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Photo by Wendy Anderson / Assistant Lifestyles Editor  Crowds gathered for a sold-out show this past Valentine’s Day at the Cannery Ballroom in Nashville. Phoebe Bridgers’ haunting, somber melodies filled the room and left the audience in awe of California native. Nashville’s own band, Soccer Mommy, opened up the show and set a mellow vibe …

Photo and story by Jessica Knoble / Contributing Writer The student-led AMP Entertainment of MTSU is known for debuting local college artists through creative events that also benefit the community. While a number of events played out on Valentine’s day, AMP decided to present their Galentine’s Day show the following night, February 15, in BRAGG …

Story and photo by Delaney Dickey / Contributing Writer The seats of T. Earl Hinton Music Hall at Middle Tennessee State University quickly filled Thursday night with people young and old in preparation to see jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein. Since 1989, Bernstein has been part of the jazz music industry both in New York and …

Story and photo by William Green / Contributing Writer NPR music critic Ann Powers highlighted the unique connection between popular music and eroticism in America in a talk Monday afternoon at the MTSU Center for Popular Music. In her latest book, “Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music,” Powers …

Photo by Andrew Oppmann Story by LB Rogers / Contributing Writer MTSU alumna Laura Rogers was honored Saturday for receiving her first Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album. Rogers and her sister, Lydia Slagle, make up the duo The Secret Sisters and were nominated for their album “You Don’t Own Me Anymore.” The Secret Sisters …

Story by Mamie Lomax / Contributing Writer Ann Powers, National Public Radio’s music critic and correspondent, will make an appearance at the Center for Popular Music on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus on Monday, Jan. 29. Ann Powers “is one of the leading popular music and popular culture critics working today in any medium,” says …