Keith Urban

From Geartome

circa 2011
(from Premier Guitar)



  • Fender Telecaster (pink, pine body, rosewood fretboard)
  • Fender Custom Shop La Cabronita Especial (w/ original TV Jones Classic swapped for mini-humbucker)
  • Dan Strain T-style Danocaster (used for "Kiss a Girl", "I'm In", "Jeans On", "Days Go By")
  • 1964 Fender Stratocaster
  • 1962 Gibson ES-335 (tuned down a half-step for "Sweet Thing")
  • custom "The Mirror" Fender Telecaster (used for "Somebody")
  • stock Fender Custom Shop La Cabronita Especial
  • Fender Custom Shop 60th Anniversary Snake Head Telecaster
  • Eric Clapton Stratocaster (black, w/ Lace Sensors)
  • 1957 Gibson Les Paul Junior
  • 1952 Gibson Les Paul Standard
  • Martin OMJM John Mayer signature acoustic
  • Maton acoustic
  • Yamaha nylon-string
  • according to tech Chris Miller, "a zillion other guitars that are constantly going in and out of rotation"


  • Live: mid-'60s BF Fender Dual Showman and purple 100W 1969 Marshall Super Bass head > two vintage Marshall 4x12 cabs (w/ Electro-Voice speakers) (miked with KSM32s) and two Alessandro 2x12 open-back cabs (miked with SM57s); Marshall Valvestate power amp (for cabs)
  • Studio: Dumble Overdrive Special, 45w Trainwreck Express (w/ EL34s)


  • Boss GE-7 (2x)
  • Boss CE-2
  • Boss FS-5U
  • Boss FV-500H
  • Wampler Ego Compressor
  • Wampler Paisley Drive
  • MXR Distortion III
  • Demeter COMP-1 Compulator
  • B.K. Butler Tube Driver
  • XTS Precision Overdrive
  • Analog Man Juicer
  • Klon Centaur (2x)
  • T-Rex Alberta
  • Pro Co RAT
  • Ernie Ball VP
  • CAE RS-10 MIDI Foot Controller (w/ RS-10 Expander Module)
  • Cry Baby DCR-2SR rack wah
  • RJM Effect Gizmo loop switchers
  • Rack Systems Preset 210
  • Lexicon MPX-1
  • TC Electronic G-Major 2 (2x)
  • Avalon U5 DI/preamp (for acoustics)


  • D'Addario .010-.046 sets (for Fenders)
  • D'Addario .011-.049 sets (for Gibsons)
  • D'Addario EXP13 sets (for steel-string acoustics)
  • D'Addario EXP46 sets (for nylon-string acoustics)
  • Planet Waves cables
  • Shure UR4D Dual Wireless receivers
  • Radial Engineering JX44 Air Control
  • Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus
  • APC Smart-UPS 1500
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