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THIS WEEK @ CME
2023 CME BOXING DAY SALE
You Can Still Give Yourself the Gift of Gear with/ CME’s Boxing Day Sale!
You still have a chance to save 20% on select new gear (or save 10% on select vintage and used) when you shop CME’s 2023 Boxing Day Sale! Now, until January 3, 2024, get $500 OFF CME Exclusive Gibson Les Paul Standard models, get $400 OFF select* CME Exclusive Fender American Ultra models, or get $200 OFF select* CME Exclusive Player models—including select* case/gig-bag bundles!
*Select gear only. Exclusions apply.
We’re extending our biggest sale of the year through December 6!
If you were busy on Thanksgiving weekend, with family, or just out and about and missed CME’s biggest sale of the year, never fear—we’ve still got loads of gear here, with discounts on your favorite brands like Fender, Ludwig, Marshall, Gamechanger, and more, for select new gear—including 10% off select vintage and used! If you’re still looking for your biggest chance to save all year at CME—now, thru December 6!
Highlight Of The Week
New PRS Arrivals!—Including Incredible Private Stock, Plus More Special Run S2 Models!
Conceived and built with a "one-off" mentality aiming to deliver heirloom-quality musical instruments, all PRS Private Stock instruments now in stock at CME boast unprecedented levels of customization. Plus, PRS Special Run S2 McCarty 594 and Custom 24 options have arrived! Featuring ebony fingerboards, quilted maple tops, and our preferred PRS humbuckers, these Special Run S2 models sound as good as they look!
Chicago Music Exchange Holiday Gift Guide
You’ve got enough on your plate. Let the Chicago Music Exchange help make your holidaze a little clearer with our Holiday Gift Guide! With great deals and financing options, we are certain you will find everything you need. Book an appointment for Monday or Tuesdays today!
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New to CME: The Final Sale Collection
New At CME!
When you love gear as much as we do here at CME, sometimes you end up with more guitars than hooks to hang them from. And we are determined to find the right home for this gear so as a Final Sale item, no returns or exchanges will be available. But with prices like this, why would you even need to! Your gain is our loss!
Items marked Final Sale have been heavily discounted and are not eligible for returns, exchanges or refunds. If you have any questions regarding your Final Sale items, please reach out to our customer service team through live chat, email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or phone (773) 525-7773. Exceptions to the policy are if you’ve received a faulty, damaged, and/or incorrectly advertised product, in which case you can reach out to the Customer Care team for a full refund (case must be submitted up to 3 days after delivery date). Returns that do not meet this criteria and cancellations will be charged a restocking fee plus any additional shipping charges
Please Note: Final Sale items are not covered by our general return policy. These items do not qualify for returns or exchanges unless proof can be provided within 3 days of receipt that the item arrived in a condition inconsistent with the product description. Returns that do not meet this criteria will be charged a restocking fee.
Seymour Duncan | HyperSwitch & JB Jr. Pickups Giveaway
First developed by the luthiers at MarconiLAB for the EGO line of guitars now available at CME, the new Seymour Duncan HyperSwitch allows guitarists to hot-rod the passive pickup switching configuration in virtually any guitar! When paired with a new set of Seymour Duncan JB Jr. high-output single-coil-sized humbuckers, you can rewire your guitar for hundreds of pickup configurations with just the touch of your phone!
Enter to win online under the “Giveaways” tab on our website; or, download the CME Mobile App and enter within the “Giveaways” page in the app, now through November 20, 2023.
You can’t beat the Chicago Drum Exchange. Shop the newest gear from Chicago’s best drum shop today.
Get the Best of Both Acoustic and Electronic Drums WIth DWe Drums at CDE!
Drummers everywhere can now shop DW’s first-ever acoustic and electronic convertible drum set to feature wireless technology at Chicago Drum Exchange! Blending authentic DW shells with innovative electronics, DWe drum kits and cymbal sets are engineered for expression to provide the most natural feel of any electronic cymbals available! Designed and manufactured in the DW Drums factory in California, DWe platforms use handcrafted acoustic shells and a proprietary wireless ecosystem, letting drummers decide how they want to play given any situation.
Add Virtually Any Percussion Tone to Your Rig with the Roland SPD-SX PRO Electronic Percussion Sampling Pad!
Featuring nine pads and over 1550 pre-loaded samples and sounds, Roland’s SPD-SX PRO lets you connect to other electronic drums in your setup and other digital instruments controlled via the dedicated SPD-SX PRO app for easy customization. Designed to illuminate dark stages with a large color display and customizable multi-color trigger lights, the SPD-SX PRO boasts more audio outputs, additional trigger inputs, and hi-hat and FX expression pedal control for added flexibility!
Lefty Guitar Shortage?!
We're looking out for our Lefty friends and do our best to have great instruments in stock, but this is unprecedented! We just added a HUGE collection of Lefty guitar models to our vintage and used inventory on consignment—so big that we thought it’d be fitting to get a little help from a Southpaw Chicago bluesman to help Nathaniel demo a few! (We tried to demo them ourselves, and the results were...well...unbelievably horrible.) A big thanks to friend-of-the-shop Toronzo Cannon, who dropped in to show us how it's done, before embarking on a European tour with his band The Chicago Way!
Shop Antelope Audio Zen Q Bundle Promotions
Attention!! Antelope Audio Special Offer! With the Zen Q Synergy Core, you can immediately start creating with 37 included effects, an FX bundle, afx2daw & Bitwig Studio DAW, once activated! Take the leap forward without leaving your home studio. Shop this Antelope Audio Zen Go Synergy Core 4x8 Interface and get $5279 worth of plugins and gear free!!
Fresh Gibson Custom Shop "CME Spec" Guitars In-House Now!
Gibson is guitar history, and Gibson “CME Spec” is guitar history in the making. Thoughtfully designed with our favorite historic specs, custom colorways, and components you won’t find anywhere else, these exclusive models are love letters to one of rock’s most fundamental brands—big, bold, brash, and breathtaking, just the way they should be.