Brad Paisley


This month, we're honored to join one of West Virginia's favorite sons Brad Paisley in celebrating his just-launched H2O II: Wetter & Wilder Tour. A world-class guitar player who fills his songs with head-turning licks, flashy solos, and lyrics depicting everyday life, this country superstar is no stranger to the limelight. His lengthy list of accolades range from Grammys to Country Music Awards.

Now several multi-platinum album releases into his career, Brad and his band The Drama Kings are hitting the tour circuit with new chart-topping hits. All musicians know that when it comes to thrilling an audience, confidence comes in part from the gear you use. Brad and his band have learned to depend on Shure, the world's most popular and durable microphones. The six models of Shure mics on Brad's stage reproduce the true sound of inspired performances €”making them atop choice for touring and venues of all types. Combine rock-solid Shure gear with Brad Paisley and the Drama Kings and what do you get? Exactly what it takes to go full-throttle on the good times!

Featured Gear

Gibson Custom Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess

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Brad Paisley

UR145 Bodypack Wireless Instrument System

For demanding tours where freedom of movement, freedom from interference, and great sound are a must. This system offers unprecedented performance and flexibility with automatic frequency selection, transmitter sync, and fast, intuitive set up. Up to 2400 selectable frequencies across an ultrawide 60MHz bandwidth provide superior response to unpredictable RF conditions. UHF-R systems deliver up to 40 simultaneously compatible systems per band without audio degradation or interference. Includes UR45 single-channel diversity receiver, URI bodypack transmitter, and WA302 instrument cable. See web for channel options.

270886............................................MSRP $3,349.00 $2679.00

Beta 58A Mic

A fantastic pro vocal mic for stage or studio. Its consistent supercardioid pattern results in exceptional gain before feedback at all frequencies and maximum sound-source isolation with minimum off-axis coloration. Rugged steel mesh grille, advanced shock mount, and humbucking coil reduce unwanted noise. This is a high-sensitivity, high-output mic, so if you need to cut through a loud band, this is your model.

270120............................................MSRP $199.00 $159.00

Brad's Live Guitar Mics

SM7B Multipurpose Dynamic Mic

From platinum-selling vocals to miking guitar cabinets, this mic does it all. With incredible clarity, the SM7B dynamic mic can handle up to 180dB SPL, which makes it not only one of hte best vocal mics ever made (used on Thriller), but also a great mic for guitar cabinets. It can add body to thin sounds and tame harsh highs. Shielded against electrical interference, it also has bass roll-off and midrange emphasis controls.

270247..................MSRP $436.00 $349.00

SM7B Multipurpose Dynamic Mic

KSM313 Ribbon Microphone

Shure's bulletproof reliability built into a great-sounding ribbon. Want the smooth high-end and rich mids of a ribbon mic but are afraid to take one on the road? Don't be. The premium, bidirectional KSM313 ribbon mic is built to take it while delivering premier audio and superior off-axis rejection. With Dual-Voice tuned response—warm and full for amplifiers, or bright and flattering vocals—its proprietary ribbon material features high tensile strength and shape memory for superior resilience at extreme SPL.

274004..................MSRP $1,560.00 $1295.00

KSM313 Ribbon Microphone
Gibson Acoustic Gibson Acoustic

Brad picks the J-45 for top-flight acoustic tones

Brad Paisley Signature J-45

A big-bodied, round-shouldered dreadnought built in the image of the celebrated 1942 J-45 Legend model. It has a classic tonewood combo of red spruce top, solid mahogany back and sides, and one-piece custom mahogany neck. Get top-flight performance as an acoustic or electric with its Fishman Ellipse Aura pickup and preamp system. Only 300 will be produced!


MSRP $5,158.00


Brad's Live Drum Mics

Beta 91A Kick-Drum Mic

Place a Beta 91A inside your kick drum and prepare to be amazed. Used by such notables as Michael Wagener for defined kick that punches through a heavy guitar mix, it's updated capsule and integrated preamp offer a strong low-frequency response tailored for kick drum (also piano). It has a 2-position contour switch to maximize attack and clarity, and requires no external mounting or accessories.

H70025..................MSRP $299.00 $239.00

Beta 91A Kick-Drum Mic

SM81 Condenser Mic

Studio standard for acoustic instruments. Unidirectional cardioid mic boasts wide frequency response, low noise, low RF susceptibility, and rugged construction. Has swivel adapter, locking 10dB attenuator, 3-position low-cut filter, and 20Hz-20kHz frequency response. Includes foam windscreen and case.

270171..................MSRP $436.00 $349.00

SM81 Condenser Mic

KSM137 Cardioid Condenser Mic

A solid sutdio and stage performer with exceptional transient response. Versatile, durable, and precise, the KSM137 is designed for studio use, yet rugged enough for live applications. Able to withstand extremely high SPL, its highly consistent cardioid pattern and low-mass Mylar diaphragm (for increased transient response), make it a great choice for hi-hat, cymbals, drum overheads, piano, and acoustic guitar.

H14003..................MSRP $832.00 $665.00

SM81 Condenser Mic

SM57 Instrument Mic

The industry's workhorse instrument mic. This dynamic mic is a reliable, natural-sounding performer night after night. Bulletproof design stands up to abuse. It's at home in the studio too. Wide frequency response (40Hz-15kHz) and tight cardioid pattern are ideal for close-miking cabs.

270102..................MSRP $170.00 $99.00

SM57 Instrument Mic

Beta 98AD/C Drum Mic

A versatile mic tailored for drums and percussion. A miniature condenser microphone for professional sound reinforcement and studio recording, it provides excellent gain-before-feedback and superior off-axis rejection of unwanted noise. Its unobtrusive size, wide dynamic range, high-SPL handling, and gooseneck drum mount make it an excellent mic for toms, snare, and percussion.

H70021..................MSRP $286.00 $229.00

Beta 98AD/C Drum Mic
Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley - Play (Tab Book)

Note-accurate tab to all 16 tunes from Brad's mostly instrumental tribute to the guitar and the artists who play it.


Brad Paisley

Best Of Brad Paisley

Guitar transcriptions with tab for 13 of Paisley's greatest hits. 206 pages.


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Brad Paisley - Greatest Hits Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook

15 songs from this contemporary country chart-topper.


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Brad Paisley's Awards

  • 2010: Academy of Country Music: Top Male Vocalist
  • 2010: CMA: Entertainer of the Year
  • 2009: Academy of Country Music: Top Male Vocalist
  • 2009: CMA: Male Vocalist of the Year
  • 2009: CMA: Vocal Event of the Year
  • 2009: CMT Music Awards: Collaborative Video of the Year
  • 2009: CMT Music Awards: Male Video of the Year
  • 2008: Academy of Country Music: Video of the Year
  • 2008: CMA: Male Vocalist of the Year
  • 2008: CMA: Music Video of the Year
  • 2008: Grammy: Best Country Instrumental Performance
  • 2007: CMA: Male Vocalist of the Year
  • 2007: CMA: Music Video of the Year
  • 2006: Academy of Country Music: Album of the Year
  • 2006: Academy of Country Music: Video of the Year
  • 2006: Academy of Country Music: Vocal Event of the Year
  • 2006: CMA: Album of the Year
  • 2006: CMT Music Awards: Most Inspiring Video of the Year
  • 2005: Academy of Country Music: Vocal Event of the Year
  • 2005: CMT Music Awards: Collaborative Video of the Year
  • 2004: CMA: Music Video of the Year
  • 2002: CMA: Music Video of the Year
  • 2002: CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards: Concept Video of the Year
  • 2001: CMA: Vocal Event of the Year
  • 2000: CMA: Horizon Award
  • 2000: Country Weekly Presents the TNN Music Awards: CMT Music Video of the Year
  • 2000: Country Weekly Presents the TNN Music Awards: Song of the Year
  • 2000: Country Weekly Presents the TNN Music Awards: The Discovery Award
  • 1999: Academy of Country Music: Top New Male Vocalist




5/28/2011Pittsburgh, PAHeinz Field
6/3/2011Virginia Beach, VAFarm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach (Formerly Virginia Beach Amphitheatre)
6/4/2011Hartford, CTComcast Theatre (formerly Meadows Music Theater)
6/11/2011Cleveland, OHProgressive Field (formerly Jacobs Field)
6/16/2011Cincinnati, OHRiverbend Music Center
6/17/2011Maryland Heights, MOVerizon Wireless Amphitheater - MO
6/18/2011Noblesville, INVerizon Wireless Music Center - IN
6/24/2011North Platte, NEWild West Arena
6/25/2011Manhattan, KSTuttle Creek State Park
7/2/2011Provo, UTLavell Edwards Stadium
7/15/2011Holmdel, NJPNC Bank Arts Center
7/16/2011Mansfield, MAComcast Center - MA (formerly Tweeter Center)
7/17/2011Scarborough, MEScarborough Downs
7/22/2011Moosic, PAToyota Pavilion At Montage Mountain(formerly Ford Pavilion)
7/23/2011Darien Center, NYDarien Lake Performing Arts Center
7/30/2011Frisco, TXPizza Hut Park
8/4/2011Detroit Lakes, MNSoo Pass Ranch
8/6/2011Tinley Park, ILFirst Midwest Bank Amphitheatre (formerly Tweeter Center-il)
8/7/2011Columbus, OHColumbus Crew Stadium
8/17/2011London, United KingdomO2 Arena - London
9/9/2011Tampa, FL1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre At The Florida State Fairgrounds (formerly the Ford Amphitheatre)
9/10/2011West Palm Beach, FLCruzan Amphitheatre (formerly Sound Advice Amphitheatre)
9/23/2011Camden, NJSusquehanna Bank Center (Formerly Tweeter Center)
9/24/2011Bristow, VAJiffy Lube Live (Formerly Nissan Pavilion)
9/25/2011Raleigh, NCTime Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek (formerly Walnut Creek Amphitheatre)