The ever-growing singer-songwriter scene in Murfreesboro is rife with songwriters and musicians, college students performing at venues around town, campus events aiming to showcase the local talent and artists simply looking to catch a break in Nashville. While many of these songwriters are often found crooning love ballads and gently strumming their acoustic guitars, Belle …

Photos by Makayla Boling and Max Leach / Contributing Writer and Assistant Lifestyles Editor Story by Max Leach / Assistant Lifestyles Editor  The MT Spare Signature Concert series returned to Murphy Center on Thursday, with epic performances from Mills Turner & the Local Grocery, Phoebe Ryan and Young the Giant. The highly anticipated spring 2019 …

Photo courtesy of andersonpaak.com Story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer In November 2018, Anderson .Paak escaped his usual smooth-edged beats and soulful singing to create an album that was a bit rougher around the edges, with his album “Oxnard.” Only six months later, Paak has followed up that release with his newest, “Ventura.” On …

This year, Record Store Day will celebrate its 11th anniversary. The event, usually held twice a year – once in April and again on Black Friday – has risen to popularity over the years and has greatly impacted independent record stores all around the world. The current musical landscape for music lovers is as seamless …

Photo courtesy of SongKick Story by Max Leach / Assistant Lifestyles Editor  The Liverpool surf-pop rockers known as the band Her’s were both killed in a fatal car crash early Wednesday morning while traveling to a show in Santa Ana, California. The duo—Audun Laading and Stephen Fitzpatrick—died alongside their tour manager, Trevor Engelbrekston. The band …

Photo courtesy of Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival  Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival announced the daily line-up for its eighteenth annual summer celebration Tuesday morning. The legendary festival is scheduled to return to Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee, from June 13 through 16. Headliners of this year’s festival include Phish, Childish Gambino, Post Malone, …