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This Labor Day weekend, the Muddy Roots Music Festival was held at the June Bug Boogie Ranch, north of Cookeville, Tennessee. It became immediately clear that Muddy Roots caters to a certain subculture, giving a newcomer the initially-disorienting, ultimately-thrilling festival experience of wandering from show to show of bands they’ve never heard of. Meanwhile, die-hard fans were …

By John Connor Coulston and Natalie Shipley The 2014 Live on the Green Concert Series will conclude this weekend with a three-day festival of free performances by Cage the Elephant, Jake Bugg, The Wild Feathers and more. Cage the Elephant, known for their energetic live shows and singles such as “Ain’t No Rest for the …

Despite their early set times, groups such as Tilford Sellers and the Wagon Burners, Dead Soldiers and Deadly Lo-Fi drew crowds on Saturday. Though many of the better known headliners were not scheduled to perform until later in the evening, these bands proved they were worth getting up and seeing. Chicago natives Tilford Sellers and …

It may have been the last day of classes for the week, but MTSU’s Week of Welcome was far from over on Friday night. Match Records, MTSU’s student-run label, held “The Welcome Week Concert” on the Student Union Commons at 6 p.m. last night. Although the audience was not as full as the previous night’s …

Thursday night’s edition of the Live on the Green series, hosted by Lightning 100 FM, began with a threat of severe thunderstorms for the evening, but the warnings could not dampen the spirit of many concert-goers. This week’s opening bands, All Them Witches and The Features, both hail from the Nashville area and got the …

Staff report The fifth annual Muddy Roots Festival will be held Friday through Sunday at the  June Bug Boogie Ranch in Cookeville, Tennessee. The three-day camping festival aims to showcase over 80 acts from a variety of  genres ranging from country to punk rock, including artists such as punk forefathers The Sonics, grunge veterans Mudhoney …