San Diego

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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Events Calendar

May 05 Dave Elitch Drum WorkShop 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Blog Archives

04/18/2013 - Recording Made Easy
10/25/2012 - Free Ukulele Class
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Michael H.
Sales Associate Guitars
Certified in: Accessories, Guitars, Keyboards, ProAudio, Drums

Hey guys ! My name is Mike and I am an Assistant Manager at Guitar Center La Mesa. I've been playing electric and acoustic guitar...
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Kevin H.
GC Pro Account Manager
Certified in: ProAudio, Guitars

      I've been working in the Music Industry for more than 25 years as a Touring Musician, Producer and Engineer....
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Sean S.
Rental Associate
Certified in: ProAudio, Accessories, Drums, Guitars, Keyboards

Since I was 16 I have been playing in bands and making music around the world. Mostly a Bass Player but I know my way around a...
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Sales Associate HiTech
Certified in: Accessories, Drums, Guitars, Keyboards, ProAudio

Hey I'm Andrea! I'm a newer transplant to San Diego and I've always been fascinated by music since I was a little kid. I started...
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Sales Associate Accessories
Certified in: Accessories, Drums, Guitars, Keyboards, ProAudio

My name is Rachel Marie, I'm nineteen years old and I've been working at Guitar center for about a year now. I started...
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Christopher Moberg
Customer Service Manager
Certified in: ProAudio, Accessories, Guitars, Keyboards, Drums

Hello and thank you for visiting my bio, I have been playing music for as long as I can remember. I began at a young age on the...
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.