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Find a Guitar Center in Chicago, IL If you think that we only carry guitars and basses, think again. Visit your local Guitar Center in Chicago to experience everything that our music shop has to offer. Every Guitar Center store carries all kinds of musical instruments, plus the essentials you need to take playing to the next level, like amplifiers, recording equipment, lighting and live sound gear. At our guitar shops, you’ll find everything you need to make your next live show a hit. We cater to all types of music lovers, from the teenager ready to join the school band to the aspiring musician looking to record their first album. Find a Guitar Center near you and let us help you chase your musical dreams.
Shop New and Used Instruments From the Brands You Know and Love From legends like Gibson and Fender to fan favorites like Ibanez, Dean, Yamaha, Akai, Universal Audio, Ludwig and DW, our music stores in Chicago carry all the best brands. If you’re looking to buy your first drum set to rock out on or ready to add a new six-string to your collection, we carry new, used and vintage instruments. Since we love music just as much as you do, we know it’s best to hear exactly how an instrument plays before you buy it. At our guitar shops, you can pick up and test out everything available in the store. Just grab the instrument you like, plug it in and play. Visit a Guitar Center in Chicago to browse our selection of guitars, drums, amps and effects, keyboards, basses and folk instruments.
Pick Up Music Gear and Accessories at a Guitar Shop in Chicago, IL The fun doesn’t end when you find the right instrument because, for every piece of gear, there are accessories—and lots of them. For stringed and fretted instruments, every Guitar Center in Chicago sells the accessories you need, like straps, strings, capos, tuners and picks. We even have books and learning guides to help you continue to hone your skills on your own. While playing your instrument is great, it’s also important to think about the best way to care for and store your instrument. Perhaps you want to snag a lightweight gig bag for local travel or a hard-shell case for those longer trips. Maybe you need a single portable stand, a permanent wall mount or a rack to hold multiple items in one secure place? With thousands of accessories to choose from, any music lover is bound to make some great finds at Guitar Center.
Expert Lessons, Equipment Rentals and Instrument Repairs Every musician must start somewhere. Our one-on-one lessons at Guitar Center can help you learn what you want at your own pace. Aside from expert lessons for all ages, we can assist with taking care of your equipment to ensure you get the most out of your investment. Keep your instrument playing at its absolute best with professional repairs, maintenance and modifications. Need a piece of gear to put on your next performance or event? Save money and enjoy a wide variety of first-class equipment available for rent at our music store. Find the Guitar Center store in Chicago, IL nearest to you and visit us. We look forward to helping you find your sound.