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Photo by Alexis Marshall / MTSU Sidelines Birmingham, Alabama, hosted the fourth annual Sloss Music and Arts Festival this past weekend. Despite rain and lightning-related delays and cancellations, thousands of music fans came out to the old Sloss furnaces to watch some of their favorite artists perform. Sidelines was there to catch some of the …

Photo courtesy of Elaine Marschik / Flickr Thousands of music fans will converge in Birmingham, Alabama, this weekend for a festival named after its unconventional venue, the Sloss Furnaces. The site once used to forge iron for the L&N Railroad will soon be heating up with musical acts ranging from 21 Savage to Chris Stapleton. …

Story by LB Rogers / Contributing Writer Chris Stapleton only released “From A Room: Volume 1” in May, but that didn’t stop him from immediately returning with “From A Room: Volume 2” on Friday. “Volume 1” was received exceptionally well, so much so that it was 2017’s CMA Album of the Year and recently received …

Photo courtesy of Flickr Just like a family, country music artists stuck together in the 51st annual Country Music Association Awards, a theme that preeminently stood out at country’s biggest night.  The comforting lyrics of “Amazing Grace” spilled out of Eric Church’s mouth just before the spotlight shifted to Darius Rucker, who was accompanied by …

Photo Courtesy of ThomasRhett.com Story by Tayhlor Stephenson / Staff Writer In case you missed anything in the country music world this week, your weekly country music news recap is right here: Thomas Rhett is once again releasing new music (cue a billion high-pitched, girly screams here). Check out Rhett’s Instagram post:   View this …

Story by Sara Snoddy and Jordan Trice Was it just us, or was Monday night’s Grammy Awards a little off? Whether it was the frequent technical glitches — the sound guy might want to steer clear of Adele fans — or the awkwardly arduous tributes to music legends, something about this Grammy’s year just didn’t sound right. Maybe …