6 of this year's hottest Black Friday sales for guitarists are already live

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The Black Friday sales have finally arrived, and we’ve been super excited to see what discounts we can get our hands on this year. Pretty much every major retailer has gone early and they’re offering some of the biggest discounts we’ve ever seen. In some sales, we’re seeing an unprecedented up to 75% off guitar gear.

There’s a lot of noise out there around Black Friday guitar deals at the moment, so to help you cut through the mud we’ve singled out six of our favorites, all in one handy place. Whether you’re after a new guitar for your collection, or you just want to add some accessories to your rig, here’s where you’ll get the biggest savings… 

Sweetwater’s Black Friday sale: Up to 75% off

Sweetwater’s Black Friday sale: Up to 75% off
Black Friday is officially here, and Sweetwater is currently offering some incredible deals on guitars, pedals, amps, and more. You’ll find eye-catching deals on Fender, Gibson, PRS, Epiphone, and pretty much any other guitar brand you can think of. The deals go on until November 26 with reductions of up to 75% off – yep, you read that number right.

Fender Black Friday Sale: Up to 50% off

Fender Black Friday Sale: Up to 50% off
From the Fender Player Strat to the Squier Classic Vibe 50s Tele, there is something for everyone in this epic Black Friday sale – in fact, it may be one of the best sales online right now for guitar players. In addition to guitars, there are also loads of savings to be made on pedals, merch, and accessories too.

Guitar Center Black Friday Sale: Up to 40% off

Guitar Center Black Friday Sale: Up to 40% off
From guitars to amps, pedals to recording gear, there's something for every type of guitarist in Guitar Center's epic Black Friday sale. Guitar Center has stated that these are the "best deals of the year", with more being added all the time, so if you're on the fence about purchasing a new piece of music gear, then now is the time – the deals won't get any better than this!

Positive Grid Black Friday: $70 off Spark, 60% off BIAS

Positive Grid Black Friday: $70 off Spark, 60% off BIAS
Everyone's favorite Spark smart and desktop amps have got some serious discounts over at the official Positive Grid website, including the Spark Mini and a brand-new, Pearl-colored Spark Go. Bag yourself up to $70 off amps and 60% off BIAS software, but only while supplies last.

Plugin Boutique Black Friday: Plugins from just $5

Plugin Boutique Black Friday: Plugins from just $5
With more and more guitarists opting to record from home, Black Friday is a great chance to pick up bargain software that will improve the sound of your recorded tones. Plugin Boutique has pretty much every plugin you'll ever need, and some of them are as cheap as just $5 in their Black Friday sale. Best of all, plugins are instant delivery, so you don't need to wait to get started using your new gear!

Thomann Cyber Week Sale: Up to 60% off

Thomann Cyber Week Sale: Up to 60% off
In the UK or Europe? The hotly anticipated Thomann Cyberweek sale is here and it’s every bit as good as we hoped. From now until November 27, you'll find more than 900 carefully curated deals on everything from guitars to amps, pedals, accessories, and so much more. So, if you're on the hunt for mega bargains on everything you need to make guitar music and you're a UK or Europe-based musician, Thomann is the place to shop this Black Friday.

Matt McCracken
Junior Deals Writer

Matt is a Junior Deals Writer at Guitar World and has been playing guitar as his main instrument for well over 20 years. He also plays drums, bass, and keys – producing out of his home studio in Manchester, UK. He has previously worked for Dawsons Music, Northwest Guitars, and freelanced for various magazines and blogs, writing reviews, how-to's, and features. When he's not downloading the latest VSTs or justifying yet another guitar pedal purchase, you'll find him making a racket with Northern noise hounds JACKALS.