Music City Mayhem

Lightning 100 is looking for the next big local band to perform at the 2015 Live On The Green Music Festival! Submit your band to Lightning 100’s Music City Mayhem presented by Regions for a chance to win a slot at Live On The Green Music Festival, airtime on Lightning 100, and 3 days plus an engineer at EastSide Manor Studio!

Live On The Green is a free concert festival that is returning to Public Square Park Thursdays August 20th, 27th, September 3rd, and September 10th, 11th and 12th.

 Submissions start on 6/2/15.  Click here to submit your band for Music City Mayhem via Muzooka!

Open to all musicians that are based in the Nashville Metropolitan area. All entries are narrowed to 32 participants to be announced on Lightning 100, June 22nd at 6:15 PM during the615. The finals will occur on late July with the top 5 bands performing a live showcase. Fans in attendance, will select the winner by casting a ballot. Lightning 100’s Music City Mayhem is presented by Regions and sponsored by Muzooka, Blue Chair Bay Rum, Blue Moon, and Live On The Green Music Festival.

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110 Responses to “Music City Mayhem”

  1. Jade says:

    twiggs all the way!!!!

  2. Beebe says:

    THAT’S MY KID! awesome rock n roll! smoove & rock your face off!

  3. Sarah says:

    VOTE TWIGGS!! You won’t regret it!

  4. ginny says:

    Join me in voting Heavy Sole number one. Rock on!

    • ghiddy says:

      If you really want to listen to solid rock do not listen to Ginny. Heavy sole blows!!!! they’re a box of fruity pebbles !!! Only they also come with a broken crap drummer n a pathetic tool of a guitar player. Haha ginny you crazy

    • ghiddy says:

      Hahahahaha #1? Ginny whose girlfriend are you? Vote ThemVibes if you like real rock with heavy sole’s missing ingredient, you know that one they used for the sake of a pun

  5. Mike says:

    Wow, lots of great bands this year. I just caught The Heavy Heavy Hearts at The Basement the other night. I mean, that’s the real deal right there. I guess they just moved to Nashville from LA. Those guys are going to blow up.

  6. Andrew Le says:

    Dang, that AJAX request is broke!

  7. Ariel says:

    Dynamo is awesome!!!!!! Vote for them!

  8. William Woodrow says:

    CARDBOARD KIDS r amazing! Please vote

  9. Alexander Rizzo says:

    I would like to see Grant Garland win. He’s amazing!!

  10. Joseph Marlowe says:

    Yall best vote for jomo

  11. Josh Rogers says:

    Safe in Blue! Awesome music!!!!

  12. Josh Rogers says:

    Safe in Blue!!! Awesome music!!!

  13. Chase says:

    Down Home Band all the way, hands down the best live performance in Nashville right now.

  14. michelle waitsfield says:

    Dear Salem!! They put on a killer show!

  15. Zack Dixon says:

    Dear Salem would be an awesome addition!!!

  16. Jean Brown says:

    I just checked out Dear Salem, WOW!
    and they’re playing The Basement tomorrow night @ 10:30, I’ll be there!
    Music City Mayhem with Dear Salem, YEAH!

  17. Eddie Alan says:

    * DEAR SALEM *

  18. G Bizzle says:

    Mammoth A FTW.

  19. M says:

    Alicia Michilli!

  20. Brie Termini says:

    alicia michilli….you won’t be sorry. she’s a ton of sass in a tiny suit!!

  21. Matt says:

    Alicia Michilli would kill it!

  22. Chris says:


  23. Virgilia says:

    Please choose Grant Garland!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I became a fan of his when he was headlining in Vegas at the BB Kings Blues Club and now he is in our own backyard of Nashville!!! The guy is truly phenomenal and did I mention he can do anything with a guitar?!? Amazing and a very rare talent!!

  24. Sarah says:


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  26. Hank says:

    The Twiggs 4 life!

  27. Teddy says:

    TWIGGS! Give it to me, man…

  28. Sam says:

    Vote for Twiggs !!!

  29. Meagan says:

    I would LOVE to see Haunted Device as part of this!!

  30. Eric says:

    Haunted Device deserves some love! Great band that really brings it on stage.

  31. Laura says:

    Diamond Carter, no questions asked!

  32. Pixie says:

    Haunted Device

  33. Sara says:

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  35. FSU X says:

    Adam Del Rio all the way! You guys need to play punk rock and folk punk!

  36. D. R. Hawk says:

    I just want to throw Ring of Fire’s name into the proverbial hat.

  37. Liz says:


  38. Amanda says:


  39. George Altom says:

    I want to see Rodeowaves at Live on the Green. Awesome Beach/Country with horns.

  40. Pete says:

    Mize and the Drive!!!

  41. Misti Gray says:

    I really want to see Rodeo Waves at Lightening 100!!! They are an awesome band that energize and rock a crowd better than any band I’ve seen in a long time.

  42. Misti Gray says:

    I would LOVE to see Rodeo Waves perform at Lightening 100!!!! They are an amazing band and really get the crowd eneenergized and rocking!!!

  43. MamaTues says:

    Rodeo Waves needs to be Live on the Green!! They are awesome ! LOVE their sound! True musicians !!

