3911 Bolger Road Independence, MO 64055
Phone: 816-373-9191
Store Hours:
Sun: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Thu: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Justin Fulton Store Manager, Independence Store Email Me
Certified In: ProAudio, Accessories, Guitars, Keyboards, Drums

Events Calendar

Jan 28 Live Sound 101 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Jan 31 Recording Made Easy for iPad 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Jan 31 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Blog Archives

06/07/2014 - Music Mentor Class
05/23/2014 - Memorial Day Weekend

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Justin G.
Assistant Manager
Certified in: Guitars, Accessories

My name is Justin Galluzzio and I have been in the musical instrument retail world for the last 10 years. Throughout all of...
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Sales Associate Accessories
Certified in: Accessories, Guitars, ProAudio

"Without music, life would be a mistake." -  Friedrich Nietzsche I started playing guitar when I was 12 years...
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Alex Tunks
Department Manager Accessories
Certified in: Drums, Accessories, Guitars, Keyboards, ProAudio

Hi. My name is Alex. I am 21 years old and I have been playing drums for 10 years now. I love jamming on anything and everything....
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Paul E.
Technician, Repair- Guitar
Certified in: Repair

I started playing the guitar at the age of nine. I always took my guitars apart and put them back together since I was a kid because...
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Justin "Deuce" Johnson
Department Manager Guitars
Certified in: Accessories, Guitars, Keyboards, ProAudio

    Greetings!!   I have been sent to this planet to show you the newest and greatest toys to make music with....
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Matt M.
Sales Training Manager
Certified in: Accessories, Drums, Guitars, Keyboards, ProAudio

Hi my name is Matt and I am the Sales Manager here at Guitar Center Independence. I transferred to this location at the beginning...
Guitar Center Independence is located just 15 miles east of Downtown Kansas City, Missouri off of I-70 and 291 Highway.

Grand opened in September of 2005, GC Independence has over 15,000 square feet jam packed with the latest musical instruments, live sound, DJ, and recording gear that you can EXPERIENCE first hand before you buy.

We have a combined total of over 500 acoustic and electric guitars, basses, ukuleles, banjos, mandolins, and classical guitars in store. Brands include PRS, Gibson, Fender, Schecter, Ibanez, and many more…

Our drum room has over 40 drum kits stacked to the ceilings from major brands like DW, TAMA, Pearl, Gretsch and we've got all of the necessary essentials for drummers.

The Pro Audio and Recording department is equipped with the latest recording gear and software that you can try before you buy. We even sell Apple computers. And you have to check out our Live Sound Room, which houses our massive wall of live sound speakers and the best display of stage lighting in town.

Not only do we have a great selection of gear for all levels of musicians, but we also offer GC Garage guitar repair services. Everything from minor electronic repairs, restrings, setups, pickup installs, and basic neck repairs, our certified GC Guitar Tech has got you covered.

Did I mention…WE BUY USED GEAR! Bring in your unused musical instruments for CASH or trade up and apply that money to that new instrument you been dreaming of.

We staff our store with musicians of all ages and backgrounds from the local community who are committed to providing the best experience possible when you visit us. From picking out your first guitar or drum kit, to building a home recording studio setup, we are here to help you make music.