Welcome to The Music Gallery

 Gear, Repairs, Service, & Lessons
on Chicago's North Shore since 1974.

COVID-19 UPDATE

The Music Gallery is OPEN under the Restore Illinois Phase III guidelines - for the safety of our employees and customers we will be limiting the number of customers in the store at one time - we appreciate your patience.

In addition, please feel free to call 847-432-6350 for an appointment. We also have curb side pick up and drop off for repairs and/or merchandise available per your request.

A mask is required along with hand sanitizing upon entering the building.

Our private (safety guidelines apply) and on-line lessons are available!

Hours of operation -
Mon - Thur 12P - 7P
Fri 12P - 6P
Sat 10A - 5P

Our Latest Arrivals


Check out our latest Blog posts

Our Plek Machine Refret Process with Before and After Pics

Our Plek Machine Refret Process with Before and After Pics

In this Blog Post, I will run you through our refret process which includes having the fingerboard planed and frets level and crowned in our Plek Machine. You'll see before and after photo evidence how just how bad the neck was versus how it turned out. Our process is insanely quick and far more accurate than any job done by hand. So go ahead and click, why doncha, to literally see what the Plek Machine is capable of!
What is the Fender Custom Shop Handwound '69 Stratocaster Pickup Set

What is the Fender Custom Shop Handwound '69 Stratocaster Pickup Set

The Fender Custom Shop '69 Stratocaster Pickup Set is our best selling set of aftermarket pickups. Why? Jimi Hendrix, that's why! These pickups NAI...
The Fender Custom Shop Fat '50s Stratocaster Pickup Set

The Fender Custom Shop Fat '50s Stratocaster Pickup Set

The Fender Custom Shop Fat ‘50s Stratocaster Pickup Set has been one of our most ordered set for years! Using the earliest Strat pickups as the foundation for the Fat 50s, then adding some modern features like RWRP (or Reverse Wound, Reverse Polarity) that allows for noiseless operation in positions 2 and 4, and hand beveling the staggered magnets for excellent balance across strings. The Enhanced Bass Response of the Fat 50s is something to behold! Never before has your Single Coil Loaded Strat sounded so beefy!

Hours and Location

Monday - Thursday: 12pm - 7pm
Friday: 12pm - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

Phone: 847-432-6350

2558 Green Bay Road, Highland Park, IL 60035