Carter Beauford using Vic Firth Sticks

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Carter Beauford is now endorsing Vic Firth drumsticks. Carter has signed on with Vic Firth to create his own sticks which combine a 5b shaft with an extended taper and elongated oval wood tip and feature a grip coating in Carter’s signature yellow. Cater has also previously endorsed Pro-mark drum sticks.

In honor of Carter's partnership with Vic Firth, they are giving away the first brick of Carter Beauford Signature Sticks, a digital download featuring Carter’s recorded work which includes the entire Dave Matthews Band Studio Catalog, a Vic Firth Stick Caddy and many more items.

Check out Vic Firth's website for more giveaway info and additional videos with Carter Beauford!

“When you work as much as we do, there isn’t a lot of time to try out new gear,” states Beauford. “You get kind of locked into a routine. And that’s sometimes unfortunate, because there could be something out there that’s better. That was the case with me and Vic Firth! When a friend of mine recently put some Vic Sticks in my hands, I could not believe the difference. The stick not only felt perfectly straight and balanced, but I could also hear the difference immediately. I found I didn’t have to work so hard because the stick was working for me. It was then I realized that I had found the right tool for the job.” – Carter Beauford