2015 Urban Pop Showcase highlights Belmont’s musically talented

2015 Urban Pop Showcase highlights Belmont’s musically talented

Smoke and lights covered the stage as people entered the Curb Event Center for the Urban/Pop Showcase Saturday evening. R. Kelly’s “Ignition” played over the speaker system and set the mood. Tonight would be smooth, silky fun. David Dennis took the stage first. As soon as as he walked onstage, […]

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Urban/Pop Showcase 2015: Sound Proof

Urban/Pop Showcase 2015: Sound Proof

Every band has a beginning. For Sound Proof, it all started with a Carly Rae Jepsen cover in high school. Ethan Jones, Chris Lee and Matt Mahfood– or Sound Proof, as they’re more commonly known– sang together in an a cappella group in high school and have been a part […]

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Urban/Pop Showcase 2015: Lana Boleyjack

Urban/Pop Showcase 2015: Lana Boleyjack

Hailing from a family of musicians, sophomore Lana Boleyjack was distinguished with the gift of music. Now, Boleyjack will grace the stage at the 2015 Urban/Pop Showcase. The commercial voice major will be one of four acts in the Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business’s showcase on Saturday. Boleyjack […]

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Urban/Pop Showcase 2015: David Dennis

Urban/Pop Showcase 2015: David Dennis

With an EP on the way and a sold-out first gig under his belt, sophomore David Dennis is bringing a soulful voice to the Curb College of Music Business’s 2015 Urban/Pop Showcase on Saturday. The commercial voice major got his start early singing gospel music at his childhood church, but […]

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Urban/Pop Showcase 2015: Sawyer

Urban/Pop Showcase 2015: Sawyer

Belmont juniors Emma Harvey and Kel Taylor met as freshmen while in the same Tower Team group during Belmont’s orientation. Both were soloists at the time, but, as they became friends, they also started a musical journey together. Harvey and Taylor began writing together the fall of their sophomore year. […]

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10 ways to get into the Halloween spirit in Nashville

10 ways to get into the Halloween spirit in Nashville

Pumpkin Palooza 2015 The Belmont SAPB is hosting Pumpkin Palooza in front of the Bell Tower on Thursday from 3 p.m until 6 p.m. There will be pumpkin carving, pumpkin treats and apple cider – all the goodness that fall brings. Maddox and Pembroke Haunted Houses A tradition at Belmont, […]

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‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’ takes audience behind iconic Shakespeare scenes

‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’ takes audience behind iconic Shakespeare scenes

Sometimes the most interesting things happen in the background. That’s what provides the basis for “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead,” a play written by Tom Stoppard. It’s based on what those characters are doing while the events of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” are going on. Nashville Repertory Theatre is performing the […]

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Tattoo Tuesday: Bennett Emery

Tattoo Tuesday: Bennett Emery

“It was a like a weird numbing sensation that I kind of liked.” Bennett Emery, freshman This article is part of a weekly series hosted by the Belmont Vision, reported by Nina Kim. Check back every Tuesday for a new student tattoo and the story behind it.

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Nashville Ballet collaborates with Belmont percussion ensemble in “The Emperor and the Nightingale”

Nashville Ballet collaborates with Belmont percussion ensemble in “The Emperor and the Nightingale”

The Nashville Ballet’s Outreach & Education Department collaborated with Belmont’s School of Music Saturday afternoon at the Massey Performing Arts Center in a collaboration of the arts in the production of “The Emperor and the Nightingale.” A collaboration of the arts took place on Saturday afternoon as a group of […]

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Senior singer-songwriter Jackson Wells builds international fan base

Senior singer-songwriter Jackson Wells builds international fan base

Jackson Wells has hit the music scene, emerging as a rock star on a local and international scale in the unlikeliest of places. Garnering 1.8 million YouTube views internationally, Wells has toured China and established a sizable fanbase. Wells is living the dream, whether running with his three Rhodesian ridgeback […]

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Singer Amy Grant speaks on using faith to balance career and personal life

Singer Amy Grant speaks on using faith to balance career and personal life

The “Queen of Christian Pop,” Amy Grant, spoke at the Massey Performing Arts Center on her faith and life experiences Monday morning. “When you lean into faith, you approach life with a kind of trust. Not that everything in life is going to go perfectly, but there is a purpose […]

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Tattoo Tuesday: Jeannie Greminger

Tattoo Tuesday: Jeannie Greminger

“My motto is you pick it out, you design it, and you wait a year because it’s permanent and if you don’t like it and you decide to get rid of it, it hurts way more. Honestly I just think of things that I love so much that I would […]

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