Houston

8390 Westheimer Road Houston, TX 77063
Phone: 713-952-9070
Store Hours:
Sun: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Ryan Salinas Store Manager, Houston Store Email Me
Certified In: Guitars, ProAudio, Drums, Accessories, Keyboards

Events Calendar

Jul 26 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Jul 30 Recording Made Easy for iPad 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Aug 02 Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools: Week 1 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Aug 02 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

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04/28/2013 - Stick Club
3 time Houston Press Music award winners! Nominated for 2 Houston Press Music awards 2013!

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Jim Thompson
Sales Associate Accessories
Certified in: Guitars, Accessories, Drums

Hey everyone, Jim Thompson here.  I've been working the Houston music scene for over twenty years (I started when I was...
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Jose (Joe)
Sales Associate HiTech
Certified in: Accessories, Drums, Keyboards, ProAudio, Guitars

Expert sales person with over 25 years of experience in all manner of audio production.   In English or Spanish, I am devoted...
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Anthony
Sales Associate HiTech
Certified in: ProAudio

I became a fan of music at a very early age. It all began with my family always having jam sessions and being music fans themselves....
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Ram De La Pena
Sales Associate
Certified in: Drums, Guitars, ProAudio, Accessories, Keyboards

I started playing guitar when I was 17 years old. Since then, I've grown to love all types of music! To further my education...
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Robert
Sales Associate Guitars
Certified in: Guitars, Accessories

I started playing guitar at the age of fourteen and became obsessed with the sound and complexity of the instrument. Later...
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Justin Liles
Sales Training Manager
Certified in: Keyboards, Accessories

I was born and raised here in Houston, TX. When I started working at Guitar Center, I was already spending most of my time not...
GET TO KNOW GUITAR CENTER, Houston
Guitar Center Houston first opened it's doors to serve the needs of musicians 19 years ago in 1993.  During that time we have had the privilege to become a vital part of the Houston music community.  The Houston and overall Texas music scene is renown for it's world class artists, songwriters, and professional community.  It has been an honor for all who have worked at our location to have such an incredible role in the Houston music community.  We thank everyone who has shopped with us these past two decades!

After 17 years of providing the best gear along with excellent customer service, the Guitar Center on Westheimer outgrew it's building and location.  We moved to a state of the art facility and a building showcasing some of the finest musical instruments and pro audio gear in the entire country.  Today we continue to grow and service the musicians and music professionals of this great city.  Please come see us and allow us to do what we do best:  Help people make music !

Check out the features of this store:

GC Pro- We are the only store in the Houston area to offer GC Pro services. GC Pro is here to help assist you in outfitting everything from your small home studio all the way up to large scale commercial installations. You can read more about GC Pro and the exclusive services they offer here: http://gcpro.com/about.html

Platinum & Vintage-  Our store is one of the select stores with dedicated rooms for Platinum and Vintage gear. We have the greatest selection of guitars, amplifiers, effects, and accessories. So whether you are a longtime collector or just looking for that perfect piece, Guitar Center Platinum and Vintage is where your next obsession awaits. You can check it all out here: http://platinum.guitarcenter.com

GC Garage- We have two technicians at our store, which allows us the ability to have somebody on hand seven days a week to make sure you get the fastest possible turn-a-round on all your instrument repairs. Both of our techs have gone through an extensive training so whether you need a simple restring, a headstock repaired, or a complete refret, our techs are here to help!

Used Gear- At Guitar Center we Buy, Sell, and Trade hundreds of used items. We offer our customers the opportunity to Trade In and Trade Up, which allows you to receive 10% off the purchase of a new item at our Guaranteed Low Price when you apply your trade in toward your new purchase. Read about the details here: http://used.guitarcenter.com/usedGear/index.cfm?sellGear

Expert Staff- Our associates go through extensive product training to ensure you are provided with the most accurate information prior to your purchase. We have many veteran staff members who can help navigate you through all of your music gear purchases.

Recording Experience- We understand that finding the right software program for the job is tough to do. That's why we have three fully interactive iMacs loaded with the latest programs from the top manufacturers to enable you to get a hands on experience before you make your purchase.

Recording Classes- Join us every Saturday at 10AM as we host a recording class that introduces you to the basics of recording, mixing, and publishing your music. Our instructors have a wealth of knowledge and experience so that they are able to help you with any questions you might have from beginner to advanced techniques.