Local Music Spotlight

Lightning 100 spotlights Nashville’s independent music scene by featuring our local artist of the week on air sponsored by Frothy Monkey. Check out some of our previous featured artists below.

Local Lightning 100 Artists

The Daybreaks perform “Strang...

Team Lightning was joined by The Daybreaks for a short hike and secret show at Harpeth River State Park. Upon Read the full article…

Lister Brothers – Run Away

Local artist of the week Lister Brothers have been creating music as long as they can remember. It just so Read the full article…

David Rawling and Gillian Welch

David Rawlings and Gillian Welch Pe...

David Rawlings no stranger to the Ryman Auditorium! Hear Lt. Dan talk with Nashville natives David Rawlings and Gillian Welch Read the full article…

Dustin Ransom – Nobody But Me

Combining elements of R&B and funk, haunting atmospherics, timeless pop, rock, jazz and folk sensibilities, and a rich, soulful voice, local Read the full article…

Caroline Spence – Slow Dancer

While our Local Artist of the Week Caroline Spence may not look like one of the road-hardened troubadours of America’s Read the full article…

Sad Penny – Addison

Local artist of the week Sad Penny is the new solo project from Jo Meredith of The Saint Johns. Meredith’s Read the full article…

SHEL – Stronger Than My Fears

In a new music scene that’s crowded, genre-twisting and attuned to mastery in live performance, local artist of the week Read the full article…

Molly Rocket – Too Late

Local artist of the week Molly Rocket is a Power Piano Pop Rock Party in a bottle. Composed of Wesleyan University Read the full article…

The New Respects perform “Som...

Nashville natives, The New Respects just released “Something To Believe In” off their upcoming sophomore album on Capitol CMG.  The group Read the full article…

Forlorn Strangers live concert at N...

Forlorn Strangers graced the stage at 3rd and Lindsley on November 26th. The quintet, consisting of five songwriters and musicians, Read the full article…

Born Animal – I Think I Think...

Local artist of the week BORN ANIMAL is eclectic, blues-tinged indie rock, based in Music City, USA. The brainchild of Ryan Stowe Read the full article…

Rachel Baiman live concert at Nashv...

Rachel Baiman’s haunting voice overwhelmed the stage on November 26th at 3rd and Lindsley. This young Americana songwriter and fiddle Read the full article…

Jessica Lea Mayfield performs Sorry...

Jessica Lea Mayfield stopped by the Lightning 100 studio on November 10 to perform beautiful, acoustic renditions of her songs Read the full article…

Jillette Johnson – Love Is Blind

With her nuanced lyricism and shapeshifting vocals, local artist of the week singer/songwriter/pianist Jillette Johnson is the rare artist who Read the full article…

Savannah Conley – Midnight Train

Local artist of the week Savannah Conley is a singer-songwriter based out of Nashville, TN. Her music has been classified as Read the full article…

EastLand – Our Town

Created by some of Nashville’s finest hired guns, local artist of the week EastLand‘s music hearkens back to a time Read the full article…

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