Pies for Guys: Makka Sakka Pi

Pies for Guys: Makka Sakka Pi

There are new Greek letters for Belmont students to learn–Makka Sakka Pi, a fake sorority that bakes pies, gives them away to men and builds community among its members. “Everyone needs some love; everyone needs some pie,” said co-founder Sarai Gal-Chis. For co-founders and juniors Gal-Chis and Marci Greene, the […]

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Country Showcase shines with spirited performances

Country Showcase shines with spirited performances

Photos: Andrew Hunt After a cold and rainy preview day, the 2015 Country Music Showcase opened to a full house of students and visitors Saturday night with four spirited acts of all facets of country. The night kicked off with a explosive joint performance by all the lead vocalists for […]

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Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman speaks on his industry experience

Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman speaks on his industry experience

Kevin Lyman, creator of Vans Warped Tour, spoke to students Friday afternoon as part of the Curb College and the Morris Family Lecture Series, discussing his involvement in the music industry. He opened by talking about his own experience in college, where he first fell in love with live music […]

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Judah & the Lion set to perform on Late Show with David Letterman

Judah & the Lion set to perform on Late Show with David Letterman

Former Belmont band Judah & the Lion will be stepping onto the national stage on the “Late Show with David Letterman” Friday night. The band, which features alumni Judah Akers, Nate Zuercher and Brian MacDonald received the “amazing opportunity” after a fan presented their album to the show’s booking team. […]

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Country Music Showcase: Betsy Lane

Country Music Showcase: Betsy Lane

As she gets ready to take the stage for the Country Music Showcase, Nashville native Betsy Lane credits her father’s musical talent as the initial inspiration behind her own passion for music. “My dad was super musical and I grew up around his constant creativity,” said Lane. “When he would […]

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REVIEW: Guster begins transition with latest release “Evermotion”

REVIEW: Guster begins transition with latest release “Evermotion”

Guster has been a staple of the indie-pop music scene with their infectious, mellow vibe since they debuted their first album in 1995. After releasing six albums over the past two decades, Guster’s new album “Evermotion” is the group’s first release in four years. The album couldn’t have arrived in […]

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Nashville Repertory Theatre’s “The Whipping Man” stuns with powerful, moving performance

Nashville Repertory Theatre’s “The Whipping Man” stuns with powerful, moving performance

Nashville Repertory Theatre’s latest production, “The Whipping Man,” offers a powerful and emotionally driven look into our nation’s history. The intense play is set at the end of the Civil War and is based on the idea of slaves adopting the religious beliefs of their owners and the relationship that […]

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Hooligan Recordings hosts two-day First Friday Festival at Rocketown

Hooligan Recordings hosts two-day First Friday Festival at Rocketown

Nashville has always been a city about music, a city that has inspired so many for so long with its creative atmosphere. Like many others, hosts Matt Baratz and Cole McDonnell of Hooligan Recordings were drawn to this creative spirit and saw something more. They were inspired to inspire, not […]

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Change the world when you change your mind with “Kinky Boots”

Change the world when you change your mind with “Kinky Boots”

The perfect pair of sleek high heels can make any woman confident enough to take on the world, but sometimes it takes a man in a pair of Kinky Boots to change it. “Kinky Boots” is the amazing, uplifting story of Charlie, a man trying to save his family’s shoe […]

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These “Kinky Boots” are made for walking

These “Kinky Boots” are made for walking

Strap on a pair of stunning heels and prepare to be dazzled as “Kinky Boots” sweeps into town. With unforgettable music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and a script written by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, “Kinky Boots” brings glitz and glamour to the stage of the Tennessee Performing Arts […]

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Commercial Music Showcase: The Khromatiks

Commercial Music Showcase: The Khromatiks

With their haunting instrumentals and their unique perspective on popular songs, Belmont duo the Khromatiks will be one of four acts taking the stage at Monday’s Commercial Music Showcase. Senior Kayleigh Moyer and alumni Kyle Pudenz hope to make their name better known in the Belmont community with the upcoming […]

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Commercial Music Showcase: Robyn Harris

Commercial Music Showcase: Robyn Harris

With her lifelong love of music and her indie pop sound, senior Robyn Harris will be taking the stage as one of four acts at the upcoming Commercial Music Showcase in February. Enrolled in piano lessons by her mother at age six, Harris’s musicality has been intertwined with her life […]

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