Here at Lightning 100 we love to introduce you to new local music, and if we can present the music for free, well that just makes us feel all tingly inside. This Thursday at The Tin Roof our On Tap Showcase is featuring Blackfoot Gypsies, Stag O Lee, and The DanBerrys. Doors to The Tin Roof are open all day and the show starts at 8pm. So come on down to The Tin Roof and keep it local with your music and your beer by grabbing something cold and frosty
An eclectic mix of all things American this two-piece Nashville band vows that when it comes to their live shows, “No one leaves the same as they came before.” Their latest full-length effort On The Loose has been described as, “An audible postcard decorated with imaginary buffalo stamps.” This is what Nashville is all about y’all come on down and celebrate some good old American music with Lightning 100 and Blackfoot Gypsies.
After the stellar Sounds Like Summer concert at The Cannery Ballroom last weekend, Lightning 100 and Miller Lite are heading down to Cannery Row yet again to bring you the 5th annual Miller Made Music Showcase, featuring a plethora of great local talent this Saturday night. Just like you, we here at Lightning 100 like to have a good time, which is why the event is totally free for everyone over 21 years of age. All of the bands are completely independent, so bring your friends and come show your support for some of the most exciting acts Nashville has to offer.
Despite the fact that they met on craigslist, there is nothing shady or uncomfortable about their music. Out of all the two-piece rock bands that call music city home, The Blackfoot Gypsies are certainly the most upbeat bluesmen this town has to offer. This band has been picking up steam in the past year due to their exhilarating live shows and off-the-wall, throwback appearance. Their debut album On the Loose dropped in 2012, and you can see what these guys are all about right here.
Had the Beatles stuck around long enough to sport flannel shirts and combat boots, they might have sounded something like The Gills. Moving from Pensacola to their new home base here in Nashville was a good move for this dynamic group of musicians. Having a knack for songwriting that ebbs and flows without sacrificing instrumental chops makes this band an act you do not want to miss. If for whatever reason you find yourself thinking “I really like the Gills, but I wish they would dress in drag more often”, have no fear. You can check out them out sporting sundresses and unshaved legs in their newest music video.