REVIEW: 2016 Urban/Pop Showcase brings unique sound despite audio issues

REVIEW: 2016 Urban/Pop Showcase brings unique sound despite audio issues

With the second preview day of the semester come and gone, Saturday night ended on a high note with the 2016 Urban/Pop Showcase. The Urban/Pop Showcase brought students and parents to the Curb Event Center Saturday to see the four chosen performers. No bands made the cut this year, so […]

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Nashville offers many musical events, Halloween-themed hangouts for fall break entertainment

Nashville offers many musical events, Halloween-themed hangouts for fall break entertainment

Stuck on campus for fall break? Got plans to sleep the days away, ready for a rather uneventful extended weekend? For those left with no plans for break, worry not. In Nashville, the opportunities for fun are limitless, especially this weekend. As always, music lovers will be happy to hear […]

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COIN: From a leap of faith to Live on the Green

COIN: From a leap of faith to Live on the Green

From the Belmont stage to Live on the Green, Belmont band COIN proved making it in music is not all about the destination but about the journey as well. It all started in a Belmont Music Theory class when Chase Lawrence took a leap of faith and asked the student […]

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REVIEW: Alumni delight in anniversary production of “Rumors”

REVIEW: Alumni delight in anniversary production of “Rumors”

This year, the theater department gets to celebrate a couple important birthdays. Both the Troutt Theater and the bachelor of fine arts degree turn 10 years old. To celebrate, Troutt Theater, a long-time stage for many of Belmont’s productions, served as the set for “Rumors” from Sept. 9 to Sept. […]

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REVIEW: 2016 Christian Showcase saw greatest crowd engagement with winner Alyssa Newton

REVIEW: 2016 Christian Showcase saw greatest crowd engagement with winner Alyssa Newton

It is Facebook official. The Belmont Showcase Series facebook page announced Alyssa Newton as the winner of “The Road To Where” Christian Showcase Saturday night. Her set list was comprised of three songs: “Multiplied/Ever Be,” which was a mashup between a song by needtobreathe and another by Bethel Music, “Surely […]

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Christian Showcase 2016: Adelphos

Christian Showcase 2016: Adelphos

In a room just off of Belmont’s campus, there is the faint tune of a young band practicing harmonies with a sound that can only be described as whimsical. About a year ago, lead singer Karl Lungmus had the urge to bring a group together that wanted to travel and […]

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Christian Showcase 2016: Alyssa Newton

Christian Showcase 2016: Alyssa Newton

New Mexico native Alyssa Newton’s performance at Saturday’s Christian showcase has been years in the making. Newton was exposed to music at an early age and began playing classical piano in first grade. After getting a guitar for Christmas in third grade, her passion grew and she found her love […]

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Christian Showcase 2016: Erin Jamieson

Christian Showcase 2016: Erin Jamieson

After taking a break from performing to focus on school and songwriting, senior Erin Jamieson is excited to step back on stage at the annual Christian Showcase and make the most of her last few months at Belmont. Jamieson is a songwriting major from Minnesota who started writing songs when […]

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Christian Showcase 2016: Taylor Zebracki

Christian Showcase 2016: Taylor Zebracki

Taylor Zebracki, 21, is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with a passion for music and an even greater love for Jesus. Zebracki is one of four student acts participating in the annual Christian Showcase on Saturday. After promising herself at the age of 10 she “would not live a boring […]

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VIDEO: Amy Grant reminisces on lost family member, talks about upcoming Christmas album

VIDEO: Amy Grant reminisces on lost family member, talks about upcoming Christmas album

With more than 30 years in the music industry, Christian/pop artist Amy Grant sat down to talk with Inside the Industry this week, explaining what has helped her identify different parts of her spiritual journey. Grant has an upcoming tour and shows at the Ryman Auditorium this fall.

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Opening for Garth Brooks helps Mitch Rossell climb ladder of success

Opening for Garth Brooks helps Mitch Rossell climb ladder of success

Nashville recording artist Mitch Rossell is being mentored by a well-known entertainer in country music. Garth Brooks has been a big part of inspiring Rossell to pursue his dream of being a country artist. Recording his music and releasing it while being on the Garth Brooks tour this summer has […]

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INSIDE THE INDUSTRY: “He played catch”: Michael W. Smith talks to Belmont student body

INSIDE THE INDUSTRY: “He played catch”: Michael W. Smith talks to Belmont student body

28 No. 1 hits, three GRAMMY’s, and a world touring musician, Christian artist Michael W. Smith visited Belmont University. Smith came to talk to students about the importance of having an intimate relationship with God. Smith opened up about the passing of his father this past November, and how his […]

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