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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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Birthday Surprise With a Big Beat

January 26, 2015

Who doesn't love a story about dreams coming true? Sometimes we get the chance to make that happen and it's those moments that make us smile the most. This month, our customer service manager, Sarah Neczwid, received a message via the chat box on our website from a woman in North Carolina (Ginny) looking to surprise her husband Daniel with a new drum kit for his birthday. Not a musician herself, Ginny wasn't quite sure where to start and wanted to be sure she chose a kit that Daniel would love. What brand? What size? What finish?

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