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Keith Urban has been in many magazines, and is a well known celebrity. But don't forget, Keith Urban isn't just a celebrity, he is one awesome guitar twanging country player, who plays a mean guitar.

Let's look at what gear and equipment has been seen in Keith Urban's Guitar Rig.

CoolClick the gear images for more info & specs at Musician's FriendCool

Guitars

- Fender 40th Anniversary Custom Shop Telecaster (bought it in 1999 in NY, when he first visited USA)

- Nashville Anniversary Telecaster with the Neck and middle pickups removed

- Fender Clapton Stratocasters (has 3 on the road)

Fender Custom Shop Artist Series Eric Clapton Stratocaster Electric Guitar

- Gibson SG guitar

Gibson SG Standard Electric Guitar

- Gibson Les Paul Juniors ('57)

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Junior Single Cutaway Electric Guitar

- Gibson acoustics (in a pic he appears to be playing a Gibson Acoustic Advanced Jumbo guitar)

Gibson AJ Advanced Jumbo Guitar Vintage Sunburst

- '63 Gibson Melody Maker

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Melody Maker Special Electric Guitar

- Gibson '52 Les Paul Gold Top (bridge by Joe Glazier)

Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue Electric Guitar - P90s

- Mini Maton – EMD/6 "Diesel Special" acoustic

- Gibson '62 ES-335 guitar (sunburst)

Gibson ES-335 Dot Plain-top Electric Guitar with Gloss Finish - Sunburst

- Fender La Cabronita Telecaster (his is white)

Fender FSR Cabronita Telecaster Electric Guitar

- Martin OMJM John Mayer acoustic

Martin OMJM John Mayer Acoustic-Electric Guitar

- Dan Strain Danocaster guitar (blonde, maple neck)

- Pensa-Suhr guitar (bridge has 2 single coils wired in series)

- Fender cracked mirror finish telecaster (built by Fender masterbuilder)

 

 

Amps and cabinets

Notes: Keith uses many different amplifiers.

- vintage Fender amp heads

- Suhr amplifier head

- Marshall '69 Super Bass

- Alessandro open back 2x12 cabs

- Matchless DC30 2x12 combo's
- Matchless 2x12 Cab's
- Matchless DC30 head
- 2002 Marshall JTM 45 offset reissue

Marshall JTM45 45W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Marshall JCM800 2203 head:

Marshall JCM800 2203 Vintage Series 100W Tube Head

- Marshall 4x12 cabinets

Marshall 1960A or 1960B 300W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet

- Hiwatt Custom 50 amps and Cabinets

Hiwatt Custom 7 7w Tube Guitar Amp Head

- 65 Amps

- Bad Cat amps (according to Bad Cat website)

 


Effects

Keith's 2011 Rig had the following gear:

- Boss Volume pedal

Boss FV-500H Mono Volume Pedal

- Midi Switcher
- Boss Compression Sustainer pedal

Boss CS-3 Compression Sustainer Pedal

- Analogman Juicer

- Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+

Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ Power Supply

- Shure wireless UR-4 Dual Receivers

- Avalon U5 D.I. (acoustics)

Avalon Ultra Five Direct Box Instrument Preamplifier

- Radial JX44 Air Control

- Dunlop Rack Wah

Dunlop Cry Baby Rack Wah

- Effect Gizmo rack unit

- Klon Centaur pedal

- Boss GE-7 EQ pedal

Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal

- Demeter The Compulator

- Wampler Ego Compressor pedal

- Suhr Koko Boost pedal

- T-Rex Alberta Overdrive

T-Rex Engineering Alberta Distortion Pedal

- MXR Distortion III

MXR M-115 Distortion III Pedal

- Boss Chorus CE-2 pedal

- XTS Precision Overdrive

- MXR GT-OD pedal

- Pro Co The Rat (original)

Pro Co RAT2 Distortion Pedal

- MXR Bass Octave Deluxe pedal

MXR M288 Bass Octave Deluxe Effects Pedal Blue Sparkle

- Wampler Pinnacle Distortion

- Palmer speaker simulator

- TC Electronic G-Major

TC Electronic G-Major 2 Guitar Multi-Effects Processor

- Marshall Valvestate amp in rack

- Wampler Paisley Drive

- B.K. Butler Tube Driver

 

 

Keith has also been seen using:

- 2 GCX loop switchers with a Bradshaw Foot Controller

Voodoo Lab GCX Guitar Audio Switcher

- Carl Martin Compressor

Carl Martin Compressor/Limiter Pedal

- Dunlop Cry Baby Wah Wah

Dunlop Original Cry Baby Wah Pedal

- Fulltone Overdrive (Blue)

Fulltone Fulldrive2 MOSFET Overdrive/Clean Boost Guitar Effects Pedal

- Fulltone Overdrive (Yellow - with comp settings)

- Phaser

- Line 6 Echo Pro

- Boss Digital Delay pedal

Boss DD-7 Digital Delay Guitar Effects Pedal

- Boss Blues Driver

Boss BD-2 Blues Driver Pedal

 

 

 

Strings and Picks

- D'Addario EXL110 Nickel Wound, Regular Light, 10-46

D'Addario EXL110 Nickel Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack

- D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze, Light, 12-53

D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings

- D'Addario EXL115 strings

D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack

- D'addario EXP12 strings

D'Addario EXP12 Coated 80/20 Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings

- Dunlop Herco grey medium picks .75mm

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