John Mayer wields ultra-rare Martin double-neck acoustic guitar at first solo arena tour show

John Mayer playing a double-neck Martin guitar
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Last weekend, John Mayer embarked on his first-ever solo arena tour of North America – an unaccompanied stint around the States that promised to showcase Mayer like we’ve never seen him before.

Indeed, as per the initial announcement, not only would Mayer play predominantly acoustic guitar, he’d also throw a bit of piano in there, too, all while road-testing a handful of new compositions.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

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.