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Home of the Mid Atlantic's only Plek pro. Located in Falls Church, Virginia.

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Nov14

New Mérida Acoustics in Stock

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A brand new set of truly beautiful Mérida Acoustic guitars have just arrived at Crossroads Guitars, PLEK’d and ready for everyone to try. A lucky few will take home these...

Jul19

“Smokey”, The New CGS Bass

Posted on Jul 19 by

We’ve just built a new custom CGS bass, “Smokey”. She’s a ’57-’58 “P” bass with premium hardware, including a David Allen pickup,...

Jul10

V.V.T. Amps at Crossroads Guitar Shop

Posted on Jul 10 by

Attention Tone Seekers! Our buddies at V.V.T. amps in Waldorf, MD will be showcasing an assortment of their handmade Vintage Vacuum Tube Amplifiers at Crossroads Guitars. Mark...

  • Seems fishy. anyone missing this?

    6x12 enclosed trailer with interior carpet for sale. Included inside sound equipment Yamaha speakers, subwoofers, microphones, 16 channel mixer, and much more. Must see!!

    6x12 enclosed trailer with interior carpet for sale. Included inside sound equipment Yamaha speakers, subwoofers, microphones, 16 channel mixer, and much more. Must see!!

    43 minutes ago

  • Mérida Guitars are some of the finest!

    We're a guitar sales, service, and repair shop in Falls Church, Virginia, and the only location in the Mid Atlantic to feature a PLEK PRO system for perfect guitar and bass setup and maintenance. Acoustic and electric guitar and bass brands include Antonio Hermosa & Francisco Domingo, Boucher, Cort,…

    We're a guitar sales, service, and repair shop in Falls Church, Virginia, and the only location in the Mid Atlantic to feature a PLEK PRO system for perfect guitar and bass setup and maintenance. Acoustic and electric guitar and bass brands include Antonio Hermosa & Francisco Domingo, Boucher, Cort,…

    May 23

  • CGS.... representin'!

    Young entertainer Rick Derringer was just 17 when his band The McCoys TM recorded the No.

    Young entertainer Rick Derringer was just 17 when his band The McCoys TM recorded the No.

    May 21

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop added 3 new photos.

    I was at a rooftop NAMM reception today.....
    You meet the "BEST" players that have Reverend Jetstream HB's!
    Bernie Williams? .....Yea, he's got a nice one!

    I was at a rooftop NAMM reception today.....
You meet the "BEST" players that have Reverend Jetstream HB's!
Bernie Williams? .....Yea, he's got a nice one!

    May 21

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop shared Reverend Guitars's post.

    The Reverend Rick Vito Signature! 
http://www.reverendguitars.com/instrument/rick-vito-signature/

    The Reverend Rick Vito Signature! http://www.reverendguitars.com/instrument/rick-vito-signature/

    May 19

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop shared a link.

    Click for fullsize photo

    May 17

  • Read this and then come see and test drive for yourself.....
    CGS loves Merida Guitars !!!

    Norwalk, CT. - May 14, 2015 - (GuitarPR) - Merida Extrema Guitars has announced major improvements to its T25 and T25-CES nylon string, acoustic and acoustic/electric cutaway guitars...

    Norwalk, CT. - May 14, 2015 - (GuitarPR) - Merida Extrema Guitars has announced major improvements to its T25 and T25-CES nylon string, acoustic and acoustic/electric cutaway guitars...

    May 17

  • Elizabeth Rains said she could not think of anyone else having this beauty. It went home with her, today.
    Welcome to the CGS family!

    Elizabeth Rains said she could not think of anyone else having this beauty.  It went home with her, today.
Welcome to the CGS family!

    May 16

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop shared Hungry for Music's photo.

    Delivered 21 music instruments (8 flutes, 6 violins, 2 trumpets, 2 clarinets, one cello, one trombone, and one upright bass) to Detroit Public Schools (DPS) that will allow same amount of kids to participate in music program.  Thank you to Gabriel Music Society for facilitating donation.  More info in next HFM newsletter.

    Delivered 21 music instruments (8 flutes, 6 violins, 2 trumpets, 2 clarinets, one cello, one trombone, and one upright bass) to Detroit Public Schools (DPS) that will allow same amount of kids to participate in music program. Thank you to Gabriel Music Society for facilitating donation. More info in next HFM newsletter.

