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Dave Matthews has traveled the world, appearing on the stage, TV, and the silver screen. He's best known as the lead singer and guitar player in the Dave Matthews band. Of course, you already knew all that stuff. What you came here for was to find out what Dave Matthews' music gear and equipment looks like. Well, let's get to the good stuff - the guitar gear! The following is some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Dave's guitar rig.

Dave Matthews and his guitar

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Guitars

- Taylor Dave Matthews signature guitar

Taylor Dave Matthews Signature Model Acoustic-Electric Guitar

- Martin DM3MD Steel 6-String Acoustic Guitar model numbers 1, 2 and 3

- Martin HD-28V Steel 6-String Acoustic Guitar

Martin HD-28V Vintage Dreadnought Guitar

- Martin D-35 Steel 6-String Acoustic Guitar

Martin D-35 Dreadnought Guitar

- Martin D12-28 Steel 12-String Acoustic Guitar

Martin D12-28 12-String Dreadnought Guitar

- Taylor 914CE Steel 6-String Acoustic Guitar

Taylor 914ce Rosewood/Spruce Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural

- Taylor 714 Steel 6-String Acoustic Guitar

Taylor 714ce Rosewood/Spruce Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst

- Taylor W65 Steel 12-String Acoustic Guitar
- Taylor Custom Baritone Jumbo Guitar (Based on LKSM6)
- Yamaha Country Jumbo CJ-818SB 6 String Guitar
- Gibson Chet Atkins SST Solid Body Acoustic Guitar (not used since 2000)
- Lakewood M-32 Steel 6-String Acoustic Guitar
- Veillette Gryphon 12-String Guitar
- Modulus Genesis Three SH
- Jerry Jones Baritone Electric Guitar
- Santa Cruz Bob Brozman Baritone
- Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster

Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster Electric Guitar

- National Reso-Phonic Resolectric

- Gibson custom acoustic (used for Dave's "High B tuning". Sunbrust)

- Fender strat with mini humbuckers (sunburst)

- Rockbridge acoustic guitars (Dave has 5 of these)

 

 

Guitar Picks and Strings
- Dunlop Tortex .60mm Guitar Picks

Dunlop Tortex Standard Guitar Picks

- D'Addario EXP17 Strings (6-String. .059 gauge string substituted for the .056 on the guitars with dropped-D tuning)

D'addario Exp17 Coated Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings

- D'Addario EJ39 Strings (12-String)

D'Addario EJ39 PB Medium 12-String Acoustic Guitar String Set

 

 

Guitar amplifier
- Matchless SC-30 Amplifier (in iso cab)

 

 

 

Other music equipment
- Shure UHF Wireless System
- Shure UHE Antenna Distro
- UltraSound/BSS Audio Soundweb Custom Switcher
- Korg DTR-1 Digital Tuner

- Radial JD6 six-channel DI

Radial Engineering JD6 6-Channel Rackmount Passive Direct Box

- MXR Micro amp

MXR M-133 Micro Amp Pedal

- MXR MC-401 Boost/Line Driver

MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost Pedal

- Boss DD-5 and DD-6 Digital Delay pedals

Boss DD-7 Digital Delay Guitar Effects Pedal

- Sound Sculpture rack unit

- Boss FS-5U

Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch

- Dunlop DC Brick

Dunlop DC-Brick Multi-Power Supply

- Rocktron All Access (on top of rack, and one remote on stage)

 

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