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Lightning in the Morning

Lightning in the Morning plays your favorite artists & songs, keeps you up to date with Nashville headlines, interviews, and has the occasional pair of concert tickets to give away. Lightning in the Morning is sponsored by The Southern.

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Lightning 100's Live On The Green

Here is the lineup for Lightning 100's Live On The Green 2014!  For guests interested in a premium experience, Live On The Green Music Festival offers an exclusive VIP Lounge. VIP ticket holders will enjoy exclusive access and top-notch hospitality. You just come and enjoy the music, we'll take care of the rest.  Tickets are selling fast!  Hurry up and get your VIP tickets to LOTG!

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Music City Breakthrough

12th & Porter announces Music City Breakthrough Contest - The winner gets 5 days recording at Blackbird Studio, a slot at Summerfest, Lighting 100's Artist of the Week and heavy rotation, 32 track live recording and 3 camera video shoot at 12th & Porter, Vinyl Pressing, Features on MTV/CMT Artists, and much more!!!!

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Lightning 100 store is open

New merchandise is available!  Lightning 100 has a very limited amount of Independent Rocks shirts. Want to support your favorite independent radio station? Be one of the first to get some Lightning 100 swag from our new online store. Click here to purchase hats, t-shirts, and more!

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Music Business Radio: Summer NAMM


Photo by Jesse Nordstrom

This week Music Business Radio takes you behind the scenes of the recent Summer NAMM show (National Association of Music Merchants). We visited the convention floor for three days and talked to  reps from Casio, Martin Guitars, Pearl Drums,  Griffin Technologies, and more.   We will hear what’s new in the coming year from these music giants.   We’ll also hear live music from Daniel Ellsworth & the Great Lakes and Marie Hines.

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Bacon Brothers’ Not So Secret Free Show


Photo by Timothy White

 Lightning 100 Presents a “not so secret free show” with The Bacon Brothers, Friday at 2pm at Wild Wing Café in Cool Springs! The first 100.1 people at Wild Wing Café by 1:45 get to watch an acoustic set from Kevin and Michael Bacon for free.  How many degrees of Kevin Bacon are you?  Now you can tell your friends you are 1st degree of Bacon!

They sold out 2 shows at Franklin Theater, but you still have a chance to see The Bacon Brothers… at the “not so secret free show” 2pm Friday at Wild Wing Café, 545 Cool Springs Vlvd…presented by Lightning 100.


the615 07/28/14

Episode 109. the615 07/28/14

Local Artist of the week
SEXX- Surf City

Dj Picks
Hammel - Hotpipes - Future Bolt
Wells - Paul McDonald & Nikki Reed - All I’m Asking – I’m Not Falling

This Just In
The Wans – I Can’t Fix You
Hannah Fairlight – Restless Heart – Creatures Of Habit
Laura Reed – Wake Up- The Awakening
Daphne Willis – People That Matter – Live To Try

Live in the Lightning 100 Blackfoot Gypsies – On The Loose (Playing The Exit/In on Monday July 28 w/ Bob Log III and Pork Torta)
Blackfoot Gypsies (Live)- Pork Rinds
Blackfoot Gypsies – I Don’t Know About You – On The Loose

Bands Around Town
Great Peacock – Take Me To the Mountain(Playin’ Live w/ Belle Adair & Erin Rae on Saturday 8/2/14 at Stone Fox)
Switchmen – I Don’t Know(Playin’ Live Thursday 7/31 at Exit/In w/ Hotel War, Gorilla Baby
Hotel War- Casino(Playin’ Live Thursday 7/31 at Exit/In w/ Switchmen, Gorilla Baby
All Them Witches – The Urn (Playin’ Live Saturday at Grimes New & Preloved Records)


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Forecastle 2014