    May 14

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop shared 4Sound København's video.

    Stonebridge Guitars and Furch Guitars shop tour.

    Furch Factory Tour

4Sound fra Danmark, Sverige og Norge har besøgt Furch-fabrikken i det sydlige Tjekkiet, hvor vi var så priviligerede at få "the grand tour" af selveste Peter Furch. Peter, der har overtaget den daglige drift efter sin far, tog os igennem de forskellige stadier af guitar-bygningen, fra udvælgelsen af træ over håndslibning af halse til hvor bjælkerne fastgøres på dækket samt påførsel af lakken.

    Furch Factory Tour 4Sound fra Danmark, Sverige og Norge har besøgt Furch-fabrikken i det sydlige Tjekkiet, hvor vi var så priviligerede at få "the grand tour" af selveste Peter Furch. Peter, der har overtaget den daglige drift efter sin far, tog os igennem de forskellige stadier af guitar-bygningen, fra udvælgelsen af træ over håndslibning af halse til hvor bjælkerne fastgøres på dækket samt påførsel af lakken.

    May 12

  • Another new CGS family member.
    Robby Simpson just picked up his new LAG 100ASCE thin body acoustic electric.

    Another new CGS family member. 
Robby Simpson just picked up his new LAG 100ASCE thin body acoustic electric.

    May 12

  • Check this out.... Link to Fairfax County free outdoor concerts this summer

    http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/

    The Fairfax County Park Authority, in partnership with the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and with generous contributions from local businesses and corporations, presents a summer-long calendar of shows, concerts and movies appropriate for you and your family. These concerts held in local parks…

    The Fairfax County Park Authority, in partnership with the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and with generous contributions from local businesses and corporations, presents a summer-long calendar of shows, concerts and movies appropriate for you and your family. These concerts held in local parks…

    May 05

  • This is Lee Jones.

    Lee is happy.

    Lee has himself a brand new Loar LH-304T Thin Hollow Body.

    It's a very nice guitar and it has a very loving owner.

    Welcome to the CGS family Lee!

    This is Lee Jones. 

Lee is happy. 

Lee has himself a brand new Loar LH-304T Thin Hollow Body.

It's a very nice guitar and it has a very loving owner.

Welcome to the CGS family Lee!

    May 02

  • Huuuuge thank you and high praise to the guys at Crossroads!! Had my two babies Plek'd and I'm blown away at the results. They play like butter! GET YOUR GUITARS PLEK'D. Such nice guys. True professionals. I could go on and on..again thank you guys! Look forward to bringing you more projects of mine. 😀😀😀

    Huuuuge thank you and high praise to the guys at Crossroads!! Had my two babies Plek'd and I'm blown away at the results. They play like butter! GET YOUR GUITARS PLEK'D. Such nice guys. True professionals. I could go on and on..again thank you guys! Look forward to bringing you more projects of mine. 😀😀😀

    April 25

  • The Prestige Guitars line-up!

    The Prestige Guitars line-up!

    April 25

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop added 2 new photos.

    The CGS Merida Guitars team.....
    We are ready for inspection!
    😎

    The CGS Merida Guitars team.....
We are ready for inspection!
😎

    April 25

  • Apologies fellas, got the band name I was referencing yesterday with Landau and Herring wrong, it's the "Ringers". Cheers and thanks again for the great support.

    The Ringers play Worried Life Blues. Brilliant guitar work by all three. Etienne M'bappe on bass and Gary Novak on drums. Krantz takes a solo, then Landau,wh...

    The Ringers play Worried Life Blues. Brilliant guitar work by all three. Etienne M'bappe on bass and Gary Novak on drums. Krantz takes a solo, then Landau,wh...

    April 24

  • Welcome Sam Scarlet to the CGS family! He just gave a home to a fabulous Stonebridge 24SROM-E acoustic!

    Welcome Sam Scarlet to the CGS family! He just gave a home to a fabulous Stonebridge 24SROM-E acoustic!

    April 22

  • VVT Amps Lindy Fralin Signature Amp ....
    In da house here at CGS.
    40 watts - Reverb with 1X15" Eminence Legend Red Coat 150 watt speaker for the sparkling clean tone!
    Come give it a test drive!

    April 17

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop updated their cover photo.

    Click for fullsize photo

    April 17

  • Mérida Guitars shared Crossroads Guitar Shop's photo.

