BOUTIQUE GUITAR SHOWCASE | ENTOUR 2022

Boutique Guitar Showcase 2022 at the Chicago Music Exchange!

Nine countries, 24 cities, and thousands and thousands of miles, but the Boutique Guitar Showcase finds its way back to the Chicago Music Exchange again! Catch the Chicago leg of its worldwide tour on Saturday, September 10th, when the mobile guitar convention stops by our beautiful Lincoln Avenue showroom to share and sell masterworks from some of the world’s finest boutique builders.

Curator Jamie Gale will be on-hand September 10th from 11 am to 3 pm for special viewings of the following American and international lutherie brands:

AJ Lucas Luthier
AVA Guitars
b3 Guitars
Bacci Guitars and Basses
Batson Guitars
Diego Villa Guitars
Dingwall Guitars
Dion Guitars
Ergon Guitars
Galloup Guitars
Hozen Guitars
iVee Guitars
JJ Guitars
JOI Guitars
Marchione Guitars

MarconiLab
O3 customs - Alejandro Ramirez

OOPEGG - Being, Inc.
Paoletti Guitars
R Robinson Guitars
Sankey Guitars
Skytop Guitars
Spohn Guitars
Tausch Electric Guitars
Teuffel
Tikatoo Guitars
Time Bram Guitars
UMA Guitars FV
Veleno Instruments Co.
Verso Instruments

MarconiLab
O3 customs - Alejandro Ramirez

OOPEGG - Being, Inc.
Paoletti Guitars
R Robinson Guitars
Sankey Guitars
Skytop Guitars
Spohn Guitars
Tausch Electric Guitars
Teuffel
Tikatoo Guitars
Time Bram Guitars
UMA Guitars FV
Veleno Instruments Co.
Verso Instruments

These spectacular creations will be available to the public starting Wednesday, August 10th, but via phone and in-store sales only, so call or visit us today to stake your claim, and don’t forget to stop by the Boutique Guitar Showcase 2022 at the Chicago Music Exchange on Saturday, September 10th, to see the whole band in person!

They sell fast as a result of the tour, so check out the full catalog, today! If you find one you love, we can help you place a preorder before it sells at any of the other stops throughout the tour. Guitar lovers from across the Midwest can also attend the event to see these utterly unique instruments up close and in person—and even play them!

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Bacci Leonardo Funk Machine Dual-Ouput Baritone White Front
Bacci Leonardo Funk Machine Dual-Ouput Baritone White Detail
Bacci Leonardo Funk Machine Dual-Ouput Baritone White Back

Bacci — Dual Output Baritone Leonardo Funk Machine White 

If you’ve heard Mark Lettieri, Cory Wong, and their uber-funky joint endeavor, The Fearless Flyers, then you’ve undoubtedly heard this guitar in action! Designed by Italian guitar builder Bruno Bacci, the Leonardo Funk Machine is a dual output baritone guitar featuring Bacci’s own electronics, including Bacci Mystery POS single coils for the guitar output, as well as a Bacci Mystery humbucker for the bass output, offering a unique and surprisingly addictive experience that brings new life to any guitarist’s music!

Body: Alder
Neck: Figured Maple
Scale: 29.76"
Nut Width: 1.67"
Additional: Dual-Output Baritone - One for guitar & One for Bass

FB Radius: 9.5"
Frets: 23 Nickel Silver
Inlay: Abalone
Bridge: Bacci T-Style 3 Saddles Brass
Pickups: (Bridge)Tele, (Neck)Single Coil, (Bass) H/B with Bronze Cover

Switch: 3-Way Blade
Tuners: Aged Nickel Gotoh 510
Finish: Black over Sunburst - Aged & Distressed Nitrocellulose Lacquer & Foil
Case: Bacci Custom Logo Hardshell

Marchione — Semi-Hollow

Handcrafted in Houston, Marchione guitars are inspired by the old-world craftsmanship of his Italian heritage and built using aged tone woods, all hide-glue construction, hand-planed joints, and premium bone or estate ivory fittings. Applying modern guitar-building technique acquired as an apprentice to legendary luthiers, like John Suhr, Marchione offer guitarists boutique instruments—like this Marchione Semi-Hollow—that look, feel, and play unlike any other guitars on the boutique market!

