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Casio Sweepstakes

Enter below for the chance to win a Casio Privia Pro PX-5S  Keyboard!  Like Lightning 100 and Casio Keyboards on Facebook for extra votes.  Share on your Facebook for a bonus entry! Click here to enter to win!   Want to hear how it sounds?  Check out a live performance with Marie Hines and Daniel Ellsworth and the Great Lakes.

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Lightning 100 store is open

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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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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Cornhole Tournament this Wednesday

Lightning 100 is bringing the Fat Bottom Cornhole Backyard Party back! That’s right, it’s time to get your cornhole team together and throw some bags. Sign ups are on Wednesday at 5pm and corn hole starts at 6pm. Whoever has the most points after May 28th will win custom Cornhole Boards! Cornhole is sponsored by and Paige Prather Smiles

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Michael Franti Caption Contest

Leave a caption on this photo!

Do you love music? Do you love yoga? Celebrate both on August 2nd, 2014 at The Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel as Michael Franti headlines the Soulshine Music and Yoga Tour. Win VIP tickets from Lightning 100 by entering our Soulshine Music and Yoga Michael Franti Caption Contest. We want to send one lucky yoga fanatic and five friends to the Soulshine Music and Yoga Tour with VIP Box Seats!

Leave a brief caption in response to the photo posted by Lightning 100, and caption, “Can Michael Franti Fly? Or is it just the good vibes?” Captions will be considered for cleverness, relevance, and humor. The winning caption will be selected by Lightning 100 staff. The winner will receive six VIP Tickets to an exclusive VIP Box at The Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel to see the Soulshine Music and Yoga Tour featuring Michael Franti & Spearhead.

“One love, one blood, one heart, one soul, one drum and only one rhythm, one tribe and all of us singing’!” – Michael Franti

Click here for official rules.


Kate Tucker & the Sons of Sweden

Nashville’s own Kate Tucker & the Sons of Sweden kick off their 28 city US tour with a hometown show at Mercy Lounge tonight. Featuring Tetherball and Earl Burrows. Recently the Nashville based band debuted their new video for Blue Hotel which you’ve been hearing on Lightning 100 on Esquire Mag Check out the video here and tune in at noon today for a live performance on Lightning 100.


Daniel Ellsworth and Marie Hines at NAMM

Lightning 100 partnered with Casio Music Gear to cover the 2014 Summer NAMM conference!  We had some locals try out the Casio Privia Pro PX-5s keyboard and perform live in the Music City Center during NAMM.  Daniel Ellsworth and The Great Lakes, local artist of the week performs “Phantoms” and “Sun Goes Out”.  Marie Hines switches it up a little by performing “Hammer” and a Beyoncé cover “XO” live on 100.1 FM.  Want to win your own Casio Privia Pro PX-5s?  Enter into Lightning 100′s Casio Sweepstakes by July 28th for a chance to win.


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Local Artist of the week-
INTL – Spitfire (Playin’ a FREE show 6:30pm Friday 7/25/14 at Pour House Nashville. Download Spitfire for FREE at

Dj Picks
Hammel - Daniella Mason – Technicolor
Wells - Jason Isbell – Live Oak - Southeastern

This Just In
Wes Speight - Skin Glue – Transmigration
The Colored Parade – An Unlikely Affair – And The Walls Of The City Will Shake
Waterfall Wash – Foreign Chords – Foreign Chords

Live in the Lightning 100 studio Colony House
Colony House (live)- Silhouettes
Colony HouseSecond Guessing GamesWhen I Was Younger

Bands Around Town
Earl Burrows- Set The Sail(Playin’ Live w/ Kate Tucker & The Sons of Sweden and Tetherball at Playin’ Mercy Lounge Wednesday 7/23/14)
Diarrhea Planet – Kids - (Playin’ Red Bull Sound Select at Exit/In on Friday 7/25 w/ Blank Range & Music Band)
The Vespers – Not So Nice (Playin’ The Basement Monday 7/21 w/ Anderson East)