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Staff Picks: Best Bars in Chicago

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((( Best Bars in Chicago ))) At Avenue N Guitars we take pride in knowing where to have a good time, we are rockstars on stage and off.  This Best Bars in Chicago list is straight from our staff, covering Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town, Ukrainian Village, Logan Square, Wrigleyville and Lakeview neighborhoods. Here are some of our favorite… Read more »



Staff Picks: The Best Music Venues in Chicago

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((( Best Music Venues in Chicago ))) Are you a Musician looking for the best music venues in Chicago? Or simply a Fan looking for a good time? Here are some of our favorite places to play live and see bands! ********************************** DOUBLE DOOR A Rock & Roller hotspot at the core of Wicker Park. This 500 capacity Music Venue / Bar… Read more »



– Guitar Amplifier Repair Chicago, IL

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Providing professional Audio Repair for the loud city. About our ‘Guru’ at Avenue N: Mark Springer has over 25 year’s experience in the repair, modification and restoration of professional audio gear. With additional experience as a recording engineer and studio designer he has devoted his career to making your equipment function at its best. #Best… Read more »



Guitar Lessons in Chicago, IL at Avenue N Guitars

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Avenue N Guitars, is offering professional “1 on 1” Guitar Lessons in Chicago’s historically artistic Wicker Park / Bucktown area. If you are looking for guitar lessons in Chicago you have come to the right place! We teach for every level and style of player and our teachers will customize lessons to tailor to your… Read more »



Vintage Black Beauties!

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              Just in!  Two vintage 60’s Rickenbacker guitars in Jetglo finish! A gorgeous 1968 Rickenbacker 335  jetglo….. 100% original w orig silver case and…1967 Rickenbacker 325 jetglo…all original except refinished to black (great refin) w case.  Both very rare . Call (773) 252-5580 and ask for Phil or Tim… Read more »



Avenue N at the Music Garage

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The Music Garage is the best place in Chicago for bands to rehearse. Smart, clean, well organized and centrally located at 345 N. Loomis, they offer hourly, monthly, band share, private studio and engineering suite rates. It is also the home of Vic’s Drum Shop, a beautiful, incredibly stocked store that is clearly the only… Read more »



“Ralph” by Roger Moy

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    ‘Ralph’ started life as a 1987 Yamaha RGX 1203S super strat, originally bright pink in color (it was the 1980’s afterall) This was a higher end offering from Yamaha complete with neck-thru design, stacked pickups, ebony fingerboard and locking trem system.       When the guitar arrived at the store, it was… Read more »