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

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…

TAYLS – Pop Tart (Queer Boy S...

Local artist of the week and East Nashville “supergroup” TAYLS is the solo breakout psych-pop project by vocalist/writer/multi-instrumentalist Taylor Cole of Read the full article…

Road to Roo City Finals [photos]

Congratulations to our Nashville #RoadtoRoo champions Creature Comfort! Join Lightning 100 for our Road to Roo State Finals Wednesday, April 5 Read the full article…

Heather Bond – Cannon Fire

Local artist of the week Heather Bond is piano–pop starlet whose pure, ethereal voice is taking music to new heights. Her heartfelt lyrical Read the full article…

David Borné – Young And Foolish

Local artist of the week David Borné (pronounced Bor-nay) is an Americana singer/songwriter and artist hailing from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by way Read the full article…

Birdtalker – In Studio

Morning DJ Adam Culver hosted Nashville’s own Birdtalker in Lightning 100’s ONErpm studio as they played some of their favorite material live on air. Read the full article…

Caleb Groh – Do You Ride

Local artist of the week Caleb Groh has been singing, writing, producing and playing since he was 13 years old. He Read the full article…

Diamond Carter – Santa Cruz

Local artist of the week Diamond Carter is songwriter Tyler Tuohy on vocals and guitar, Cameron Black on saxophone, keyboard and back-up Read the full article…

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