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Remember the infamous ice bucket challenge that went viral? That happened back in 2014, can you believe that! Nashville’s own, Taylor Swift, had the best selling album of year, in 2014, with 3.6 million copies sold of the album 1989.

In 2014, Spoon dropped by the Lightning 100 studio for an interview and live performance. James Bay played a secret show for some lucky Lightning 100 listeners before his two sold out shows with Hozier at Exit/In. We also had some outstanding artists play our Nashville Sunday Night series, like JOHNNYSWIM and LP.

Check out all the articles below if you are interested in knowing more about the incredible experiences Lightning 100 had in 2014!

James Bay performing If You Ever Wanna Be In Love and...

Some lucky Lightning 100 listeners got a chance to sit in on a James Bay (not so) secret show that took place before his two...

Erin McCarley and Boom Forest perform Let Me Love You [video]

Erin McCarley and Boom Forest debut "Let Me Love You" in the LC studio on 100.1 FM.  Boom Forest will be performing at Lightning 100's Blocktober...
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Nashville Sunday Night – LP performing “Night Like This” and “Tokyo...

“What I love about Nashville is that there’s such a sense of family here,” claims Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter LP (Laura Pergolizzi) as she sits...

First Aid Kit performs Silver Lining and Stay Gold [video]

Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit, comprised of sisters Johanna and Kiara Söderberg, stopped by the LC Studio the day after their packed out show...

Bad Suns – Cardiac Arrest

Southern California rock band Bad Suns formed in 2012 and in the short time since inception, have managed to be musically beyond their years....

Old Crow Medicine Show performs The Warden and Sweet Amarillo [video]

Old Crow Medicine Show return to the Lightning 100 studio for a live performance in Nashville, TN.

Ásgeir performs Going Home and King and Cross [video]

A few weeks ago, Lightning 100 was lucky enough to have Asgeir stop by for a visit on his way to play a Not-So-Secret...

*Repeat Repeat performing I’m Not the One and Hooks [video]

"That was the most rockstar things I've seen in the studio this year" said Wells Adams.  *Repeat Repeat stopped by LC Studio to play...

Spoon performing Do You and Rainy Taxi [video]

Spoon stops by the LC studio just to say "hello" to their friends at Lightning 100.  A few lucky listeners got to watch this...

Hozier performs Take Me To Church and To Be Alone [video]

Lightning 100 was able to hook up a few lucky listeners for a private performance with Hozier over at William Colliers.  Hozier sold out two...

Sylvan Esso – Hey Mami

Sylvan Esso was not meant to be a band. Rather, Amelia Meath had written a song called “Play It Right” and sung it with...

Music Business Radio #191: 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...

Alanna Royale performing 18 and Cop Show [video]

 Alanna Royale visits the LC studio to talk about her recently release Achilles.  We fit all six members into the studio to perform "18"...

Guthrie Brown performs Lakeside [video]

Nashville’s own Guthrie Brown stopped by the LC studio to perform a new track.  Check out the live HD video of "Lakeside" posted below.  Want to see...

John & Jacob performs Ride With Me at Hangout Music Fest...

Lightning 100 partnered with Hangout Music Festival and Red Bull Sound Select for the chance to get out of Nashville and to go film...

Bastille’s Pompeii / Lion King mashup

Lightning 100 loves Bastille's song Pompeii.  We joke around how the intro sounds similar to the Lion King theme song.  So we put the...

Todd Snider Music Business Radio

East Nashville's own, Todd Snider, has a new band with Dave Schools of Widespread Panic called, Hard Working Americans. Catch them this Friday with another...

The Black Cadillacs performs Methodrone at Hangout Music Fest [video]

The good ole boys from Tennessee, The Black Cadillacs, decided to surprise some fans with an acoustic performance after their set.  The band setup in...

Kongos – Come With Me Now

Kongos is a South African alternative rock band consisting of four brothers: Johnny, Jesse, Dylan and Daniel. They spent their childhoods in the city...

The Civil Wars – Official Breakup Statement

The Civil Wars’ Joy Williams and John Paul White have been on an indefinite hiatus since 2012. However, today, the Nashville folk duo formally announced that...