Tag Archives: Music City Roots

Live special celebrates WMOT’s 50th anniversary

It went live 50 years ago today as a student-run “educational radio station,” and MTSU’s WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 is still focusing on informing its audience about great music and local, national and international news.

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WMOT-FM Roots Radio celebrates first birthday at Americana Festival

WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 threw its first birthday party on Saturday, Sept. 16, in downtown Nashville during the 2017 Americana Music Festival and Conference.

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College sponsors two total eclipse events

The college’s faculty, staff and students were an integral part of  two college-sponsored events that celebrated the “Great Tennessee Eclipse” on Monday, Aug. 21.

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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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RI Career Fair attracts 30 potential employers

The Bragg Media and Entertainment Building’s Main Street was buzzing the morning of March 22 as a record number of music companies participated in the Department of Recording Industry’s annual Career Fair.

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Recording Industry Career Fair draws over 30 reps

Mass Comm’s main street was packed the morning of April 7 with booths from multiple music companies – Sony/SATV Music Publishing, Music City Roots and SESAC, just to name a few – for Recording Industry’s annual Career Fair.

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Mass Comm students shoot live Nashville music

Two advanced College of Mass Communication classes recently shot Music City Roots, Live from the Loveless Café in Nashville.

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