Guitar Center Tempe

1245 West Elliot Road #115
Tempe, AZ 85284
Main Number
(480) 753-6900
Fax Number
(480) 753-0244

Store Hours

Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Upcoming Events

September 5
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
Join us for a free, hour-long class for beginning guitarists, demonstrating introductory skills such as proper playing position, tuning, basic strumming, chords and how to care for your instrument. Guitar will be provided or you may bring your own.
September 9
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Workshops Event
Join us for a discussion on the essential gear for a DJ setup, led by experienced instructors. The workshop covers software, PA selection and lighting, plus includes tips on choosing or adding to your existing rig.
September 12
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
Join us for an intro to digital recording with the latest from Avid, Pro Tools 12. We will cover how to record and mix, features, menu options and more.
September 19
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
This hour-long class gives players a solid foundation on the uke, from how to hold and strum, to tuning, to some basic chords and even playing a tune. Instruments will be provided or you may bring your own.
September 23
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Workshops Event
Join us for an informative session that covers some of the necessary components in a hybrid acoustic/electronic drum kit. Learn how to select the right gear for your needs and a few tips on utilizing them to their fullest.
September 26
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
Join us for an intro to digital recording with the PreSonus Studio One. We will cover how to record, mix, features, menu options and more.

In-Store Promotions

Guitar Center

When you consider that Tempe's average round temperature is 81 degrees, is it really any surprise that our Guitar Center store is one of the hottest in the nation? Conveniently located on the southeast corner of Priest and Elliot in the Costco shopping center, we've been dedicated to serving Tempe musicians of all skill levels and tastes since 1998. The simple truth is that we take pride in our diverse music scene, and the fact that we have some of the best venues in the country for live bands and artists.

Services
From our wide variety of instruments and equipment to our knowledgable staff who are always happy to help, Guitar Center Tempe has won awards for best store in the district, region and chain for obvious reasons. We buy, sell and trade over 1,000 used items each year, and our used selection has about 300 choices in stock at any given moment, so there's always a good chance of finding a classic guitar model or rare amp. We're also the only store in the valley with GC Pro services, where you'll discover an impressive range of audio, video, lighting, and sound installation options. If you're an aspiring producer, you'll be happy to know that we have fully interactive iMacs where you can demo all the latest new software programs. Or, if you want to sharpen your skills, check out our free "Recording Made Easy" classes every Saturday morning. Curious about anything else? Give us a shout at 480-753-6900 and we'll gladly answer any questions you may have.

Repairs
Like all Guitar Center locations, we also offer comprehensive repair services at our Tempe store. Our techs are as passionate about your instruments as you are, with the experience needed to keep them performing at their best. Whether you need a quick adjustment or a complete overhaul, we've got the equipment and know-how to take care of it. The repairs department would love to hear from you: in fact, we encourage it! Call or come in for a face-to-face chat about the work that we do. You'll have no doubt that your gear is in good hands when it's time for a repair.

What to Expect
First and foremost at Guitar Center Tempe, we strive to give you the experience that Guitar Center is known for nationwide: big-store selection and prices with small-shop expertise and personality. From sales and repairs to workshops and more, our staff in every department is well-trained to cater to Maricopa County music-lovers. Our store is open every day of the week, so there's always a right time to visit even if you're on a busy schedule.

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