Music

Aug. 29, 2018

Make the most out of Columbia’s downtown venues

Enjoy everything that Columbia’s culture has to offer just a few blocks away from your dorm.

Aug. 29, 2018

Bad Bad Hats Preview: indie rock band headed to Columbia

The Minneapolis-based group are currently on tour across the U.S., riding on the success of their sophomore album, “Lightning Round.”

Aug. 28, 2018

School of Music from a freshman lens

Freshmen speak on their perspectives of the MU School of Music in its diversity, intensity and creativity.

Aug. 26, 2018

American Authors performs this year’s free Fall Welcome Concert

MU students danced at Mel Carnahan Quadrangle to the beat of songs like “Best Day Of My Life” and “Believer” for this year’s Fall Welcome Concert.

May. 03, 2018

Top 10 songs: Nicki Minaj returns to her ‘Pink Friday’ roots, Courtney Barnett shares familiar commentary

With the school year’s coming to an end, here are 10 tracks to help you through your nostalgia.

Apr. 12, 2018

Julien Baker brings her unique, emotional music to Columbia

Armed with sad songs and a few guitars, Baker moved hundreds of audience members.

Mar. 22, 2018

New releases to check out over spring break

With an entire week free of classes, it’s time to catch up on some 2018 releases.

Mar. 22, 2018

Introducing Sammy: Columbia’s own dreampop musician

The MU sophomore released his debut album, _Mazes_, on March 21.

Feb. 27, 2018

Q&A sit-down with The Sea The Sea

The band from the upstate New York delivered a magical performance at Rose Music Hall last week.

Feb. 27, 2018

Don’t miss the musicians at True/False this weekend

Take a break from documentaries and pay these bands a visit.

Feb. 26, 2018

Columbia Jazz Jam swings at Cafe Berlin

The event was a charming night of jazz performances.

Feb. 20, 2018

Moon Taxi stops by Columbia for night of alternative rock

The band brought its signature alt-rock flare and an abundance of peace signs to Columbia last week.

Feb. 13, 2018

Flying solo or in love: Valentine’s Day 2018 playlists

Here are 20 songs for all the feelings on Valentine's Day.

Feb. 11, 2018

Hippo Campus shared its unique indie rock at The Blue Note on Feb. 3

The band from Minnesota drew cheers from all corners of the sold-out venue.

Feb. 06, 2018

Hippo Campus wows at latest Blue Note concert

The Minnesota-based band played at the Columbia venue for its second time.

Jan. 23, 2018

Big names in rock will take the stage in Columbia this spring

Don’t miss the opportunity to see Portugal. The Man, Waxahatchee and others at The Blue Note.

Dec. 06, 2017

The best of 2017’s indie rock

It was a great year for music across the board — this writer zeroes in on a genre that particularly had lots to offer.

Nov. 14, 2017

Ashe talks debut album, performs new songs in Columbia

The singer is making waves as a solo artist following the debut of two new singles.

Oct. 24, 2017

Snail Mail brings emotion and charm to Cafe Berlin

Alongside It’s Me: Ross and Shady Bug, the Baltimore trio captivated its audience last Friday night.

Oct. 11, 2017

The Mid-Mo Rock Awards shed light on local rock and metal bands

The Grammy-esque event recognized talented groups from Columbia, presenting 15 awards and seven live performances.