This place is truly Guitar Nirvana! Visiting CME is a not-to-be missed experience for the guitar aficionado. It boasts a staggering collection of the very finest vintage guitars as well as new and used instruments, and stands as one of the most impressive operations of its kind in the world. For almost 20 years Chicago Music Exchange has been the place to find some of the finest vintage and new guitars in the country. CME specializes in vintage electric, acoustic, basses, amps, and effects, and carries an impressive array of inventory, from the big names like Fender, Gibson, Martin, Taylor, Rickenbacker, and Vox to the hot boutique lines like Victoria, Bad Cat, Divided by 13, Fulltone, and many more. The staff is friendly, extremely knowledgeable, and goes out of its way to be helpful.
CEO David Kait recently acquired Chicago Music Exchange from its previous management, and under his leadership CME will focus on continuously improving the experience for the collectors, musicians and fans that make up its current customer base. In this Part One of this amazing Private Tour, we we chat with David Kait and check out a few georgeous Gretsches and other beauties.