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The first annual Moonshine Music Festival was held  at Woodbury, Tennessee’s Short Mountain Distillery Saturday afternoon. The show featured performances from seven country singer-songwriters in an intimate outdoor setting. The afternoon began with sets from the Myers Brothers and Mark Crawford Williams, who hail from Texas and North Carolina, respectively. Third on the bill was …

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

On this week’s edition of Sidelines FM, we wanted to play some of our favorite new electronic tracks. We played tracks from producers Calvin Harris, SBTRKT, Flying Lotus and more, as well as songs from Chromeo and Jungle, who are scheduled to perform in Nashville in the coming weeks. The show ended on a nostalgic note, with a string …

Almost seven years into their relationship, Nashville-based singer-songwriters Ben and Emily Roberts have gone through a series of milestones in the last year. Under the name Carolina Story, the married couple has released two well-received, Americana-inspired EPs, “Chapter One” and “Chapter Two,” played the legendary Grand Ole Opry stage four times in three months and made their Americana Music Festival …

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: …