UPDATE 10:50 p.m. – MTSU has notified students saying the alert has been cancelled: MTSU ALERT: Tornado Warning CANCELED for MTSU campus & TN Miller Coliseum areas. Resume normal activity. Report damage and injuries to Campus Police or dial 911. Posted by Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) on Wednesday, December 23, 2015   Areas throughout Middle Tennessee are …

As Belcourt Theatre patrons file out after the last showing of the evening, theater employees Jessica Breanne and Jon Keller are just getting started. From January to September this year, the duo spent many after-hours nights inside the theater’s stage area, dressing rooms and projection booths recording a new album, “Soundtrack,” for their musical group, …

To hit-churning Motown songwriting legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Lamont Dozier, it’s still all about the hooks. “If you don’t have (the listener hooked) in eight bars, you can go home,” said Dozier, citing the philosophy of Motown founder Berry Gordy. “That was the idea, to come up with something catchy — ear candy.” …

This weekend marks the final shows of 2015’s downtown Live On the Green concert series, with three days of free performances from headliners including Ben Folds and Passion Pit and local up-and-comers such as All Them Witches, the Vespers, Turbo Fruits and Nashville transplants Smooth Hound Smith. Set to hit the stage at 5 p.m. …

The free concert series Live On the Green will bring two of Nashville’s top up-and-comers Moon Taxi and the Delta Saints to downtown’s Public Square Park Thursday night. However, one name that locals might not be so familiar with is Greg Holden, this week’s opening act. Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Holden is …

Downtown Nashville’s free concert series Live On the Green continues Thursday night at Public Square Park with performances from indie rock band Cold War Kids, Americana group Houndmouth and rockers J. Roddy Walston and the Business, the latter of which is sure to evoke fond comparisons to Southern rock and blues legends. They’re anchored by …