Behind the scenes of Urban Showcase

Behind the scenes of Urban Showcase

VNN’s Jordan Shatto headed to the Curb Event Center to get an inside look at what it takes to make a Belmont Showcase happen.

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Photo Review: Chloé Hogan delivers memorable performance at first ever Urban Showcase

Photo Review: Chloé Hogan delivers memorable performance at first ever Urban Showcase

As four artists took the stage for the first ever Urban Showcase on Saturday, one thing quickly became clear: These are not your average Belmont songwriters. The performers displayed a broad range of musical influences, with everything from pop to hip-hop to R&B, and each encapsulated the “urban” genre in […]

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Artist Preview: Urban Showcase 2019

Artist Preview: Urban Showcase 2019

Leah Colon Written by Lydia Fletcher After narrowly missing live auditions for Urban Showcase last year, Leah Colon focused on refining her sound and image in the hopes of trying out again. This Saturday night she will be gracing the showcase stage with her soul-filled jazz style and personal lyrics, […]

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Office Concerts: Liv Nicholson

Office Concerts: Liv Nicholson

Singer-songwriter Liv Nicholson performs “Two Way Street” and “Sugarcoat” in the first office concert of the new school year.

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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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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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