Photos: AmericanaFest 2019 Recap

Photos: AmericanaFest 2019 Recap

Nashville’s six-day tribute to Americana music closed out Sunday night with a performance from Belmont alumna Brandy Clark at 3rd and Lindsley.  Clark — a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter who has written songs for artists like Kacey Musgraves, Sheryl Crow and Darius Rucker — was just one of the more than 300 […]

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Jess Jocoy showcases her old-school storytelling style at Americana Fest 2019

Jess Jocoy showcases her old-school storytelling style at Americana Fest 2019

People often told her she was an old soul, but moving to Nashville made Jess Jocoy realize she has something new to say. An Americana singer-songwriter with a storyteller’s view of the world, Jocoy arrived in Music City in 2014. She came armed with big dreams of being the next […]

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AmericanaFest celebrates 20 years of powerful music

AmericanaFest celebrates 20 years of powerful music

The 20th annual AmericanaFest will kick off Tuesday afternoon, bringing hundreds of Americana artists to venues across Nashville for six days of music, networking and more. The week includes a conference which allows industry professionals to attend panels and other educational events, along with hundreds of performances throughout the city […]

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Mayoral debate reveals major differences in candidates policy views

Mayoral debate reveals major differences in candidates policy views

Discussions grew heated Tuesday night when Nashville’s four leading mayoral candidates came together at Belmont for their first televised debate.  Mayor David Briley, state Rep. John Ray Clemmons, At-Large Council member John Cooper and former Vanderbilt University professor Dr. Carol Swain’s widely differing views on everything from education to policing […]

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Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival delivers strong lineup and  one-of-a-kind experience

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival delivers strong lineup and one-of-a-kind experience

For the 18th year in a row, Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival delivered a jam-packed four days of music, art, food and fun. The 2019 lineup featured big names like Childish Gambino, Post Malone, The Lumineers and Phish, along with a wide array of smaller artists. Musical acts performed across […]

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Bonnaroo Q&A: Nashville-based Sun Seeker talks DIY scene, Cardi B and breakfast

Bonnaroo Q&A: Nashville-based Sun Seeker talks DIY scene, Cardi B and breakfast

As a four-piece rock band based out of Nashville, Sun Seeker has made waves in the local DIY scene and built up a fan base in cities around the U.S.. On Sunday, the band will take the Bonnaroo stage for the first time ever. Alex, Asher, Ben and Rodrigo sat […]

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Photo Review: Top Belmont talent converges for unforgettable Best of the Best 2019

Photo Review: Top Belmont talent converges for unforgettable Best of the Best 2019

Some of Belmont’s most talented musicians and producers came together Saturday night to create a performance almost a year in the making. The result? Best of the Best Showcase 2019. The evening featured performances from the winners of the four 2018 to 2019 showcases, along with the ASCAP Writers Night […]

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Mayor David Briley declares Friday ‘Rick Byrd Day’

Mayor David Briley declares Friday ‘Rick Byrd Day’

Nashville Mayor David Briley has declared Friday, April 5 “Rick Byrd Day,” in honor of Belmont’s men’s basketball head coach who announced his retirement Monday. “I, David Briley, 8th Mayor the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, do hereby proclaim Friday, April, 5, 2019, as Rick Byrd Day,” Briley […]

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Jake Wesley Rogers taps into the ‘Spiritual’ for new EP

Jake Wesley Rogers taps into the ‘Spiritual’ for new EP

He may not be “Jacob from the Bible,” but Jake Wesley Rogers is forging his own path and sharing his story with thousands of fans along the way. Rogers, who made a name for himself at Belmont with his Urban Pop and Best of the Best Showcase performances, will release […]

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Every record Darby Maggard broke during her time at Belmont

Every record Darby Maggard broke during her time at Belmont

Women’s basketball star Darby Maggard’s Belmont career may have ended with Friday’s loss to University of South Carolina, but her name will live on in the Belmont record books for years to come. Here’s a comprehensive list of every record Maggard has broken during her four years as a Bruin. […]

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Game Preview: Women’s basketball gears up for NCAA Tournament first round against University of South Carolina

Game Preview: Women’s basketball gears up for NCAA Tournament first round against University of South Carolina

Though making the tournament has become old news for the Belmont women’s basketball team, the Bruins will look to do something they’ve never done before on Friday — advancing past the first round. Belmont clinched its automatic bid to the big dance for the fourth year in a row by […]

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Women’s basketball to face University of South Carolina in NCAA Tournament

Women’s basketball to face University of South Carolina in NCAA Tournament

The women’s basketball team earned a No. 13 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will take on the University of South Carolina on Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is the Bruins’ fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance, which they earned by winning the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship. Belmont is […]

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