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Sep 05, 2019, 08:00 ET 85 Percent of Parents Perceive Children Who Participate in Music Lessons Are Better Able to Problem Solve and Manage Their Time, Guitar Center Research Study Finds

When the dust settles on those first chaotic weeks of getting kids back to school, parents turn their attention to a bigger challenge: how to help...


Apr 25, 2019, 15:07 ET Guitar Center Announces the Debut of the New Moog Matriarch Analog Synthesizer and Special Moogfest Edition Matriarch Available Exclusively at Guitar Center for a Limited Time

Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer, announces that it is the official, exclusive sales channel for a limited time of the...


Apr 18, 2019, 10:00 ET Guitar Center Partners Again with D'Addario for Earth Day String Recycling/Replacement Event at Locations Nationwide

For the second year in a row, Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer, is partnering with D'Addario for a special event in...


Apr 08, 2019, 10:00 ET Guitar Center Appoints Jeff Gottlieb President of Music & Arts

Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer, has announced the appointment of Jeff Gottlieb as President of its Music & Arts brand ...


Mar 06, 2019, 09:00 ET Guitar Center & D'Addario Foundation Launch Fundraiser On International Women's Day 2019 To Ensure More Girls Have Access To Music Education

As a result of a successful partnership in 2018, Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer, and D'Addario, the world's largest...


Jan 16, 2019, 11:00 ET Guitar Center Acquires Illinois-Based Tunnel Vision Technology Inc. (TVTI) as Part of Its Business Solutions Group

Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer, announces the acquisition of Chicago and Bannockburn, Illinois-based audio & video...


Nov 14, 2018, 08:00 ET Guitar Center and the American Red Cross Team Up to Support Victims of California Wildfires

In response to the California wildfires threatening thousands of families, Guitar Center Inc., the world's largest musical instrument retailer, has...


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, an...


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 unsigned...


Mar 16, 2016, 02:19 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 discovery...


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 fifth...


Jan 20, 2016, 07:39 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 more...


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 Sessions presented by JBL. The...


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, 04:00 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 DJ and ...


May 20, 2015, 02:09 ET DIRECTV's Guitar Center Sessions Season 10 Features Nick Jonas, Jason Mraz, The Killers' Brandon Flowers, Lifehouse And More

Guitar Center and DIRECTV have announced season 10 of the retailer's award-winning music television series Guitar Center Sessions presented by JBL....


May 04, 2015, 11:00 ET Guitar Center And Multi-Platinum Grammy® Award Winning Artist/DJ/Producer Zedd "Play It Forward" With Cover Me Program

Guitar Center has partnered with multi-platinum Grammy award-winning artist Zedd to present Cover Me, an artist discovery program offering aspiring...


Mar 10, 2015, 01:44 ET Grammy Award-Winning Producer Don Was Names Lanita Smith Winner Of Guitar Center's Fourth Annual Singer-Songwriter Program

Guitar Center has announced Memphis native Lanita Smith as the winner of the fourth annual Guitar Center Singer-Songwriter artist discovery program....


Mar 09, 2015, 11:00 ET Bearstronaut Named Winner Of "Get Out Of The Garage" Presented By Guitar Center And Converse

Boston, MA based electronic-pop quartet Bearstronaut have been named the winner of Guitar Center and Converse's second annual Get Out of the Garage....


Jan 21, 2015, 02:12 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 winner...


Nov 18, 2014, 03:24 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 E-Commerce, ...


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...