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There’s no denying that Jack White has been one of the most influential forces in keeping the genre of classic blues-rock relevant to modern ears through his work with The White Stripes and, more recently, his personal catalog. White also carries a strong presence in the Nashville music scene, with his Third Man Records label …

With Bonnaroo tickets on sale and the Manchester festival’s June 7-10 dates around the corner, it might be a little daunting trying to decide which of the 100+ artists will give you the most bang for your buck. In this column, we’ll focus on a different artist every week to give you a sense of …

Photo and story by Micaela Griffin / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro knows that Bonhoeffer’s is the place to go when craving a chill Thursday night. With some great acts in addition to their free coffee bar, the venue keeps audiences happy. Thursday night’s impressive lineup featured Shawn Goyer, Ally Burgess, Jarren Blair and The City Planner, …

Story by Jessica Knoble / Contributing Writer Moon River Music Festival, the indie/alternative festival presented by Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, has released its full 2018 lineup of artists to perform over the two-day weekend of September 8-9. With the recent announcement of a location change to Coolidge Park in Chattanooga, Tennessee, festivalgoers anticipating the …

“I sing to you,” Phil Elverum intones in the opening line of his second album since the death of his wife, Geneviève Castrée. While last year’s Mount Eerie record, “A Crow Looked at Me,” was written in the immediate weeks following Geneviève’s untimely death at 35 to pancreatic cancer, Phil’s second effort at translating his crushing …

Photo and story by / Logan DeLoye Contributing Writer On March 15, Dan Margolies, 49, professor of history at Virginia Wesleyan University, spoke at MTSU’s Center for Popular Music about his knowledge of the old-time music culture in the train-hopping, punk south. Margolies opened his speech with a performance on his banjo, to display a …