    Another happy Mérida Guitars owner!

    #Merida #MeridExtrema #MeridaGuitars, #AcousticGuitar #ClassicalGuitar #Quality #Guitar, Crossroads Guitar Shop

    Welcome to the CGS newest family member, Wilkinson. He picked up a new Trajan T5-CES classical acoustic/electric from Mérida Guitars.
Don't worry, we have more!

    Welcome to the CGS newest family member, Wilkinson. He picked up a new Trajan T5-CES classical acoustic/electric from Mérida Guitars. Don't worry, we have more!

    April 17

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop at Crossroads Guitar Shop

    Welcome to the CGS newest family member, Wilkinson. He picked up a new Trajan T5-CES classical acoustic/electric from Mérida Guitars.
    Don't worry, we have more!

    Welcome to the CGS newest family member, Wilkinson. He picked up a new Trajan T5-CES classical acoustic/electric from Mérida Guitars.
Don't worry, we have more!

    April 17

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop changed their profile picture.

    Click for fullsize photo

    April 14

  • Hey Vince, saw an ad on TV for the pawn shop next to you and your sign was clearly visible at the end. Nothing like free TV advertising!! Crossroads Guitar Shop...Winning!

    April 12

  • Many Thanks to Vince and Aaron for some much needed work on a couple of my guitars. More work coming. Highly recommended.

    April 09

  • So, might as well make it official, we haven't been able to chase her off anyhow. The Crossroad Guitar Shop family got a little bit bigger and prettier.

    And so, without further a due, would please welcome Elizabeth Rains!
    Lil' Sista' Extraordinaire!

    We very happy to have her on board.

    Welcome to family Lizard!

    So, might as well make it official, we haven't been able to chase her off anyhow. The Crossroad Guitar Shop family got a little bit bigger and prettier. 

And so, without further a due, would please welcome Elizabeth Rains!
Lil' Sista' Extraordinaire! 

We very happy to have her on board.

Welcome to family Lizard!

    April 04

  • Vince and his staff are simply the best! I cannot describe the incredible job they did on my old P Bass! This was the second instrument I have had brought back to life by CGS- I continue to be blown away by the level of skill and service they have shown me. Thanks Vince!

    March 29

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop added 2 new photos.

    This '76 (I think) P Bass was rescued by CGS from the jaws of death after @Tom Silis spent the 80's making it "COOL" ....From foil taped stripes, flat black painted body and bridge and lots of battle scars - we reset it back for the beginning of a new life. New David Allen P Bass pickup set, skull volume knob and Plek'd.
    It IS COOL, again!

    This '76 (I think) P Bass was rescued by CGS from the jaws of death after @Tom Silis spent the 80's making it "COOL" ....From foil taped stripes, flat black painted body and bridge and lots of battle scars - we reset it back for the beginning of a new life. New David Allen P Bass  pickup set, skull volume knob and Plek'd.
It IS COOL, again!

    March 29

  • Sage advice...

    Sage advice...

    March 26

  • CGS representing at Merida Guitars /Island Music showcase.

    March 23

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop added 2 new photos.

    Scratch and dent sale?

    More like Casper dropping basses on each other. Trust us, these basses play beautifully and ready to rock and roll.

    Scratch and dent sale? 

More like Casper dropping basses on each other.  Trust us, these basses play beautifully and ready to rock and roll.

    March 21

  • Bad Influence Band opening for Michael Allman Band (Greg's son) at Jv's tonight!

    March 21

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop shared Cifras's video.

    Quite a gift!

    Superando limites.

    Superando limites.

    March 20

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop shared Jessilyn Park Art Studio's photo.

    Please help me make this go viral and share. #supportsmallbusiness

    Please help me make this go viral and share. #supportsmallbusiness

    March 16

  • Heading out to the 2015 WAMMIE Awards.
    I hope ALL of my favorites (and you know who you are) win tonight.
    Good Luck!
    And see you at the Jv's WAMMIE After Party!

    March 15

  • Dats our neighbor!
    😘😘

    The 67-year-old dive bar has doubled in size but stayed true to its laid-back honky-tonk vibe.

    The 67-year-old dive bar has doubled in size but stayed true to its laid-back honky-tonk vibe.

    March 14

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop shared Billy Cobham - Unofficial Community's video.

    Billy Cobham is MY all time favorite, since the early 70's.

