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Music City Breakthrough

12th & Porter announces Music City Breakthrough Contest - The winner gets 5 days recording at Blackbird Studio, a slot at Summerfest, Lighting 100's Artist of the Week and heavy rotation, 32 track live recording and 3 camera video shoot at 12th & Porter, Vinyl Pressing, Features on MTV/CMT Artists, and much more!!!!

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Nashville Sunday Night Presents Martina McBride

Join Lightning 100 for it's longest running tradition Nashville Sunday Night!  Each week, we spotlight some of our favorite national and local talent at 3rd & Lindsley every Sunday at 8pm.  Tune in to 100.1 FM for SOLD OUT Nashville Sunday Night featuring Martina McBride.

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Music Business Radio

We will welcome Grammy-nominated producer, engineer, and songwriter, Paul Moak to our studios. He has worked with artists including Mat Kearney, Third Day, Lovedrug, The Weeks, Marc Broussard, Relient K, and Martha Wainwright, just to name a few. We will talk to Paul about his journey from touring musician to producer, some of his favorite projects, why his recording studio, Smoakstack, is “so cool,” and the magic it takes to turn a great demo into a hit song.

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Lightning 100's Live On The Green

Live On The Green Music Festival was bigger and better than ever this week!   Help support the festival and add them on Facebook and Twitter.  Hope to see you this Thursday for Cage the Elephant, Delta Spirit, and JohnnySwim.  Visit the to get your tickets!

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the615 08/18/14

Episode112. the615 08/18/14

Local Artist of the week
The Whistles & The Bells –
Mercy Please

Dj Picks
Hammel -Cory Branan – Meantime Blues – No Hit Wonder (Sat @ High Watt)
Wells – Steve Moakler – Damn, Do I Think About You

This Just In
Michael McQuaid – SleepwalkingHeart & Soul (Video for this song)
Thad Kopec – Noble Neighbor – Noble Neighbor
Jared Mitchell – Drive

Live in LC Studio
Wild Cub(live) – Thunder Clatter
WildCub(live) – Colour

Bands Around Town
Goodbye June – Daisy (Playin’ Live Thursday 8/21/14 at Public Square Park with The Head & The Heart and Wild Cub)
KOA- Cool It Down (Playin’ Live Wednesday 8/20/14 at Tin Roof Nashville w/ Coat Tales & Chris Carpenter. FREE 8pm)
Coat Tales – Who Need Beauty (Playin’ Live Wednesday 8/20/14 at Tin Roof Nashville w/ KOA & Chris Carpenter. FREE 8pm)
Rayland Baxter – Olivia (Playin’ Live Saturday 8/23/14 at Stone Fox for Nashville Outlines w/ William Tyler Band, Blank Range, Rayland Baxter, Sol Cat, Music Band, The Paperhead, ELEL, Andrew Leahey and the Homestead and Kelsey Waldon)


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Caption Contest – The Head and The Heart

The Head and The Heart Live On The Green

Lightning 100 is excited to bring back Live On the Green Music Festival for another season of free music in downtown Nashville.   Join us on August 21st for The Head and The Heart, Wild Cub and Goodbye June!  What’s better than free music downtown?  Going as a #SeriouslyGood VIP.  Leave a comment on the photo in this post and you could win 2 VIP tickets for Lightning 100′s Live On The Green.  Winner selected Thursday, August 21st at noon!


The Head and the Heart arrive at the Lightning 100 studio for an early 6 AM interview and discover what Wells Adams REALLY looks like first thing in the morning. – Leslie S.

Honorable mentions

Beam me up Scotty….To the VIP section. – Jennifer

“I nominate the Head and the Heart for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. You have 24 hours.” – Jenny

Its our latest release! We’re covering House of Pain’s “Jump Around”! JUMP UP, JUMP UP AND GET DOWN! – Sabrina


Music Business Radio – Dave Steunebrink

Dave Steunebrink shares his story about coming to Nashville from New Zealand, working in the music business, discovering Paramore, current projects like The Vespers, and much more.


Live On The Green – City and Colour, The Weeks, and Spanish Gold