Nashville singer-songwriter Mike Farris performed to a group of more than 30 recording industry students on campus Tuesday evening. Farris was the recipient of the 2008 Americana Music Association New & Emerging Artist Award following the release of his 2007 album Salvation in Lights, a release that established him as both a gospel and soul …

Across town, voters line up to cast their ballot at the county courthouse, locals schools and churches. However, Bud’s Tire Pro, the smallest voting precinct in Rutherford County, is experiencing a typical day of business. With no sign of voters in the store, owner Bud Mitchell is out cutting down a tree while his wife Kay Mitchell …

Police responded to a call about an armed robbery at Raiders Ridge Apartments at approximetely 2:56 a.m. Saturday morning, according to a police report filed by the Murfreesboro Police Department. Adam Ghueder, 22, told police he was approached by a black male while attempting to unlock his apartment door. He said the suspect “pointed a silver handgun” at him and …

“Freedom Sings” celebrated its 16th anniversary at The Bluebird Cafe Tuesday night with songs of “truth, justice and equality” in honor of a legendary journalist who devoted his entire career to protecting the First Amendment. That man was John Seigenthaler. Seigenthaler, a leading advocate of free speech and long-time editor of The Tennessean, died July …

Accomplished music manager and producer Peter Jenner spoke to students about his music industry career Tuesday evening. The lecture focused on how Jenner’s initial vision to start a successful record label changed when he formed Blackhill Enterprises, a rock music management company, with one of the world’s most iconic music groups. “I saw this band …

The Swell Season’s Markéta Irglová played an intimate show at Nashville’s City Winery Wednesday night in support of her second solo album Muna. The evening began with Rosi Golan, a Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter who was accompanied by guitarist and backup vocalist Brandon Walters. Golan’s airy, delicate voice flowed throughout the open venue, softly hitting high notes throughout the set. …