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Reggie Thomas, Rod McGaha, Halfbrass to Come to the ’Boro for 2015 JazzFest

Once again, the Main Street JazzFest will take over the Murfreesboro Public Square the first weekend in May, bringing professional and student jazz players to its outdoor stage. The event is free to attend, and also offers kids activities, food vendors and lots of fun, socializing and the chance to visit the Square on the […]


The Voice Winner Craig Wayne Boyd to Perform in Murfreesboro

Country artist Craig Wayne Boyd’s life before and after NBC’s The Voice takes on two very divergent storylines. A prolific songwriter from Mesquite, Texas, Boyd moved to Nashville at 25 and spent several years pursuing a music career, and with some success, he says, but not to the measure he sought. Boyd soon realized his […]


Pac-Man Vs. “Money” Mayweather Set to Be Highest-Grossing Fight in Boxing History

The Train Daddy’s rolling out the station and ready to chug-a-lug-lug, down the tracks, baby! Let’s do this the Train Daddy way: nothing but real talk, my own opinions with nothing to hold them back. Let’s talk boxing! It’s finally here: the pride of the Philippines, Manny Pacquiao, vs. the ignorant American punk who some […]

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Calling All Master Builders: Lego KidsFest Set for April 17–19 in Nashville

Middle Tennessee Lego fans, a festival just for you is coming up this month. The Lego KidsFest will come to Tennessee for the first time ever, bringing everything Lego to the Music City Center April 17–19. This weekend of thousands and thousands of bricks and bricks includes some huge models of cartoon and comic characters […]


Justice for Desiree: Rutherford County Family Calls for Thorough Investigation of Daughter’s 2014 Death

In the wee hours of a June 2014 morning, the Rutherford County EMS responded to a 911 call from Callum Hattingh, phoning from his home on Joe Rowlin Road in Christiana. He told the 911 operator that his wife was not conscious, was turning blue, had taken some pills, and needed help. Medics responded and […]

Sugar Lime Blue

Sugar Lime Blue, Move That Earth

Sugar Lime Blue’s well-received 2011 debut, Far From The Tree, proved their authentic songcraft, but their sophomore effort, Move That Earth, is even better, demonstrating the kind of growth and perspective good bands typically acquire as their sound naturally matures. The seven tracks blend contemporary rock, full-bodied blues and traditional country in a truly compelling […]


Twista to Perform at Tempt on April 24

Revered rapper Twista, who’s known for his tongue-twisting verses and swift flow, will perform at Tempt at 9 p.m. on Friday, April 24. The 41-year-old artist has been releasing albums since 1992, with perhaps his best-known work coming with his 2004 album Kamikaze. The album included the hit “Slow Jamz” featuring Kanye West and Jamie […]


Float the Duck River for a Good Cause: CGFreck Foundation

Float-A-Boat, owned by Gena Trice and Kim Council, invites everyone to get outside and enjoy a beautiful day on the river for the CGFreck Foundation’s Annual Duck River PAW-ker Float Saturday, May 16, with a special poker run, BBQ provided by Float-A-Boat, a silent auction with gifts from local businesses (homemade pies!), and music from […]

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