    Ambidextrous
Official Billy Cobham

    Ambidextrous Official Billy Cobham

    March 08

  • And, our patron saint of quality and value. Saint Vincent of Crossroads Guitar Shop, pictured here with our new line of Recording Kings. These guitars sound great! Come in and check them out, you will not be disappointed.

    And, our patron saint of quality and value.  Saint Vincent of Crossroads Guitar Shop, pictured here with our new line of Recording Kings. These guitars sound great!  Come in and check them out, you will not be disappointed.

    March 07

  • You want a Reverend? Of course you do and we got'em, all ready to rock and roll.

    You want a Reverend?  Of course you do and we got'em, all ready to rock and roll.

    March 07

  • Good Day Fine People! May we present to you, for your consideration, The Loar Collection. Nice guitars and plek'd of course.

    Good Day Fine People!  May we present to you, for your consideration,  The Loar Collection.  Nice guitars and plek'd of course.

    March 07

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop shared Absolute Classic Rock's photo.

    As we are ticking away the moments, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd turns 69 today. A huge happy birthday to you and thanks for the music!

    As we are ticking away the moments, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd turns 69 today. A huge happy birthday to you and thanks for the music!

    March 07

  • We AGREE! Reverend Guitars are the bomb!

    Two incredible guitars play a classic RUSH tune. Fender American Standard Stratocaster vs a Reverend Kingbolt RA FM. Which one do you prefer? Amplifier = Ora...

    Two incredible guitars play a classic RUSH tune. Fender American Standard Stratocaster vs a Reverend Kingbolt RA FM. Which one do you prefer? Amplifier = Ora...

    March 05

  • Coming soon...

    Coming soon...

    March 03

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop shared a link.

    We all have been annoyed by the gear-related behavior of others at some point, regardless of how much we do the same things ourselves. Don't make your playing a stress for others. These tips can sa...

    We all have been annoyed by the gear-related behavior of others at some point, regardless of how much we do the same things ourselves. Don't make your playing a stress for others. These tips can sa...

    March 01

  • Stop in and see us at CGS to test drive these new DiPintos.

    Stop in and see us at CGS to test drive these new DiPintos.

    February 28

  • Damn straight! And don't let them tell you any different!

    As of March 6, 2015, it’s official and no longer at the discretion of the various airlines. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, musicians who board planes must be allowed to carry on their instruments provided they fit in the overhead bin. If this space isn’t large enough, the musici…

    As of March 6, 2015, it’s official and no longer at the discretion of the various airlines. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, musicians who board planes must be allowed to carry on their instruments provided they fit in the overhead bin. If this space isn’t large enough, the musici…

    February 28

  • Crossroads Guitar Shop shared Reverend Guitars's photo.

    Ok, poll time. How many of you see a white and gold guitar and how many see blue and black?

    Ok, poll time. How many of you see a white and gold guitar and how many see blue and black?

    February 28

  • In case you missed it last week, here's the editor of the Retailer's take on all the controversy swirling around the MI industry. What are your thoughts on "the end of Guitar Center", the continuing saga of Fender and a dealer community that's speaking out more than ever? Check it out!

    In the nearly four years I’ve been Editor of The Retailer, not to mention my many previous years’ experience covering the music products industry, no period

    In the nearly four years I’ve been Editor of The Retailer, not to mention my many previous years’ experience covering the music products industry, no period

    February 24

  • Sister Hazel in the house,today at CGS!

    February 19

  • A HUGE CGS "SHOUT OUT" to Gabriel O'Brien, for his "Retailer Rebel" article in this month's Music & Sound Retailer Magazine. See below, it is about today's independent music store's absolute requirement to continuously strive to create the best possible customer experience and to care for those relationships.
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    It reminded me that...and I may have overlooked this...our niche in this business fills a void left by Big Box stores. They cannot do what... Aaron Keener, Rich Delos Reyes and I.........WE DO! .
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    All of us here at CGS are so grateful for our successes and for all of the support from YOU, our friends and customers. Thanks and keep up the good work!...and we will too!

    Hear Us Roar! The NAMM show is an incredibly invigorating experience: nearly 100,000 passionate music-makers gathering together to check out

    Hear Us Roar! The NAMM show is an incredibly invigorating experience: nearly 100,000 passionate music-makers gathering together to check out

    February 19