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Story by LB Rogers / Contributing Writer The country music community gathered in Las Vegas Sunday night at the 53rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards for a night full of performances, new music and even new traditions. This year’s ACM Awards brought back its longtime beloved host and 17-time ACM winner, Reba McEntire. McEntire …

Photo by AMP Entertainment Story by Logan DeLoye / Contributing Writer AMP Entertainment is an MTSU program that creates relevant music industry opportunities for young professionals wanting to further their careers through campus events and musical showcases. Every AMP showcase has a different theme and this week’s theme was “Roots.” The show was held outside …

Photo and story by Micaela Griffin / Contributing Writer On Thursday, an audience gathered to see Ethan Phillips, The Schwa, Exiled to Earth and Ill Spector at Bonhoeffer’s in Murfreesboro. Ethan Phillips headed the evening’s lineup—just a man and his guitar—and played a good mix of covers and classic covers. The Cookeville native recently transferred …

Photo and story by Isong Maro / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University students flocked to Murphy Center in the bunches for this year’s traditional spring semester concert, put on by SPARE. The slated headliners were new-wave rappers Lil Yachty and Blackbear. The headlining performances were preceded by an MTSU student hip-hop artist going by the …

Photo and story by Micaela Griffin / Contributing Writer The line of fans waiting to see The Band CAMINO and The Night Game at Exit/In last Wednesday night wrapped around the block. Opening act, The Band CAMINO, is a Memphis-based alternative group that packs high energy into every song of their sets. Wednesday night’s performance …

Photo and story by Morgan Brantley / Contributing Writer With roughly 50 fans packed around the small stage at the High Watt Wednesday night patiently waiting to watch Hunny put on an unforgettable performance, it was almost impossible not to feel the sheer amount of energy radiating from the eager crowd. Hunny, a band hailing …