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"


Electric GuitarsAcoustic GuitarsBassesGizmos!


Tickets and Events:

July 16th - 19th

Fingerlakes Grass Roots Festival


Click here:

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  5/2006



Wednesday, July 1st 2015


is Joseph Allard’s (1873),

John Lair’s (1894), Thomas A. Dorsey’s (1899),

Alvino Rey’s (1911), Willie Dixon's (1915), Everett Allen Lilly’s (1924),

Bobby Day’s [Robert James Byrd] (1930), Chris Strachwitz’s (1931),

Rashied Ali’s (1933), Eddie Bond’s (1933), James Cotton's (1935),

Delaney Bramlett’s (1939), Debbie Harry’s (1945), Marc Benno’s (1947),

Anne Feeney’s and Fred Schneider’s (1951),

Dan Akroyd's [aka Elwood Blues] (1952), Randall Hall’s (1954),

Mac McAnally’s (1959), Clarence Spady’s (1961),
Roddy Bottum’s (1963), Missy Elliott’s (1971), Alex Machacek’s (1972)

and Sufjan Stevens’ (1975) birthday.



Just arrived!


NEW FOR 2015


The latest in our TRAVEL guitar collection including: 

Martin Backpacker

                                         Martin LXM

                                         Taylor Baby and Big Baby

                                         Taylor GSmini all models


New and back in stock:

                               Fender California Series Acoustic

                               Squier Bass IV

                               Squier Antigua jazzmaster Baritone

                               Taylor 150-e Twelve String


Just arrived USED!


                             1978 Rickenbacker 4001 Bass Walnut Glow    

                             2003 Taylor 414ce L4           

                             2005 Gibson Les Paul Standard Historic-Custom '58

                             2007 Crafter SA-ARW (Taylor T-5 Copy)

                             2009 Martin DC-16RGTE-AURA

                             2010 Taylor T-5X/classic


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


and more.


Our second hand selection includes brands like Gibson, Yamaha, Ibanez, Epiphone, B. C. Rich, Parker, Univox, Hofner, Jackson, Warwick & many many more. All used instruments are covered by our two year minimum warranty and guaranteed trade-in allowance.





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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.