New Orleans

1000 S. Clearview Parkway Harahan, LA 70123
Phone: 504-818-0336
Store Hours:
Sun: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Thu: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Studio Hours:
Sun: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Thu: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Ryan F. Store Manager, New Orleans Store Email Me
Certified In: Guitars, Keyboards, Accessories, Drums, ProAudio

Events Calendar

Oct 25 Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools: Week 4 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Oct 25 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Oct 29 Pedalboard Customization 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Jennifer L.
Sales Training Manager
Certified in: ProAudio, Keyboards, Guitars, Accessories, Drums

My love of music all came from my mom and dad.  My dad was a drummer, a guitar player, and a singer, my  mother a piano...
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Clay
Department Manager Accessories
Certified in: Drums, Guitars

What's up guys, my name is Clay Aleman. I have lived in New Orleans my whole life, and love this city. I am working on a degree...
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Lawrence
Assistant Manager
Certified in: Accessories, Guitars, Drums

I like drums I actually started off playing bass in my early teens. I picked up drums around age 21. I was in a couple bands....
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Foster S.
Assistant Manager
Certified in: Keyboards, Guitars, Drums, Accessories, ProAudio

Hey everyone!   My name is Foster, and I'm an Assistant Manager at Guitar Center, right here in New Orleans!  ...
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Ronni
Rental Equipment Manager
Certified in: Guitars, Keyboards, ProAudio

Howdy, I'm Ronni.  I began my interest in music slightly before the time of dinosaurs and indoor plumbing.  Probably...
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Zacharia H.
Platinum Room Manager
Certified in: Accessories, Guitars, Keyboards, ProAudio, Drums

Hello, my name is Zac Hobbs and I am the Vintage and Platinum Manager at Guitar Center New Orleans.  With well over 20...
GET TO KNOW GUITAR CENTER, New Orleans
Guitar Center Studios' Summer Camp programs provide immersive 5-day-long study programs to help you learn and expand your musical skills and vocabulary. Using our proven methods and certified instructors, Summer Camp is a fun way to get serious about your music with a group of like-minded students. But space is limited, so you'll want to sign up early to reserve a spot. Open to guitarists, bassists, drummers, vocalists and keyboard players.

 

Call GC Studios today to find out more!! 504-818-0338

 

New Orleans is famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as the birthplace of jazz), and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The city is often referred to as the "most unique" in America.


The music of New Orleans assumes various styles of music which have often borrowed from earlier traditions.  New Orleans, Louisiana is especially known for its strong association with jazz music universally considered to be the birthplace of the genre. The earliest form was Dixieland, which has sometimes been called “traditional jazz” 'New Orleans', and 'New Orleans jazz'. However, the tradition of jazz in New Orleans has taken on various forms that have either branched out from original Dixieland or taken entirely different paths altogether. New Orleans has also been a prominent center of funk, home to some of the earliest funk bands such as The Meters.
               
The store is located about 15 minutes west of downtown New Orleans in Harahan LA, straight down Earhart hwy.  This location was originally a Musicians Friend store from 1995 until 1999 when it was purchased and converted into a Guitar Center.  We have been here servicing the large and diverse crowd of musicians in New Orleans for the last 14 years.  In 2013 the store went through a massive remodel during which we added the largest assortment of Band and Orchestral instruments in the city, Guitar Centers largest lessons and rehearsal facility, and a shiny new rentals department.  New Orleans now has a music store fit to service one of the greatest music communities in the world. 
               
Here at Guitar Center New Orleans we are focused on creating an incredible customer experience for everyone, and doing our best to foster and mentor the next generation of musicians in order to preserve the already rich history of music in New Orleans.  Please stop by and give us a chance to help you reach your musical dreams!!

-           The team at Guitar Center New Orleans

“All we sell is the greatest feeling on earth”

We now offer equipment rentals, and Lessons:  

 

  

We Rent:  Pro Audio, DJ Equipment, Backline, Lighting, and Recording

We Teach: Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano, Voice, Violin, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombon, Baritone, Tuba, and Recording.