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Photo and story by Micaela Griffin / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro knows that Bonhoeffer’s is the place to go when craving a chill Thursday night. With some great acts in addition to their free coffee bar, the venue keeps audiences happy. Thursday night’s impressive lineup featured Shawn Goyer, Ally Burgess, Jarren Blair and The City Planner, …

Story by Jessica Knoble / Contributing Writer Moon River Music Festival, the indie/alternative festival presented by Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, has released its full 2018 lineup of artists to perform over the two-day weekend of September 8-9. With the recent announcement of a location change to Coolidge Park in Chattanooga, Tennessee, festivalgoers anticipating the …

“I sing to you,” Phil Elverum intones in the opening line of his second album since the death of his wife, Geneviève Castrée. While last year’s Mount Eerie record, “A Crow Looked at Me,” was written in the immediate weeks following Geneviève’s untimely death at 35 to pancreatic cancer, Phil’s second effort at translating his crushing …

Photo and story by / Logan DeLoye Contributing Writer On March 15, Dan Margolies, 49, professor of history at Virginia Wesleyan University, spoke at MTSU’s Center for Popular Music about his knowledge of the old-time music culture in the train-hopping, punk south. Margolies opened his speech with a performance on his banjo, to display a …

Photo and Story by Jessica Knoble / Contributing Writer Many aspiring artists flock to Nashville in hopes of building a fan base, booking some shows and launching a career. With more than 180 music venues in the Nashville area, it’s not hard to find live shows nearly every night. Even with the multitude of talent, …

Photo and story by Mamie Lomax / Contributing Writer A line of people was wrapped around the graffiti-laden walls of The End in Nashville, patiently waiting for the doors to open to allow them to rush inside and claim the best spots in the small venue for Super Whatevr, Gleemer, Can’t Swim and headliner Movements. …