Country Showcase Preview: Lauren McLamb

Country Showcase Preview: Lauren McLamb

Despite having lost last semester’s ASCAP Writers Showcase, senior Lauren McLamb is excited to step back onstage and let her original songs be heard as she concludes her last few months at Belmont. “It was kind of an ‘everything happens for a reason’ moment because if I had won it, […]

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Country Showcase Preview: Kenzie Palmer

Country Showcase Preview: Kenzie Palmer

Country artist Kenzie Palmer is a commercial music major from West Middlesex, Pennsylvania. As a senior, she hopes to continue writing music and performing after graduation. But first things first: Saturday’s Country Showcase. Besides releasing singles and playing writer’s rounds, Palmer has spent the last year working on her submission […]

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Belmont alumna earns title of Nashville theater’s ‘it’ girl

Belmont alumna earns title of Nashville theater’s ‘it’ girl

Since graduating from Belmont University in May of 2016, Morgan Davis has been making waves in the Nashville theater community. Recently, Davis gained a lot of attention and superb reviews for her performance in Nashville Repertory Theatre’s production of the comedic play, “Noises Off!” With sources such as Broadway World […]

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PHOTOS: Sports teams showcase talent off courts, take stage

PHOTOS: Sports teams showcase talent off courts, take stage

Armed with five dollar bills and a desire to see some hilarious skits – and help out the Special Olympics – Belmont students flocked to the Massey Performing Arts Center Sunday night for the sixth annual Battle of the Bruins. Belmont athletic teams came together onstage with the Music City […]

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Motion pictures student hits different note with senior project

Motion pictures student hits different note with senior project

Belmont is full of overachievers. Students who have studied their craft and understood their assignment but go out of their way to make something truly original. Senior Garrett Thompson is one of those students. A motion pictures major and music minor, Garrett Thompson decided to take on his senior capstone […]

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REVIEW: The Seratones bring new take on rock ‘n’ roll

REVIEW: The Seratones bring new take on rock ‘n’ roll

The Seratones are a fascinatingly soulful marriage of rock, punk and jazz. AJ Haynes, whom NYLON aptly described as a “badass front-woman”, leads the four-piece band from Shreveport, Louisiana. Their debut album, “Get Gone,” has already brought them acclaim and given them a chance to tour in the U.S. and […]

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“The Voice” season four winner Danielle Bradbery invests in students

“The Voice” season four winner Danielle Bradbery invests in students

Country music artist Danielle Bradbery visited Belmont to talk with students about the music industry. Bradbery won season four of “The Voice” and her career took off after the show. Bradbery just released “Friend Zone” and “Playing With Fire,” a duet with Thomas Rhett. Video by Lexi Brunk

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Belmont senior explores world through fashion

Belmont senior explores world through fashion

At first glance, it’s hard to imagine Bailey Smith came from, as she put it, the middle-of-nowhere Indiana. But more specifically, Whiteland. Coming from a town with little diversity, you stood out even if you weren’t wearing something all that different, Smith said. And if there is one thing she […]

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Inside the industry: Texas artist Cody Johnson taking the nation by storm

Inside the industry: Texas artist Cody Johnson taking the nation by storm

  Hitting iTunes charts at No. 1 with his new record, “Me and My Kind” and surpassing Music Row norms, Texas native Cody Johnson has taken cities around the nation by storm. His sold-out shows are filled with cowboy hats, boots and spurs. Check out the video for more information […]

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REVIEW: LANY enraptures audiences with dreamy sound, aesthetic at Cannery Ballroom

REVIEW: LANY enraptures audiences with dreamy sound, aesthetic at Cannery Ballroom

Under the hot lights and smoky air of the Cannery Ballroom on Wednesday night, LANY filled the 1,000 person room with bone-rattling bass and their California-centric love songs. Despite having just entered the music scene a little over two years ago, LANY has managed to enrapture audiences across the country […]

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JoJo coming to Belmont as “freshman for a day”

JoJo coming to Belmont as “freshman for a day”

Atlantic Record recording artist JoJo will be attending Belmont as a “freshman for a day” Thursday. Warner Music Group, the parent company to Atlantic Records, partnered with Topsify to send JoJo to a university to be a freshman for a day through the “Hits 101: Semester Sounds” contest. Belmont ended […]

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REVIEW: Rock Showcase 2016

REVIEW: Rock Showcase 2016

The ‘70s-chick-with-roses-in-her-hair cover art was reminiscent of the Grateful Dead. Everything from Led Zeppelin to former Belmont band COIN played over the speakers between performances. And four bands, rooted in classic rock, took classic sounds and turned them into something fresh at the 2016 Rock Showcase Saturday night, with Wilder […]

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