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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Photo Review: Christian Showcase focuses on the power of God’s message

Photo Review: Christian Showcase focuses on the power of God’s message

Saturday night’s Christian Showcase was a captivating and entertaining display of worship at the Curb Event Center that, more than anything, centered on God’s message. First to perform was Lyndsey Coonrod, who came onstage to an explosive musical intro which pulled no punches as far as grabbing the audience. Coonrod […]

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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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Artist Preview: Christian Showcase 2019

Artist Preview: Christian Showcase 2019

Natalie Layne Written by Katie Knipper and Lydia Fletcher Songwriter Natalie Layne hopes the Christian Showcase will allow others to find the joy she feels when music and faith intersect. “I always feel like God is breathing out new songs, and we’ll just get to be a part of that, […]

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Photos: Dave Barnes returns to chapel

Photos: Dave Barnes returns to chapel

Grammy nominee Dave Barnes shared his story and some songs at Wednesday’s chapel. Photos by Chloe Eberhardt.

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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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Belmont students and staff shine in Studio Tenn’s production of ‘Mamma Mia’

Belmont students and staff shine in Studio Tenn’s production of ‘Mamma Mia’

Studio Tenn took a chance on Belmont by casting faculty, students and alumni in their production of Mamma Mia. It’s safe to say it paid off.  The Bruin-filled production isn’t just sequined jumpsuits, disco balls and Abba songs. The heartfelt moments are what makes the show truly special.  Senior Emily […]

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Photos: The Band Camino at Marathon Music Works

Photos: The Band Camino at Marathon Music Works

The Band Camino returned home for the first time on a headlining tour, playing to a 1,700 sold out crowd at Marathon Music Works Thursday night. Photos by Colby Crosby.

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Photos: Ricky Skaggs and Gordon Kennedy return to Belmont

Photos: Ricky Skaggs and Gordon Kennedy return to Belmont

Ricky Skaggs and Gordon Kennedy returned to Belmont for the fourth time to share gospel tunes and Christian wisdom. Photos by Colby Crosby.

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Bear Rinehart discusses new solo project Wilder Woods

Bear Rinehart discusses new solo project Wilder Woods

VNN’s Caitlin Alexander sat down with Bear Rinehart of NEEDTOBREATHE to discuss his new solo project titled Wilder Woods.

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Photos: Final night of Live on the Green 2019

Photos: Final night of Live on the Green 2019

Belmont alumnus Stephen Day and Forest Fire Gospel Choir played alongside Lake Street Dive and Wilder Woods on the last day of 2019’s Live on the Green. Photos by Colby Crosby.

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Photos: Grace Potter at Live on the Green 2019

Photos: Grace Potter at Live on the Green 2019

Grace Potter performs at Live on the Green 2019 Saturday night. Photos by Colby Crosby.

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