‘Social experiment’ brings styles together for one piece

‘Social experiment’ brings styles together for one piece

When 16 Belmont drawing students were given a final project last semester, they never expected it to turn into what they called a social experiment. The assignment developed by former Belmont professor James Darr required each of the students to draw one section of a photograph and then combining it […]

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MULTIMEDIA: Judah and the Lion drums way into Best of the Best

MULTIMEDIA: Judah and the Lion drums way into Best of the Best

The Christian Showcase brought hundreds of students to the Curb Event Center Saturday night for a night of music and worship. Each of the four acts had 30 minutes to perform in a lowly lit and foggy arena. The night started with Sam Pinkerton and her band, who warmed up […]

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Christian Showcase set for Saturday

Christian Showcase set for Saturday

The four acts in the Christian Showcase will open this year’s showcase series in the Curb Event Center at 7 p.m. Saturday night. As usual, the Christian Showcase will be the first concert of the annual series, and students will receive music business seminar credit for attending. This year’s acts, […]

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Eggebrecht’s project on the move

Eggebrecht’s project on the move

For Belmont senior Ben Eggebrecht of My Red and Blue, music is about building relationships with other people – plain and simple. His music project, My Red and Blue, is not that simple of a band though. “It’s like a solo project minus the solo,” Eggebrecht said. He described the […]

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VIDEO: Dearly Brothers’ song makes Letterman movie

VIDEO: Dearly Brothers’ song makes Letterman movie

In eight months, the folk-rock sound of Dearly Brothers has gone from their lead singer’s living room to the big screen. The band, consisting of Vian Zaayman, Drake Morey, Joey Kenkel, Trevor Nikrant, Chris Worley and Phil Englehart, were formed early this year by Zaayman based on how the six […]

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REVIEW: fEASTival personifies East Nashville

REVIEW: fEASTival personifies East Nashville

If you travel a bit past the neon lights of downtown — the postcard snapshot of Nashville — and cross the Cumberland River over War Veterans Memorial Bridge, you will find yourself in a very different place all together. East Nashville is a place steeped in its historic culture but […]

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Tickets available for concert hall opening, Symphony concert

Tickets available for concert hall opening, Symphony concert

Belmont’s College of Visual and Performing Arts is giving away tickets for the opening gala for the new concert hall at Belmont Heights Baptist Church and a concert by the Nashville Symphony at the hall weeks later. The tickets for the two October events are available for free, and CVPA […]

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Earle ‘lifted’ after writer’s block

Earle ‘lifted’ after writer’s block

As most musicians can attest, writer’s block sucks. A lot. And Belmont junior Robby Earle will tell you he’s no stranger to this dreaded creative abyss. But to get beyond that for his most recent work, all Earle needed was a little help from his friends. The Louisiana native released […]

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Luke Preston Band jams to success

Luke Preston Band jams to success

In one year, the country upstarts behind the Luke Preston Band went from jamming in their freshman dorms to recording their first EP and playing a major country festival in Kansas last June. Band members Luke Preston, Jeremy Gold, Jared Chapman and Luke Enyeart started together when Enyeart and Preston […]

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Church prepares for tour at Curb

Church prepares for tour at Curb

Chart-topping country artist Eric Church will be rehearsing for the fall leg of his U.S. tour at the Curb Event Center. The group’s rehearsals should by fairly low-key after several semi trucks and buses finish unloading their material on Thursday, said David Graham, the director of event services at Belmont. […]

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REVIEW: ‘Much Ado’ brings swing to Shakespeare

REVIEW: ‘Much Ado’ brings swing to Shakespeare

In their 25th annual summer performance, the Nashville Shakespeare Festival brought one of its namesake’s most witty plays into the twentieth century. The company sets one of Shakespeare’s wittiest comedies against the backdrop of World War II near its end. With the new setting, the Festival also combines Elizabethan language […]

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Beat ‘n’ Track: Dez Davis

Beat ‘n’ Track: Dez Davis

The Beat ‘N’ Track takes its first spin of the semester with senior commercial music major Dez Davis. Emerging from his home town of Wheaton, Ill., Davis came to Belmont wanting to inspire social change and share what he believes is a powerful connection between people and music. Multimedia Editor […]

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