Sweetwater Cyber Monday deals 2022: their official Cyber Week sale is still live – save big on tons of music gear

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Cyber Monday may be over, but there are still plenty of offers out there. If you're a guitar player, the Sweetwater Cyber Week sale is one of the best places to shop at this time of year. The music retail giant has dropped the prices on a massive range of guitar gear, offering huge savings in their official Cyber week sale (opens in new tab)

In this epic sale, you'll find some of the best electric guitars for a range of budgets, plus the best acoustic guitars for beginners and so much more, so it's worth taking the time to browse everything on offer.

If you'd rather lean on our expert guidance, we've compiled what we believe are the best items on offer, so simply scroll on down to find our top picks in a range of different categories.

We also added handy quick links below so you can head straight to the part of the sale you want - whether it's amps, effects, guitars, recording gear or something else. 

Sweetwater Cyber Monday deals: Quick links

Sweetwater Cyber Monday deals: Today's top deals

Line 6 plugins: 50% off (opens in new tab)

Line 6 plugins: 50% off (opens in new tab)
Line 6's Metallurgy, Helix Native, Echo Farm and Amp Farm plugins are all half price over at Sweetwater. Simply put, it's one of the best plugin deals we've spotted over Cyber Weekend – from the Helix Native’s 100+ effects and 60+ amp sims to the Echo Farm’s celebrated suite of delay/echo effects, this sale contains almost everything you’d need to seriously level up your recording, production and effects games. 

Line 6 HX Stomp: $699 (opens in new tab)

Line 6 HX Stomp: $699 $651, free plugins & Cubase LE (opens in new tab)
Gotta get those sweet Helix tones, but want to integrate them with your existing pedalboard? That’s precisely what the HX Stomp sets out to achieve. It’s the most tone per inch you’ll find on the market, with an astonishing level of flexibility given its diminutive stature. Buy it now from Sweetwater and not only will you save $48, but you’ll also get Line 6’s Helix Native and Metallurgy Collection absolutely free, along with Steinberg Cubase LE – freebies worth $598!

Boss GT-1000CORE: $699 (opens in new tab)

Boss GT-1000CORE: $699 $597 at Sweetwater (opens in new tab)
$102 off Boss’s flagship compact multi-effects pedal? Yessir: with all the processing power of the big-boy GT-1000, the GT-1000CORE is a veritable beast of a triple-footswitch multi-FX, especially at this price. It packs 32-bit audio, 24 simultaneous assignable effects blocks, AIRD guitar and bass preamps, two effects loops and USB connectivity. And with legendary Boss effects onboard, you know it will deliver tonally.

TC Electronic PolyTune 3: was $99 (opens in new tab)

TC Electronic PolyTune 3: was $99, now $69 (opens in new tab)
Along with the Boss TU-3, the TC Electronic PolyTune 3 is considered to be the holy grail of guitar tuner pedals, and for good reason. Thanks to its ultra-precise accuracy – up to 0.1 cents – the PolyTune 3 has made its way on to thousands of pedalboards around the world, offering a range of alternate tunings with ultimate ease. As an added bonus, its BonaFide Buffer circuitry also helps to improve your guitar's tone over long cable runs. It's $30 off at Sweetwater, but only while stock lasts.

HeadRush MX5: $429 (opens in new tab)

HeadRush MX5: $429 $399 with free backpack (opens in new tab)
If you’ve previously found multi-FX and amp modelers a pain to program, HeadRush has the answer: the MX5’s four-inch touchscreen makes managing your signal chain a breeze, while the pedal itself is equipped with 46 amps, 15 cabs, 10 mic emulations, 300 IRs and 63 effects. Add in a 20-minute looper, simple patch switching and USB recording, and this is a steal for $399 – and it comes with a free backpack worth $149!

Line 6 HX Effects: $649 (opens in new tab)

Line 6 HX Effects: $649 $549, free plugins & Cubase LE (opens in new tab)
If you don’t need the HX Stomp’s amp models and would rather have extra footswitches at your disposal, the HX Effects is for you. It boasts eight capacitive-sensing footswitches and scribble strip displays so you can easily see what each switch is doing. Best of all, Sweetwater has slashed $100 off the price, and thrown in free Helix Native and Line 6 Metallurgy Collection plugins, plus Steinberg Cubase LE – a $598 value!

