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

Ithaca, New York 14850

toll free: 1-888-202-5004
or: 1-607-272-2602
fax: 1-607-272-6241

"Our middle name, since 1978"

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Tickets and Events:

April 19

That '70s Benefit Show

May 9 and 10, 2014

May 9 and 10, 2014

Steve Kaufman Workshop

July 17-20

Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Dance & Music

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Wednesday, April 16th 2014

is John Littlejohn’s (1931),

Bobby Vinton’s and Haskell Robert “Cool Papa” Sadler’s (1935),

Dusty Springfield’s and John Delafose’s (1939), Dave Peverett’s (1943),

John Gustafson’s (1944), Stefan Grossman’s (1945), Gerry Rafferty’s (1947),

John Bentley’s (1951), Jukka Tolonen’s (1952), Paul Buchanan’s (1956),

Colin Linden’s (1960), Ian MacKaye’s (1962), Dave Pirner’s (1964),

Selens Quintanilla’s (1971), and Robert Dahlqvist’s (1976) birthdays.



Call or email us anytime when you're looking for that hard-to-find musical instrument. 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 links to some wonderful things to do in our little corner of the world:  






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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


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Ticket and Event Information

Jams and Open Mics in Ithaca

David Boreanaz 5/2013

Nick Forster 5/2013

Billy Bragg visits 4/2013

moe. visits 1/2010

Phillips Dobro Workshop 10/09

Bill Frisell visits 8/09

Steve Earle visits 9/11/08

Chris visits Big Pink 7/08

Doc Watson visits 5/06


Guitar Instructors 

A Short History of Guitar Works 



What's my stuff worth?

and much much more!


We are authorized dealers for many new brands including: Fender, Martin, Taylor, Parker, Rainsong, National, Deering, GK, Loriente, Fishman, Kentucky, Vega, Squier, Cremona,  Republic, Prudencio Saez, Gitane, Weber, Eastman, Guild, Henriksen, Jackson, Gold Tone, Mahalo, Cordoba, Takamine, Kala, Lulu, Gretsch, and more.


Our second hand selection includes brands like Gibson, Yamaha, Ibanez, Dobro, Epiphone, B. C. Rich, Washburn, Warwick & many many more.



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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.