Body: Maple
Top: Spruce
Neck: Maple
Binding: Black ABS

Headstock: Ebony
Fretboard: Ebony
FB Radius: 12"
Inlay: Pearl
Frets: 22 Stainless Steel

Pickups:  2x Tone Specific Virtuoso Humbuckers
Tuners: Sperzel
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Case: Calton

Tim Bram Guitars — Thinline Tribute

As with every instrument from Tim Bram Guitars, this Tim Bram Thinline Tribute Gold Top guitar was handmade in the luthier’s Maryland woodshop and features a completely hand-carved, graduated European spruce top and figured cherry back and sides, paired together to create a tight low end, with bright highs—plus, the Pete Biltof Charlie Christian Style Pickup offers a full range with a vibrant high end. 

Body: Cherry
Top: European Spruce
Neck: Cherry
Bridge: Ebony
Headstock: Ebony

Neck Shape: Full Size C
Fretboard: Ebony
FB Radius: 12"
Inlay: Mother of Pearl
Frets: 22 Nickel Silver

Pickups:  Pete Biltolf Charlie Christian Style
Tuners: Hipshot Classic Openback 
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Case: Custom Cedar Creek Hardshell

Batson Custom — USA Torrefied Red Spruce/Curly Claro Walnut Natural

Designed by Corey Batson, himself, Batson’s artisanal, hand-crafted instruments featuring unique bracing patterns, patented tailpiece bridge systems, cantilevered necks, tops without soundholes, and unusually large side sound portals combined to allow his tops to vibrate more freely, creating a sonically superlative voice.

Body: Curly Claro Walnut
Top:  Torrified Red Spruce
Neck: Mahogany
Bridge & Tail: Ebony
Binding: Curly Maple

Neck Shape: Modified C
Fretboard: Ebony
FB Radius: 16"
Inlay: Mother of Pearl
Frets: 20 Nickel Silver

Pickups:  Pete Biltolf Charlie Christian Style
Tuners: Gotoh 510
Finish: Nitrocellulose
Case: Cedar Creek Custom Hardshell with Safe & Sound Humidity Control

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Paoletti Stratospheric Loft Candy Apple Red w/Reclaimed Chestnut Body
Paoletti Stratospheric Loft Candy Apple Red w/Reclaimed Chestnut Body
Paoletti Stratospheric Loft Candy Apple Red w/Reclaimed Chestnut Body
Paoletti Stratospheric Loft Candy Apple Red w/Reclaimed Chestnut Body

Paoletti Stratospheric Loft Candy Apple Red w/Reclaimed Chestnut Body

$4,299.00
Call To Order (773) 525-7773
Oopegg Supreme Collection Trailbreaker Mark III White Blonde
Oopegg Supreme Collection Trailbreaker Mark III White Blonde
Oopegg Supreme Collection Trailbreaker Mark III White Blonde
Oopegg Supreme Collection Trailbreaker Mark III White Blonde

Oopegg Supreme Collection Trailbreaker Mark III White Blonde

$3,299.00
Call To Order (773) 525-7773
Oopegg Supreme Collection Trailbreaker Mark I Pearl Pink
Oopegg Supreme Collection Trailbreaker Mark I Pearl Pink
Oopegg Supreme Collection Trailbreaker Mark I Pearl Pink
Oopegg Supreme Collection Trailbreaker Mark I Pearl Pink

Oopegg Supreme Collection Trailbreaker Mark I Pearl Pink

$2,949.00
Call To Order (773) 525-7773
Spohn 00-C 12 Fret Swiss Moon Spruce/African Ebony Natural
Spohn 00-C 12 Fret Swiss Moon Spruce/African Ebony Natural
Spohn 00-C 12 Fret Swiss Moon Spruce/African Ebony Natural
Spohn 00-C 12 Fret Swiss Moon Spruce/African Ebony Natural

Spohn 00-C 12 Fret Swiss Moon Spruce/African Ebony Natural

$13,068.00
Call To Order (773) 525-7773

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