Mellodi music showcase

Mellodi music showcase

A buzzing murmur filled the room, typical for a Monday night at the High Watt. Monday night marked the second event ever hosted by the up-and-coming college music marketing company Mellodi Music. Doors opened at 8 p.m., and by the time the first band, indie-folk trio Maybe April, hit the […]

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Christian Showcase preview, Like Rain

Christian Showcase preview, Like Rain

Introducing Like Rain; Like Rain’s lineup for the 2014 CEMB Christian Showcase is Kauland Buchanan, Sarah Rademaker, Christian St. Clair, Michael Pfohl, Bryan Griffith, Grayson Schweers and Jake Ward. Like Rain is a band formed in Nashville, Tenn. that focuses on tying in central truths of Christianity to their unique sound. In […]

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Mocha, sounds just as good as it tastes

Mocha, sounds just as good as it tastes

Mocha sounds just as sweet as it tastes. Well, at least that’s the case for Belmont’s very own Mocha. The lineup featuring vocalist Sakari Greenwell, keyboardist Adam Kirincich, bassist Sheila Graves, guitarist Ben Tankersley, Drew Lombana on trombone, Nick Dory on saxophone, Alex Kaptain on trumpet and drummer Ray Standiford […]

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Christian Showcase preview, The Orchardist

Christian Showcase preview, The Orchardist

Wednesday’s featured artist for the 2014 CEMB Christian showcase is The Orchardist. During his freshman year at Belmont University, Drew Miller founded a band based in Nashville called The Orchardist. It is comprised of his closest friends: an Irish-dancing classical pianist named Kelly, an aspiring composer of film scores named […]

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Christian Showcase preview, Taylor Agan

Christian Showcase preview, Taylor Agan

Belmont University’s CEMB Showcase Series kicks off this Saturday, with the 2014 Christian Music Showcase. This year’s showcase will feature four bands, which include artists; Taylor Agan, The Orchardist, Like Rain and Constellations. The Belmont Vision will be introducing each band this week as a countdown to the showcase this Saturday. […]

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“Once” to win Nashville

“Once” to win Nashville

Belmont students will have the opportunity to receive exclusive discounts on one of Broadway’s most mesmerizing and original musicals when it premieres in Nashville next week. “Once,” winner of eight Tony awards, has received glowing reviews since its Broadway debut in 2012. Now it’s on track to stun Nashville at […]

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Live on the Green review, week four

Live on the Green review, week four

Thursday evening, people gathered at Public Square Park to hear JOHNNYSWIM, Delta Spirit and Cage The Elephant kick off Live on the Green’s finale weekend. A calm audience welcomed the husband and wife duo, JOHNNYSWIM. The group led the night with acoustic sound and intimate harmonies. The crowd responded well […]

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TPAC’s unforgettable Broadway season

TPAC’s unforgettable Broadway season

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center, affectionately known as TPAC, in downtown Nashville, Tenn., has planned an extraordinary lineup for this year’s Broadway touring season. Opening with “Once” and ending the season with “Newsies,” theater patrons will have the opportunity to view seven incredible, award-winning shows. The season officially opens with […]

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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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