“They asked us to make a guitar out of the Knicks basketball court”: John Mayer has added another custom Charvel to his collection – and this one is literally built from Madison Square Garden’s floor

John Mayer Madison Square Garden Charvel
(Image credit: Joe Williams/Instagram)

Though John Mayer has primarily been a PRS Silver Sky player since his signature guitar first arrived in 2018, there are a handful of other guitar brands that hold a starring role in his wider electric guitar collection.

Naturally, Fender is one of them – Mayer was a Fender Stratocaster loyalist right up until he joined the PRS artist ranks, and recently pulled his Monterey Strat out of retirement for Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festival this month.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.