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Photo courtesy of Marathon Music Works Story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer  Many of the most talented and well-known musical artists in the country make a point of booking dates at one of Nashville’s several “high capacity” venues like Ascend Amphitheater, Municipal Auditorium or Bridgestone Arena. Music City obviously caters to fans who want …

Photo by Hayden Goodridge / MTSU Sidelines Kamasi Washington is one of the greatest forces in contemporary jazz music. In 2015, the saxophonist released a massive album titled “The Epic,” which spanned three hours and featured a personnel of over 30 musicians. This year, he released a more succinct, but no less powerful EP titled …

Photo and story by Rachel Blackwell / Contributing Writer From the moment Jack Antonoff, the creator and one-man act that comprises Bleachers, took the stage decked in a bejeweled sailor suit, Bleachers delivered an adrenalized performance that didn’t disappoint the crowd at Marathon Music Works. After a hyped-up opening performance by Los Angeles-based Tangerine, comprised …

Photo by Coley Brown / Pitch Perfect PR  Wednesday night, Mac DeMarco performed a sold-out show at Marathon Music Works to inarguably one of the most excited crowds that’s graced the venue in a long while.  Opening up for DeMarco were two members of his touring band — brothers, in fact — called TONSTARTSSBANDHT. This duo had the …

Photo by Coley Brown / Pitch Perfect PR  Slack rocker Mac DeMarco will be performing a show at Marathon Music Works in Nashville on Wednesday. DeMarco’s fanbase has grown significantly in the past few years, thanks to his track “Ode to Viceroy,” a song off his debut album “2” that captured the attention of many and created …

Brinley Hineman // Contributing writer Those who missed Run the Jewel’s sold-out performance at Marathon Music Works on Monday missed an evening full of hardcore hip-hop that had the audience rocking to the beat. Starting off the night were opening acts Fashawn, Cuz Lightyear and Boots. All three artists delivered dance-worthy hits and pumped up the crowd for …