Pilgrimage Q&A: sister act Joseph

Pilgrimage Q&A: sister act Joseph

Vision Arts and Entertainment Editor Sara Scannell sat down with the sisters of the band Joseph, Allison, Meegan and Natalie Closner, before their performance on the main stage at Pilgrimage Music and Culture Festival. What are you guys excited about for Pilgrimage? Allison: Oh my god, we are playing on […]

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Day Two Recap: Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival 2017

Day Two Recap: Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival 2017

The final day of Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival brought fans a second day of intense heat, great food and another lineup of incredible music. Muddy Magnolias were the first group to really garner a crowd at the Synchrony Financial Midnight Sun main stage — and for good reason. They […]

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Pilgrimage Q&A: Grammy-winner Jerry Douglas

Pilgrimage Q&A: Grammy-winner Jerry Douglas

Jerry Douglas is the frontman of the Jerry Douglas Band and Earls of Leicester, winner of 14 Grammy Awards, three time winner of Country Music Association Musician of the Year and a father of a Belmont alum. Vision Arts and Entertainment Editor Sara Scannell sat down with Douglas leading up […]

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The Revivalists set to perform at Pilgrimage main stage

The Revivalists set to perform at Pilgrimage main stage

The Revivalists have been working hard and crafting great music for over seven years, but it was in 2015, when their smash hit, “Wish I Knew You,” skyrocketed them to well-deserved acclaim. However, on Sunday afternoon the band members will be humbled to share the same stage as some of […]

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Saturday Recap: Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival 2017

Saturday Recap: Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival 2017

Despite the scorching 90-degree heat, tens of thousands of fans “made the pilgrimage” to The Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin, Tennessee, to watch the third annual Pilgrimage Music and Culture Festival kick off on Saturday. Steelism — the Nashville-based, instrumental duo — was the first act of the day […]

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Preview: Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival 2017

Preview: Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival 2017

Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival will kick off its third year Saturday at historic Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin, Tennessee, and features an impressive lineup of artists, local vendors and food trucks. This year’s headliners include Justin Timberlake, Eddie Vedder and Ryan Adams. Kevin Griffin, Franklin resident, Pilgrimage creator and frontman […]

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Photo Preview: Three Sisters opens Friday night at Troutt Theater

Photo Preview: Three Sisters opens Friday night at Troutt Theater

“Three Sisters” is the latest production from the Belmont Theatre Department and is set to premiere Friday at 7:30 p.m.. “It’s about yearning for something that you feel is essential to your happiness, but that is difficult to obtain — but then also facing the possibility that you’re not going […]

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Office Concerts: Katie MAC

Office Concerts: Katie MAC

Senior Katie Canfield, known on stage as Katie Mac, has had a love for music her whole life, but recently pushed her music in a new direction. “My early influences range from The Grateful Dead — my dad was a huge Dead Head — and I loved Fleetwood Mac and […]

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Wilder returns to Nashville for supporting slot at Ryman

Wilder returns to Nashville for supporting slot at Ryman

Following a Belmont Q&A session with alumni band Wilder, the Vision sat down with the band to discuss their return to Nashville, and their supporting slot at the Ryman Auditorium Tuesday night. “We’re playing our music at the Ryman which is insane,” said lead singer Charlie Greene. “But we’re opening, […]

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Dr. Michelle Corvette brings social art practice to Belmont

Dr. Michelle Corvette brings social art practice to Belmont

Assistant professor of art Dr. Michelle Corvette uses social intervention art — the practice of giving back to the community through a creative outlet — in much of her work. “Social art practice is a relatively new field of study within the arts,” she said. Corvette is exploring ways to […]

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Photo Review: David Dennis stands out at Christian Showcase 2017

Photo Review: David Dennis stands out at Christian Showcase 2017

  The 2017 Christian Showcase on Saturday was a night filled with standout performances, worship music and incredibly powerful vocals — most notably from winner David Dennis. As Dennis came on stage, many rushed to the front to get a closer look. From Dennis’ first song, it quickly became evident […]

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Artist Preview: Christian Showcase 2017

Artist Preview: Christian Showcase 2017

The 2017 Christian Showcase will kick off at 7 p.m. in the Curb Event Center Saturday, with performances from Lauren Yaffe, Thy Kingdom Come, David Dennis and Taylor Zebracki. Lauren Yaffe Written by Sara Scannell with contributing reporting from Sydney Kamm Junior Lauren Yaffe has grown up around worship music, […]

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