Guitar Center has opened its 251st store location in the U.S. In a first for Guitar Center, customers can preview the Mesa, AZ location with an online “virtual tour.” To view, click here, then click “See Inside” near the page’s bottom right. Use your keyboard’s arrows to navigate through the store. The store, located at 1652 S. Val Vista Dr., Mesa, AZ 85204. It is a part of a new wave of Guitar Center retail stores that feature lesson spaces, which allows GC to offer additional music lessons, special programs and expanded opportunities for local musicians. And with a new Guitar Center comes a new place to purchase Music Connection magazine! Be sure to ask the front desk where to find the magazine section, and begin learning about the industry, MC style!