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

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  • Just Arrived

    Just Arrived

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

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  • Analog Outfitters

    Analog Outfitters

    Up-cycled materials. Unparalleled sound.
    Welcome Analog Outfitters to CME.

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  • Effects


    An outstanding selection of
    new and used effects pedals.

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  • Snare Drums

    Snare Drums

    Offering a wide variety of snare
    drums at unbeatable prices.

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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.

For Musicians on the Move

At Chicago Music Exchange, we love MONO’s collection of award-winning, hybrid-designed instrument cases. Based in San Francisco, MONO’s products are known for their innovative protection, high functionality and top-quality construction.

The SoundBoard

Build Your Own Demo Video: Round II

April 29, 2015

Last month, we offered Chicago Music Exchange fans the unique (and very fun) opportunity to build their own demo video. You all stepped up to the challenge and filled out our poll. Round I has been in the works this past month. Joel has been slaving away over a Fender Stratocaster, playing indie rock from sunup till sundown, and even until his fingers wept. Today, we are excited to unveil the demo that YOU built, and open the floor to build even more.

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