The irony of Sam Pinkerton’s track “I Will Never Fall In Love with You” is that fans are doing just the opposite. The Florida native moved to Nashville a little over a year ago to pursue her music career and has already made a name for herself at Belmont. Pinkerton, […]
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With high energy shows where the audience dance along to every song, electro-rock band Vinyl Thief can capture their fans attention with a little “brotherly chemistry.” Lead singer Grayson Proctor, guitarist Logan Purdom, keyboardist and background vocalist Sam English, bass guitarist Alec Carpenter and drummer Andrew Broadway have had that […]
As Belmont rock group Omega Swan played as the final act in Belmont’s September Battle of the Bands, lead singer and guitarist Marcus Garceau leaned over the edge of the stage as he riffed through the final song’s guitar solo. As more than 100 people danced in front of the […]
In eight months, the folk-rock sound of Dearly Brothers has gone from their lead singer’s living room to the big screen. The band, consisting of Vian Zaayman, Drake Morey, Joey Kenkel, Trevor Nikrant, Chris Worley and Phil Englehart, were formed early this year by Zaayman based on how the six […]
In one year, the country upstarts behind the Luke Preston Band went from jamming in their freshman dorms to recording their first EP and playing a major country festival in Kansas last June. Band members Luke Preston, Jeremy Gold, Jared Chapman and Luke Enyeart started together when Enyeart and Preston […]
Belmont’s annual Best of the Best showcase took place in the Curb Event Center on Sat., April 14. A special thanks was given to music industry icon and Belmont trustee emeritus Mike Curb, who received the 2012 Robert E. Mulloy Award of Excellence during the show. Urban/Pop Showcase winner Tre […]
In the barn behind the famous Loveless Café, successful or up-and-coming Belmont bands performed live and on air for Lightning 100 Wednesday night. The barn’s church pews and foldable chairs were filled and the crowd in the back chatted while the bands performed both old and brand new songs, thankful […]
Tucked away in an industrial park sits an old white warehouse that has seen better days. Inside is the home of ecletic, indie venue Club Roar. A mixture of furniture and odd knick-knacks makes the interior resemble an organized storage unit. Students mill around, chatting among themselves, waiting for the […]
Spider-Friends. Dipset Taliban. Diarrhea Planet. These aren’t the names people typically associate with Belmont University. But Belmont’s music scene is of two worlds. The showcase circuit is the public face of the school—the suggested path to collegiate stardom, beginning with classes and ending with Best of the Best on stage […]
C, G and D. Artists have built careers off those three simple chords, and here in Nashville, Belmont senior Michael Huff looks to start something of his own with the release of his debut EP, “Other Hearts.” The record comes after a summer recording session in Smyrna, Ga. Huff contacted […]
It has been about a month since Belmont freshmen have started school; the butterflies and nerves have settled while students have begun to figure out their routines. It doesn’t take long to realize that Belmont’s music program brings in a wealth of talent; it only takes a walk around campus to hear tunes by student musicians pouring out of every window.
Take a trip to a performance by Oscar Anthony and the Westfolk and you’ll see a Belmont-based band that can boast a live show like no other. Six guys, all performing with such fervor, can saturate a room. With every break in the music, the band members intake their respective […]
Because music is of such fundamental interest to college students, and a concern of students here even more so than at other schools, Belmont kids tend to find friends among fellow enthusiasts of particular genres of music. This is especially true for the metal fans. They would tell you that […]
Lorien, a band of Belmont graduates, has released their long-anticipated debut album, “Esque.” 12th and Porter teemed on Saturday night for the band’s official CD release show. Lorien shared their night with three opening bands before taking the stage themselves. Lights criss-crossed and illuminated the spaces between each musician, filling […]