 Group Bass Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
TODAY!!! Come hang with Norm Stockton at GC Albany!!

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Assistant Manager
Certified in: Guitars, Accessories, Keyboards

In October 2012 I started working at the Albany Guitar Center. Music has always been the most important part of my life! That...
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Department Manager HiTech
Certified in: ProAudio, Keyboards, Accessories, Guitars, Drums

        Hey, my name is Danni, some call me Danni Metal Star. I have been singing since I was 2 and performing...
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Sales Associate Drums
Certified in: Guitars, Accessories, Drums

My 40+ years on Earth has been mostly devoted to music...including 20 years of touring based in Daytona Beach, FL, recording and...
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Assistant Manager
Certified in: Accessories, Guitars, Drums, Keyboards, ProAudio

  As a young child I knew early that Rock n' Roll was the life for me. I would often listen to my fathers records. Anything...
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Sales Associate HiTech
Certified in: ProAudio

Being an avid guitarist for the past 7 years or so, one thing that always fascinated me the most was how music was created and...
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Sales Associate Guitars
Certified in: ProAudio, Keyboards

I've been playing music since I was just a 'lil crouton, starting with piano lessons and ending up on the electric guitar. I currently...
Albany, capital of the Empire State, is a musically diverse and talent rich area. We have only one job here... to help you make music. Whether you are a touring professional or a beginner, we can help you select your instrument and support you with top flight guitar tech service through GC Garage.  Some things you should know:



Our selection is enormous. From ultra low priced starter gear to the finest guitars, drums, PA and recording gear. You will find it all here. Check it out in our hands-on environment.



We have the largest selection of used gear you will find anywhere.  We pay cash for used gear or you can save on your new gear purchase when you trade.



Free recording workshops every Saturday morning. Great info and special deals.



Our GC Garage Tech, John Viau, is a graduate of Roberto Venn Luthiery School. He can handle any job from a string change to a headstock repair. See John to keep your guitar in top condition. Most walk ups are finished the same day.



Be part of the crowd that supports local musicians at our annual Drum Off and King of the Blues competitions.



Bottom line, if it exists, we will get it for you in 5 days or less, for the best possible price. We're here to help. Seriously.