New Orleans

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

Dec 27 Recording Made Easy for iPad 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Dec 27 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Dec 28 Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Dec 28 Group Guitar Lesson 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Dec 29 Recording Made Easy for GarageBand 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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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 inspired...
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Elliott N.
Department Manager Guitars
Certified in: Accessories, Guitars, Drums, Keyboards

Hey! I'm Elliott and I work at Guitar Center in New Orleans. I play bass and love to record and write music. I love real...
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Eric
Sales Associate Accessories
Certified in: Guitars, Accessories

Hey everyone! This is Eric B. over here at Guitar Center New Orleans. I started my musical journey at the age of 12 and I played...
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Frankie
GC Pro Account Manager
Certified in: ProAudio, Accessories, Guitars, Keyboards, Drums

Originally from Nashville, I took piano and violin lessons as a kid. While trying my best to be a multi-instrumentalist, I learned...
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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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Marshall
Department Manager HiTech
Certified in: ProAudio, Keyboards, Guitars

I have been a long time listener and songwriter for the heavier side of metla. Although I predominantly listen to heavy music,...
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.