"Imagine a shop where somewhere among the collection of things, there might be that one thing you were looking for all along.

On Hawthorne and 34th, there’s a place where that’s still possible. That shop is Hank’s Music Exchange, run by longtime Portland gear guru Hank Failing, out of the same space as Eastside guitar repair."

—Eleven Magazine


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Sell - Trade - Consign


We will give you 50% of what we will price your gear when you sell it to us.


We will give you 60% of what we will price your gear when you trade it to us.


We will give you 75% of what your item sells for 30 days after it sells. Item must have value of $500 or more to consign.


If you're not in love with the gear you purchased from us, you can return it within a week of purchase. As long as you didn't run it over with your car or drop your amp down a flight of stairs. Past a week of purchase we cannot return you item, but we can always buy it back for cash or trade! We want you to love everything you get from us, so hit us up if you have any questions or concerns!


Serving Portland's Music Scene Since 1997

Hank's Music Exchange is a small, eclectic music shop located inside of Eastside Guitar Repair in Portland, Oregon. We specialize in guitars, amplifiers, tons of effects, keyboards/synths, and recording gear. We're always buying, selling, or trading tons of fun and affordable gear. We also offer consignment along with estate purchasing. Hank Failing got his start working at Old Town Music in 1997 at the age of 20 and worked there for over 22 year serving local and touring musicians.

Covid 19 Policies

As of right now, masks are optional in the shop, but encouraged by our staff. We have air filters operating at all hours in the shop. We ask anyone who has been recently exposed to COVID-19 or has any symptoms relating to COVID-19 to refrain from entering the shop. Please DM us on instagram, or email us if you would like to inquire about, or purchase our gear. Our mask policy is subject to change as we monitor the changes of COVID cases in Portland. We want to be as safe and respectful to our beloved music community as possible, and that means taking as many precautions as possible to protect ourselves and others from COVID-19. Thank you! Learn more.


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