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Center for Popular Music included in Tennessee Music Pathways Phase 1

MTSU’s Center for Popular Music will be among locations to be included in Phase I of the Tennessee Music Pathways, a statewide initiative that identifies, interprets, promotes and preserves well-known and lesser-known music events, locations and stories across the state.

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Ann Power, NPR music critic, packs CPM for book talk

The Center for Popular Music brought “Good Booty” to campus on Jan. 29.

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WMOT-FM broadcasts Gatlinburg fire-relief concert

The College of Media and Entertainment’s WMOT-FM/Roots Radio and Center for Popular Music Director Greg Reish participated last month in a concert to help Gatlinburg, Tennessee, recover from November’s devastating wildfires.

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Americana artists welcome the transition of WMOT-FM to an Americana format by performing “Sittin’ On Top of the World." The vocalists are, from left to right, Will Hoge, Jim Lauderdale, Suzy Bogguss and Mike Farris. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

WMOT-FM embraces new Americana music format

WMOT-FM, Middle Tennessee State University’s public radio station, is dramatically expanding its reach and range of music to launch a new format dedicated to Americana music and a new home on the dial for its current jazz format.

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Members of the Innovation J-Camp edit their video projects in the Center for Innovation in Media.

High-schoolers learn the ropes at Innovation J-Camp

Murfreesboro’s Haley Perkins called it “a real-life experience” and “insight (into) what journalism is about.”

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Fiddler Matt Brown to entertain twice on April 9

Matt Brown will perform American roots music on Thursday, April 9, at 1:30 p.m. in the Walker Library Atrium, where he’ll feature a vast stockpile of toe-tapping square dance tunes, nostalgic solo pieces and a variety of songs from classical to country.

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Bluegrass phenom Bryan Sutton on campus March 16

The Center for Popular Music’s next installment of the crowd-pleasing series The American Guitar kicks off with internationally renowned acoustic guitarist Bryan Sutton. 

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Greg Reish takes helm of Center for Popular Music

Following a nationwide search, Dr. Greg Reish is the new director of MTSU’s Center for Popular Music. He assumed the role on July 1.

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