  44. Suzanne H says:

    I want to see RodeoWaves at Live on the Green this year! RodeoWaves is energy filled good time :-)

  45. Tina White says:


  46. Titamech says:


  47. Ginger says:

    Mercy Bell. Genuine talent, genuine lady.

  48. Jordan says:


  49. Ben says:

    Today’s match up has too much awesome in it. How can I pick just one?

  50. Travis says:

    DC BOOM BAY YAY! Diamond Carter crushes it….all the way to the top

  51. Trevor says:


  52. Patty Benner says:

    Cultivation has a terrific sound!!!

  53. Jon says:



  54. Troy says:

    Josh is MUCH better

  55. Keith Phelps says:

    go Shannon

  56. Mark Lenert says:

    Making it happen again.
    Go Shannon!!

  57. Mark Lenert says:

    Making it happen once again.
    Go get em Shannon!!

  58. Mark Lenert says:

    Shannon making it happen again!!
    Awesome tune!!

  59. Keith says:

    Extraordinary talent!! Vote Shannon.

  60. Roy says:

    Shannon Labrie’s new album is awesome! Vote for Shannon!

  61. chase says:

    Vote for The Young INTL! You can catch them at 3rd & Lindsley TOMORROW Night!

  62. Two Echoes says:

    Diamond Carter…WOW!! Great sound.

  63. Jonathan says:

    Diamond Carter is God.

  64. Mary says:

    Black Sea Royalty rocks

  65. Mary Mieure says:

    Black Sea Royalty rocks! Check out their show!!

  66. Mary Mieure says:

    Black Sea Royalty rocks!! Check out their show!

  67. Jody says:

    The Weakenders ROCK!!! The group to watch.

  68. Lilli says:

    Black Sea Royalty!!Refreshing!!Rocking great talent!! Check them out! Will move ya!!

  69. Diamond for sure….

    come on vote

  70. bradford hawaii says:

    Diamond Carter….wish you the best.

  71. Uncle Jon says:

    Black Sea Royalty rocks. Do your self a favor and catch their show!

  72. Uncle Jon says:

    Black Sea Royalty rocks. Do your self z favor and catch their show!

  73. Winston Klein says:

    Black Sea Royalty…………W.a.r.C.r.y.

  74. Allie W says:

    Black Sea………….Royalty…I see you wearing your black shades!!!

  75. Allie W says:

    Black Sea……….Royalty… I see you wearing black shades!!!!!!

  76. lawrence says:

    Diamond Carter hands down!!

  77. Lawrence says:

    Diamond Carter hands down!!!

  78. Bret says:

    Two words: Bear Cub. nuff said.

  79. Andrew Smith says:

    Saw Black Sea Royalty live, and they rocked – enjoyed all their tunes and look forward to more…

  80. Randi says:

    Bear Cub rules. Check out their latest video for “I’ve Been Around” //

  81. patty Benner says:

    I really love the Allen Thompson Band. Their music is unique and creative!

  82. Britany says:

    Allen Thompson Band is the BEST BAND IN NASHVILLE!!!!! …. sorta. Vote for them for your chance to see and decide for yourself!

  83. Mar says:

    Grass Root Kids are awesome! Original sound! Love em!
    Everybody needs to check em out!

  84. Alle says:

    Fans clearly wanted Grass Root Kids at Bonnaroo!! What happened!?!

  85. Marlene says:

    Grass Root Kids have an awesome sound and are a great group and will definitely go places!!!

  86. Richard says:

    Josh Farrow and his band have a great sound. Lightning in a bottle. Keep making this music, expand the instrumentals and emphasize the vocals! Great young artist and band.

  87. Don Woods says:

    Shannon is a real talent and her songs go deep! Love her sound!

  88. Tom nuerr says:

    Josh is going to get a lot of attention….Great entertainer !! Love his vibe.

  89. RON WILES says:

    I remember watching Adam as a child in church. He had a lot of talent as a child .

  90. Lety Perez says:


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  92. Dennis Moore says:

    I just cast a vote for Jessica Frech, but when I went to my email account ( final step to confirm? )….as instructed….there’s NOTHING from you guys. It looks like others are having the same problem.

  93. Clay Evans says:

    Lightning 100 rocks!

  94. Chris Bodily says:

    Chris Bodily is the contact for the Dead Martinis.

  95. Terry Luther says:

    Thank you Lightning 100!!!

  96. Cheers to our friends at Lightning 100!

  97. GreG MaC says:

    FOLLOW GreG MaC because he is heading to the Mainstream.

  98. Thanks for putting this on. Your support of left of center music in Nashville is the lifeline of the creative community here.

  99. Joe Colomb says:

    Hooray for local music! Thanks 100.1!

  100. Jay Gregory says:

    One Must Fall already has a strong following snf it grows larger each day. It’s time they become a household name.

  101. GirlOnGirlMusic says:

    Let’s see the local ladies put up a good fight this round!

  102. Dylan says:

    Hannah Thomas Band should be the Lightning 100 winner. and your traffic guy ROCKS!

  103. Jay Gregory says:

    Cryptic Calling for the win!

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  105. Brian Waters says:

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