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Grammy-nominated folk musician/scholar Stephen Wade will visit MTSU this week to give a series of concerts and talks. The main highlight of Wade’s visit will be “A Concert and Conversation with Stephen Wade,” which will take place at 5 p.m. in room S102, the State Farm room, of MTSU’s Business and Aerospace Building as part of the MTSU’s College …

By Blake Jennings, Staff Writer U2 is a band that has been on the verge of musical self-satire for a while now. Bono especially has always seemed keenly aware of the caricature that people have carved out for him—as that flag-waving, purple-shades-wearing, philanthropic mast-head of excessive arena-rock and self-importance. U2 has always suffered from taking …

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

On this week’s abbreviated edition of “Sidelines FM,” we played new tracks from Yeah Yeah Yeahs front-woman, Karen O, indie-rock favorites Interpol and Nashville singer-songwriter duo Carolina Story. We also played classic tracks by Blondie and Lynyrd Skynyrd and “I Want to Know” by KONGOS, who played at MTSU last week. Stream our playlist below via Spotify: …

Originally from South Africa, the band of brothers known as KONGOS played a tribal-rock infused set for a crowd of students Monday night in the Student Union Ballroom. The night started off with Coat Tales, a five-piece indie rock outfit based in Nashville. The band is relatively new to the music scene; however, their sound …

By Jamie A. Cooley Contributing Writer A celebration for the release of local singer-songwriter Michael McQuaid’s “Heart & Soul” EP was held at Autograph Studios Friday night. Local musicians  Vann, Tyler Evanston Moore and Ryan Kenney served as opening acts for McQuaid and provided the laid-back audience with genres ranging from R&B to rock. The event officially began at …

Live on the Green kicked off its final week Thursday night at Public Square Park in Nashville with headliner Cage the Elephant. The free festival will continue through tonight. Check Staff PhotographerGreg French‘s photos of Cage the Elephant, Delta Spirit and johnnyswim below: Follow Greg French on Instagram at @G_F_R_E_N_C_H. For more updates, follow us …