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Music Lessons at Johnny Guitar's Music Institute

Musical Excellence

Yes! We offer beginner and intermediate lessons for guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums and voice. We're willing to add to that if you have an instrument you'd like to learn to play; just let us know.

Your first lesson is free. After that lessons are $75.00 a month for 4 or 5 lessons (depending on what day your lessons falls on and how many of those days occur in any one month).

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Joey Onkst Tribute Concert Was a Tremendous Success!

A tribute concert to our great friend Joey Onkst was held on October 20th at 3 Brothers Deli in Murfreesboro. Many of our students, past and present, performed songs in honor of this lost member of our Johnny Guitar's family. We packed the place and, I think, made Joey proud.

All the performances were beyond expectations. Emotions were high and

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Joey Onkst Scholarship Fund Assists Devloping Musicians

The recent loss of Joey Onkst, one of our close family of students here at Johnny Guitar's, deeply affected all of us associated with our program. We continue to miss his wit and positive attitude, especially on Thursday evenings, when he would roll in for his lessons with Jimmie. It'll never be the same.

We are honored to announce that Joey's parents, Dan and Janie, have established a scholarship fund in his name for young and aspiring students here at Johnny Guitar's Musical Institute.

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We Still Sell Stuff!!

We've had several people come by the new location or call to ask if we still sell guitars and accessories now that we have transformed into a Musical Institute. The answer is, "yes,"

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Johnny Guitar's: From Music Shop to Musical Institute

It's time to downsize Johnny Guitar's. Everybody else is doing it, why not us? Our lesson program is the heart of our operation and will remain so, becoming the new focal point of Johny Guitar's.

We will no longer need the large showroom space at our location here at 1370 W. Clark. We'll be moving the lesson program next door, to co-locate with Leslie Hall Dance Studios on February 1st. All lesson times will remain unchanged; you can even continue to park in our current lot and walk across the lawn to our new location.

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Johnny Guitar's Selected One the Nation's Top 100 Dealers!!

I am honored to tell you that Johnny Guitar's was recently selected by the National Association of Music Merchants as one of the top 100 dealers in the country. The association represents about 8,000 music dealers nationwide and conducts several convention-type events throughout the year. The next one will be in Nashville from 21-23 July.

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What's the Difference??

Have you ever walked into a guitar store and seen two acoustic guitars that look virtually identical except for the price tag? One costs somewhere around $150 and the other might be as much as $500. So, what's the difference?

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Location and Driving Directions

How to Find Us

We're now located at 1431 Battleground Drive, collocated with the SoZo Dance Academy, across from Ascend Federal Credit Union.

For more information on starting lessons or lessons by appointment, contact us here or call us at 615-896-5151.

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