Welcome to Guitar Center Virginia Beach! We opened our doors on May 11, 2000. We have been proudly serving the musicians in Hampton Roads, Eastern Shore and, the Outer Banks ever since. Whether you are a beginner or a pro we have the gear and the trained and certified sales staff to serve you. Some of the unique vendors you will find at our store are, Gibson, Fender, Marshall, Mesa Boogie, Orange, PRS, Markbass, DW, Pearl, Zvex, T-Rex, Fulltone, Roland, JBL , Apple, Avid, B.L.U.E., Avalon, Universal Audio and many, many more.
Each department in our store is designed to maximize your shopping experience to be as convenient, efficient, informative and enjoyable as possible. For this reason our sales staff in each department, guitars, accessories, drums, pro audio is focused to provide you with the most update information and innovative products available. Crank up that Class A tube amp in our loud Lounge; Experience the brilliance of that ride cymbal in our Cymbal Vault; Find your dream six string as you compare guitars in one of our isolated acoustic rooms. Check out our demo computers in the Studio Room, DJ Room, and Live Room with all of the most cutting edge software right at your fingertips. Not sure which one is just right? Before you buy, give them all a try! Ready to record, you say? Attend our “Recording Made Easy” class at 10:00 AM every Saturday.
We recognize every artist’s desire to make music on any level – from the beginner starting out practicing at home, to the up-and-coming songwriter singing in the local coffee shop, to the experienced veteran recording in a professional studio – we have the gear to get that musician going.
Looking to upgrade? We buy, sell, and trade both used and vintage gear. With our easy Trade-In & Trade-Up program, you can bring in your used instrument and get 10% off your purchase of most new gear. If you just want to sell, no problem. We pay up to $500 in cash, or if it’s worth more than $500, we will write you a check!
But what does our store have that absolutely NO other store can possibly offer? Ron Hoeben, our guitar repair technician. Ron has over 37 years of experience playing, repairing, and even building guitars. He originates from Miami where he started out working with Ed Oleck of Ed’s Guitars. After leaving Ed’s, Ron opened his own shop that flourished for 15 years. One of our most seasoned employees, Ron has been at the Virginia Beach Guitar Center since 2001. Specializing in all types of repairs, from set-ups, re-fretting, broken headstocks, neck re-sets, refinishing, and all types of wood restoration, we are fortunate to be able to offer his talent to our customers.
Please stop by our store located at 5483 Virginia Beach Blvd or call us at (757) 557-0210. We look forward to helping you with all of your musical needs!!!