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Chicago Music Exchange, Chicago

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The Chicago Music Exchange is a music equipment retailer based in Chicago. Located at 3316 North Lincoln Avenue, CME is known for its museum-like showroom and collection of vintage guitars and basses. It is a major Chicago destination for musicians.
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  • This was on my bucket list to visit when I made it to Chicago. The store has everything you could want in a Music store guitars,amps,gear,swag, student band gear. You name it they have it or can get.....  more »
  • Takes about 20mins by IL to get there from downtown. Fantastic selection of guitars of all types. The les Paul wall was just amazing. There have enough test rooms to try out your pick. Staff are...  more »
  • This is one of the best stores in the whole country. So much variety, great top of the line instruments and accessories, but my favorite part is the drum section. They have the best drum sets I've ever seen, awesome cymbals and a great used stuff section. I LOVE IT
  • Awesome guitar store. They welcome you in and encourage you to play whatever you want. Walls of cool vintage guitars and new too. Don't miss the acoustic room and check out an $8K vintage Martin.

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