Famous Guitarists from Chicago

List of famous guitarists born who were born in Chicago, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Chicago are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous Chicago guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends.

Billy Corgan and Curtis Mayfield are included on this list along with many more.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Chicago?" and "Who are famous Chicago guitarists?"