Looking to upgrade to a new electric or acoustic guitar, or perhaps you need a new amplifier or effects pedal? Well, now might be the best time. No matter your budget, your playing style or experience, you'll be sure to find something to get excited about with the Guitar Center' Play On' sales event (opens in new tab).
'Find what inspires you and make music' - this is the advice from the music retail giant. Nothing quite inspires us like a new piece of musical equipment, and there is plenty on offer here.
You'll be glad to know that all the heavy hitters are represented. Whether you’re looking for a new high-end Martin or Gibson, a trusty new Fender Strat or even a cheap looper pedal, you'll find something to inspire you to play. However, you'll have to be quick as you only have until 5 May to grab yourself a bargain.
We've handpicked our favorite deals below.
Gibson Les Paul Traditional PRO V:
$2,799.00, $2,399.99 (opens in new tab)
The Gibson Les Paul Traditional PRO V brings Gibson tradition together with modern features. The weight-relieved mahogany body with flame maple top delivers classic looks and a more comfortable playing experience. The asymmetric neck profile fits your hands like a glove and is a breeze to play. Top that all off with the Gibson Tradbucker pickups with added coil-split, coil tap and phase controls and the tonal possibilities are endless. With $400 off the usual price, this is an unmissable deal.
Fender Player Stratocaster HSS Plus Top:
$779.99, $649.99 (opens in new tab)
The Fender Player Stratocaster Plus Top takes everything you love about a Strat and brings it into the modern age. This stunning guitar features a beautiful flame maple top not usually found on this style of guitar, while the Player Series humbucker adds a new dimension to your tone. This is the ideal guitar if you are looking for a Strat with a little more attitude, especially with the current $130 discount. This deal is available on both the blue burst and green burst finish options.
Breedlove Pursuit Exotic Concert CE:
$649, $549.99 (opens in new tab)
This stunning chocolate brown mahogany guitar sounds just as good as it looks. The all Mahogany construction delivers a warm, mellow tone perfect for all playing styles. The concert body size is a favorite among Breedlove fans, and it's easy to see why. This compact body shape offers an incredibly comfortable playing experience and a tone to match. So if you’re looking for something a little different in your next acoustic guitar, then it's worth checking this one out - especially at this price!
Gretsch G2627T Streamliner Center Block:
$599.99, $449.99 (opens in new tab)
The Gretsch G2627T Streamliner is dripping with vintage vibes and has the tone to boot. This guitar offers incredible value for money - particularly with this $150 discount - and features a Bigsby B70 vibrato, three Broad'Tron humbucking pickups and Cateye f-holes. The addition of the center block reduces the potential for feedback at louder volumes or in high-gain situations. So if you’re looking for a Gretsch guitar that is a little more versatile, then definitely check this one out. A few different color options are available.
But that’s not all. In addition to acoustic and electric guitars, the Guitar Center sale also includes tasty discounts on bass gear, amps, effects and guitar accessories. Hit the links below to head straight there.