Garage Bands: Mr. Beau Turrentine

Garage Bands: Mr. Beau Turrentine

After talking to bands that practice in Belmont’s parking garages, VNN took time to record a few songs. Watch Mr. Beau Turrentine’s full performance below.

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Summer 2018 movie preview: Your guide to this season’s best new releases

Summer 2018 movie preview: Your guide to this season’s best new releases

It’s finally summer, and that means movie studios will be releasing their biggest, most anticipated films of the year. There are some really exciting releases, some really terrible schlock and some releases that just kind of float in the middle of it all. Compiled here is a highly-opinionated guide to […]

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Office Concerts: Taylor Bickett

Office Concerts: Taylor Bickett

Belmont’s Got Talent 2018 winner Taylor Bickett joins us for two original songs on our final Office Concert of the 2017-18 school year! Watch the full performance below.

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From motorhomes to rock concert domes: Ashley Tuck-Lee wows the guitar world

From motorhomes to rock concert domes: Ashley Tuck-Lee wows the guitar world

Not only is Australian native Ashley Tuck-Lee attending Belmont University to get a music degree, the 25-year-old also builds and repairs guitars for some of rock music’s most famous guitar gods. With experience working on guitars used by artists like Slash, Ian Moss of Cold Chisel, members of Spinal Tap […]

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Belmont’s Daniel Ethridge wows on American Idol

Belmont’s Daniel Ethridge wows on American Idol

Belmont alumni Daniel Ethridge recently performed on “American Idol” and received the coveted approval from all three judges. Despite being eliminated in the Hollywood round, Ethridge’s true passion is still songwriting. “When I was a voice major, I got really into writing and realized that’s what I wanted to do […]

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‘Men on Boats’ to open Friday in Black Box Theater

‘Men on Boats’ to open Friday in Black Box Theater

Belmont University’s Department of Theatre and Dance and Actors Bridge Ensemble will open their production of Jaclyn Backhaus’ “Men on Boats” Friday at 7:30 p.m.. “Men on Boats” is based on the expedition of John Wesley Powell and his exploration of the Grand Canyon. However, the show is not a […]

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Positively splendid: The making of Jeni’s ice creams

Positively splendid: The making of Jeni’s ice creams

The sweet smell of fresh waffle cones delightfully overwhelms the senses. Retro orange and white walls intersect fun, frilly streamers and twinkly Christmas lights hanging from the ceiling. Bright smiling faces greet each and every customer with unrivaled enthusiasm. At nearly all hours of the day, long lines gather outside […]

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Madison Kozak wins final ASCAP Writers’ Night of the year

Madison Kozak wins final ASCAP Writers’ Night of the year

Belmont students Madison Kozak, Hannah Trager, Emily Falvey and Regan Rousseau showcased some of their latest songs at the final ASCAP Writers’ Night of the year. After last week’s performance was rescheduled because of bad weather, students, faculty and guests filled the Curb Cafe Tuesday night. Country songwriter Madison Kozak […]

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From sequins to sushi: the dazzling double life of Arnold Myint

From sequins to sushi: the dazzling double life of Arnold Myint

Suzy Wong wears glitter like freckles. The Thai beauty sparkles head to heeled toe, batting eyelashes so long they could be store awnings. A glamorous socialite. Intriguingly exuberant. Queen of the cocktail party. Her fashion choices are bold, her hair sky-high and, as her bling indicates, she cites gold as […]

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Community through music: Nordista Freeze’s passion on and off the stage

Community through music: Nordista Freeze’s passion on and off the stage

A crowd of people packs into a compact Chinese restaurant on Charlotte Pike. Inside, they gather on the dance floor. An empty stage awaits. Red satin ribbons line the walls and ceiling, converging at a large disco ball hanging over the center of the dance floor. Written with glitter, the […]

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Photos: Students start the day with relaxation at Sunrise Yoga

Photos: Students start the day with relaxation at Sunrise Yoga

At 6:30 in the morning, most Belmont students are snuggled up in bed before their first class of the day. But every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, some dedicated yogis wake up before the break of dawn to start the day with some yoga. The walk to the Beaman Student Life […]

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Who you gonna call? In Nashville, it’s the ‘Bench Breaking Broads’

Who you gonna call? In Nashville, it’s the ‘Bench Breaking Broads’

The lights of downtown Nashville fade in the rearview mirror, and everything becomes more surreal. The winding roads. The dark clouds looming over the trees. The lack of street lighting. Turn right onto Elm Hill Pike and the Buchanan Log House stands tall and proud, taking up almost 50,000 square feet […]

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