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May 02, 2016, 08:00 ET Guitar Center and GRAMMY® Award-Nominated Electronic Supergroup Above & Beyond Launch Second Installment of Cover Me Program

Guitar Center has partnered with the critically acclaimed electronic supergroup Above & Beyond to present the second installment of Cover Me,...


Apr 04, 2016, 08:00 ET Guitar Center Announces New Zakk Wylde Guitar Line and Exclusive Master Class with the Famed Guitarist

 Guitar Center announced today a new partnership with legendary metal musician Zakk Wylde, encompassing a private Master Class program for...


Mar 16, 2016, 14:19 ET GRAMMY® Award-Winning Producer Ariel Rechtshaid Names Kate Brady Winner of Guitar Center's Fifth Annual Singer-Songwriter Program

 Guitar Center has announced Boulder, Colorado native Kate Brady as the winner of the fifth annual Guitar Center Singer-Songwriter artist...


Feb 01, 2016, 08:00 ET Guitar Center Teams with GRAMMY® Award-Winning Musician Vince Gill to Launch a Nationwide Search for Undiscovered Guitarists

 Guitar Center has partnered with GRAMMY® Award-winning country music legend Vince Gill to present OnStage with Vince Gill. Now in its...


Jan 20, 2016, 19:39 ET Tony Taylor Jr. Named Winner of Guitar Center's 27th Annual Drum-Off

 Starting in August, drummers from across the country signed up to compete in Guitar Center's 27th Annual Drum-Off, and out of the thousands of...


Jan 12, 2016, 11:00 ET Country Music Icon Vince Gill to be Inducted into Guitar Center's Historic RockWalk

 Guitar Center is proud to announce the upcoming induction of Grammy Award-winning country music legend Vince Gill into the retailer's historic...


Nov 11, 2015, 10:00 ET Guitar Center Launches New Website

 Guitar Center, the world's largest instrument retailer, has launched its new redesigned website at www.guitarcenter.com. The new site offers a...


Nov 02, 2015, 11:00 ET Audience® Network's Guitar Center Sessions Season 11 Features James Taylor, Chicago, Jason Derulo, Merle Haggard And More

 Guitar Center and AT&T have announced Season 11 of the retailer's award-winning music television series Guitar Center...


Sep 01, 2015, 11:00 ET Guitar Center Teams With Ariel Rechtshaid and City and Colour for 5th Annual Singer-Songwriter Program

Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter launches its fifth installment today, offering aspiring singer-songwriters across the country the chance to take...


Aug 31, 2015, 16:00 ET Zedd Names Scout Winner Of Guitar Center's Cover Me And Announces Scout's Winning "I Want You To Know" Remix Will Be Released September 4th Via Interscope Records

Multi-platinum GRAMMY® award winning artist Zedd announces Tyler Acord, aka Scout, as the winner of Guitar Center's Cover Me program. Scout, a...


Jan 21, 2015, 14:12 ET Shariq Tucker Named Winner Of Guitar Center's 26th Annual Drum-Off

Starting in August, over 5,000 drummers from across the country signed up to compete in Guitar Center's 26th Annual Drum-Off. Five finalists were...


Dec 18, 2014, 11:00 ET Julian Benasis Named Winner Of Guitar Center's Your Next Record With Steve Aoki

Guitar Center, in partnership with Grammy winning DJ and Producer Steve Aoki have announced unsigned Chicago, IL artist Julian Benasis as the...


Nov 18, 2014, 15:24 ET Guitar Center Names Michael Amkreutz Executive Vice President, Marketing, Merchandising And E-Commerce

 Guitar Center has announced the appointment of Michael Amkreutz to the position of Executive Vice President, Marketing, Merchandising and...


Nov 10, 2014, 12:45 ET Guitar Center Sessions And DIRECTV Present Wiz Khalifa, Billy Idol, Linkin Park And Aloe Blacc

Guitar Center and DIRECTV have announced an impressively diverse roster of artists to be featured in season 9 of the retailer's award-winning music...


Nov 04, 2014, 16:19 ET Guitar Center Announces Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist Colbie Caillat As The Next Ambassador In "Greatest Feeling On Earth" Campaign

 Guitar Center announced the fourth spot in the retailers award-winning campaign "All we sell is the Greatest Feeling on Earth." As the fourth...


Oct 29, 2014, 11:00 ET Guitar Center And DIRECTV Feature Iconic Guitarist SLASH In Original 2-Part Documentary And Live Concert Event

Guitar Center and DIRECTV announced a two-part documentary and live concert event examining the life and music of GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist...


Oct 01, 2014, 11:00 ET Guitar Center And Converse Announce 2nd Annual 'Get Out Of The Garage'

 Today, Guitar Center and Converse Inc. announce the launch of the second annual Get Out of the Garage artist discovery program offering...


Sep 17, 2014, 11:00 ET Guitar Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Linkin Park Concert Premiering Exclusively On DIRECTV

 Guitar Center has announced that Grammy Award-winning rock band LINKIN PARK will be performing in Los Angeles, CA at The Wiltern on Friday,...


Sep 02, 2014, 12:42 ET Guitar Center Teams With Don Was And Colbie Caillat For 4th Annual Singer-Songwriter Program

Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter launches its fourth installment today, offering aspiring singer-songwriters across the country the chance...


Aug 18, 2014, 11:00 ET Guitar Center Confirms DJ And Producer Steve Aoki to be Next Artist Featured in "Greatest Feeling on Earth" Marketing Campaign

 Guitar Center announces DJ and producer Steve Aoki as the latest artist ambassador in the retailer's "All we sell is the Greatest Feeling on...


Jul 31, 2014, 11:00 ET Guitar Center And DIRECTV Announce Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators Live From The Sunset Strip

 Guitar Center is proud to announce Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators Live from the Sunset Strip presented by Gibson and...


Jul 28, 2014, 15:00 ET Guitar Center Launches Your Next Record With Steve Aoki

Guitar Center is proud to announce a collaboration with world-renowned DJ and producer Steve Aoki on another installment of the retailer's...


Jul 23, 2014, 11:27 ET Guitar Center Celebrates New Times Square Store With The Roots Live In Concert

Guitar Center has announced the grand opening of the retailer's brand new store location in world-renowned Times Square, further cementing Guitar...


Jun 02, 2014, 16:24 ET Grammy Award-Winning Rock Band LINKIN PARK to be Inducted into Guitar Center's Historic RockWalk

Guitar Center is proud to announce the upcoming induction of Grammy Award-winning rock band LINKIN PARK into the retailer's historic RockWalk. The...


Feb 05, 2014, 11:00 ET Guitar Center Inspires New Musicians With Campaign Featuring Questlove

 2014 marks 50 years of Guitar Center helping artists make music. Continuing in this tradition, the retailer is launching a new campaign and...