TC Electronic Plethora X5: was $549, now $449 (opens in new tab)

TC Electronic Plethora X5: was $549, now $449 (opens in new tab)
Ever felt like you just want all the pedals, all the time? We feel your pain – and that’s why we’re stoked to see TC’s Plethora multi-effects unit on sale with Sweetwater. The X5 is capable of delivering 5 simultaneous effects, and has 15 TonePrints per effect, meaning you’ll probably never run out of combinations to try. It also has 127 custom pedalboard presets, cab sims, an FX loop, Bluetooth and MIDI in and thru. Save $100 on the most versatile TC pedal on the market.

Boss Waza-Air Headphones: $399 (opens in new tab)

Boss Waza-Air Headphones: $399 $349 at Sweetwater (opens in new tab)
The crème de la crème of guitar amp headphones, Boss’s Waza-Air wireless cans use cutting-edge spatial technology to provide the ultimate practice solution. Three innovative 3D algorithms replicate real performance environments, while five amps and 50 tweakable effects are onboard. Even better, the Waza-Air comes with a wireless transmitter for a completely cable-free playing experience. Now with $50 off at Sweetwater! Bassists can also snag the Waza-Air Bass for $335 (opens in new tab) – that’s a $64 discount.

Fender Mustang Micro: $119 (opens in new tab)

Fender Mustang Micro: $119 $89 at Sweetwater (opens in new tab)
The Mustang Micro is Fender’s approach to the headphone amp, and crams its Mustang GTX amp and effects models into a tiny plug-and-play guitar amp. Onboard controls for EQ, amps and effects means there are no apps to get in the way of your playing, while an onboard rechargeable battery delivers 4-6 hours of practice. A Bluetooth connection means you can play wirelessly, while the device also functions as a USB-C interface. Now with a cool $30 off at Sweetwater.

Boss RC-500 Loop Station: $416.99 (opens in new tab)

Boss RC-500 Loop Station: $416.99, now $339.98 (opens in new tab)
If you're serious about looping, so is the RC-500 with MIDI capability, an animated colour LCD, 114 onboard drum grooves and 16 kits for jamming, and 13 hours of 32-bit stereo record time. It's great for guitarists, vocalists and keyboard players, channelling Boss's expertise as a market leader in looping technology. This is a fantastic price from Sweetwater on one of the best looper pedals around. 

Egnater Tweaker-15 Stack: $949.98 (opens in new tab)

Egnater Tweaker-15 Stack: $949.98, now $499.99 (opens in new tab)
Your eyes aren’t deceiving you, this really is a boutique tube head and cab for less than $500! With the Egnater Tweaker head pumping out 15 watts via two 6V6 tubes and a matching 1x12 cabinet with a 12” Egnater speaker, this super versatile amplifier setup has a whopping $449.99 off.

Blackstar HT Club 40 MkII: $999.99 (opens in new tab)

Blackstar HT Club 40 MkII: $999.99, now $649.99 (opens in new tab)
One of the most popular guitar amps on the gigging circuit, this versatile, all-tube tone machine now has a massive $350 off. The HT Series has made a name for itself as one of the best mid-priced tube combos, and this particular model comes in a distinctive Vintage Blue finish - sure to stand out on stage.

Vox amPlug 2 Lead: $59.99 (opens in new tab)

Vox amPlug 2 Lead: $59.99, now $39.99 (opens in new tab)
This perfect practice partner makes keeping your chops a breeze. We find having a headphone amp for guitar around the house invaluable for late-night writing sessions and keeping up our practice regimens. With upgraded analog circuitry, excellent battery life, and superb sound - this sub $40 bargain should be in every guitar player’s basket.

Epiphone J-45 Aged Wine Red Gloss: $749 (opens in new tab)

Epiphone J-45 Aged Wine Red Gloss: $749, now $549 (opens in new tab)
Epiphone's J-45 takes its stylistic and tonal cues from its Gibson big brother, with a solid Sitka spruce top and solid mahogany back and sides. Fishman electronics, meanwhile, bring a modern sonic element to this none-more-iconic dreadnought. Epiphone pricing makes this J-45 attainable for the working musician, and with a $200 discount on the Sweetwater-exclusive Aged Wine Red Gloss-finished model, now's the perfect time to pick one up.

