Review: Second ASCAP Writer’s Night

Review: Second ASCAP Writer’s Night

Belmont students Katie Mac, Luke Olsen, Wynter Bethel and Thomas Austin were showcased Tuesday night at the final ASCAP Writer’s Night of the fall semester. Mac, a pop writer, started off the night with her song “After Party” that had some great hooks and an easy dance groove. At the […]

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Office Concerts: Blackwood Row

Office Concerts: Blackwood Row

Blackwood Row dropped by the Vision office to perform two original songs from their 2017 EP “Werewolf.” Click below to download free audio tracks from the band’s performance.

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Review: The Importance of Being Earnest

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest

When the Belmont University Department of Theatre and Dance put smartphones in the hands of the characters in Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” it became obvious: Wilde would totally have been Twitter famous. The whimsical and absurd exaggerations of Wilde’s 1895 play translate perfectly into the new digital […]

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Photos: Lady Antebellum at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Photos: Lady Antebellum at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Lady Antebellum performed an intimate concert at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum exclusively for Hilton Honors members on Friday. The event was part of Hilton’s music program, Music Happens Here, which provides its members access to top concerts, meet-and-greets and exclusive concerts at Hilton hotels and resorts […]

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‘Fiddler on the Roof’ to open Thursday in MPAC

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ to open Thursday in MPAC

Belmont Musical Theatre will be performing Joseph Stein’s “Fiddler on the Roof,” based on the 1894 series of short stories by Solomon Naumovich, for this year’s fall production. ““Fiddler on the Roof” is the story of a community enduring the Jewish oppression and eventual forced exile during turn-of-the-century Czarist Russia. […]

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Office Concert: Gatlin

Office Concert: Gatlin

Freshman songwriting major Gatlin Thornton – known simply as Gatlin – has already taken advantage of everything Belmont and Nashville have to offer after only a few months here. “I like that everybody is passionate and has some sort of dream,” said Gatlin. Her talent and drive were recognized quickly, […]

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Psychic Vampires and Sneaker Waves: Inside the mind of Nashville songwriter Tristen

Psychic Vampires and Sneaker Waves: Inside the mind of Nashville songwriter Tristen

“A sneaker wave is an unanticipated coastal wave. So you could be walking along the beach and a big wave can come and sweep you out into the ocean,” said singer-songwriter Tristen Gaspaderek. “One little sneaker wave and your whole life could change.” This has become a driving philosophy for […]

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Photos: COIN brings electric set to Cannery Ballroom

Photos: COIN brings electric set to Cannery Ballroom

Belmont alumni band COIN returned to Music City Thursday night for a show at Cannery Ballroom. Touring in support of their April album “How Will You Know If You Never Try,” Chase Lawrence, Ryan Winnen, Joe Memmel and Zachary Dyke delivered an energized, intimate performance to a packed Cannery crowd. – – Photos by […]

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Photos: Belmont songwriters showcased at first ASCAP Writer’s Night

Photos: Belmont songwriters showcased at first ASCAP Writer’s Night

Daniel Ethridge, Caroline Baker, Lauren Weintraub and Forrest Finn kicked off the first ASCAP Writer’s Night of the school year to a packed Curb Café Wednesday night. The Belmont songwriters displayed their lyrical talent in a more intimate, reserved showcase. Winner Daniel Ethridge will perform again at the Best of […]

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Office Concerts: Jake Wesley Rogers

Office Concerts: Jake Wesley Rogers

2017 Urban Pop Showcase winner Jake Wesley Rogers dropped by the Vision office last week to perform two songs from his “Evergreen” EP. Clickhere for Jake’s Urban Pop artist preview. Click below for free audio downloads of Jake’s performance.

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Photos: Moon Taxi returns to Nashville for two Ryman shows

Photos: Moon Taxi returns to Nashville for two Ryman shows

Belmont alumni band Moon Taxi filled the famous Ryman Auditorium Friday night, headlining two sold-out shows Friday and Saturday as part of the band’s “Put Em Up” tour. While attending Belmont in 2006, frontman Trevor Terndrup, bassist Tommy Putnam, lead guitarist Spencer Thomson, drummer Tyler Ritter and keys player Wes […]

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Photo review: Follies takes Belmont to camp in zany opening show

Photo review: Follies takes Belmont to camp in zany opening show

The Fall Follies crew delivered yet another satisfying — some might say “campy” — performance on the opening night of their 23rd annual show Thursday. With a new “Fall Follies Goes To Camp” theme, interlude music from Belmont legend Stephen Day and a cast featuring a healthy mix of Follies […]

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