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In 2013, Nashville was booming, in fact, that year the New York Times called Nashville the “it” city which attracted many people like Vance Joy and Jake Bugg, who came from the UK, and came by to do a secret show.

In 2013 one of our Nashville’s neighbors had the best selling album of the year, Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience” sold 2.4 million copies. But another great album that came out that year was Passenger’s All the Little Lights, which a few lucky Lightning 100 listeners got listen to when Passenger performed at William Collier’s.

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The Weeks perform Ain’t My Stop and King-Sized Death Bed [video]

The Weeks perform “Ain’t My Stop” and “King-Sized Death Bed” off their new record Dear Bo Jackson live at Lightning 100.  Click here to check out...

Forecastle Festival 2013 Lineup

LOUISVILLE, KY – The Forecastle Festival is excited to announce the initial lineup for its 11th annual three-day music celebration, featuring Grammy Award winners...

Guthrie Brown – Family Tree

Young and alive, Guthrie Brown decided at age 18 what was most important to him: music. Ready to go all in or all out,...

Mercy Bell – Icarus

Boston born and California raised, Mercy Bell is no stranger to new places. New York embraced her and Nashville has made her a comfortable...

Blank Range – Scrapin’

Freshly integrated into Nashville, indie rock band Blank Range is taking new lessons from the old: “Everyone listens to the music their parents like....

Top 100.1 Songs of 2013

We've had a great year of new music on 100.1 FM. Thanks for your help and suggestions. Tune in all day for the Count...
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Courtney Jaye performing Morning and One Way Conversation [video]

Courtney Jaye drops by the studio to perform some sweet melodies to get our listeners excited about her show.  You've been hearing "Morning" on...

Houndmouth – On the Road

The Indiana-based quartet is steadily expanding their fanbase, and their new single “On The Road” is only helping that process. Their first album, From...

Chancellor Warhol at Hangout Music Fest

Antonio Dewayne Boleyjack was born and raised in Nashville.  Infusing electronic and rap to make a sinuous sound all his own, Warhol has been...

Alt-J performing Tesselellate, Fitzpleasure, Matilda and Breezeblocks live in the studio!

Alt-J stops by the studio for a live performance for some lucky guests in the Lightning 100 lounge. Gus and Joe performed "Tessellate," "Fitzpleasure,"...

War Memorial Auditorium upgrades their system

Nashville, Tenn. – September 23, 2013 – War Memorial Auditorium, one of the city’s oldest and most iconic venues, is celebrating its 88th birthday this...

Marie Hines – My Love Will Never Fail You

Lightning 100 debuts "My Love Will Never Fail You" by Marie Hines. Marie Hines is a creator. She cooks dinner, she bakes cupcakes, she’s an...
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Paul McDonald and Nikki Reed performs All I’m Asking and The...

Paul McDonald and Nikki Reed visited Lightning 100 to perform live in the studio December 11th, 2012. Lightning 100 was thrilled to have Paul...

Luella and the Sun perform Sign of the Judgement at Hangout

One of our favorite Nashville artists Luella and the Sun were down at the Hangout Music Fest.  Unfortunately, they had an early set and...

The Civil Wars – The One That Got Away

The Civil Wars’ highly anticipated sophomore self-titled album will be released August 6 on Sensibility Music/Columbia Records. This is the follow up to the...

The Eels – New Alphabet

Eels (often typeset as eels or EELS) is an American indie rock band formed by singer/songwriter Mark Oliver Everett, better known as E. Other members rotate frequently, both in the studio...

Cold War Kids – Miracle Mile

Lightning 100 debuts "Miracle Mile" by Cold War Kids on 100.1 FM.  Cold War Kids are an American indie rock band from Long Beach,...

Sam Palladio and Josh Doyle perform Wake Me Up In Nashville...

Josh Doyle and Sam Palladio visit the Lightning 100 studio and they perform a song each for us. One of which is called, "Wake...
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The Head and The Heart performs Down In The Valley, Shake,...

After performing at Zac Brown's Southern Ground Music Festival, The Head and The Heart stuck around an extra day to perform a secret show...