Vox VGH guitar amp headphones: $129 (opens in new tab)

Vox VGH guitar amp headphones: $129 $79 (opens in new tab)
These stylish headphones from Vox team the company’s best-selling amPlug technology with a set of Audio-Technica-designed cans for an affordable all-in-one approach to silent practice. Three options are available: AC30, emulating Vox’s classic guitar amp (opens in new tab); Rock, which specializes in heavier sounds (opens in new tab); and Bass, for bassists (opens in new tab). All three offer a trio of amp models, while the two guitar versions feature onboard chorus, delay and reverb sounds. All are currently on offer at Sweetwater with a sizable $50 saving.

Sweetwater Cyber Monday deals: When is it?

Cyber Monday this year takes place today, November 28, the Monday directly following the Sweetwater Black Friday sales, thus bookending a long weekend of deals and sales shopping. Some retailers hold back a killer deal or two for Cyber Monday, but the majority go live for Black Friday and simply carry on through Cyber Monday. We expect this to be the case for the Sweetwater Cyber Monday event.

When Cyber Monday was originally devised it was a way to celebrate online sales only, rather than online and bricks and mortar shop sales. However, as more and more retailers have a revolving cast of sales throughout the year, you could argue that every day is Cyber Monday. The difference is the quality of the deals - Cyber Monday, like Black Friday, attracts the big-ticket discounts that you only see around the holidays.

Sweetwater Cyber Monday deals: What to expect

We’ve been covering the Sweetwater Cyber Monday sale for a while now, so we know from past experience that this is one musical retailer you can rely on for really good discounts. Sweetwater has a clear, no-fuss returns policy too, which should help you feel more confident when it comes to buying gear online, whether you’re after the best budget guitar amps or the best pedalboard to get your effects in order. 

Based on what we have seen from previous Sweetwater Cyber Monday deals, there will be savings on acoustic and electric guitars, plus amps, strings and a range of guitar pedals like looper pedals and distortion pedals. There may well be discounts on the basics too, such as guitar cables and various guitar straps

Last year Sweetwater extended their sale into a full 'Cyber Week', so there were bargains to be had well into the week after Cyber Monday.

Rest assured that we’ll be rounding up the biggest discounts here, as well as the Sweetwater Cyber Monday sale offers that, while not monstrously huge, are still worth buying because of the immense quality of the product involved.

How to find the best Sweetwater Cyber Monday deals

As we’ll be doing all the legwork of trawling the Sweetwater Cyber Monday sale during the event itself and across Cyber Monday, all you need to do is bookmark this page and take a look at the killer deals we’re curating for you. 

We can spot a worthy deal a mile-off, and know which ones aren’t worth snapping up, so if you haven’t shopped a Cyber Monday sale before, stick with us and we’ll make it easy. After all, some of these Sweetwater Cyber Monday deals will be time-limited, and the last thing we want is for you to panic, buy something because it’s a good price, then you figure out later that it isn’t right for you. That’s a waste of your time, right? 

For an easier life, keep your eyes peeled on this page, and read our advice below on how to prepare yourself for a big event like the Sweetwater Cyber Monday sale so that you’re getting what you want and need with ease.

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How to prepare for the Sweetwater Cyber Monday sale

Our best tip here is to have a think in advance about what you want or need to buy, whether you're shopping for someone else or stocking up on new gear for yourself. The Sweetwater Cyber Monday sale is a giant affair with potentially thousands of discounts up for grabs, so don't get lost among the rat run of deals when all you want is a brilliant new metal amp or Gibson Les Paul

Once you've made that list, it's time to do your research to find out what are the top brands and products within that area. Feel free to use our expert buyer's guides and reviews for your research, as we are constantly reviewing the latest and greatest kit and updating our buyer's guides. We've highlighted some of the most popular guides below. 

Lastly, check the RRP of the product you're hoping to find a Sweetwater Cyber Monday deal on to ensure that you are getting a good discount. Sweetwater is a trusted retailer so you're in safe hands here.

Sweetwater Cyber Monday deals: Last year's best deals

Last year's Sweetwater Cyber Monday sale was pretty much unrivalled for awesome offers and big discounts (of up to 80%, no less) off big brands.

It didn't matter whether you were looking to stock up on strings, cables or a new tuner, or you fancied a new combo amp, acoustic guitar or wireless system, there was literally something for everyone last year. 

Of particularly not were Sweetwater's Cyber Monday effects deals, with big discounts to be had on entire ranges from the likes of JHS, Keeley and Danelectro, to big savings on invidual pedals, like the epic TC Electronic Ditto X4 looper. 

