Guitar Center Manchester

120 Hale Rd
Manchester, CT 06040
Main Number
(860) 648-3900
Fax Number
(860) 648-3901

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 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
October Buyers Guide
October 8 - October 21

Guitar Center

There's nothing like music to soothe the soul or make you feel alive. At Guitar Center Manchester, we know all about the effects music can have. From our convenient location on Hale Rd., off I-84 at the Deming St. exit, we've been providing gear and advice to musicians in Hartford County and beyond for more than 15 years, and we're not planning on stopping any time soon. So drop in to find out what we can do for you.

At Guitar Center Manchester, our capabilities extend far beyond traditional retail. Whether you're looking to take home and try a new instrument or to get some on-stage gear for your next event or show, we offer daily, weekly and monthly rentals on all kinds of items. And if rare and unique items are up your alley, you'll find some of the finest instruments and accessories on the market in our Platinum Room. Whatever you're searching for, feel free to give us a call at 860-648-3900 or stop by any day.

Like all Guitar Center locations, we also offer comprehensive repair services at our Manchester store. 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
First and foremost at Guitar Center Manchester, we strive to give you the experience that Guitar Center is known for nationwide: big-store selection and prices with small-shop expertise and personality. From sales to repairs and rentals, our staff in every department is well-trained to cater to Hartford County music-lovers. Our store is open every day of the week, so there's always a right time to visit even if you're on a busy schedule.
Rentals available at Guitar Center Manchester include:
• Sound System Rentals
• Musical Instrument Rentals
• Guitar Rentals
• Drum Rentals
• Keyboard Rentals
• Microphone Rentals
• Effects Rentals
• PA Equipment Rentals
• DJ Equipment Rentals
• Lighting Gear Rentals
• Speaker Rentals
• Backline Equipment Rentals

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