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

October 3
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.
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

Buyer's Guide
September 24 - October 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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