Posts in category

Music


The Center for the Arts premiered their version of The Who’s classic rock opera Tommy last night to a packed audience. Despite the limited production value, the musical proved to be an entertaining ride highlighted by some poignant performances and faithful renditions of iconic rock anthems—the most iconic among them being the musical’s most recognizable …

For more updates, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter/Instagram at @Sidelines_Life. To contact Lifestyles editor John Connor Coulston, email lifestyles@mtsusidelines.com

"Sidelines FM" airs weekly on WMTS 88.3 Murfreesboro. (FILE/WMTS)

On this week’s edition of Sidelines FM, we aimed to inspire our listeners to get out and vote on Election Day. We played tracks from John Lennon, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen and more. Stream our playlist below via Spotify: “Sidelines FM” airs Monday afternoons from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on 88.3 WMTS Murfreesboro can …

By Morgan Massengill, MTSU Sidelines Contributing Writer Downtown now has a few more pianos, another place to imbibe and a venue that has expanded from Music City to the ‘Boro. The Big Bang, a dueling piano bar, opened its doors in the heart of downtown Murfreesboro last month with hopes to make a big impression. A month …

Dr. Ming Wang, a Harvard and MIT graduate and one of the few cataract and LASIK surgeons in the world, presented his lecture “China, the sleeping giant has awoken” to MTSU students Thursday afternoon in the Carson-Kennedy Nursing Building. Wang discussed growing up during China’s Cultural Revolution. To escape being deported to the poorest parts of the country, he …

Taylor Swift’s new album 1989 is the singer’s first official venture into pop music. The 13-track release shows no hint of her country roots, with synthesizer melodies and a deeper sound to her normally high-pitched voice. The first single to be released was “Shake it Off,” the most upbeat song on the album.  The song …