Chicago Music Exchange | Chicago Guitar, Amp, Effect & Drum Dealer

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  • New Arrivals

    New Arrivals

    We buy and sell new, used, &
    vintage guitars every day.

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  • Lovepedal


    Proud to be the only authorized
    dealer in the United States.

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  • C&C Drums

    C&C Drums

    Chicago Drum Exchange carries a wide
    selection of C&C kits and snares.

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  • Be Exclusive

    Be Exclusive

    Make your collection standout.
    After all, that's what we're here for.

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Guitars at Chicago Music Exchange

Chicago Music Exchange is the foremost authority on used and vintage guitars, not just in Chicago, but worldwide. We employ and work with some of the most knowledgeable guitar experts in the business. Customers, collectors and professional musicians alike look to Chicago Music Exchange for guitar trends, guitar market changes and for access to incredibly rare vintage guitars. Whether you need an affordable beginner guitar, a used acoustic guitar or a vintage electric guitar – this well-known Chicago guitar shop is the place to look. Shop here online or stop by our Chicago store to experience the most beautiful guitar showroom in the world.

Guitar Showroom

From the stunning wall of Gibson guitars, to our Fender Custom Shop section, various amp displays, the gorgeous acoustic guitars room, to The Bassment bass guitar shop, the Chicago Music Exchange guitar showroom is an experience in-and-of itself. If you can't visit us in person, this video and photo tour will give you a taste.

Vintage Tone Perfection

At Chicago Music Exchange, we only carry gear we truly love, and we truly love Tone King amplifiers. For 30 years, founder Mark Bartel has been designing and building Tone King, dedicated to achieving vintage tone perfection. You'll find Tone King to be the perfect combination of classic vintage and modern innovation.

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Brendan Grieve Gets A New Treat For Lolla 2015

August 01, 2015

Lollapalooza madness continues! Sam Smith's bassist, Brendan Grieve, visited our bass shop yesterday and picked up a kick ass EKO bass. The bass went straight to our Repair Shop where it was converted into a lefty. Our Bass Guitar Manager, Marc, shared a moment with Brendan before heading out. Catch him tonight with Sam Smith at Lolla. Show starts at 8:45 PM. Good luck tonight, friend! To see who else has graced our presence, visit our Celebrity Guests page. View full article »