TowerTube spotlights student musicians in documentary-style series

TowerTube spotlights student musicians in documentary-style series

Student musicians looking for publicity need to look no further than TowerTube– a new, intimate documentary-style session series for artists and songwriters created by Belmont students Nicole Lowe, Conner Haidle and JohnMichael Mitchell. “I’ve always been into documentaries and just getting to know people. Over winter break last year, I […]

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PREVIEW: Best of the Best to be held Saturday

PREVIEW: Best of the Best to be held Saturday

Judah & The Lion, Rayvon Owen, Keeps and Mitchell Rose. These are just a handful of legacies of Belmont’s past showcase winners. Now, Taylor Agan, Baylor Wilson, CVM and Staying For The Weekend will join this prestigious group as they take on the Best of The Best Showcase this Saturday […]

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Changing landscapes: My experience in Cuba

Changing landscapes: My experience in Cuba

For a week of our lives this spring break, 25 Belmont students– including myself– traveled to the country of Cuba. While we were beyond excited and ready for this unknown adventure, we had no idea what to expect. My previous knowledge of Cuba went as far as a few Google […]

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Copyright legislation calls for balance of listener needs, artist needs

Copyright legislation calls for balance of listener needs, artist needs

On Feb. 5, the U.S. Copyright Office released a 202-page report that called for multiple changes to existing copyright legislation, a proposal that will look to benefit many Belmont students who are songwriters and artists, as well as rising music business professionals. In April 2013, Congress– led by the House […]

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Country Music Showcase: Jackson Road

Country Music Showcase: Jackson Road

Young but determined and more than excited and honored to perform, Belmont’s Jackson Road is ready for the Country Music Showcase. “We’re honored to play in the showcase considering the incredible amount of talent that auditioned. We’re looking forward to playing alongside Betsy, Baylor and Matt,” said the group in […]

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Country Music Showcase: Baylor Wilson

Country Music Showcase: Baylor Wilson

After being one of the top five contenders on “Survivor,” country songwriter Baylor Wilson is no stranger to competition. Now, instead of gathering firewood and surviving the heat, she’ll be singing and strumming at the Curb College Best Of The Best Showcase after winning February’s Country Showcase. This isn’t Wilson’s […]

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Howard’s homecoming: Curb College dean ready to give back

Howard’s homecoming: Curb College dean ready to give back

For newly-inducted Dean of Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business Doug Howard, home is where the heart is and his heart is here at Belmont University. Howard, who succeeds nine-year incumbent Dr. Wes Bulla, is a distinguished veteran of the music industry. Graduating from Belmont in 1979, Howard […]

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Artist profile: Summer Camp

Artist profile: Summer Camp

Remember summer camp? The warm summer nights, Bug Juice, swimming in the lake, campfires and, of course, summer camp love. Well, Nashville’s own Summer Camp has a bit different itinerary, more to the tune of house shows, mosh pits and gang vocals. The group, or perhaps the camp counselors, which […]

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Artist of the Week: Kel

Artist of the Week: Kel

  The drive, hard work and passion have brought Kel Taylor and Emma Harvey to their niche in music. Two songwriters with like-minded interest are taking Nashville, Tenn.’s music scene by storm and are ready for more.  How did you form? How did you get your start in music?  Taylor: […]

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Artist of the Week: Holla Koala

Artist of the Week: Holla Koala

Holla Koala will make you dance with one catchy beat after another. The dance-rock group formed by Connor Kaos has been aiming to encourage the dance and electronica music in both Nashville, Tenn. and at Belmont.  How did you get your start with Holla Koala?  I got started with Holla […]

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Veteran indie band, The New Pornographers return to Nashville

Veteran indie band, The New Pornographers return to Nashville

Veteran indie rockers, The New Pornographers, are making their awaited return to Nashville, Tenn.  Nov. 4. The band has been on tour since October in support of its newest record, “Brill Bruisers,” which the group released in August. With a four-year gap between album releases, the band is excited to […]

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Artist of the Week: Koa

Artist of the Week: Koa

Koa throws just about everything but the kitchen sink into its music, and even then the group is looking for more ways to keep its sound fresh and innovative. The group, which features Chase Bader on acoustic guitar and vocals, Conor Kelly on electric guitar and background vocals, Ryan McClanahan […]

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