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Grammy-nominated folk scholar Stephen Wade gave a rousing mini-concert in the James E. Walker Library Wednesday afternoon as part of his two-day visit to MTSU. In honor of his Tennessee visit, Wade began the show with an ode to Davy Crockett and followed with 30 minutes of toe-tapping bluegrass and folk music. The concert was not …

Classic rock icons Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers returned to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Tuesday night. The night began with opening act and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steve Winwood. Winwood, known for his work in The Spencer Davis Group and the solo hit “Higher Love,” and his band delivered a well-rounded set complete with melodic …

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 …

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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 …

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 …