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Win Tickets to See Del and Dawg at Bluegrass Underground


The Legendary Charlie Daniels to Visit With Justin Reed on Oct. 27


Inaugural Smurfreesboro Bike Tour Rolls Through Town Oct. 22

Fred Schneider of The B-52s being interviewed by Dave Paulson, music writer for The Tennessean, in the State Farm Room.

B-52s Frontman Fred Schneider Visits MTSU, Talks 40-year Career


Halloween Metal Fest II at The Block, Oct. 29


Mayday Welcomes All to Open Mic Night


International Music and Entertainment Association to Host Awards Show at Tucker Theatre Oct. 8


Music City Record Collector’s Convention Returns on Oct. 9

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Mr. Jambourine Man: MTSU Grad Kickstarts New Guitar Accessory


Pilgrimage Is Back With Beck, Grace Potter, Violent Femmes, Hall & Oates, Jason Isbell and More for Year 2

Beau Braswell

City Cafe to Host Special Edition of Justin Reed Show; Other Upcoming Guests Include Beau Braswell, Erin McLendon and Many Others

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MTSU’s WMOT Welcomes New Americana Format This Month


Bird Song Studio: Taylor-Made and Right Next Door

This rare 45 rpm single by “The Weedpatch Boys,” released in 1963, is part of a large “historically and culturally significant” bluegrass audio collection recently donated to MTSU’s Center for Popular Music by the family of Indiana music lover Marvin Hedrick. Hedrick was a member of the band, as were his two sons. The center received a $19,537 grant from the Grammy Foundation April 6 to preserve and digitize the collection.

Center for Popular Music Receives Rare Bluegrass Recordings


Justin Reed Show Is Back with the Bellamy Brothers, Tim Atwood and More This Month

Julien Baker

Julien Baker’s Debut to Be Considered for 2016 American Music Prize

Boro 7 Sign Reads

World’s Largest Music Festival, Summerfest, Enhanced Security in 2016, Held Youth Band Competition


Everybody Drum Some: Rhythmists Gather for Make Music Day; Lester Plans to Continue the Beat


Justin Reed Show Interviews Emmylou Harris, John Conlee, Roy Clark for Upcoming Fall Season


Guitar Workshop Plus, The Ultimate Experience in Music Education, Begins Tennessee Session on July 31