Guitar Center Holdings, Inc.
Company Information

5795 Lindero Canyon Rd
Westlake Village, CA, 91362 United States
(818) 735-8800

Guitar Center Holdings, Inc. Rankings

#214 in Forbes Largest Private Companies (December 2013)

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Guitar Center Holdings, Inc. Company Profile

What AutoZone is to the garage, Guitar Center is to the garage band. The #1 US retailer of guitars, amps, keyboards, percussion, and pro-audio equipment operates about 245 stores in more than 40 states. Major brands include FenderGibson, and Martin, as well as Ampeg, Crate, and Vox. Stores also offer used and vintage instruments, computer hardware and software, and musician services (such as CD duplication and digital distribution). In addition to Guitar Center, the firm runs about 110 Music & Arts Center stores that sell and rent band and orchestral instruments. Its Musician's Friend and Music 123 units sell merchandise online and by catalog. Guitar Center is owned by the private equity firm Bain Capital.