We’re happy to be able to unveil the newest addition to Dave’s Collection: a 1956 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollow Body 6120 Here’s the story: According to the Gretsch 6120 book… READ MORE
We get asked a lot around here at Dave’s if we offer lessons. And the answer to that questions is yes! We have some really great teachers who rent space from us… READ MORE
Thanks to all of you our 35th anniversary party was a huge success! It was truly humbling watching throngs of people come through the store, celebrating the last 35 years… READ MORE
Carl has been busy back in repair lately! He spent some time on one of Dave’s old Martin acoustics. Here we have Alex Meine (Carl’s brother) playing on the 1937… READ MORE
No compromise amp designed with John Mayer. The J-MOD 100 amplifier was intimately designed by Paul Reed Smith, Doug Sewell, and John Mayer to not only handle Mayer’s live work… READ MORE
We would like to thank all of our customers for an amazing 2016. We wouldn’t exist without such a solid customer base. Happy New Years from Dave’s Guitar Shop! We… READ MORE
We are excited to be featured in the newest issue of Guitar World in “Shop Talk” featuring the coolest guitar shops in the nation! Check it out:
We will be closed Christmas Eve to Celebrate the Holidays. We will be opened on Monday Dec. 26th. We will you all a Safe and Happy Holiday! Thanks for all… READ MORE
We are excited to welcome Coalition Drum Shop into our building! We are excited to be able to offer a one-stop location for Guitar Players and Drummers alike! Due to… READ MORE
We are proud to Partner with Gibson Custom Shop and our Good Friend Dave Amato to launch the Dave Amato Signature Les Paul Axcess! Check it out: DAVE AMATO LP… READ MORE
Here at Dave’s Guitar Shop we have been working on our videos and we have a brand new series called “DGS Vintage Demo”. Once a week we take a guitar… READ MORE
We are excited to be hosting a New for 2016 Taylor Find your Fit event! Stop down to be one of the first to experience what is new from Taylor… READ MORE
We had the opportunity to catch The Punch Brothers in concert at the Overture Hall in Madison, Wi last night. We were lucky enough to score some time with Chris… READ MORE
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Brian Ewald from PRS and Tylor about our current selection of wood library guitars. Enjoy!!
Have you heard of the PRS S2 models? If not, check them out!! Brian Ewald from Paul Reed Smith Guitars talks with Tylor about the advantages of the S2 Lineup.
Sean Jordan was in the shop last week and we talked him into doing a quick video for us. He just graduated high school and is heading out to Berklee… READ MORE
JD Simo was out on the road and dropped in to say hello. He played a little for us on Dave’s 1959 Les Paul Burst. Enjoy!
Our Friends over at Premier Guitar came through and did a really great tour of our shop. Make sure you check it out!
We had a little fun Yesterday afternoon and got our Blues Face on. Enjoy!
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We recently got a chance to go and spend some time with our friends out at PRS. We got a chance to spend sometime in the Stevensville area on Sunday… READ MORE
Our friends over at Paul Reed Smith recently did a small interview with us and posted a very nice dealer spotlight on their website! Head over there and check it… READ MORE
Over the last 6 Months we have been recieving some awesome NOS Artist Brazilian and Korina McCarty guitars from PRS. Check out these videos of Paul discussing talking about these… READ MORE
We are hosting a Taylor find your fit event on Saturday Oct. 12th. Taylor’s factory experts will be on hand to help you learn more about Tone Woods, Body Shapes… READ MORE
Check out this awesome video of one of our Customers Don Johnson playing the 1935 Martin 000-45. 1935 Martin 000-45 Played By Don Johnson And here is Mike Munson with… READ MORE
A cool event to help support the local arts! Weber Center Weekend Rock Fest Release
We are happy to announce that on June 1st we will be hosting Paul Reed Smith, Tony Mcmanus and Davy Kowles for a clinic! They will be showing off new… READ MORE
Attention Customers: We will be discontinuing the use of our email address: [email protected] AOL has recently made some changes that have rendered it unusable. Please forward any general questions you… READ MORE
The recent supply of 2007 Brazilian Artist Package Guitars that we have received has raised some questions and we would like to answer them. Back towards the tail end of… READ MORE
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Get Excited! The new Collector’s Choice #4 “Sandy” Les Paul’s are slotted to arrive this next week! We got some great ones coming! Give us a call and reserve yours… READ MORE
July 1982. This date may seem insignificant to most people. For some it’s just another month of summer 30 years ago. For some people, like me, it seems like an… READ MORE
Check out this video of Steve testing out Dave’s ’59 “Burst”….
We have the great honor of welcoming Steve Miller to our shop today! Its always exciting to get to meet the legends in person! Here is Steve checking out Dave’s… READ MORE
Some Times we get some seriously awesome guitars in here. Check out this EARLY 1954 Fender Strat! This is one of the earliest guitars from Fender we have seen in… READ MORE
So just about everyday i get one of two questions regarding our photo taking process. Allot of people contact us asking “How do you make your photos look so good?”… READ MORE
So, almost daily we get emails, phone calls or walk-in about really cool old guitars. Some times people are just wondering what they are worth, sometimes people are looking for… READ MORE
Its always exciting for us to get a chance to support other local music shops! It was 30 years ago that Dave started a small guitar shop in La Crosse,… READ MORE
So back to the world of Acoustic Guitars… this wonderfully confusing world can be more than complicated. Previously we have talked about tone wood on Acoustic Guitars and the sound… READ MORE
1902 Martin 1-30 #9475 Every so often, a guitar hits the bench that I fall in love with. It was in pretty rough shape and I could tell it… READ MORE
Here in the acoustic room of D.G.S. we get allot of questions like “So whats the difference between all of these guitars?”. To a trained guitar player the difference in… READ MORE
Every once in a while we get the opportunity to visit guitar companies for training and tours. Its always a great time and we wanted to give you the chance to see a little… READ MORE
In the never ending quest to find tone there are two types of knowledge. The first is what i call “Forum Knowledge”. The internet is full of wonderful, and sometimes… READ MORE
The first time I met Lock, I knew he would be a perfect fit for the repair shop here at Dave’s. A spot previously held by Sig Lombardi who, being… READ MORE
So imagine this… You work in one of the coolest guitar shops in the world. Every day you get to play with, talk about and look at, not only the… READ MORE