Here are just a few of last year's highlights:

Electric guitars

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D'Angelico's Premier Mini DC XT: $899, $699
This sumptuous semi-hollow – boasting a pair of USA-made Seymour Duncan humbuckers, a C-shaped neck, bound ovangkol fingerboard, locking tuners and an exquisite finish – is a Sweetwater exclusive. At $200 off, you're getting top-of-the-line tone and looks for a tasty mid-tier price.

Acoustic guitars

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D'Angelico's Excel Gramercy Natural Koa: $899, $699
Boasting a solid koa top with laminate koa back and sides, this Sweetwater-exclusive acoustic-electric is an absolute beauty. With a resonant Grand Auditorium body and sonically immaculate Fishman Ink-4 electronics, this guitar boasts tones as captivating as its looks. At $699, this deal is hard to beat on the acoustic front.

Guitar amps

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Save 15% on select Revv products
Revv's reputation for meaty, thick distortion is growing by the week. Here, Sweetwater is offering a blanket 15% off one of the biggest and best emerging names in modern heavy guitar sounds. The Revv 20/4 amp, G3 and G4 preamp/distortion pedals and G20 footswitch are all included in the deal!  

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Vox AC30S1 1x12" combo: Was $899, now $699, save $200
A rock 'n' roll classic for less! This 1x12" Vox AC30 will have you chiming all the way to the tone-bank, with its 12AX7/EL84 valves, single channel based on the AC30 Top Boost circuit, digital reverb and Celestion speaker. With $200 off, now's your chance to add this iconic sound to your arsenal.

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Peavey's MAX 250 Bass combo amp: $449, $399
This well-spec'd bass combo features a 3-band EQ and Overdrive, Contour, Mid Shift and Bright controls. Kosmos-C bass enhancement – which imparts harmonics and subharmonics into your tone – and clip-limiting DDT are nice touches as well, but the main story is the power: 250 watts of it. Now on sale for $399 at Sweetwater, this amp is a versatile low-end beast.

Effects pedals

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$60 off Eventide's Rose delay pedal at Sweetwater
Years in the making, Eventide's dazzling Rose delay pedal features 25 customizable presets, plus controls for mix, feedback, depth, delay, filter and rate. A reverse delay mode – which plays the delay line backward – and the pedal's delay multiplier will have you getting lost in this thing for hours. Now just $239 at Sweetwater, this pedal will bring a whole new world of sounds to your plate.

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TC Electronic Ditto X4 Looper: was $209, now $199, save $60
TC’s flagship looper has had $60 knocked off the price in what’s certain to be the best looper pedal deal this season. Its no-nonsense workflow gives you two stereo loops with stop/start and undo/redo functionality for each, as well as seven onboard loop FX, and USB connectivity to load backing tracks.

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JHS Pedals 3 Series Effects was $99, now $84.15
JHS Pedals' 3 Series sub-$100 USA-made effects just became an even better deal with 15% off at Sweetwater. Just $84.15 gets you that JHS quality with your choice of Overdrive, Distortion, Fuzz, Reverb, Delay, Compressor or Chorus.

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DigiTech Drop: Was $307, now $214, save $93
This compact pedal remains the best drop-tuning stompbox on the market, with full polyphonic tracking for authentic baritone and extended-range tones. Sweetwater have slashed the price by nearly $100 - how nice of them.


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Line 6 Helix Native plugin: was $399, now $279, save $120
Get all of Line 6’s flagship Helix amp models and effects for a fraction of the price of its standalone floor units with this killer plugin deal, which includes over 60 guitar and bass amps and over 100 different effects. If you buy now, you can save a whopping $120, and arm yourself with every guitar tone you could possibly need.

Guitar accessories

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3 sets of Ernie Ball Regular Slinkys: $16.47 $9.99
No other string set on the market has the perfect blend of durability, performance, sound and price that Ernie Ball's Regular Slinky set brings to the table. Get three packs of these ultra-dependable strings for just $9.99 now.

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Chris Barnes

I'm Guitar World's eCommerce Editor. It's my job to manage buyer's guides on the site and help guitarists find the right gear and the best prices. I'm a guitarist and a drummer and I've worked in the music gear industry for 18 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance writer working with brands including Roland, Boss, MusicRadar and Natal.