Born To Perform

50 Years of Legendary Performance

We’re celebrating the world’s most popular microphone.
SM58

The story of the SM58® Vocal Microphone is a singular story of the right technology in the right hands at the right time. Today, the sound quality and construction of the SM58 set the standard by which all other live vocal microphones are judged. Like Henry Rollins, Patti Smith, Sheryl Crow and many others who swear by it, the SM58 was born to perform.

This year, we’re marking 50 years of legendary live vocals with a unique 50th anniversary edition of the SM58. All year long we’re sharing the SM58’s story of legendary sound and unmatched performance. As part of that, we’re featuring performers around the world who give it their all every time.

Join us as we celebrate the 58.

Henry Rollins

Relied on by the spoken-word artist over decades of touring around the world.

Patti Smith

Trusted microphone of the iconic singer, poet, and veteran of the early-'70s New York City punk scene.

Sheryl Crow

The onstage microphone of choice for the GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter.

The Derek Trucks Band

Flattened by the Southern blues band’s tour bus. Microphone still functional but retired from service.

SM58 50th Anniversary Edition

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of this legendary workhorse with a unique commemorative limited edition featuring an elegant silver handle. This edition marks the first time in 50 years that Shure has released a color variation of the SM58 to the public. Otherwise, the SM58-50A is the mic you know and trust: it’s the industry-standard cardioid dynamic microphone tailored to deliver warm and clear vocal reproduction under extreme conditions.

What’s Included

  • SM58-50A, silver finish
  • Commemorative certificate, bumper sticker & photo
  • Historical user guide
  • Mic clip
  • Zipper bag
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Pro tip: Adjusted for inflation, the SM58 should cost around $700. Shure is committed to keeping it affordable at $99.

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