Guitar Center Bakersfield

3428 Ming Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Main Number
(661) 396-3838
Fax Number
(661) 396-3848

Store Hours

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Upcoming Events

October 10
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
Join us for an intro to digital recording with the latest from Avid, Pro Tools 12. We will cover how to record and mix, features, menu options and more.
October 14
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Workshops Event
Learn the elements that keep your guitar in peak playing condition with a quick and easy one-hour workshop lead by an experienced technician. Our tech will guide the discussion through what an instrument setup entails and much more.
October 17
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
This hour-long class gives players a solid foundation on the uke, from how to hold and strum, to tuning, to some basic chords and even playing a tune. Instruments will be provided or you may bring your own.
October 24
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
Join us for an intro course on the Digital Audio Workstation, Ableton Live. We will cover how to record, mix, features, menu options and more.
October 28
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Workshops Event
Get an overview of delay and reverb effects for guitar with this free, hour-long workshop. Learn how to create your own sound from the many options available and make the best gear choices.
October 31
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
Join us for a free, hour-long workshop for beginning bassists covering tuning, playing techniques, proper position, various styles, how to care for your instrument and more. Instruments will be provided or you may bring your own.

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Buyers Guides

October Buyers Guide
October 8 - October 21

Guitar Center

Sitting just off the Golden State highway at 3428 Ming Avenue, Guitar Center Bakersfield has been serving Kern County musicians since 2000, and their unique selection of new and used instruments has something for every taste and playing style. Every day, amateur and professional musicians alike stop to have a chat, and to see what cool new gear we have in store. In fact, Guitar Center Bakersfield is well-known for their impressive line of vintage instruments, as well as their down-to-earth, knowledgeable staff who are always happy to point you in the right direction.

From keyboards, drums and DJ gear to recording software, guitars, basses, and much more, Guitar Center Bakersfield certainly doesn't discriminate when it comes to musical instruments and audio equipment. Besides our massive inventory, we also offer rentals to orchestra students, put on recording workshops, and even provide stringed instrument repairs. Of course, if you're curious about anything in particular, don't hesitate to call us at 661-396-3838.

Like all Guitar Center locations, we offer comprehensive repair services at our Bakersfield store. Our techs are as passionate about your instruments as you are, with the experience needed to keep them performing at their best. Whether you need a quick adjustment or a complete overhaul, we've got the equipment and know-how to take care of it. The repairs department would love to hear from you: in fact, we encourage it! Call or come in for a face-to-face chat about the work that we do. You'll have no doubt that your gear is in good hands when it's time for a repair.

What to Expect
Guitar Center's reputation for friendly service, low prices, and providing the best musical instruments and equipment is perfectly represented at the Bakersfield location. After all, when you have a talent to share with the world, you deserve to showcase your skills with equipment that's built to last you a lifetime of enjoyment, and for that, Guitar Center Bakersfield has you covered. Our store is open seven days a week, so there's always a right time to visit even if you're on a busy schedule.

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