Since 1979, The Guitar Works, Ltd. has been helping musicians of all skill levels find their perfect guitar. We are located in Evanston, IL. We were voted Best Guitar Shop in the 2009 Chicago Reader Best of Chicago reader poll.
We repair and maintain guitars, amps, and PA equipment. Our techs have almost 80 years of combined experience in guitar/electronic repairs for students, weekend warriors, and professional musicians.
We are proud to be a dealer of such top brand name acoustical, electric, and bass equipment as: Boss, Bourgeois, Collings, D'Addario, Fender, GHS, Goodall, Gretsch, Guild, Fishman, Eastman, Kala Ukuleles, Huss & Dalton, Jim Dunlop, LR Baggs, Larrivee, Lindy Fralin, MXR, Martin, National, Rickenbacker, Shure, Squier, Taylor, Whirlwind, ThroBak Pickups. We carry:
Amplifiers and mandolins
Ukuleles and drums
Banjos and PA systems
In our store, we offer the kind of quality merchandise that the big box stores have, but with a quality of service that is unmatched. There are no used car salesman attitudes here, just real musicians who are knowledgeable, friendly and willing to help you find what you need.
If you're strapped for cash and want to get rid of that old guitar in your attic, come see us. We buy vintage gear and we accept consignments.
If you're looking for guitar lessons, we offer private, one-on-one instruction for children and adults in our in-store studio. Lessons usually run for 30 minutes, and we provide monthly specials.