#TBT: Johnny Hiland At Musicians Institute

The Nashville based guitarist Johnny Hiland is often cited as one of the best (and fastest) modern guitarists in our time. Musicians Institute is lucky to have hosted Hiland and his band a few times throughout the years, so we thought it might be time for a new...

#TBT: Jeff Porcaro of Toto

For this weeks #TBT post, we bright back this gem from the Musicians Institute vault, a special clinic from Jeff Porcaro, one of the most revered drummers in modern music. MI is lucky to have this footage, as his life was tragically cut short when he was only 38 years...

#TBT Michael Ruff Visits MI ( With Sheryl Crow as Back-up Singer)

A while back, we shared this pretty sweet find from the MI vault: a performance by Michael Ruff, with a very young Sheryl Crow singing backup! Ruff is a multiple Grammy Award nominated songwriter and producer, who has released many solo albums. He has written, toured...

#TBT Jaco Pastorius

Jaco Pastorius is widely considered one of the most influential bassists of all time, so to celebrate our first #TBT post, here are some Jaco performances that’ll inspire you to get you back into the practice room real quick! Opening for Joni Mitchell. Weather Report...

#TBT Black Veil Brides Conversation Series

Back in early 2015, Hollywood based band Black Veil Brides came by to the Concert Hall at MI to discuss the untold stories and secrets to success in the music industry from a band walking the walk. Black Veil Brides talked about breaking in, the recording process, and...

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