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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Belmont celebrates spring with annual SAPB Block Party

Belmont celebrates spring with annual SAPB Block Party

Nothing says spring at Belmont like the scent of fresh squeezed lemonade and cotton candy and the sporadic crash of a cymbal with a bandana tied to it. Oh, and did someone say free food? Students, families, children and staff celebrated in true Belmont fashion with a day of free […]

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Office Concerts: Ashley Cooke

Office Concerts: Ashley Cooke

Country Showcase winner Ashley Cooke performs “Lost at Sea” and “Through This” in this week’s office concert.

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Nordista Freeze brings the 80s back to life at Space Prom

Nordista Freeze brings the 80s back to life at Space Prom

A sea of sequins, shimmer and scrunchies added to the eclectic mix at Mercy Lounge Saturday night. The occasion? Nashville’s second-annual Space Prom, organized by the man many consider the king of the city’s DIY scene, Nordista Freeze. Ball gowns brushed with mom jeans as attendees filed into what felt […]

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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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Carly Pearce discusses diversity, individuality at convocation event

Carly Pearce discusses diversity, individuality at convocation event

A crowd of Belmont students and songwriters listened to the inspiring highs and poignant lows of Carly Pearce’s story as she recounted the path she took from aspiring songwriter to chart-topping country artist. Pearce hosted a discussion in the Johnson Theater Tuesday afternoon where she discussed her experiences in the […]

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Students blend music, charity and community with Huru Fest

Students blend music, charity and community with Huru Fest

Through the combination of a growing desire to do good and a declining bank account, Huru Fest was born. Juniors Jackson Wooten and Blake Ruby wanted to create a way for college students like themselves to be able to make a difference in the world, even on a tight budget. […]

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Office Concerts: Lemondrop

Office Concerts: Lemondrop

Lemondrop performs “Bloom” and “Seven” in this week’s Office Concert.

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Office Concerts: Kat Saul

Office Concerts: Kat Saul

Kat Saul performs “Bite” and “Middle Name” in this week’s Office Concert. Watch the full video below.

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Photo Review: Ashley Cooke wins Country Showcase 2019

Photo Review: Ashley Cooke wins Country Showcase 2019

The 2019 Country Showcase filled the Curb Event Center with a night of lively performances and storytelling. First to take the stage was country duo Tigirlily, who started the night off with a high-energy performance. The two women kept the crowd engaged with dazzling dance moves and confidence. The performance’s […]

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The Beltones and Prismatics to compete in ICCA semifinal

The Beltones and Prismatics to compete in ICCA semifinal

Two Belmont A Capella groups, the Beltones and Prismatics, will compete in Varsity Vocals’ International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella semifinals this Saturday, going head-to-head with teams from all over the South. They both first competed in the ICCA’s quarterfinals on Jan. 26 at the University of Tennessee. Prismatics came […]

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Artist Preview: Country Showcase 2019

Artist Preview: Country Showcase 2019

Ashley Cooke Written by Kendall Crawford For senior corporate communications major Ashley Cooke, songwriting is personal. Family, friends and ex-boyfriends be warned: Cooke creates music out of happiness and heartbreak. “I think love is such a weird, fascinating thing, and I apparently can’t seem to stop writing about it,” said Cooke. […]

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