Des Moines

3910 University Ave West Des Moines, IA 50266
Phone: 515-267-9501
Store Hours:
Sun: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Fri: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Tommy Store Manager, Des Moines Store Email Me

Events Calendar

Sep 03 Miking Vocals 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sep 06 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Sep 10 Miking Guitars 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Purchase “The Process of Separation" the group's new CD at Guitar Center in West Des Moines

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Sales Training Manager
Certified in: Guitars, Accessories, ProAudio, Drums, Keyboards

I've been a musician my whole life, starting on the piano when I was five years old and moving on to the guitar when I was...
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Assistant Manager
Certified in: Keyboards, ProAudio, Guitars, Drums, Accessories

Ever since I was old enough to irritate my parents by beating on pots and pans with wooden spoons, I knew music was my calling....
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Nicholas W.
Sales Associate Accessories
Certified in: Accessories

Hello! I've been working in the accessories department since March of 2011, but when I'm...
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Assistant Manager
Certified in: Drums, Accessories, Keyboards, ProAudio, Guitars

Hey!    My name is Evan Cokeley and I was born and raised here in Des Moines, IA. I started playing music at the...
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Ricc Terranova
Sales Associate Guitars
Certified in: Guitars

So.....a little about me. My obsession with music and guitar in particular started early. When I was 4 I saw a picture of Paul...
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Sales Associate Accessories
Certified in: Accessories, Guitars

Hello reader, I'm Nemo from guitar center west Des Moines.  Ive been playin guitar since I was 13. It was the first instrument....
Guitar Center had the honor of opening its doors in the Des Moines area in 2005 with a spectacular grand opening that drew hundreds to see what it was all about. Since then Guitar Center in West Des Moines has become a staple of the music community. 

Every day GC gets visited by hundreds of people running the gambit from national touring bands to new hobbyist just learning to play their first instrument. The crew in the store is just as diverse, and they are here to make sure that you are able to come in, have great time and leave with everything you need to go home and make music.

Take a few moments and go through our site and get to know the people that are here to help you out, and feel free to send and email with any questions you might have!