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Arman Asadsangabi, lead vocals for The Screens, talks to the audience between sets at Volapalooza, April 24, 2015, World's Fair Park, Knoxville, TN. //Photo by Ryan McGill

Nashville band brings rock to Volapalooza 2015

Students came to celebrate the last day of classes on April 24 at Volapalooza 2015. They came to hear performances from Bad Suns, Cold War Kids and Lupe Fiasco, but they got a special treat when a relatively unknown Nashville band took the stage.

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The Screens perform at Battle of the Bands

Local artists compete for set at Volapalooza 2015

Four local artists competed in the “Battle of the Bands” in hopes of winning the grand prize: a set at this year’s Volapalooza on April 24 in World’s Fair Park. One group came out victorious.

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The infamous Mocking Jay pendant is worn at the event.

‘Hunger Games’ Ball Photo Gallery

A “Hunger Games” themed ball took place at Cocoa Moon on Nov. 14. Guests dressed in Capitol inspired fashion, and all proceeds went to charity.

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TNJN Spotlight: Electronic sound inspires DJ False Panic

Justin Andrew, a junior at the University of Tennessee and producer and DJ under the alias False Panic, will be performing at The Bowery in the Old City on Saturday, Nov. 22.

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2014 Lipsync Competition Photo Gallery

This years annual Lipsync competition took place on Nov. 6-7. Lipsync is a sing and dance competition that the new members of the female greek system take part in to raise money for the Circle of Sisterhood and Habitat for Humanity foundations. This year’s theme was “No matter the letter we are all greek together.”

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Rector was happy to engage with the audience and perform

Talented musician opens for Ben Rector

Track 29, a music venue in Chattanooga, Tenn. was filled to the brim Friday night as Nashville artist Ben Rector and his opening act, Jon McLaughlin performed to a sold out venue. “I haven’t performed in Tennessee in 10 years,” said McLaughlin. “And the last time I did was to four people… Tonight there’s 1,500 […]

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Ed Sheeran serenades the crowd during his X tour in Nashville.

Opinion: My music-filled nashville weekend adventure

The twang of guitars and a swarm of people surrounding street performers set the scene in downtown Nashville as the weekend began. I ventured to Nashville to attend singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran’s concert at the Bridgestone Arena.

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TNJN Spotlight: The Brand, The Man and The Music

It is around 80 degrees outside but Wil Wright, part rapper and part rocker, enters the diner in a hoodie and jacket as if there were cool wind chills taking up the spring air. He wears sunglasses indoors and keeps them on for awhile, only taking them off mid-conversation.   He takes a plate of […]

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UT professor, graduate student teach music to Haitian students

Over Spring Break, associate professor Hillary Herndon and graduate student Emily Zaita went to Cange, Haiti, to teach children how to play music. The trip was based on the Holy Trinity Church summer music program, in which volunteers go to Cange and bring donated instruments to the children to teach over the summer. Herndon and […]

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5 reasons to be excited for Fitz and the Tantrums headlining Volapalooza


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