Events

If you are looking for music events in Chicago, look no further.  Chicago Music Exchange hosts unique and exciting music events in-store on a regular basis.  From live artist performances, to price-slashing promo events, to musical demos and clinics - we know how to entertain! Check out our upcoming music events below:

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  • 2014 Spring Cleaning Event

  • Saturday, May 10, 2014
    Noon - 4:00PM
  • It’s time to do some Spring Cleaning at Chicago Music Exchange. That means we will be selling gear at incredible prices and so can you. Just bring in your used/vintage guitars, amps, pedals, drums and more – and we’ll be ready to make you an offer – IN CASH!

    Details coming…




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  • 24th Annual Chicago Drum Show

  • Kane County Fairgrounds - St. Charles, IL
    Saturday, May 17 & Sunday, May 18, 2014
    8:00am-5:00pm
  • Worlds largest and longest running vintage and custom drum show. Show includes clicincs, master classes, raffles, and special presentations. Admission is $15/day. Clinics and special presentations are all free. (Master Classes are $25.)

    Visit the Chicago Drum Exchange in the East Hall, at Booth #120-121. 
    For more information go to chicagodrumshow.com




  • Past events at Chicago Music Exchange

    • 2014
    • Taylor Road Show - Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    • Anthony Wellington Bass Lessons - Sunday, April 6, 2014
    • Bill Dickens Bass Clinic - Thursday, April 3, 2014
    • Drew Shirley Gear Demo - Wednesday, April 2, 2014
    • 2013
    • Dave King Drum Clinic - Wednesday, December 18, 2013
    • PRS Event - Saturday, December 7, 2013
    • The Martin Experience - Thursday, November 14, 2013
    • Sabian Cymbal Vote - Saturday, October 26, 2013
    • Dweezil Zappa Masterclass - October 10, 2013
    • Grand Opening of the BASSment - September 28, 2013
    • Yamaha Electronic Drum Clinic with Kenny Aronoff - August 21, 2013
    • Reverend Horton Heat LIVE, Sponsored by Gretsch - August 20, 2013
    • Gibson Montana Night - July 31, 2013
    • Taylor Road Show - April 17, 2013
    • Paul Reed Smith Meet-and-Greet - March 16, 2013
    • Brian Blade and the Fellowship Band Master Class - March 14, 2013
    • 2012
    • Gibson Five-Star - November 14, 2012
    • Mark Hanson - November 9, 2012 - watch video
    • Premier Builders Guild presents Matt Schofield - November 7, 2012
    • Afternoon w/JHS and Jackson Ampworks - September 27, 2012 - watch video
    • Pure Blues Summit - September 23, 2012 - watch video
    • Jimmy Chamberlin Drum Clinic - August 23, 2012 - watch video
    • Keith Carlock Drum Clinic - April 25, 2012 - watch video
    • Taylor Road Show 2012 - March 30, 2012 - watch video
    • Cracker/Camper Van Beethoven, Live - January 2, 2012 - watch video
    • 2011
    • Jojo Mayer Drum Clinic - December 5, 2011 - read more
    • Drum Tuning Workshop - November 15, 2011
    • Fender Clinic with Greg Koch - September 22, 2011 - read more
    • Cordoba Guitars Clinic - September 8, 2011
    • School of Rock Chicago live performance - August 28, 2011
    • Taylor Guitars Restring Event - June 21, 2011
    • Victoria Amplifiers with founder Mark Baier - June 10, 2011
    • Gibson USA Experience with Bart Walsh - April 20, 2011
    • 2010
    • School of Rock Chicago live performance - December 12, 2010
    • C.F. Martin Clinic with Craig Thatcher - December 7, 2010
    • WXRT presents Everest, Live - October 27, 2010 - read more
    • Gibson Owner's Night - September 23, 2010