Guitar Center Cedar Rapids

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

Store Hours

Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Upcoming Events

September 5
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
Join us for a free, hour-long class for beginning guitarists, demonstrating introductory skills such as proper playing position, tuning, basic strumming, chords and how to care for your instrument. Guitar will be provided or you may bring your own.
September 9
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Workshops Event
Join us for a discussion on the essential gear for a DJ setup, led by experienced instructors. The workshop covers software, PA selection and lighting, plus includes tips on choosing or adding to your existing rig.
September 12
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.
September 12
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Local Store Event
For almost a century, Shure has created the mics that fuel musician’s dreams. Now, experience MOTIV, Shure’s new line of digital mics and recording solutions live. Manufacturer’s product specialists will be on hand to demo the equipment and answer your questions on everything from recording techniques and tips and tricks for miking and recording instruments and vocals to how to select the right live and studio mics.Shure will also be giving away T shirts at each event location.

Get a live demo of the new MOTIV models and test out the free app that allows you to easily record and share files anywhere on iOS, Android, Mac or Windows devices.
September 19
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.
September 23
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Workshops Event
Join us for an informative session that covers some of the necessary components in a hybrid acoustic/electronic drum kit. Learn how to select the right gear for your needs and a few tips on utilizing them to their fullest.
September 26
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
Join us for an intro to digital recording with the PreSonus Studio One. We will cover how to record, mix, features, menu options and more.

In-Store Promotions

Buyers Guides

Labor Day Circular
September 3 - September 7

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.

Services
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.

Repairs
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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