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8825 Murray Dr. La Mesa, CA 91942
Phone: 619-668-8400
Store Hours:
Sun: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Studio Hours:
Sun: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Javier W.
GC Pro Account Manager
Certified in: ProAudio

   Javier has been a veteran of the LA music scene for 20 years.  Originally from Texas, he came to California...
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Paul
Repair Tech
Certified in: Repair

Hello Guitar enthusiasts,           I am Paul Moors, Professional guitar technician at Guitar Center...
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Rikkie Trixx
Repair Tech
Certified in: Repair

 Greetings,   My name is Rik AKA "Rikkie Trixx" and I am the repair technician at GC La Mesa. I...
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Kevin W.
Sales Associate Drums
Certified in: Drums, Guitars, ProAudio, Accessories, Keyboards

I've been playing drums for over 20 years. Selling drums and cymbals is an awesome way to help me increase my musical...
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Ernest C.
Lead Customer ServiceAssociate
Certified in: ProAudio, Keyboards, Accessories, Guitars, Drums

I have been in the music industry for about  26 years. I'm a guitar player. I love what I do...
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Sean Madden
Customer Service Manager
Certified in: Drums, Accessories, Guitars, Keyboards, ProAudio

My name is Sean Madden and I help people make music.    I am expert certified in every department so I can uniquely...
GET TO KNOW GUITAR CENTER, San Diego
Looking for your daughter's first guitar or the perfect piece of studio equipment to make your recording?

We recently completed a massive remodel, so if you haven't visited us in a while, come check it out!

Guitar Center San Diego has been a staple of the music scene for many years. Our San Diego stores have hired and bred some of Guitar Center's finest employees including several Regional Vice Presidents. The current location in Grossmont Center is one of the most successful in the country.  We have a very knowledgeable and friendly staff, and many who are extremely involved in the local music scene.  We offer a professional guitar techs at our GC Garage, a full lessons studio, rentals, and GC Pro for professionals and business to business accounts.  We also offer the largest selection of fine musical instruments in San Diego County.  

Some of our customers include San Diego's premier studios and live music venues.  We have also serviced and provided gear to local, national, and international artists from San Diego, as well as those just passing through.  We are also very proud to be a leading provider of musical equipment for many venues and artists in communities throughout neighboring Mexico.


Some of the many brands we carry are; Gibson, Fender, PRS, Marshall, Vox, Orange, Ampeg, MarkBass, Modulus, Gretsch, Epiphone, Jackson, Taylor, Ibanez, Seagull, Martin, Breedlove, Pearl, Zildjian, Sabian, Meinl, Roland, DW, Tama, Yamaha, Vater, Vic Firth, QSC, Avid, Neumann, AKG, Sennheiser, Technics, KK Audio, Digidesign, Tascam, Boss, ZVex, Xotic, Shure, Lovepedal, Fulltone, BBE, Tortuga, EH, Dunlop, MXR, Diamond, Mad Professor, Black Cat, Digitech, Peterson, Way Huge, Red Witch, Cusack, Keeley, Maxon, ISP, Eden, Moog, Morley, DLS, T Rex, Radial, Death By Audio, Eventide, TC Electronics, Visual Sound, Malekko, Fishaman, LR Baggs, Ernie Ball, Pigtronix, Toadworks, Voodoo Labs, Rivera, Emma, Empress, HAO, Rocktron, and many more.

We buy and sell used and vintage gear, as well as offer musical instrument repair and set up.

Did you know we also offer free recording classes?

We serve the greater San Diego and are easy to get to from: Chula Vista, La Mesa, Clairmont, National City, University City, La Jolla, Del Mar, Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach, Mission Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Encinitas, Torrey Pines, Leucadia, Cardiff By the Sea, Santee, Fashion  Valley, Kearney Mesa, Mission Valley, La Mesa, Alpine, Grossmont, Sports Arena, Poway, Ramona, Barona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penisquitos, Carmel Mountain Ranch, Scripps Ranch, Coronado, Tijuana, Calexico, and more.