The Ithaca Guitar Works
215 North Cayuga Street
In The DeWitt Mall

Ithaca, New York 14850


"Our middle name, since 1978"




Electric Guitars

Acoustic Guitars




Tickets and Events:


June 30th

New Riders of the Purple Sage


July 16th

Carnival of Sound


July 21st - 24th

26th Annual Fingerlakes Grass Roots Festival


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for more ticket information, Policies, Instructors, A Short History, Glossary, Links, What's my stuff worth? and more! Scroll down the page for Jams, Open Mics and Celebrity Visitors like:

Lake Street Dive 7/2014

Martin Simpson 6/2014

Keb' Mo' 5/2014

David Boreanaz 5/2013

Nick Forster 5/2013

Billy Bragg 4/2013

Taylor Road Show 4/2010

moe. 1/2010

Stacey Phillips 10/2009

Bill Frisell 8/2009

Steve Earle visits 9/2008

Chris at Big Pink 7/2008

Doc Watson & David Holt



Please stop in our store for all your guitar needs when you're visiting Ithaca, New York in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York.  Here are some links to help you find some wonderful things to do during your stay in our little corner of the world:


Sunday, May 29th, 2016


is Isaac Albeniz’s (1860), Carl Story’s (1916),

Eric Von Schmidt (1930), Gary Brooker’s (1945),

Francis Rossi’s (1949), Karla DeVito’s and Danny Elfman’s (1953),

Mike Porcaro’s (1955), Mel Gaynor’s and Jesse Johnson’s (1960),

Melissa Etheridge (1961),

Blaze Bayley’s [Bayley Alexander Cooke] (1963),

Noel Gallagher’s (1967), Chan Kinchla’s (1969),

Pelle Almqvist’s (1978) and Syd’s (1982) birthday.



Just arrived new!


           Deering 40th Anniversary White Oak Banjo

           Eastman AC-OM2, E20-D, E20-OMCE

           Eastman T-386

           Fender Bassbreaker Amps NEW FOR 2016

           Fender Mustang '65 reissue

           Fender USA HSS Strat with Shawbuckers

           Gold Tone Banjitar, Octave Mandolin,

5 String Electric Mandolin and Long Neck Banjo

           Martin 000RS1

           Martin 0MC-28E NEW FOR 2016

           Martin GPCX2AE Macassar NEW FOR 2016

           Taylors - 8 NEW Guitars

214ce, 322e 12-fret and 522e-12 fret,

356e Twelve String, 514ce, and T5z


Just arrived used!


           1965 Guild X-50

           1980 Gibson ES-335 Natural

           1990 Gibson SG All American I 

           2004 Taylor 454ce-L7 LTD Twelve String Rosewood

           2004 Gibson SG Standard

           2005 Gibson J-185 Custom Shop Rosewood

           2006 Martin OM-21

           2009 Guild GAD-F40P 12-fret

           2011 Fender American Telecaster "75" Custom LTD

           2012 Seagull Artist Studio CW Deluxe QII

           2013 Fender Telecaster 1958 Reissue USA

           2014 Gibson "SGJ" LTD (not an SG junior)

           2015 Fender Jazzmaster 60's Classic Lacquer






















Click below to visit our friends at Ithaca Stringed Instruments:


Store  Hours: 


  Mondays       10:00am – 5:30pm

  Tuesdays      10:00am – 5:30pm

  Wednesdays 10:00am – 5:30pm

  Thursdays     10:00am – 8:00pm

  Fridays         10:00am – 8:00pm

  Saturdays     10:00am – 5:30pm

  Sundays       12noon  –  4:00pm




 and more.


Our second hand selection includes brands like Alvarez, Gibson, Yamaha, Ibanez, Epiphone,

B. C. Rich, Parker, Lowden, Jackson, & many many more. All our used instruments are completely set up, covered by our two year minimum warranty, come with 90 day of free adjustments and a guaranteed trade-in allowance.

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Call or email us anytime when you're looking for that hard-to-find musical instrument.

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Ithaca Guitar Works is located in "gorges" Ithaca, New York. We buy, sell, trade & consign vintage, used, new & collectible electric guitars, acoustic guitars, amplifiers, electric basses, acoustic basses, pedals, effects, stompboxes, banjos, mandolins, dobros, lap steel guitars, fiddles, violins, resophonic & resonator guitars. Looking for the perfect Gibson ES-335, Les Paul, SG, Firebird, Explorer, Flying "V" Hummingbird, Dove, J-45, Chet Atkins. Perhaps your taste plays towards a Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Broadcaster, Esquire or Mustang. We have electric mandolins for newgrass & bluegrass. Don't forget our large selection of Epiphone, D'Angelico, Parker, National, Danelectro, Deering, Rainsong, Guild, Crate & Dan Armstrong.