Local Music Spotlight

Lightning 100 spotlights Nashville’s independent music scene by featuring our local artist of the week on air and at Friday Afternoon Live each week! Join Adam Culver at Soulshine Pizza Factory for happy hour from 5–7 p.m. with drink specials and ticket giveaways then stay for a FREE show featuring the local artist of the week at 7:15 p.m. Friday Afternoon Live is sponsored by Sugarlands Distilling Company and Abita Brewing Company. Check out some of our previous featured artists below.

Local Lightning 100 Artists

The Aquaducks – Rewind

Our friends in The Aquaducks debut the studio version of “Rewind”, previous released on Live at The Beast.  Local artist of Read the full article…

Morning Teleportation performs Re-W...

Morning Teleportation, Nashville psych-rockers by way of Bowling Green, KY, visited the615 show live in the ONErpm studio to perform a few Read the full article…

Greg Adams – I’ll Be Wa...

Local artist of the week and singer songwriter Greg Adams is constantly challenging himself as a musician. By studying guitar Read the full article…

The Middle Ground Performs Good Lov...

Local alt-rock group The Middle Ground stopped by the ONErpm studio at Lightning 100 bright and early to perform a few Read the full article…

Elise Davis – Pretty Girl

Vulnerability and carnal desire go head-to-head on local artist of the week Elise Davis’ new album The Token. Story and storyteller are Read the full article…

Kiernan McMullan covers Nothing Com...

Local singer songwriter Kiernan McMullan covered Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” live in the ONErpm studio at Lightning 100. Kiernan puts a Read the full article…

Scarlett Deering – Waves

Joining the latest generation of music that fuses bold, indie sounds with advanced classical training, local artist of th week Scarlett Read the full article…

Spring Block Party [photos]

Thanks for joining us at our Spring Block Party and supporting local music from The Delta Saints, Waker, LUTHI, Okey Dokey, Lister Read the full article…

Waker perform False Calls [video]

Nashville-based band Waker (formerly known as KOA) crammed in to the ONErpm studio to debut their new song “Wake Me Up” Read the full article…

Jadea Kelly – Make It Easy

Local artist of the week Jadea Kelly is a lilting mix of Iris De Ment and Emmylou Harris. Despite her grounding in roots music, Read the full article…

Andrew Combs – Blood Hunters

A Dallas native now living near the same Nashville airport immortalized in the opening sequence of Robert Altman’s country music Read the full article…

Nikki Lane with Jonathan Tyler [pho...

Nikki Lane headlines the last showcase of 3rd and Lindsley’s 26th birthday sponsored by Lagunitas and New Amsterdam Vodka.  Photography by Read the full article…

Caroline Spence – Heart of Somebody

While local artist of the week Caroline Spence may not look like one of the road-hardened troubadours of America’s past, Read the full article…

Elliot Root performs Stay [video]

Nashville native Elliot Root joined us in the ONErpm studio this week to debut his new song “Stay” live on air! Root recently released Read the full article…

Tyler Boone performs Paper Wings an...

Local artist Tyler Boone stopped by the ONErpm studio to perform his new single “Paper Trails” live on air! He also performed Read the full article…

Finnegan Bell perform I Was Gone [V...

Finnegan Bell recently performed the title track off their 2014 album I Was Gone live in the ONErpm studio. The South Caroline natives Read the full article…