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VH New Music Fridays: Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band and more

VH New Music Fridays: Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band and more

Alexa Bussmann, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

In VH New Music Fridays, the Life staff covers this week’s new music releases, from pop to country to alternative.   Hip Hop: Brendan Sawyer “Best Life,” Danny Brown Danny Brown is two for two in singles for his upcoming album “uknowhatimsaying¿” Q-tip's production holds the trademark sampling that Danny’s last single lacked, but the Detroit rapper’s lyricism is as on point as ever. At only two and a half minutes, “Best Life” is short and sweet, getti...

Tiny Dorm Concerts: Chris Ruediger

Brendan Sawyer, Deputy Life Editor

September 20, 2019

Kicking off this year’s season of Tiny Dorm Concerts is student/singer-songwriter Chris Ruediger, a junior at Vanderbilt.  Chris specializes in country music and, like many in his genre, he believes in the storytelling nature of songs and how much fun you can have singing them.  Chris, along with hi...

The 3 must-visit shops for thrifting in Nashville

The 3 must-visit shops for thrifting in Nashville

Charlotte Edmunds and Maggie Victory

September 17, 2019

It goes without saying that Nashville has a special kind of "look" when it comes to fashion. The signature 'fit: plaid button downs, cowboy boots, curled hair and maybe even a bridal sash or two. While there is certainly a time and place for our killer country boots (i.e. tailgate season), Nashville's...

Flor, joan, and Lostboycrow to perform at Exit/In Sept. 18

Flor, joan, and Lostboycrow to perform at Exit/In Sept. 18

David Cohen

September 17, 2019

Indie pop band flor is coming to Nashville this Wednesday on the tour for their new album, “ley lines.” They will be performing at Exit/In on Elliston Place Sept. 18 alongside electric piano genius joan and fellow pop recording artist Lostboycrow.  Flor, previously known as Sunderland, first ...

The Beignet Bar brings the taste of Bourbon St. to Nashville

The Beignet Bar brings the taste of Bourbon St. to Nashville

Lauren Martinez, Staff Writer

September 15, 2019

The Beignet Bar is approaching their one-year anniversary in Nashville serving up homemade Louisiana-style pastries right from their truck. This weekend, the mobile food vendor parked at the Red Caboose Park in Bellevue, so I just had to see what these quirky desserts-- including a bacon-coated beigne...

Where to get your pumpkin spice fix in Nashville: A definitive guide

Where to get your pumpkin spice fix in Nashville: A definitive guide

Alexa Madsen

September 15, 2019

It might still be hot in Nashville, but autumn is quickly approaching. What does that mean for us coffee and dessert connoisseurs? The season of pumpkin spice is upon us, and in the spirit of fall, I visited some local coffee shops and chains to find the best of the best when it comes to pumpkin spice ...

VH New Music Fridays: Little Big Town, Jason Aldean and more

VH New Music Fridays: Little Big Town, Jason Aldean and more

Alexa Bussmann, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

In VH New Music Fridays, the Life staff cover this week’s new music releases, from pop to country to alternative.   Hip Hop: Brendan Sawyer JPEGMAFIA, Beta Male Strategies Jpegmafia dives into the abstract on the latest single for his project All My Heroes are Cornballs. The first leg of ...

Antoni Porowski from ‘Queer Eye’ coming to Nashville Sept. 13

Antoni Porowski from ‘Queer Eye’ coming to Nashville Sept. 13

Eva Pace, Life Editor

September 13, 2019

Whether you know him for his quirky charm, his enigmatic persona on popular Netflix series “Queer Eye” or his insane grilled cheese recipe, Antoni Porowski has effortlessly earned the hearts of millenials around the country. Coming to Nashville this weekend, the wine expert/guacamole connoisseur/TV star will appear at both TPAC and Parnassus to celebrate his new cookbook, “Antoni in the Kitchen.” In his cookbook that was officially rele...

CAAN to celebrate Moon Festival with dim-sum dinner service at Lucky Bamboo Sept. 15

CAAN to celebrate Moon Festival with dim-sum dinner service at Lucky Bamboo Sept. 15

Evan Monk

September 13, 2019

The Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville (CAAN), a local non-profit, is hosting a special event complete with dim sum, moon cakes and games at Lucky Bamboo China Bistro Sept. 15. in  celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival.  Program director Jen-Jen Lin describes this event as “an evening of education,” as...

Daniel Caesar brings R&B talent to Nashville

Daniel Caesar brings R&B talent to Nashville

Sophia Rogers

September 12, 2019

Canadian crooner Daniel Caesar made his Nashville debut this week at Marathon Music Works. The Grammy winner’s tour, “Case Study 01,” did not disappoint following the release of his sophomore album. His performance was chock-full of surprises, from guest appearances to acoustic renditions, and kep...

Sweeter than honey: Middle Tennessee community comes together at second annual honey festival

Sweeter than honey: Middle Tennessee community comes together at second annual honey festival

Andrew Kolondra Jr.

September 12, 2019

Memorial Park in Hendersonville, Tenn. gets its fair share of bees on any given day, but on Saturday, Sept. 7, the number of small, yellow-striped visitors skyrocketed. The second annual Tennessee Honey Festival, hosted by U.S. Pest Protection, drew in hundreds of the insects – and members of the Middle Tennessee ...

Five restaurants to try on this year’s updated Taste of Nashville

Five restaurants to try on this year’s updated Taste of Nashville

Christine Moser

September 11, 2019

This year, Vanderbilt’s Taste of Nashville program has added five new restaurants where students can use their meal money. As someone who burns through her meal money within the first couple weeks of school, I’m basically an expert in off-campus dining, and can share my expertise on where to spe...

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