North Portland

1147 N Hayden Meadows Dr. Portland, OR 97217
Phone: 503-286-6327
Store Hours:
Sun: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Fri: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Studio Hours:
Sun: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Fri: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Brandon Johnson Store Manager, North Portland Store Email Me
Certified In: Guitars, Accessories, Drums, Keyboards, ProAudio

Events Calendar

Nov 22 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Dec 27 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Dec 27 Recording Made Easy for iPad 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dec 28 Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Blog Archives

2014
January
01/22/2014 - Mad Professor "1" Demo
2013
December
12/24/2013 - Keeley Phaser Review
12/20/2013 - 5 Shopping Days Left!
12/11/2013 - Coat Drive
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Michael
Assistant Manager
Certified in: ProAudio, Keyboards

Before I learned how to say 'The Beatles,' I had the desire to play music. As a kid, I would go to bed and put off sleep with...
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Anthony Mottola
Sales Associate HiTech
Certified in: Accessories, Keyboards, ProAudio, Drums, Guitars

     I began playing bass in 1997, and experimenting with turntables in 2001.  I graduated with a Recording...
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Jayden Brown
Platinum Room Manager
Certified in: Guitars, Accessories, Drums, ProAudio, Keyboards

Growing up in the small town of Monmouth OR with a population of 9,000 people didn't offer a lot of opportunity to...
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Alisdair
Sales Associate HiTech
Certified in: Keyboards, ProAudio, Guitars, Accessories

Down to business-- ELECTRIC GUITARS: I believe a great electric guitar starts in the neck first and foremost - something a lot...
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Edgar McRae
Assistant Manager
Certified in: ProAudio, Keyboards, Accessories, Drums

I've been into Music as far as I can remember! My old man used to blast Zeppelin and all sorts of rock. By the time I was...
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Ryan
Sales Associate Accessories
Certified in: Guitars

I've been playing music since I was 8 and have loved every minute of it!  I regularly play out and I specialize in electric...
GET TO KNOW GUITAR CENTER, North Portland
Welcome to Guitar Center North Portland


Take a deep breath and walk on in to this brand new, state of the art, 15,000 square foot music instrument wonderland! We opened our doors on May 24th, 2012, ready to rock and help people make music. Our dedicated and expertly trained staff is here to help in any way that they can, and will go the extra mile to make sure our customers are walking out delighted.
We are located just past Hayden Island in the Delta Park neighborhood, and serve the greater Portland, Vancouver, Gresham, Lake Oswego, West Linn, and more!
Here are just a few of the things we offer:

- We are a Platinum location, meaning we offer the very best of the best in guitar, bass and amp selections, including Bogner, Paul Reed Smith, Gibson, Fender, Orange, Music Man and more!

- Our acoustic room is filled with some of the best Taylor, Martin, Gibson, Breedlove, and Rainsong guitars you can find!

- We have an in house guitar technician that can make your guitar play perfect, or even install new pick-ups or fix dead electronics!

- Our boutique pedal selection is enough to make your head spin. We have some of the best, from brands like ZVEX, Keeley, Pigtronix, Malekko, Fuchs, T Rex, Fulltone, Maxon, Black Cat, Toadworks.... The list goes on and on! And of course we have Line 6, Boss and more!

- We have electronic and acoustic kits across all brands and price ranges, including Tama, DW, Pearl, Roland, Yamaha, and cymbals from Sabian, Paiste, Zildjian, and Meinl!

-  We offer a comprehensive selection of hand percussion and tribal percussion.

- Our Recording Department has a staggering selection of gear, including Preamps from Avalon, Universal Audio, and Presonus, Monitors from KRK, Neumann, Yamaha, Mackie, Keyboards from Korg, Yamaha, Roland, and Moog, Microphones from Royer, Neumann, AKG, Audio Technica, and more interfaces and MIDI controllers than you could shake a stick at!

- A Live and DJ department thats READY TO PARTY!!!!! We have active and passive speakers from brands like QSC, JBL, Yamaha, Behringer, DJ Equipment from Pioneer and Rane, and lights and lighting systems from Elation and American DJ!

- GC Studios Lesson facility, offering music education programs for Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Vocals, and Recording!

- Want some new gear but short on cash? We take your gear in trade and offer in house financing!

- Well lit parking lot with ample parking!

- We work hard to serve our customers and love to hear feedback!!! http://www.guitarcenter.com/openears

We offer a one of a kind hands on and consultative experience so you can try before you buy, and our professionally trained staff can help make sure you get the right piece of gear for the right price the first time. We are thrilled to help you on your musical journey, and feel free to browse their micro site profiles and find someone you can connect with!
We love our customers and are here with one main purpose... We help people make music.