Chicago Music Exchange Holiday Gift Guide | 2023

Your How-To For Holiday Happiness!

You’ve got enough on your plate. Let the Chicago Music Exchange help make your holidaze a little clearer with our Holiday Gift Guide! We’ve got the lowdown to keep you on the up-and-up with perfect presents for everyone on your list, including CME Exclusives you can’t get anywhere else, and our full-band breakdown makes it easy to get a jump on your shopping one category at a time. Get your gear in time for the holiday when you call, chat, email, or select from our expedited shipping options at checkout! Now what are you waiting for? Bundle up and get goin’! Happy Holidays from everyone at Chicago Music Exchange!

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Final sale

Looking for our deepest discounts of all? Our “final sale” offers you the opportunity to grab some of our best gear for up to 65% OFF, with deep discounts in every department!

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Fresh gear

Don’t see something you like right away? There is new gear arriving at CME every day, and new discounts being added to our holiday deals every day!

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Hot Holiday Steals 

Even though the temperatures are dropping, our holiday deals are just heating up at CME! For the best deals anywhere, anytime, hit up our electric guitar price drops for the best deals on new, used, and vintage gear! We've also picked out a few individual deals that will help you rock around any tree this holiday season!

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20% off PRS SE models

PRS SE Price Drop Promotions
PRS’ SE line of guitars offers their iconic lineup of models at price points that are accessible to all, with PRS’ lauded quality as the cherry on top. For a limited time, you can grab select brand new PRS SE guitars for 20% OFF, including newly introduced 2024 models!

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Fender new gear price drops

Fender Player & Player Plus Price Drops
It’s easier than you think to get your hands on some of the models that helped shape the landscape of world music since their introduction in the ‘50s! Fender Player guitars and basses tap into the magic of these models, with player-friendly upgrades that keep Fender on the cutting edge of guitar design, like Player Plus Noiseless pickups (on Player Plus models)

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Tap into the Brown Sound with 30% OFF Select EVH Wolfgang Standard Guitars
Every EVH guitar carries on Eddie’s legacy with stage ready looks and tones! While supplies last, get your hands on select Wolfgang Standards for over $200 off!

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Program Powerful Sounds for Less With These Special Offers from CSE!

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Moog Synthesizer Price Drops
Moog has been producing instantly identifiable synthesizers since the dawn of synthesis itself, and their Asheville, NC factory still produces instruments that apply Robert Moog’s philosophy to every corner of the synth world. While supplies last, patch into the classic Moog sound for less with our price drops on Moog synthesizers!

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Arturia Synths & Controllers
Break through to new sonic frontiers, and bring your creativity to life with synths & controllers from Arturia! The Microfreak allows you to combine wavetable & digital oscillators, with analog filters, resulting in truly unique synth sounds, while their KeyLab and MiniLab controllers provide over 2000 sounds with the included Analog Lab V software, and other included software licenses.

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Delight Every Drummer with These Special Deals from CDE!

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Get Drum Gear for up to 70% OFF in our CME Deals & Steals
Every day is a sale at the Chicago Drum Exchange! With our Drum & Percussion Deals & Steals, you can take advantage of eye-popping prices across every realm. Shop deep discounts on cymbals, drum kits, snare drums, hardware, and more to get your great deal today!

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Grab our CDE Exclusive DW Performer Series Drum Kit and Snare Drum in Confetti Sparkle!
No detail has been overlooked in putting together our newest CDE Exclusive! With superior sounding HVX shells and true pitch tuning rods, these drums offer rock solid performance. Find the right CDE Exclusive Gear for you or yours today! 

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FIND THE PERFECT STOCKING STUFFERS!

CME Merch
CME Merch is the perfect way to display one’s love for the world’s greatest music store! With a range of designs and styles paying tribute to rock ‘n’ roll’s various eras, you’re sure to find something that fits the aesthetic of every musician on your list!

CME Wolf Lightning T-Shirt Accessories / Merchandise
CME Wolf Lightning T-Shirt Accessories / Merchandise

CME Wolf Lightning T-Shirt

$28.00
CME Logo T-Shirt Sky Blue Accessories / Merchandise
CME Logo T-Shirt Sky Blue Accessories / Merchandise

CME Logo T-Shirt Sky Blue

$24.00
XS CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise
XS CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise
CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise
SM CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise
CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise
MD CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise
CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise
LG CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise
CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise
XL CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise
2X CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise
CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise
CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White Accessories / Merchandise

CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt White

$40.00
XS CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise
XS CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise
CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise
SM CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise
MD CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise
CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise
CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise
XL CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise
CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise
LG CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise
CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise
2X CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise
CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black Accessories / Merchandise

CME Long Sleeve Logo Shirt Black

$40.00

Souldier Guitar Straps
Good for the soul, each Souldier guitar strap is handmade in Michigan using sustainable processes and recycled materials. With everyone from Taylor Swift to Johnny Marr rocking one, it’s the perfect pop of personality to pair with a rig!

Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #37 Accessories / Straps
Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #37 Accessories / Straps
Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #37 Accessories / Straps

Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #37

$119.00
Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #17 Accessories / Straps
Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #17 Accessories / Straps
Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #17 Accessories / Straps

Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #17

$119.00
Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #35 Accessories / Straps
Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #35 Accessories / Straps
Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #35 Accessories / Straps

Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #35

$119.00
Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #27 Accessories / Straps
Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #27 Accessories / Straps
Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #27 Accessories / Straps

Souldier DreamWeaver - One-of-a-Kind Hand Woven Guitar Strap #27

$119.00

Kyser Quick Change Capos
Since 1980, Kyser Quick Change Capos have been handmade in Texas, and come in a variety of colors, including CME exclusive Pacific Peach! Match your capo to YOUR instrument (and make sure nobody walks off with your capo ever again), whether it’s an electric guitar, acoustic guitar, or ukulele.

Kyser Guitars 4 Vets Quick-Change Capo for 6-String Acoustic Guitars Digital Camo Accessories / Capos
Kyser Guitars 4 Vets Quick-Change Capo for 6-String Acoustic Guitars Digital Camo Accessories / Capos
Kyser Guitars 4 Vets Quick-Change Capo for 6-String Acoustic Guitars Digital Camo Accessories / Capos

Kyser Guitars 4 Vets Quick-Change Capo for 6-String Acoustic Guitars Digital Camo

$35.00
Kyser Quick-Change Capo for 6-String Acoustic Guitars Abalone Accessories / Capos
Kyser Quick-Change Capo for 6-String Acoustic Guitars Abalone Accessories / Capos
Kyser Quick-Change Capo for 6-String Acoustic Guitars Abalone Accessories / Capos

Kyser Quick-Change Capo for 6-String Acoustic Guitars Abalone

$35.00
Fender x Kyser Quick-Change Capo for Electric Guitars Sherwood Green Accessories / Capos
Fender x Kyser Quick-Change Capo for Electric Guitars Sherwood Green Accessories / Capos
Fender x Kyser Quick-Change Capo for Electric Guitars Sherwood Green Accessories / Capos

Fender x Kyser Quick-Change Capo for Electric Guitars Sherwood Green

$35.00