Welcome to Avenue N!
Avenue N Guitars was founded by Chicago based musicians and takes its name from an actual street on the East Side of Chicago. It also refers to North Avenue where the store resides in the heart of the historic Wicker Park/Bucktown area, one of Chicago’s most well-known artistic communities. We strive at Avenue N to provide the Chicago music community with the best in quality yet affordable products, service, instruction and performances. We appreciate you stopping by and hope you enjoy your visit. Drop in and see us in person at 1823 W. North Ave. when you’re in the neighborhood!!
Recently Added to the Shop
Yamaha SBG Prototype
This one has a great story. Back in the 1980′s, Yamaha made 2 prototype SBG’s with F-holes for one of their biggest endorsers, Carlos Santana. Carlos demanded too much money, however, to continue his endorsement contract so Yamaha dropped him and consequently the 2 guitars remained unfinished and tucked away in an office at Yamaha… Read more »
1950′s Kay K-21
Kay’s top of the line acoustic Jazz guitar in the 1950′s, the K-21 has a 17″ lower bout, cutaway, ebony board and scalloped bridge, carved spruce top, curly maple back sides and neck, real mother of pearl head stock inlay, scalloped finger board extension, speed demon neck adjustment and Kluson “double ring” Seal fast tuners…. Read more »
Circe 2004 12-string acoustic/electric in black finish. Made in Korea. Very good condition with a few small scratches.Add to cart
Ibanez Artcore AFS-75T TRD$249
2004. Double cut, vibrato tailpiece. Very good condition.Add to cart
Epiphone EJ 160E$499
Epi version of J-160E. Brand new guitar.Add to cart
1982 Peavey T-15$249
Ash Body, maple neck, 2 Super Ferrite rail pickups. Very nice condition with just a few scratches on the back.Add to cart
2008 Collings D1AV Varnish
Mahogany body, Spruce top, varnish finish. Like new condition. Consignment, call for price.
1966 Gibson J-45
Great playing and sounding guitar! Complete overspray, replaced guard, re-pro saddle and added electronics. Consignment, call for price.
2013 Scale Model Spitfire$1,195
Brand New Scale Model of Nashville Spitfire. Hand made. Single P-90 pickup, maple neck, mahogany body. Medium chunky neck. Blazing player!Add to cart
1959 Silvertone 644 Archtop$599
Spruce top, maple back & sides. Good condition. Nicks and dings, added Bartolini floating pickups, non-original guard. Great playing big Jazz box!Add to cart