Photos courtesy of  Goth Babe, Love Lies Bleeding and Snake Cheney Thanks to Middle Tennessee State University’s prestigious recording industry program and Nashville’s lucrative music industry opportunities, Murfreesboro is home to a diverse, expansive alternative music scene. From that comes some great punk, indie pop, rhythm and blues, hip-hop, emo and more. Below is a list, …

Photos by Olivia Ladd/ Lifestyles Editor Los Angeles indie outfit Grouplove brought their Big Mess tour to Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday along with guests Dilly Dally and MUNA. Fresh off the release of “Big Mess” on Sept. 9, 2016, the five-piece sold out the show and was high-energy from beginning to end, …

MTSU election viewing party (MTSU Sidelines/ Olivia Ladd)

Photos by Olivia Ladd/ Lifestyles Editor On Tuesday, students, faculty and staff gathered in the Media and Entertainment building to view live coverage of the 2016 presidential election during MTSU’s Election Watch Party. MTSU’s student media covered the election while the Student Government Association, College Republicans, College Democrats and other student organizations watched the results …

WMTS fall benefit Mayday Brewery October 2016

Photo courtesy of WMTS 88.3 Radio This Friday, October 28, WMTS 88.3 Radio is hosting its fall benefit at Mayday Brewery from 8 p.m. to midnight. The night will be filled with local beer, local music and a costume contest. Rockers New Suede will join surf pop/indie rock outfit Moccasin Cowboy and R&B indie group Snake …

Photo courtesy of Frist Center for the Visual Arts Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville is hosting College Night this Friday. With a valid college ID, you can get into the event for free from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. There is free parking (while it lasts) outside the museum as well. “College Night …

A trail in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. (MTSU Sidelines/ Olivia Ladd)

Photo by Olivia Ladd/ Lifestyles Editor MTSU’s fall break is upon us once again. The age-old cononundrum for students is what to do to occupy the four or five days you now have free. Luckily, we live in Tennessee and hiking trails are readily available within a short drive. You can easily, and inexpensively, take a …