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Chicago Drum Exchange

We gave Chicago Drum Exchange its own storefront to make it a standalone destination—both for touring drummers passing through, and for the local drum community, alike. Designed be a one-stop shop for working musicians, CDE carries anything a drummer might need, and then some—from full kits, to cymbals, snare drums, hardware, bags, and accessories, plus electronic and world percussion instruments—with a collection of inventory that’s been tailored to our to our customers’ needs and curated to carry only the gear we love.

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Ludwig Classic Maple 13/16/22 3pc. Drum Kit Mahogany Stain Lacquer
Ludwig Classic Maple 13/16/24 3pc. Drum Kit Vintage Black Oyster

Ludwig at the Chicago Drum Exchange

Wouldn’t it be a dream to see all your favorite drum kits in one place? At Chicago Drum Exchange, our carefully curated selection of brands and kits could make your dream into a reality! Stop into the drum exchange to shop our slew of new drum set arrivals, from world-renowned manufacturers like Ludwig!

CHICAGO DRUM EXCHANGE SHOWROOM

While connected to the main Showroom, the Chicago Drum Exchange stands alone. CDE carries the best in new, used, and vintage gear, with exclusive kits, snares, and hardware created in partnership with the industry's top brands like A&F, Ludwig, Gretsch, and DW, and our deep selection of cymbals and percussion accessories offer endless color to keep your kit varied and vibrant. 

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HELP US, HELP YOU!

Contact us today we can help find the perfect gear to add to your own collection! Our drum & percussion experts are standing by to help guide you through the process! 

Featured Drum Video

Our Drum & Percussion Product Manager Mike Hussa runs through Dream’s new Dark Matter Bliss series, dark, affordably priced rides, crashes, and crash/ride cymbals twice fired for all the wobbly, washy, Turkish tone you can handle. 

SHOP DREAM CYMBALS

SHOP DREAM CYMBALS

Dream 16
Dream 16
Dream 16

Dream 16" Lion China Cymbal

$74.99
Dream Bliss 12
Dream Bliss 12
Dream Bliss 12

Dream Bliss 12" Splash Cymbal

$104.99
Dream Bliss 8
Dream Bliss 8
Dream Bliss 8

Dream Bliss 8" Splash Cymbal

$59.99
Dream 10
Dream 10
Dream 10

Dream 10" Crop Circle w/ Jingles

$51.99

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Introducing | Turkish Cymbals

We are so excited to officially announce the launch of Turkish Cymbals at Chicago Drum Exchange! Expertly hand crafted in Istanbul, these cymbals offer great sound and value. Check out our stock of Classic, Cappadocia, and Lale Series cymbals on our site and in-store... READ MORE

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Rogers Deluxe Single Braced Drum Throne
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Turkish 14" Cappadocia Hi-Hat Pair Drums and Percussion / Cymbals / Hi-Hats
Turkish 14" Cappadocia Hi-Hat Pair
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Paiste 14” Metal Edge Hi Hats
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Paiste 20” 2002 Flatride
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Zildjian 21" Custom Special Dry Trash Crash
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Istanbul Agop 14" Xist Hi-Hat Pair Natural
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Istanbul Agop 16 Xist Ion Hi-Hat Pair Drums and Percussion / Cymbals / Hi-Hats
Istanbul Agop 16 Xist Ion Hi-Hat Pair
  • $330.00

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Istanbul Agop 22" Xist Ion Crash Cymbal Drums and Percussion / Cymbals / Crash
Istanbul Agop 22" Xist Ion Crash Cymbal
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Istanbul Agop 22" Mantra Ride Cymbal Drums and Percussion / Cymbals / Ride
Istanbul Agop 22" Mantra Ride Cymbal
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Istanbul Agop 22" Turk Jazz Ride Cymbal Drums and Percussion / Cymbals / Ride
Istanbul Agop 22" Turk Jazz Ride Cymbal
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Istanbul Agop 20" Signature Agop Crash Cymbal Drums and Percussion / Cymbals / Crash
Istanbul Agop 20" Signature Agop Crash Cymbal
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Istanbul Agop 19" Traditional Dark Crash Cymbal Drums and Percussion / Cymbals / Crash
Istanbul Agop 19" Traditional Dark Crash Cymbal
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Ludwig Questlove Breakbeats 10/13/16/5x14 4pc. Drum Kit Blue Sparkle
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Ludwig 6.5x14 Vistalite Snare Drum Coke Bottle Green
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Paiste 20" Twenty Masters Dark Ride Cymbal Drums and Percussion / Cymbals / Ride
Paiste 20" Twenty Masters Dark Ride Cymbal
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Tama 22" Powerpad Designer Cymbal Bag and 6.5x14 Snare Drum Bag Wine Red Bundle
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Tama Powerpad Designer Hardware Bag and Bass Drum Pedal Bag Black Bundle
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Tama Iron Cobra Felt Bass Drum Beater (2 Pack Bundle)
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CDE 7A Vater 2nd Quality Wood Tip Custom Imprint Drum Sticks (3 Pair) and CDE Stick Bag Bundle
CDE 7A Vater 2nd Quality Wood Tip Custom Imprint Drum Sticks (3 Pair) and CDE Stick Bag Bundle
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Remo 18" Powerstroke P3 Classic Coated Bass Drumhead w/No Stripe (4 Pack Bundle)
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