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Lightning 100 debuted “King and Cross” by Ásgeir on 100.1 FM. To return the favor, Ásgeir is offering a free download to Lightning 100 fans for this week only! Click here to get the exclusive Lightning 100 download!
Ásgeir is a singer-songwriter from Iceland. With the release last September of ‘Dyrd i daudathogn’, at just 20 years of age Icelandic singer- songwriter Ásgeir has become something of an overnight sensation in his country’s music scene – breaking all records to become Iceland’s fastest selling debut album by a domestic artist.
You’re a singer/songwriter and you come to Nashville to find your way…you end up not only being successful at those endeavors but you find yourself owning and operating one of Nashville’s premiere venues that showcases Music City’s hit songwriters as well as new and emerging talents—The Listening Room. This is Chris Blair’s story. He shares his story along with his friend, co-writer, and artist, Jim Peterik, of the legendary band, Survivor. They discuss changes in the industry, Nashville’s new music model, and their creative friendship. Visit MusicBusinessRadio.com for more episodes.
This week on The Tasting Bar, Dave from The Bottle Shop brings his good friend Luke to the Lightning 100 studio. Luke is the owner of Eli Mason, a company that specializes cocktail mixers and syrups. Today Luke shows the guys how to make the “Idiot Proof” Ole Fashioned and a refreshing Seaside Smash.
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.