Guitar Center Cedar Rapids

4651 1st Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Main Number
(319) 378-1720
Fax Number
(319) 378-1721

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

At Guitar Center Cedar Rapids, we're thrilled to call Iowa our home. Situated just 20 minutes north of Iowa City, we're in the right place to get that "big town" feel with none of the drawbacks. You can even make a day of it if you're coming from out of town, since there's plenty to do in the plaza surrounding the intersection of routes 100 and 151 - but we like to think we're the highlight! Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, our music experts are ready and waiting to help you realize your creative goals.

From new and used instruments to high-end pro audio, we've got it all at Guitar Center Cedar Rapids. We're also proud to offer free workshops and seminars, like our Recording Made Easy sessions on Saturday mornings, to provide extra learning opportunities. Looking for the best of the best? You've got to check out our platinum lineup, filled with the greatest creations from Paul Reed Smith, Ernie Ball Music Man, Gibson, Fender and more. Visit us in-person today, or give us a call for more info at 319-378-1720.

Like all Guitar Center locations, we also offer comprehensive repair services at our Cedar Rapids 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
First and foremost at Guitar Center Cedar Rapids, we strive to give you the experience that Guitar Center is known for nationwide: big-store selection and prices with small-shop expertise and personality. From sales to repairs, our staff in each department is well-trained to cater to Iowa's music-lovers. 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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