Mike Ruggirello – A Multi-Faceted Guitarist

A life in music is a full-time job to be sure. However, for many performers, it’s a multi-faceted existence, with performance just one part of their schedule. Such is the case with guitarist Mike Ruggirello of rock trio, Fusebox. Performing at Winston’s on August 29, in addition to his role as frontman for the band, he is also a respected music teacher and hosts the web series, Theory Thursday Live. “You have to wear a lot of hats these days” Ruggirello said good naturedly. “But it’s different sides of the same coin. In the end it’s all about making music.”

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Mike Ruggirello's Theory Thursday

Mike Ruggirello's Theory Thursday

Guitarist interviews guitarists about guitar

“We want to be the next Wayne’s World,” says Mike Ruggirello of online music TV program Theory Thursday. Best known as guitarist with the rock bands Fusebox and Dark Lumen, Ruggirello and a guest are featured trading stories about technique and gear in a funky North Park garage studio, a setting not unlike the famed SNL skits.

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