Shakespeare: Southern Style

Shakespeare: Southern Style

Arguably one of Shakespeare’s finer comedies, quirky and quick-witted, “As You Like It,” delivers hope and laughter to audience members both young and old. Performed by the Nashville Shakespeare Festival and the NSF Apprentice Company in the 26th annual Shakespeare in the Park series, “As You Like It” is the […]

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Belmont bands take over 12th & Porter

Belmont bands take over 12th & Porter

On Thursday, the doors of 12th & Porter opened at 8:30 p.m. to the musical world of Belmont bands Pressure Kids, Mocha, Koa and Dynamo. Pressure Kids, an indie-rock and alternative band, opened the night with an energetic performance. Lead singer Nick Johnston ran through the crowd, creating excitement all […]

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Live On The Green review, week three

Live On The Green review, week three

The cloudy skies on the drive to Public Square Park was a premonition for the night to come. This week’s lineup of Live on the Green, which included All Them Witches, The Features and headliners Capital Cities, was dampened by stormy weather, and mediocre performances. The audience consisted of college […]

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Chicken soup for the rapper’s soul: a look into the life of Mr. B

Chicken soup for the rapper’s soul: a look into the life of Mr. B

Blake Mankin is a man of firsts. He was the first baby born in his hospital on the first day of the new year. The rapper from Scottsdale, Ariz. may just have been born to be No. 1. Mankin has been rapping since he was 12 years old and has […]

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Belmont Battle of the bands review

Belmont Battle of the bands review

And the crowd chants, “Koa. Koa. Koa.” Belmont’s Battle of the Bands has always kicked off the school year with an incredible display of Belmont students’ talent; but this year the cheers were louder. The air was electric with anticipation of the judges’ decision. As performance time drew near, the […]

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Live on the Green review, week two

Live on the Green review, week two

The 90 degree weather and sticky humidity wasn’t enough to stop 18,000 screaming fans from attending the second week of Live On The Green 2014. The lineup, which featured artists Goodbye June, Wild Cub and headliner The Head and The Heart, was a strong follow-up to the festivals debut, which […]

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Staying for the Weekend grows from Belmont to Bonnaroo

Staying for the Weekend grows from Belmont to Bonnaroo

Belmont-raised band Staying For the Weekend might make you stick around just a little bit longer.  Since being formed roughly two years ago, childhood friends Mac Gibbons, drums, Carson Mays, guitar, Kurt Krafft, guitar, and Wade Luplow, drums, the band has seen exponential growth. From playing Bonnaroo 2013 to headlining […]

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REVIEW: Neon Trees fails to wow with “Pop Psychology”

REVIEW: Neon Trees fails to wow with “Pop Psychology”

For Neon Trees, the colors might be fading a bit early. The four-piece, new wave band based out of Provo, Utah has seen some commercial success. With their first single, “Animal,” climbing to No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the alternative chart, the band has […]

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REVIEW: New Apache Relay destined to be summer soundtrack

REVIEW: New Apache Relay destined to be summer soundtrack

Everyone has his or her go to summer record. You know, the one that you can listen to over and over while driving around, laying outside or at a bonfire? Well now, you may need to add another record to your repertoire, because The Apache Relay’s self-titled release will be […]

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‘Can’t Wake Up’ from the Apache Relay fever

‘Can’t Wake Up’ from the Apache Relay fever

What do 2 Chainz and The Apache Relay have in common? It’s that both artists performed in Nashville on Saturday, April 12. The only difference is that The Apache Relay show was sold out. Performing at Marathon Music Works’ Spring Block Party sponsored by Lightning 100, the band rocked out […]

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A few minutes with Mike Harris of The Apache Relay

A few minutes with Mike Harris of The Apache Relay

With the release of their self-titled sophomore album in just a couple weeks, Belmont’s finest, The Apache Relay has already made an impact across the U.S. From “Can’t Wake Up,” off the album “American Nomad,” clocking in at over 450,000 plays on Spotify to performing at the Shaky Knees festival […]

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MULTIMEDIA: Cultures of the world showcased at Cultural Festival

MULTIMEDIA: Cultures of the world showcased at Cultural Festival

Countries from all around the world were brought together to share space in the Neely Dining Room. The Culture Festival brought together the cultures of the world for Belmont students to experience on Thursday evening. The performances ranged from singing and dancing to playing instruments. Belly dancing and a Bollywood group dance were […]

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