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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.

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Showtime Documentary Features CME Gear

December 04, 2014

This past November, Showtime launched a new documentary series that goes behind the scenes with some of today's most talented songwriters as they create and record new music based on recently discovered lyrics from Bob Dylan's legendary Basement Tape sessions. Among the artists is friend and customer of Chicago Music Exchange, Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons.

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