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After 35 years of business in La Crosse, Dave branched out and opened his second store located in Milwaukee WI.  Our beautiful 1400 square foot late 1800’s building (2479 S. Howell Ave) houses an expansive selection of new and used guitars Dave’s has become known for, in the artistic and up and coming neighborhood of Bay View just south of Downtown Milwaukee.  After opening in May of 2017, DGS Milwaukee has already become a staple of the community serving local musicians as well as people all over the world continuing our long history as one of the finest online dealers.



Milwaukee’s Own DGS

Dave’s Milwaukee is a dealer for many of the major guitar brands including; Paul Reed Smith, Collings, Rickenbacker, Martin, Taylor, Fender, Gretsch, Charvel, Jackson, EVH, Tyler, JHS, MXR, Dunlop, Earthquaker, Way Huge, Walrus Audio, and many more!  From beginner guitars up to collector’s pieces, our inventory is ever expanding with access to any and all inventory of the La Crosse store, available to you right here in Milwaukee.

Our expert sales staff not only works to supply our customers with the highest level of customer service when it comes to buying or selling an instrument, but works with you every step of the way with a full service repair shop. From basic restrings and setups to complete vintage restoration, we use our expert knowledge to repair your guitar at highly competitive rates and the quickest turn around time in Milwaukee.



Recent News

’68 Gibson 345 Refret – Phil’s Repair Feature
July 17, 2018 by Phil Kirst

Phil from our Milwaukee shop loves to educate our customers on everything he can when it comes to repairs! Check out this awesome video of him showcasing his refret on… READ MORE


  • Photography @ DGS
    December 9, 2017 by Josh Walker

    Hey folks! We’ve had some questions about our photography process, and I’m hoping I can shed some light on it (pun absolutely intended). Feel free to post any questions you… READ MORE

  • Condition Ratings
    December 2, 2017 by Tylor

    Here at DGS we understand the struggle of purchasing a guitar without being able to lay eyes on it in person. While we are always happy to provide an in-hand… READ MORE

  • Employee Spotlight – PRS 594 35th Anniversary and Tyler HM-18
    November 6, 2017 by Josh Walker

    Check out Tylor showing off some of his favorite gear at the shop: