See what guitars and basses the punks, metalheads, and hardcore rockers used during the Windy City’s other 3-day festival.
The Hold Steady’s Steve Selvidge
Steve never looked back once he grabbed his 2016 Fender American Vintage ’52 Telecaster and hit the first chord in “Stuck Between Stations.” Here’s what he had to say about his newest guitar: “In the past, Tad and I doubled up on the humbucker-equipped, set-neck guitars. With Franz back in the mix on keys, I thought it would be a cool idea to change things up and go with the classic blackguard-Tele vibe. It's worked out really well, I think. I got this guitar new from Fender and I've done nothing to it other than play it. It's a fantastic guitar with a great neck shape and super-musical low end. A keeper for sure.”