Music News


It Must Be Christmas: Chris Young Talks New Holiday Album


December Guests on The Justin Reed Show Include Hicks, Tim Atwood, Sweet Home Symphony


Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman Visits Music City


Chris Young, Cherub, Julien Baker All Release New Material


Rocking Benefit Show to Benefit Local Veterans Groups


“Nashville Cat” Charlie McCoy to Discuss Renowned Career at MTSU Nov. 14


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