Adam Seth Gardner (born May 31, 1973) is an American guitarist and vocalist of the band Guster[1] and a member of the Tufts University Beelzebubs.

Gardner grew up outside Morristown, New Jersey, and played for a band called Royal Flush while a student at the Pingry School, from which he graduated in 1991.[2] He also attended Harding Township School in New Vernon, New Jersey. Gardner, working with Dave Schneider, recently created a side-project called The LeeVees. Its album, Hanukkah Rocks, consists of humorous original songs about the Jewish holiday.

Gardner broadcasts a weekly radio show in Portland, Maine where he discusses everything from music to environmental issues.

Adam's sister is Laurie Gardner.[3]

Environmental activism

Main article: Reverb (non-profit)

Adam and his wife Lauren started Reverb, an eco-friendly companion to summer rock tours. Gardner was interviewed about Reverb for the July 2006 issue of The Green Room.


  1. ^ Clauson, Arabella; Wilson, MacKenzie. "Biography: Guster". Allmusic. Retrieved April 8, 2010. 
  2. ^ Staff. "MUSIC BEST BETS", Courier News (New Jersey), December 11, 2003. Accessed February 11, 2011. "Like Emmich and Wayne-raised Fountains of Wayne, Guster also has a connection to Jersey. Vocalist-guitarist Adam Gardner is a 1991 Pingry grad."
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