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

Mar 28 Recording Made Easy: Intro to Ableton 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Apr 04 Group Guitar Workshop 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Apr 08 Miking Vocals 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Apr 11 Recording Made Easy: Intro to GarageBand 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Apr 18 Group Ukulele Workshop 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Blog Archives

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

Howdy Folks!!!  My name is Josh Northcutt, and I am part of the Elite Sales group at North Portland Guitar Center right here...
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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...
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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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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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Benjamin E.
Rental Equipment Manager
Certified in: Drums, ProAudio, Keyboards, Accessories

I have lived in the Pacific Northwest most of my life. I started out living in the Southern Oregon area, where I studied Percussion...
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Assistant Manager
Certified in: ProAudio, Keyboards, Guitars, Accessories, Drums

Scott Harlan - Assistant Manager I've been with Guitar Center for over a year now, literally traveled across the country with...
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!!!

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.