Watch Steve Vai and Yvette Young share the stage for an ‘80s-flavored jam at Vai Academy 6.0

Yvette Young and Steve Vai on stage
(Image credit: Yvette Young/Instagram)

Earlier this month, Steve Vai hosted the latest installment of his yearly electric guitar tuition camp – Vai Academy 6.0 – for which he recruited Nuno Bettencourt, Guthrie Govan and more for “four days of non-stop guitar.” 

Among the list of guest tutors was Covet guitarist and fingerstyle virtuoso Yvette Young, who shared the bill with Billy Sheehan, Joe Robinson, Larry Mitchell and more to offer intimate breakout workshops.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.