Crossroads Guitar Shop

6672 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA 22042 | 703-931-2139

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Northern Virginia's Premiere Independent Guitar Shop

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


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“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,...


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...


New Tube Amps: Devilcat

Posted on Jun 5 by

We have brand new amps, just in! Crossroads Guitars is the newest authorized dealer for Devilcat Amplifiers, an American made boutique amplifiers company focusing on high-quality...

  • Just to help

    Nashville, TN The phenomenal singer-songwriter and recording artist Radney Foster has been ripped off literally of an arsenal of instruments and musical equipme

    September 16

  • Our brother, Eric Gales is in this line up. This show should not be missed!

    September 15

  • What a page! :) Thanks for the invite, Vince.

    September 15

  • One talented dude!

    Here's our Drum Talk TV Throwback Thursday post: Sammy Davis Jr. tearing it up on Drums AND vibes on the Ed Sullivan show January 6, 1963. What an immense talent this man was! Remember, you can see all our interviews at #drummer #sammydavisjr

    September 12

  • Interesting!

    Leading up to the release of its 2015 models, the Gibson Guitar Company has planned a series of changes to its guitar lineup including a general price increase across the board. Find out what's in ...

    September 09

  • 1960 Les Paul "Burst" to be auctioned off Saturday September 13th in Falls Church, VA

    A vintage Gibson guitar is about to go on the auction block in Falls Church. Price estimate: $20,000 to $30,000.

    September 09

  • Our new and improved Amps page on the website is now up! In addition to an updated design including new content and links, the Amps page now features our two newest brands: VVT and Devilcat Amplifiers. Browse the new page and then get down here to try these hot boxes.

    We carry a wide variety of amplifiers for electric and …

    September 02

  • Summertime Seafoam Green Combo: VVT Nighthawk 45 sporting 5881's and a Crossroads tele with coil-splitting Barden's... keeping it nice and hot!

    August 26

  • GUITAR1961 Kay Value Leader single pickup guitar, this is the first year they switched the headstock logo to the metal plate.  Guitar is in excellent shape and gone over end to end.  The crappy plastic nut has been replaced with bone, otherwise it is all original. The brass frets are dr...

    August 23

  • August 22

  • READ THE ARTICLE BELOW: Crossroads Guitar Shop has tried to live by this philosophy, since we began operations here at CGS. Gabriel O’Brien, Sales Manager at Larry’s Music Center, describes it so well in this article. It has been VERY DIFFICULT to be successful. Thank-you to all of our open minded customer's who "get it" !!! Thanks to all of our friendly "competitors" who makeup the other INDEPENDENT shops in our area. (We don't really compete. We help each other) A special thanks to Aaron Keener, Rich Delos Reyes, Jim Jacobs and many of our CGS friends, who have always stepped up with 110% effort and needed skills that enhanced our efforts. All of us at CGS hope, and with your continued support, we can continue to stay here and provide the best customer service and experience possible. Come see us! Vince Nettuno, Owner Note: Fender makes great products. We all know this

    Gabriel O’Brien, Sales Manager at Larry’s Music Center, addresses the broader issues behind Fender's decision to sell products direct to consumers online.

    August 19

  • Play guitar. Rock the planet!

    August 18

  • Congrats and thanks to Bill Vasso Pappas on his acquisition of the amazing V V T Limited Edition "Jack Pearson" modded Lindy Fralin amp. Dead Cat Bounce got some new ammo for the next gig!

    August 15

  • Definitely worth the time watch, Bill Frisell, him a genius!

    Excerpt from NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

    August 13

  • V V T "Jack Pearson" in action! Yea, we got one on display! Come see us!

    Jack is using his Squier Strat, TS9, modified MXR OD pedal, and VVT Jack Pearson amp. Recorded with a Zoom Q4.

    August 06

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  • Happening now! V V T in the house!

    August 02

  • These fine folks will be with us here at CGS tomorrow, Saturday 10-2. If you haven't seen VVT up close. This is your chance.

