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Plan Your Week (10/3-10/9)

Plan Your Week (10/3-10/9)

Josh Hamburger

October 3, 2016

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Thrice shows no mercy at the Mercy Lounge

Thrice shows no mercy at the Mercy Lounge

Dallas Shatel, Deputy Editor in Chief

October 2, 2016

Last Thursday the punk rock community of Nashville was able to celebrate a break in the city’s typical country music saturation when post-hardcore/alt-rock veterans Thrice came to town. With them came current post-hardcore kings La Dispute and up-and-coming band nothing, nowhere for a night of rowdy an...

Hustler Reviews: Bon Iver evolves with 22, A Million

Hustler Reviews: Bon Iver evolves with 22, A Million

Braden Barnett

September 30, 2016

What does one hear when thinking of Wisconsin folk band Bon Iver? Probably frontman Justin Vernon’s frail falsetto voice crooning over warm guitar licks, or the gorgeous acoustic instrumentation of their biggest hit, “Holocene.” It is clear that they’ve already conquered the indie folk scene ...

Greenberg at Green Hills: The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Greenberg at Green Hills: The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Jeffrey Greenberg

September 30, 2016

Anchors (Out of Four):   In Antoine Fuqua’s “The Magnificent Seven,” based on the 1960 film of the same name, the evil mining baron Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard) terrorizes a small town on the Western frontier when they refuse to sell their land to him. Emma Cullen (Haley Bennett), in a...

Q & A with rising star Aaron Bruno of AWOLNATION

Q & A with rising star Aaron Bruno of AWOLNATION

Scott Kim

September 28, 2016

After getting the chance to open at Bridgestone Arena, one of the largest venues in Nashville, AWOLNATION’s lead singer Aaron Bruno spoke with the Vanderbilt Hustler about his experience and the band’s rise to fame. Vanderbilt Hustler: How was your concert last night? Was there anything special a...

Plan Your Week: 9/26-10/2

Plan Your Week: 9/26-10/2

Josh Hamburger

September 26, 2016

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A night with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra

A night with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra

Corinne Fombelle, Assistant Life Editor

September 25, 2016

While thousands of wild fans were cheering their lungs out at a Bridgestone Arena for Kanye, a quite contrasting musical experience was happening just down the street at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Drawing an audience of both elderly couples and young college students, the Nashville Symphony Orchestra...

Kanye West lands in Nashville

Kanye West lands in Nashville

Braden Barnett

September 25, 2016

Is Kanye West a genius? For years he has cemented his place amongst the most polarizing artists in music history. Some roll their eyes at his ego, while others clamor to hear every word of wisdom Yeezus utters. One thing is for certain: after his show last Saturday night at the Bridgestone Arena, Kanye...

Carrie Underwood in Nashville

Carrie Underwood in Nashville

Corinne Fombelle, Assistant Life Editor

September 23, 2016

Carrie Underwood hit the stage with a massive concert at the Bridgestone Arena on Thursday night. The nearly four hour concert was part of the Storyteller tour for her latest 2015 album and certainly lived up to her all-star reputation. The Swon Brothers got the crowd warmed up with their original...

Greenberg at Green Hills: Snowden

Greenberg at Green Hills: Snowden

Jeffrey Greenberg

September 23, 2016

Anchors (Out of Four):  Based on Luke Harden’s 2014 book “The Snowden Files”, Oliver Stone’s (“Scarface”, “Natural Born Killers”) newest film, “Snowden”, follows international fugitive Edward Snowden as he slowly uncovers and subsequently blows the whistle on US government mass...

Making the most of Parents’ Weekend

Making the most of Parents’ Weekend

Isabel Futral

September 22, 2016

Parents’ weekend is nearly here, which means it’s time to hide those questionable dorm decorations and watch West End hotels fill up, as parking spaces disappear. Trying to create a unique lineup of entertainment that keeps the family busy can be tricky, especially when the main events on campus ...

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