Photo review: Follies takes Belmont to camp in zany opening show

Photo review: Follies takes Belmont to camp in zany opening show

The Fall Follies crew delivered yet another satisfying — some might say “campy” — performance on the opening night of their 23rd annual show Thursday. With a new “Fall Follies Goes To Camp” theme, interlude music from Belmont legend Stephen Day and a cast featuring a healthy mix of Follies […]

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For King and Country spreads mission of acceptance at convo event

For King and Country spreads mission of acceptance at convo event

For King & Country — a four-time Dove award winning Christian — led an inspiring convo on Wednesday. The Christian-pop duo — consisting of Australian-born brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone — are proud citizens of Nashville, TN. When it originated, the band wanted to find a name that encapsulated their core […]

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Music City legends share wisdom, stories at Columbia Studio A

Music City legends share wisdom, stories at Columbia Studio A

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees Tim Nichols, Jim McBride and Pat Alger passed on their songwriting knowledge to Belmont’s up-and-coming student songwriters at Columbia Studio A Wednesday night. “You have to have a lot of one particular thing, and that’s called persistence,” Alger said. “You can have a lot […]

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Office Concerts: Kalina Tyne

Office Concerts: Kalina Tyne

Sophomore songwriting major Kalina Tyne discovered her passion for songwriting after realizing all her favorite artists were also songwriters. “I always wanted to be a singer, but I started discovering the musicians I really liked wrote their own songs. I thought that was amazing,” said Tyne. Some of these artists […]

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Fall Follies ready to bring laughter in 23rd year

Fall Follies ready to bring laughter in 23rd year

Students have waited in long lines outside of the Massey Performing Arts Center every fall for the last 22 years in anticipation for Belmont’s annual sketch comedy show, Fall Follies. The show is set up in sketches like Saturday Night Live and pokes fun at the university in much of […]

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Photo Review: Belmont talent soars at Rock Showcase 2017

Photo Review: Belmont talent soars at Rock Showcase 2017

Students gathered in the Curb Event Center Saturday night for high-energy, guitar-driven performances from a handful of Belmont’s most talented rock musicians at Rock Showcase 2017. The showcase started off with Sam Johnston’s upbeat, blues-rock sound. Fans gathered around the stage early into the set to dance, helping Johnston keep […]

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‘Paper Dolls’ exhibit to open in Leu Center Monday

‘Paper Dolls’ exhibit to open in Leu Center Monday

Paper Dolls, a new art exhibit opening in the Leu Center for the Visual Arts on Monday, invites the viewer to imagine a life without limits. Rory White’s paper doll exhibit features original photographs with paper figures shrunk down into lifelike sets. The artwork allows him to portray anything he […]

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Artist Preview: Rock Showcase 2017

Artist Preview: Rock Showcase 2017

Sam Johnston Written by Jason Saitta Sam Johnston discovered a love for guitar his sophomore year of high school and has been playing ever since. “The first song I really sat down and tried to learn was ‘She Talks to Angels’ by The Black Crowes,” said Johnston. “I picked up […]

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Vance Joy returns to Nashville for Cannery Ballroom show

Vance Joy returns to Nashville for Cannery Ballroom show

Vance Joy returned to Nashville Tuesday night to play a sold out Cannery Ballroom show, as part of his “Lay It On Me Tour.” Joy, touring in support of his new single, gave a breathtaking performance, which featured older hits and three new songs from his upcoming album. Joy’s openers, […]

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Cultural Happenings: Oct. 13-15

Cultural Happenings: Oct. 13-15

– – Cultural Happenings compiled and designed by Meg MacDonald.   

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Office Concerts: Oddnote

Office Concerts: Oddnote

Arman Asadsangabi, known as Oddnote, delivers a surprising twist in his concerts: taking a suggestion from the audience and making up a song on the spot. For his Office Concert, Oddnote crafted his second song, “Dimension 5,” from the prompt word “balloons.” The Nashville native came to Belmont two years […]

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