Guitar Center is the leading retailer of music products in the United States based on revenue. We operate three business segments comprised of Guitar Center, Musician’s Friend, and Music & Arts.
Our Guitar Center business offers guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments, and keyboards, as well as live sound, DJ, and recording equipment through retail stores and online. We also offer lessons, repair services, and instrument rentals in our stores. As of August 4, 2018, Guitar Center operated 285 Guitar Center stores across the United States, with 157 primary format stores, 53 secondary format stores, 46 super-tertiary format stores and 29 tertiary format stores.
Our Musician’s Friend business is a leading direct response retailer of musical instruments in the United States based on revenue. Its operations include the Musician’s Friend and Music 123 branded websites and catalogs.
Our Music & Arts business specializes in rentals and sales of band and orchestra music equipment to students, parents, schools, and educators. As of August 4, 2018, Music & Arts operated 188 stores in 25 states, along with the Music & Arts website.