Oakdale

8316 3rd St N Oakdale, MN 55128
Phone: 651-578-0577
Store Hours:
Sun: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Michael S. Store Manager, Oakdale Store Email Me
Certified In: Guitars, Keyboards, Drums, Accessories, ProAudio

Events Calendar

Oct 29 Pedalboard Customization 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nov 01 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Nov 05 Group Ukulele Lesson 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Killwire, metal mainstays from St. Paul MN, are celebrating the two anniversary for "Empty Cell".

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GET TO KNOW GUITAR CENTER, Oakdale
Guitar center Oakdale Minnesota!

This place is where "We help People Make Music!" We do this in a multitude of shapes and forms.

 

 

 

Opened March 8th 2007, our Grand Opening had well over 1,500 customers streaming through the door!

 

 

Since then, we have been the top destination for all performance levels of musicians to shop and work! Our experienced experts, will be here to guide you through all aspects of your musical journey! Whether it be, just beggining to play or at the pro level, we are here to help. Most of our staff play out professionally. We have DJ's, jazz players, rock players, live sound, etc. We even have an employee whom writes articles for Drumhead Magazine!

 

 

We will always do our best to ensure you get the best experience, selection, and price that you deserve! 

 

 

We also offer our wonderful GCtech service called GC GARAGE. If you need to have any of your guitars or basses looked at for a simple setup /restring or a full on fret job, our GC tech is the place!

 

 

We also offer our Music Mentor series of free classess'. These are designed for all ages and free! Our classess' are from Uke lesson's to How to set up your DJ rig. Just check out our calander of events. these happen Every Saturday and Wednesday.

 

 

We are always having special events in the store! We have numerous events all year long. Such as Drum Off, Battle of the Blues, Singer Songwriter contest, or having a clinic with a famous musician.

 

 

 

 

Chris Adler meet and Greet at Guitar Center Oakdale MN!

 

Last month Guitar Center Oakdale was lucky enough to host a event where Meinl sponsored drummer Chris Adler (drummer from Lamb of God) was in store to do a meet and greet.  The event was amazing, Meinl sent us pictures of Chris, postcards with his cymbal setup and various other gear for Chris to sign and giveaway.  There were about 80 people lined up for a chance to meet Chris and grab an autograph.  He was great, took pictures had some great conversations with fans and customers.  While he was there we had a drawing for the gear that meinl had sent, including some practice pads, t-shirts, a signature stick bag, and a really cool signature cymbal bag.

 

One of the people that won a t-shirt was a grandmother who was just stopping by to let her grandson play guitar for a few mins.  When she realized she won, she walked right up to Chris and said "I'm gonna have to research who you are" Everyone laughed.  Before Chris left he bought a Simmons drum pad for his daughter, the gear was recommended by Aymee our operations manager who had wanted to get her daughter the same piece of gear.

 

The event was a huge success and the crew at Oakdale was ecstatic that our "little" store was chosen for the spot a such an event.  Chris did about 10 meet and greets on this tour, except for our event they were done at mom a pops stores.

 

It just goes to show, it doesn't matter if you're a would famous musician or a child looking for your first drum kit... we help people make music.  Very happy to have hosted this event.

 

Phil

So come on down to Guitar Center Oakdale! This is the place where musicians love to shop and work! Our number one priority is to help you make music!

 

Thanks again and hope to see you playing!

 

Michael Smith

 

Store Manager #394

 

Oakdale,MN

 

2013-08-02

 

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