Preview the artists and boot-tappin’ tunes coming to the Country Showcase stage

Preview the artists and boot-tappin’ tunes coming to the Country Showcase stage

The stage is set, and four student artists will soon tune up their guitars, put on their Broadway best, and celebrate the craft of country music. Belmont’s Curb College will host its annual Country Showcase on the lawn Saturday, featuring student lineup Trent Wayne, Gloria Anderson, Gracee Shriver and Faith […]

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Student-led SAP Drive benefit concert is bringing sustainability to Nashville’s live music

Student-led SAP Drive benefit concert is bringing sustainability to Nashville’s live music

As live music begins to come back on the scene, some Belmont students are getting a head start reinvigorating the events industry in Nashville. Founded by four women from Belmont, Green Trunk Productions is a concert promotion company aiming to bring sustainability to local shows. This effort will begin with […]

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‘Playing in the Parks’ is more than a senior project

‘Playing in the Parks’ is more than a senior project

Tennessee state parks are getting a little love and live music this spring courtesy of Anna Pearson’s senior honors project: “Playing in the Parks.” A songwriting major and performer, Pearson combined her passions for music and nature to put together a fundraising concert in Bledsoe Creek State Park on March […]

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Belmont talent shines at first ever Pop/Rock Showcase

Belmont talent shines at first ever Pop/Rock Showcase

No one could seem to keep from dancing as four talented artists lit up the Curb Event Center at the Pop/Rock Showcase on Saturday night.  Hosted by local independent radio station Lightning 100, the showcase was filled with killer guitar riffs, heartfelt moments and a spunk that encapsulated the genre […]

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Artist Preview: Pop Rock Showcase 2020

Artist Preview: Pop Rock Showcase 2020

Jackson Wooten Written by by Lilly Owens Growing up only 10 minutes from Belmont’s campus, senior music business major Jackson Wooten started playing music in high school as an activity that would later turn into a career choice. “Music is awesome,” he said with a smile. “I played in a […]

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Behind the scenes of Urban Showcase

Behind the scenes of Urban Showcase

VNN’s Jordan Shatto headed to the Curb Event Center to get an inside look at what it takes to make a Belmont Showcase happen.

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Photo Review: Chloé Hogan delivers memorable performance at first ever Urban Showcase

Photo Review: Chloé Hogan delivers memorable performance at first ever Urban Showcase

As four artists took the stage for the first ever Urban Showcase on Saturday, one thing quickly became clear: These are not your average Belmont songwriters. The performers displayed a broad range of musical influences, with everything from pop to hip-hop to R&B, and each encapsulated the “urban” genre in […]

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Artist Preview: Urban Showcase 2019

Artist Preview: Urban Showcase 2019

Leah Colon Written by Lydia Fletcher After narrowly missing live auditions for Urban Showcase last year, Leah Colon focused on refining her sound and image in the hopes of trying out again. This Saturday night she will be gracing the showcase stage with her soul-filled jazz style and personal lyrics, […]

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Office Concerts: Liv Nicholson

Office Concerts: Liv Nicholson

Singer-songwriter Liv Nicholson performs “Two Way Street” and “Sugarcoat” in the first office concert of the new school year.

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Photos: AmericanaFest 2019 Recap

Photos: AmericanaFest 2019 Recap

Nashville’s six-day tribute to Americana music closed out Sunday night with a performance from Belmont alumna Brandy Clark at 3rd and Lindsley.  Clark — a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter who has written songs for artists like Kacey Musgraves, Sheryl Crow and Darius Rucker — was just one of the more than 300 […]

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Photo Review: Christian Showcase focuses on the power of God’s message

Photo Review: Christian Showcase focuses on the power of God’s message

Saturday night’s Christian Showcase was a captivating and entertaining display of worship at the Curb Event Center that, more than anything, centered on God’s message. First to perform was Lyndsey Coonrod, who came onstage to an explosive musical intro which pulled no punches as far as grabbing the audience. Coonrod […]

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Jess Jocoy showcases her old-school storytelling style at Americana Fest 2019

Jess Jocoy showcases her old-school storytelling style at Americana Fest 2019

People often told her she was an old soul, but moving to Nashville made Jess Jocoy realize she has something new to say. An Americana singer-songwriter with a storyteller’s view of the world, Jocoy arrived in Music City in 2014. She came armed with big dreams of being the next […]

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