Guitar Center Durham

1720 Guess Rd
Durham, NC 27701
Main Number
(919) 286-5600
Fax Number
(919) 286-5607

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 5
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 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 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

Guitar Center

Located just off the North Duke Street exit of US Highway 70, Guitar Center Durham has been selling the greatest feeling on earth since May 2006. We share a parking lot with the Northgate Shopping Mall, and are right beside Gurley's Medical Supply at 1720 Guess Road. We invite musicians (and music enthusiasts) to stop in and check out everything we have to offer at our fully-stocked store. From the latest makes and models of instruments to a huge selection of accessories and gear, we've got something for every taste at Guitar Center Durham.

Services
Our knowledgeable staff are always up for a chat. Whether you're purchasing your first instrument or are looking for an addition to your current line-up, we're here to help. We've got hundreds of guitars, both new and used, on our main wall and in our cedar-walled acoustic room. Additionally, our Rumble Room is home to a great selection of basses and amps, and our Drum Department is the perfect place to pick up a new piece for your kit. Have a question but can't make it in to the store? Give us a call at 919-286-5600.

Repairs
Like all Guitar Center locations, we also offer comprehensive repair services at our Durham 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 Durham, 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 all Durham-area music-lovers. Our store is open every day of the week, so there's always a right time to visit even if you're on a busy schedule.

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