Guitar Center Hobart

2108 E 80th Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
Main Number
(219) 794-1330
Fax Number
(219) 794-1390

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

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 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 19
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 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

Serving northwest Indiana musicians since 2003, Guitar Center Hobart is dedicated to anyone who has an interest in playing a musical instrument. Whether you have aspirations of playing the biggest stages or simply enjoy playing at home with friends, we offer a wide variety of musical instruments, equipment, and accessories, as well as many other services to help you be the best that you can be. Plus, we're conveniently located at 2108 E. 80th Avenue in Merrillville (just off the Lincoln Highway), so you shouldn't have any problem finding us.

Guitar Center Hobart welcomes all musicians by providing a massive amount of instruments for every musical preference and style, from guitars, amps, and effects pedals, to drums, DJ equipment, and even ukuleles and mandolins. Plus, each one of our staff members have their own field of expertise, so if you're trying to find an amp, wondering about a cymbal, or have a question about recording software, someone is always on hand to point you in the right direction. We also buy and trade used gear, which means our selection is always fresh. Guitar workshops and recording classes are regular occurrences, and our Pro Coverage on new gear gives you many benefits like Accidental Damage coverage, free shipping, and more. Something else you're curious about? Call us at 219-794-1330 and we'll happily give you the deets.

Like all Guitar Center stores, we offer comprehensive repair services at Guitar Center Hobart. 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
Whatever your musical needs are, we'll do everything we can at Guitar Center Hobart to find what you're looking for. We believe that Northwest Indiana is home to some of the most creative musicians in the country, and for this reason we'll always strive our hardest to ensure you're provided with the necessary tools to make your music heard by the masses. If you're in the area, please stop by and say "Hi" today!

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