Staying for the Weekend grows from Belmont to Bonnaroo

Staying for the Weekend grows from Belmont to Bonnaroo

Belmont-raised band Staying For the Weekend might make you stick around just a little bit longer.  Since being formed roughly two years ago, childhood friends Mac Gibbons, drums, Carson Mays, guitar, Kurt Krafft, guitar, and Wade Luplow, drums, the band has seen exponential growth. From playing Bonnaroo 2013 to headlining […]

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Music therapy major to open this fall

Music therapy major to open this fall

It is no secret that many students come to Belmont for music. Some dream of becoming performers or music educators. But some dream of using music as medicine. Beginning this fall, those students will have the opportunity to do just that. Belmont is expanding the music department to include its […]

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Finding the prize in the process

Finding the prize in the process

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of getting to chat with Betty Wiseman, a living Belmont legend at her home in Brentwood. She was most hospitable, and the interview had been lighthearted until I asked her a certain question. “What does Belmont mean to you?” Wiseman fell silent. A […]

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