Andy Mineo talks “Uncomfortable” tour, Christianity and Kanye

Andy Mineo talks “Uncomfortable” tour, Christianity and Kanye

Comfortably getting a fresh cut at a barbershop in Nashville, Andy Mineo answered the phone to talk about his “Uncomfortable” tour at Rocketown Thursday. Starting off rapping by making parodies of songs and listening to Snoop Dogg’s “Doggystyle” album with his friends to releasing his 2015 record “Uncomfortable” — which […]

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INSIDE THE INDUSTRY: Shay Mooney

INSIDE THE INDUSTRY: Shay Mooney

Country duo Dan + Shay’s very own Shay Mooney came to Belmont to speak to a group of members of the CMA Eduction group. The panel consisted of industry professionals did an intimate Q & A with the students. Shay caught up with host Alexis Brunk to chat about his […]

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Best of the really great: A review of Belmont’s most anticipated showcase

Best of the really great: A review of Belmont’s most anticipated showcase

Within the Belmont bubble, the Best of the Best Showcase is considered the “big time.” In-ear monitors, lighting schemes and backup dancers prove this performance isn’t a house show or a Wednesday night gig at Exit/In. The pressure to deliver is on; you can feel it in the stagnant arena […]

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Music Desk Concerts: Forest Fire Gospel Choir

Music Desk Concerts: Forest Fire Gospel Choir

Forest Fire Gospel Choir is comprised of Will McGee, Nick Fields, Sam Hunt, Will Lynde and Kip Allen. The five self-described best friends for life use their familiarity with each other to create music both they and their fans cannot get enough of. Only one word can be used to […]

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Music Desk Concerts: The Orchardist

Music Desk Concerts: The Orchardist

Drew Miller formed the Orchardist in during his freshman year at Belmont University and has produced nothing but uplifting music with his faithful band since. The lineup also includes Janie Townsend on vocals and harmonica, Tyler Rydosz playing mandolin, with Riley Matthews on the banjo, Camille Faulkner on the violin, […]

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INSIDE THE INDUSTRY: Interview with artist Jordan Rager

INSIDE THE INDUSTRY: Interview with artist Jordan Rager

Randy Houser, Justin Moore and Jason Aldean have all taken Jordan Rager under their wing. Rager has entered the music business, “as green as they come,” but he has proven himself time and time again that he is ready to perform with all of the superstars. Hosted by Lexi Brunk

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PHOTO PREVIEW: ‘The Addams Family’

PHOTO PREVIEW: ‘The Addams Family’

Belmont Musical Theatre Department will present “The Addams Family” April 8-10 and April 16 at the Troutt Theater. “The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in this macabre new musical comedy,” according to the ticketing site. “The Addams Family” Location: Troutt Theater Admission: Regular Adult: $10 Non-Belmont […]

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Innovo Management to hold benefit concert for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital

Innovo Management to hold benefit concert for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital

Student-founded company Innovo Management is kicking off spring by giving back, hosting a concert to benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital on April 8. Belmont sophomore and Innovo’s head of booking Alyson Estes has been working with the Innovo team on the event every day since planning began in […]

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Theatre students put on all-female rendition of Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’

Theatre students put on all-female rendition of Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’

In the thought-provoking plays of William Shakespeare, male characters dominate roles with their strong and fearless demeanors. The women, however, are more recognizable for their hyper-sexualized looks and menstrual-driven attitudes. In an attempt to defy these gender roles, senior director Laramie Hearn cast only women for her senior capstone rendition […]

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Student entrepreneurs behind ‘What’s Hubbin’” app present new service ‘EVAmore’

Student entrepreneurs behind ‘What’s Hubbin’” app present new service ‘EVAmore’

Imagine walking through the legendary ominous front doors of the One World Trade Center in New York City and taking a seemingly eternal elevator ride to the 50th floor; all the while anticipating the intimidating crowd of investors and professionals waiting to hear about your business model, your brainchild. You […]

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Russell Dickerson talks about story behind hit “Yours”

Russell Dickerson talks about story behind hit “Yours”

Country music artist Russell Dickerson talks about his recent single, “Yours,” flying up the charts. He soon found himself sharing a stage with artists like Billy Currington, Canaan Smith and Kelsey Ballerini. Reporting by Lexi Brunk

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Country artists Haley & Michaels talk about opening for stars, new music on the way

Country artists Haley & Michaels talk about opening for stars, new music on the way

Country artists Shannon Haley and Belmont grad Ryan Michaels sat down to talk about their journey in the music industry so far. They touch on how they became a duo, and eventually a couple. Haley and Michaels’ songs have hit Serius XM radio, their music videos have hit the top […]

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