Alabama & Friends put on a show in Jacksonville

Taylor Mitchell, A&E Editor After 6 months of hurt and healing, destruction and rebuilding, sorrow and joy; Jacksonville State University took a special step in its recovery. Wednesday night, the JSU community gathered together to raise money for the universities recovery from the March tornado. Randy Owen, lead guitarist of Alabama as well as a  JSU alumnus and trustee, decided after the tornado that he wanted … Continue reading Alabama & Friends put on a show in Jacksonville

JSU presents Steel Band and Latin Ensemble in concert

  Hannah Ashford, Staff Reporter JSU’s Latin Ensemble and Steel Band performed on Tuesday night at the Mason Hall Performance Center. The Latin Ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Andy Nevala and the steel band is under the direction of Dr. Tony McCutchen. The Steel Band contains varying types of steel drums. These including tenors, double tenors, guitar pans and bass pans. The electric … Continue reading JSU presents Steel Band and Latin Ensemble in concert

Charity concert raises money for Neverthirst

Katie Cline, Editor-in-chief JSU raised over $400 toward building a well in India—just by playing music. On Thursday, March 9, the JSU Gives Water charity concert was held on the TMB lawn as part of Homecoming King Carson Bruce’s philanthropy, Neverthirst. The lineup for the evening included the local bands The Frequently, The Great Escape, The Sunsets and Rapper DPB. Bruce, a Marching Southerner and … Continue reading Charity concert raises money for Neverthirst