    Play guitar. Rock the planet!

    August 02

  • Find great deals on Devilcat Amps on Click Here Summer NAMM 2014 Devilcat Amps & ...

    August 01

  • Tomorrow, y'all! Hope to see you here.

    August 01

  • GREEN TAG SALE! Want to get your hands on a Stonebridge? How about a Walden? A Sublime Electric? We've marked down some beautiful guitars. C'mon out now y'hear? And, don't forget, this Saturday, V.V.T. Amps our friends from Maryland, will be doing an in store demo at our humble abode from 10am-2pm. Hope to see your face in our place!

    July 30

  • Checkout the new Reverend Guitars!

    Guitar World stopped by the Reverend Guitars booth to check out some new gear at the Summer 2014 NAMM show.

    July 23

  • I want to announce that we now have these instruments available here @CGS. Join the hottest new trend in Pop Music! Hurry in to get yours while supply last.

    Best thing you will watch today. #MJ would be proud

    July 20

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  • Sell tickets online and at the door. No setup charge and low fees! Accept mail and phone orders. Cash and check transactions are FREE.

    July 11

  • July 11

  • Attention! Tone Seekers! Mark This Date: August 2nd 10am - 2pm Our buddies at V.V.T. amps in Waldorf, MD will be showcasing an assortment of their handmade Vintage Vacuum Tube Amplifiers in our humble abode. With the likes of Rick Derringer, Jack Pearson, Lindey Fralin, Tom Principato and The Nighthawks as product endorses, it's no wonder why these cats have now been an industry standard since 2001. CGS will have refreshments and munchies and you provide your ears. Hope to see your face in our place! Rock on! See you Saturday August 2nd!

    Play guitar. Rock the planet!

    July 09

  • Hey Ehrbody! Guess what we resurrected from the dead? Check it yo' 1961 Kay Value Leader Guitar and K504 Vibrato Leader Amp. They sound incredible, c'mon in now ya' hear?

    July 02

  • Brother, you are one talented dude! Proud to call you "friend!" At BB King's.

    June 25

  • I just had my 60's classic player MIM Strat fitted with David Allen 60s Rock & Blues pickups - incredible! What a great improvement in tone from the crappy stock pickups. Thanks to CGS for recommending these. They have a full-sounding warm vintage tone, like I remember from pre-CBS 1960s strats. Thanks also to Aaron for wiring the tone knob to the bridge and middle pickups for no extra labor charge. Now I can dial down the extra treble in the bridge pickup and get nice Sultans of Swing and Sweet Home Alabama tones without the excess "quack" in the in-between bridge/middle position. Aaron, you're a class act! Crossroads Guitar Shop is the best!

    June 21

  • John Jennings, long time writer, producer, and band member with Mary Chapin Carpenter is battling kidney cancer. Wear this shirt to show your support at the Tribute and Benefit for John Jennings at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club on July 20, 2014. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of these sh…

    June 18

  • Hello All! As a local, privately-owned business there are times in which we incur unexpected operations costs to run the business. In our shopping center, ALL of the businesses here have just received a letter, announcing a 14% increase in monthly rent, effective July 1st. Unfortunately, when this happens we have to raise pricing of our services and products, It's just the nature of the beast. Regardless, Crossroads Guitar Shop will never compromise in providing you the best service and quality guitars and basses. We apologize in advance for the raise in price but to be competitive, it's sometimes necessary to follow the herd. Ya' heard? Love, Vince, Aaron, Rich and David.

    June 14

  • Thanks again for the fun hang and great lasagna.

    June 11

  • Shout out to Vince and Aaron at Crossroads Guitar Shop for re-wiring Blake's 1967 hagstrom viking

    June 07

  • Ever wonder what Aaron and Rich's band sounded like? Or, better yet, did you know that Aaron and Rich had a band together? Thing3 is their name and they back Jack!

    June 06