Guitar Center San Diego

8825 Murray Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
Main Number
(619) 668-8400

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

Lessons 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 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 12
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Local Store Event
L.A. native Mark Schulman is a first-call drummer for some of the biggest names in music, with a resume that includes Sheryl Crow, PINK, Foreigner, Billy Idol and Cher. He performed with Velvet Revolver at Ozzfest, with Simple Minds at Glastonbury Festival and also appeared on numerous international television and variety shows. Join Guitar Center and Schulman for a free in-store drum clinic and signing of his new book, Conquering Life’s Stage Fright.
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
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Local Store Event
For one night only, you can experience rare and custom models from Martin, plus enjoy special pricing on all Martin guitars. There will be prizes and giveaways all evening, and deals on Martin strings.
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

When you consider Guitar Center San Diego's massive selection, and how knowledgeable each member of our staff is, it's really no mystery why we're one of the most successful Guitar Center locations in the nation. Currently located at 8825 Murray Dr. in La Mesa (in the Grossmont Center), we've been extremely involved in the music scene for years because we believe our local musicians are some of the most talented in the country. In fact, we're even a leading provider of musical equipment for venues and artists in communities throughout neighboring Mexico.

Services
With so many different tastes and genres that make up our local music scene, we strive our hardest to ensure everyone finds what they're looking for at Guitar Center San Diego. Offering the best brand names, our inventory of new and vintage gear includes everything from guitars, drums and digital pianos to DJ equipment, recording software and live sound gear. We also have the best musical instrument and PA rental experience in the San Diego county (for a full list, see below), as well as free recording classes, and guitar and ukulele workshops. Of course, if you're curious about anything, just give us a shout at 619-668-8400, and we'll gladly answer any questions you may have.

Repairs
Like all Guitar Center stores, we offer comprehensive repair services at our La Mesa location. 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
Whether you have aspirations of stardom or simply enjoy playing in the garage with buddies, Guitar Center San Diego is committed to anyone who has a yearning to play a musical instrument. Every day, musicians young and old from all walks of life come to our store, and we couldn't be happier to help out each and every one of them. If you happen to be passing through La Mesa in the near future, please stop by; our friendly, well-trained staff are always excited to see new faces.

Rentals available at Guitar Center San Diego include:
• Sound Systems
• Musical Instruments
• Guitars
• Drums
• Keyboards
• Microphones
• Effects
• PA Equipment
• DJ Equipment
• Lighting Gear
• Speakers
• Backline Equipment

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