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Nikki Michelle and the Cosmic Collective (1)

Cosmic Collective to Bring Jazz After Dark, Jazz on Mother’s Day

The annual Main Street JazzFest returns to the Murfreesboro Public Square May 6–7, but even after the JazzFest acts have finished their sets, Nikki Michelle and the Cosmic Collective will ensure that jazzy sounds will continue into the night. The Murfreesboro band will play a late-night set at Level III on the Square on Saturday, […]

Pilsner truck

Pilsners Rising in Popularity, Especially in the Summer Months

In 1964, Bob Dylan released his famed hit “The Times They Are a-Changin.’” When he wrote those words, they were a call for greater social awareness. Who knew that 50 years later it would apply so aptly to the craft beer world? Yes, the times are a-changing for the craft beer industry. According to Jason […]

Adam Devine

Bonnaroo Announces 2016 Comedy Lineup

The 15th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will once again boast a stacked comedy lineup to complement the musical performances at this year’s festival, held June 9–12 in Manchester. Judd Apatow is slated to present his Apatow & Friends show along with comedians like Saturday Night Live cast members Vanessa Bayer and Pete Davidson […]

Apache Jericho

Apache Jericho to Play Mayday May 14

If you didn’t catch local rock outfit Apache Jericho opening for Nashville favorite The Weeks at Tempt last month, you can catch the band at Mayday Brewery on May 14 at 6 p.m. Apache Jericho—Adam Berry, Brandon Morton, Chris Raftery and Brad Zelenak—pulls from a variety of influences ranging from Led Zeppelin and Tennessee’s own […]

Christopher Wagner Jessics Theiss3

Onstage in May: Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet Murfreesboro Little Theatre Outdoors and free to the public! 702 Ewing Blvd. May 13–15, 20–22 and 27–29 at 7 p.m.

Ardis Tilson

Ardis Redford, Culturemelt 1989

Local singer-songwriter Ardis Redford returns to electronic instrumentals on his new EP Culturemelt 1989. Redford, who is known for being the primary songwriter in the now-disbanded local garage punks TETSUO, takes a break from his solo rock outings to revisit electronic pieces, much like he did in the electronic duo False Colors with Matt Suitt. […]

Cage the Elephant 2016

Cage the Elephant to Perform at Ascend on May 19

Nashville-based rock band Cage the Elephant is embarking on a cross-country tour this summer with a hometown show at Ascend Amphitheater in Nashville set for Thursday, May 19. Cage the Elephant released their highly anticipated fourth studio album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, to critical acclaim; Rolling Stone […]

Charley Farley

Justin Reed Show Celebrates Country Music Every Week on WMTS

“Broadcasting to you live from Studio B in the John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building on the campus of Tennessee’s Best, Middle Tennessee State University, this is The Justin Reed Show, Murfreesboro’s Home for Country Music, on 88.3 FM WMTS, worldwide at” And now, look for a preview of the month ahead on the […]