Guitar Center to hold grand opening Thursday


Published: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 2:36 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 2:36 p.m.

Guitar Center will open its 252nd store at 7 p.m. Thursday at Butler Plaza during a grand-opening celebration with live music and giveaways.

The Heroine, a San Antonio, Texas-based rock band, will perform in the parking lot, and the first 1,000 customers will receive free T-shirts. The store also will hold drawings and give away gift cards.

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting at 6:30 p.m.

Guitar Center offers new and used instruments, audio and recording equipment, and music lessons. The store is in The Esplanade at Butler Plaza, 3210 SW 35th Blvd., between McAlister’s Deli and the former Publix.

-- Anthony Clark

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