The Delta Saints: From Belmont to the globe

The Delta Saints: From Belmont to the globe

Photo provided by Loud & Proud Records A crowd of 250 people packed a 150-person club in the northern Spanish city Congas, and The Delta Saints let their rock style fill the room of crammed and sweaty bodies.  Watching the people crowd surf and sing each word by heart, the […]

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Belmont freshman inspires others to find “the beauty within you”

Belmont freshman inspires others to find “the beauty within you”

“LOVE. YOUR. CHANNEL. You are amazing and so pretty and so REAL.” “Please keep doing your thing girl, because your videos make me happy.” “Thank you so much for the positive impact your channel has had on my life as well as the lives of all your viewers.” The top […]

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TowerTube spotlights student musicians in documentary-style series

TowerTube spotlights student musicians in documentary-style series

Student musicians looking for publicity need to look no further than TowerTube– a new, intimate documentary-style session series for artists and songwriters created by Belmont students Nicole Lowe, Conner Haidle and JohnMichael Mitchell. “I’ve always been into documentaries and just getting to know people. Over winter break last year, I […]

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Pembroke Night Live delivers laughs and entertainment with sketch comedy

Pembroke Night Live delivers laughs and entertainment with sketch comedy

A night full of sombreros, Yoda masks, black high heels and “Frozen” parodies, could only be the work of the “pembros” of Pembroke Hall in their production of Pembroke Night Live. The performance Thursday night was the second annual Pembroke Night Live, the residence hall’s version of Saturday Night Live, […]

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Theatre department concludes Senior Capstone Festival with final three productions

Theatre department concludes Senior Capstone Festival with final three productions

After the festival opened with three performances from April 9 until April 11, the Belmont Theatre Department continues its celebration for the senior class with three more productions in the 2015 Senior Capstone Festival. Each performance is developed by at least one senior theater major as a requirement for senior […]

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Best of the Best pulls out all the stops to close series

Best of the Best pulls out all the stops to close series

The Best of the Best Showcase ended the 2014-2015 season with a bang Saturday night, with previous showcase winners Staying for the Weekend, Taylor Agan, Baylor Wilson and CVM bringing the audience to their feet alongside four Belmont ASCAP writer’s night winners. Rock Showcase winner Staying for the Weekend opened […]

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Theater department kicks off Senior Capstone Festival

Theater department kicks off Senior Capstone Festival

Over the course of 10 days, the Belmont Theater Department is celebrating its senior class with seven productions in the 2015 Senior Capstone Festival. Each performance is developed by at least one senior theater major as requirement for senior capstone credit. The festival will take place in four different venues […]

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PREVIEW: Best of the Best to be held Saturday

PREVIEW: Best of the Best to be held Saturday

Judah & The Lion, Rayvon Owen, Keeps and Mitchell Rose. These are just a handful of legacies of Belmont’s past showcase winners. Now, Taylor Agan, Baylor Wilson, CVM and Staying For The Weekend will join this prestigious group as they take on the Best of The Best Showcase this Saturday […]

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Judah & the Lion brings some uptown folk to Mat Kearney tour

Judah & the Lion brings some uptown folk to Mat Kearney tour

Judah & the Lion opened alongside Parachute for the final show of Mat Kearney’s Just Kids Tour at the Ryman Auditorium on Saturday night. “Feels good to be home,” said Judah Akers, the lead singer of the band. Although the band sang they “couldn’t find their way back home” in […]

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Mankin creates app for freestyle rap

Mankin creates app for freestyle rap

Belmont junior Blake Mankin wants to inspire creativity, promote self confidence and provide a songwriting resource through his new iPhone application The Rap App. Mankin, a songwriting major, created an app teaching people to freestyle rap. The idea came to him sophomore year while he sat in his Dickens Hall […]

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REVIEW: “All Shook Up” rocks the Troutt Theater

REVIEW: “All Shook Up” rocks the Troutt Theater

Snapping singers, electric guitar riffs and leather jackets set the tone for the high energy performance of “All Shook Up,” a musical comedy produced by the Belmont Musical Theatre program in the Troutt Theater. Following the opening act where lead “roustabout” Chad is released from prison, all is dull and […]

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Belmont alumna Piper Jones shares Idol experience

Belmont alumna Piper Jones shares Idol experience

Four Belmont alumni made it to Hollywood week on “American Idol” season 14, and one alumna shared her story of how she went from singing on campus to national television. “The ‘American Idol’ experience pushed me to work harder at my own career, to keep going and keep grinding. It […]

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