Hozier album captivates listeners

Hozier album captivates listeners

With a booming voice that captures you with its truthful tone and songs palpable with raw emotion, Hozier’s debut album is intoxicatingly simple. The young Irish singer-songwriter burst onto the scene just days after the release of his viral music video for his song “Take Me To Church.” The video, […]

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“Chicago” gives Nashville some razzle-dazzle

“Chicago” gives Nashville some razzle-dazzle

“Chicago,” the timeless tale of corruption and greed, leaves Nashville, Tenn. audiences begging for more. The show received a thunderous standing ovation on opening night and promised a stunning week-long run at Tennessee Performing Arts Center. “Chicago” is performed by a dazzling Broadway touring cast, featuring John O’Hurley, famous for […]

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Fall Follies: the musical?

Fall Follies: the musical?

The 20th anniversary production of Fall Follies opening night filled every seat and stairwell in the Massey Performing Arts Center. The show opened with the decision to make the show a musical and fittingly started with a song. The opening skit harpooned Belmont’s health services, introduced you to an incompetent […]

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Get Outta Town: a Belmont student-filled music festival

Get Outta Town: a Belmont student-filled music festival

Belmont students are coming together to play Get Outta Town, a music festival happening Oct. 25 in Franklin, Tenn. Rand Walter, a sophomore, is using his parent’s property and its six acres as the festival’s location. When his family bought the property a year ago, Walter decided it would be the perfect […]

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From the South to ‘Southbound’: Belmont alum records history of Southern Rock in latest book

From the South to ‘Southbound’: Belmont alum records history of Southern Rock in latest book

Imagine seeing Lynyrd Skynyrd take the stage. The guitar chords start and the crowd erupts. Before you know it, everyone around you is screaming the words to “Sweet Home Alabama.” That’s what music junkies near and far would call a religious experience. Maybe that’s how Belmont alum Scott Bomar went […]

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Us and Them takes raw rock to the next level

Us and Them takes raw rock to the next level

In April of 2014, Ian Kendall, Mike Crecca, Grayson Schweers and Michael Rasile solidified a bond over a love for the raw sounds of Led Zeppelin. Earlier that year, in January, Ian, Mike and Michael began to talk about their musical influences as well as jam together. “Me, Michael and […]

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Slices of life: Stories of Belmont as told by Dalton Hughes

Slices of life: Stories of Belmont as told by Dalton Hughes

Dalton Hughes wanted to share people’s stories, so he did what any logical modern-day junior in college would: He made a Facebook page. Hughes is the creator of Stories of Belmont, which he modeled after the hugely popular blog, Humans of New York. Like Humans of New York, Stories of […]

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Fall Follies previews: the production team

Fall Follies previews: the production team

Ike Flitcraft- director A Follies lover from his freshman year, Flitcraft knew he had to be involved in Follies. After auditioning for and getting a spot as a writer last year, his senior year came with the promotion from writer to director. How did you get involved with Fall Follies? […]

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OK Go puts on more than an OK show

OK Go puts on more than an OK show

OK Go may be a four-piece group, but in their performance Friday night at Mercy Lounge, a sold-out crowd of 500 people might as well have been added to their lineup. The band, touring in support of its new album “Hungry Ghosts,” took the stage for almost two hours and […]

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OK Go takes risks with “Hungry Ghosts”

OK Go takes risks with “Hungry Ghosts”

In “Hungry Ghosts,” its first release since 2010’s “Of the Blue Colour of the Sky,” the Chicago-based alternative rock band broadens its scope to include disco, electronic music and dubstep, but in doing so may have lost its focus. Within one song, the listener can be pulled in multiple musical […]

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Prepare to be dazzled by “Chicago”

Prepare to be dazzled by “Chicago”

Nashville, Tenn. embraces seduction and corruption with the merry murderesses of “Chicago.” Despite being almost a century since the infamous female murderers rocked the Windy City, America proves that it is no less obsessed with the concept of celebrity criminals with “Chicago.” “Chicago,” winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier […]

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Artists Collect Art: Belmont faculty display personal collections

Artists Collect Art: Belmont faculty display personal collections

The theme of the night was collections, the Leu Center faculty gathered in Gallery 121 Thursday evening to share what they considered worthy of “putting on the wall.” Curated by sculpting professor John Watson, “Artists Collect Art” was an art show centered on the private collections of art professors at […]

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