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On Tap Showcase

Lightning 100 wants to introduce you to some of our favorite artist in town at On Tap sponsored by Blue Chair Bay Rum! Join us at Tin Roof Nashville for a show featuring Justin Forrest, Lauren Farrah and Kynlie. Doors open all day, show starts at 8pm!

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Friday Afternoon Live

Lightning 100 invites you to the Weekend Kickoff Party at 12th and Porter and Music City Pizza. Join Wells Adams for Happy Hour from 5-7pm for drink specials and some awesome ticket giveaways! At 7:15pm, Future Thieves will play a free set at 12th and Porter sponsored by Ditto Music,  Sugarland Distillery and Blue Moon Brewery.

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Lightning 100's Writers Night

Are you a singer/songwriter trying to get discovered? Now is your chance! Join Justin Hammel this Friday at 8PM for Lightning 100′s Writers Night at Jed’s Sports Bar and Grille! Get to Jed’s early to sign up for open mic night from 8-11pm.  Lightning 100′s Writers Night is sponsored by Leinenkugel’s Orange Shady.

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Buffalo Rodeo live in-studio

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Buffalo Rodeo is an indie progressive rock band hailing from the hills of Bowling Green, KY. – Playing Progressive Indie Rock with punchy drums, melodic bass riffs, ethereal synth textures, elaborate guitar tones, and addicting vocals, they are sure to tantalize your audial pallet.  Buffalo Rodeo stops by the LC studio to talk to Lt. Dan before their show.  Check out these HD videos of “Blue Skies” and “Holly“.

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The Whistles and the Bells live


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Local Artist of the week
Safe In Blue – Song I Believe InDj Picks
Hammel - Kyshona Armstrong – Alma Rae – Go
Wells - The Whistles & The Bells- Transistor Resistor

This Just In
Bobby Bare Jr.’s Young Criminals’ Starvation League  – North of Alabama By Mornin’ – Undefeated (Fri @ City Winery)
Pang - Losing You – (Playin’ Live at The Acme Tuesday 8/26/14)
Fast Astronaut – Home – Invisible Sun
Rock Eupora – Haunt – Blanks

Live in the Lightning 100
The Features (Live from LC Studios)
The Features(live) – This Disorder
The Features(live) – With Every Beat (Playin’ Live On The Green Thursday 8./28/14 at Public Square Park with All Them Witches and Capital Cities)

Bands Around Town
All Them Witches – Charles William (Playin’ Live On The Green Thursday 8./28/14 at Public Square Park with The Features and Capital Cities)
Los Colognes - Long Time Comin’Working Together (Playin’ Live Saturday 8/30/14 at The Basement w/ Caitlin Rose, & Goodnight Ned
Sexx – Surf City (Playin’ Live Sunday 8/31/14 at The Basement withFaux Ferocious, The MisFruits, Ben Spinks Supermelt, & Beef Oven


Caption Contest: Capital Cities


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 28th for Capital Cities with local artists, The Features and All Them Witches!  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 28th at noon!


CAPITAL CITIES (channeling Men in Black’s Agent J): “You know what the difference is between you and me? [puts on ridiculously over-sized sunglasses] I make this look #SeriouslyGood.” (Cue “Safe and Sound”) – Jordan Rosenhaus

Honorable Mentions

Do these make my eyeballs look fat? – Sarah Hornsburger

Haven’t seen hipster shades that big since my last bender in East Nashville – Stephen Hannaway

Honey, I blew up the glasses. #seriouslygoodVIP – Rachel York