MTSU ushers in ‘Year of the Tiger’ in U.S., China with music, dancing, opera

Jan 19, 2022 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The eyes of the tiger will be on MTSU during two special online performances to celebrate the Lunar New Year.The Center for Chinese Music and.... Read More

MTSU recording industry students get early holiday gifts from Canadian guitarmaker

Dec 22, 2021 at 09:13 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Surprise gifts originating from the chilly North are waiting for students in Middle Tennessee State University's Audio Engineering P.... Read More
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MTSU “Main Street Studios” Opened Friday, Dec. 3, 2021

Dec 06, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University is fine-tuning its reputation as a "Grammy-winner factory,” this time with the official gran.... Read More

Riverdale choir to commemorate attack on Pearl Harbor; traveling to Hawaii for Dec. 7 memorial parade

Dec 01, 2021 at 07:56 pm by WGNS

Former president Franklin D. Roosevelt said it was a day that would live in infamy.The day was December 7, and the year was 1941 and now, 80 years later, the choir from Riverd.... Read More

Trio of Rutherford County Schools students selected to perform at Carnegie Hall

Dec 01, 2021 at 08:42 am by WGNS

Two-time Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters recalled her Carnegie Hall debut as “one of the most exciting, perfect evenings of my life.”Peters had alread.... Read More

MTSU, community singers to warm winter with 35th annual 'Messiah' concert Nov. 30th

Nov 22, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU School of Music students, their professor and a special guest will blend their voices in concert with an orchestra to help.... Read More

Tennessee Philharmonic Orchestra Celebrates 40th Season

Nov 01, 2021 at 07:42 am by WGNS

As the arts and entertainment community begin the recovery process from a year and a half of COVID, the Tennessee Philharmonic Orchestra (TPO) in Murfreesboro is preparing to.... Read More

High school bands return to MTSU's Floyd Stadium for 58th Contest of Champions

Oct 28, 2021 at 12:46 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s School of Music was pleased to resume the nation’s longest-running marching band competition after its hiatus a year ago be.... Read More

Gospel Group that dates back to 1935 Performing in Murfreesboro

Oct 28, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

A musical group known as The Chuck Wagon Gang started singing on local radio stations in 1935. After their first stop in radio, the group went on to perform at Carnegie H.... Read More

Uncle Dave Macon Days Announces 2022 at Hop Springs

Oct 26, 2021 at 09:38 am by WGNS

From a sense of sound to image, roots music and Uncle Dave Macon enthusiasts will follow the picturesque vistas of Middle Tennessee to Hop Springs in Readyville, TN.  Roo.... Read More

Celebration Concert Announcement Regarding Uncle Dave Macon Days on October 24th

Oct 19, 2021 at 03:52 pm by WGNS

The community is invited to enjoy a few memories of Uncle Dave Macon Days this Sunday as the 2015 Uncle Dave Macon Days TrailBlazer winners, The SteelDrivers with speci.... Read More

Short Mountain Distillery Hosted the "Bonnaroo Refugee - The Detour event" - After Bonnaroo Cancelled

Sep 06, 2021 at 12:38 pm by WGNS

There was a large crowd at the Short Mountain Distillery in Cannon County this past weekend after the Cancellation of Bonnaroo. The distillery held what they called “B.... Read More

Flooding Cancels 2021 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Aug 31, 2021 at 04:53 pm by WGNS

(MANCHESTER, TN)  The 2021 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has been canceled due to flooding from Hurricane Ida–related rain. The Manchester, Tennessee.... Read More

Bonnaroo to reduce camping capacity due to heavy rainfall; refunds being offered

Aug 31, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

Due to recent rainfall in Middle Tennessee, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival organizers announced late Monday that they expect areas of their campgrounds to be unusable and.... Read More

Bonnaroo Kicks Off Sept. 2nd and Continues through Sept. 5th

Aug 30, 2021 at 03:16 pm by WGNS

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival returns to nearby Manchester, Tennessee Sept. 2nd through the 5th with gates opening as early as Tuesday for some campers.In an effort to al.... Read More

September 3rd "Friday Night LIVE" Concert on Murfreesboro Square

Aug 25, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

The Friday Night LIVE summer concert series on the Murfreesboro Square will wrap up on Friday, September 3rd. Main Street Murfreesboro Executive Director Sarah Callender tel.... Read More

MTSU recording industry alumnus is ACM's top audio engineer for 2nd time

Jul 12, 2021 at 09:33 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — An MTSU Department of Recording Industry alumnus with a cabinet full of honors and a long list of chart-topping projects is now the&.... Read More

FirstBank Amphitheater to Open with Concerts Soon - Job Fair to Hire New Workers Nearing

Jun 17, 2021 at 09:30 am by WGNS

The FirstBank Amphitheater will open in the Thomspon's Station / Franklin area directly off of I-840 this August. As they prepare to host a full line of concerts, they are hir.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries in Need of Volunteers from All Backgrounds of Life

Jun 02, 2021 at 11:48 am by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries is always looking for volunteers and new ways to enrich the community. Cliff Sharp, Founder of Greenhouse, told WGNS NEWS…The local non profit in.... Read More

FirstBank Amphitheater set to Open with Greta Van Fleet in August

Jun 02, 2021 at 11:24 am by WGNS

The new FirstBank Amphitheater will soon open at the Graystone Quarry in Thompson’s Station. The amphitheater is just past the Rutherford County line in Williamson Count.... Read More