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Spencer Cullum: Local Artist of the Week

Born in London, Spencer Cullum is a Nashville-based pedal steel player and guitarist. Cullum founded his own instrumental musical group called Steelism with guitarist Jeremy Fetzer in 2011. He is also quite well-known for playing with Miranda Lambert's band. Over the years, Cullum has recorded with artists including Dolly...

the615 – 11/30/20

On this week's edition of the615 Casey is joined by Margo Price to introduce her new record Perfectly Imperfect at The Ryman track by track. You'll also hear a track from Local Artist of the Week, Marcus King. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615! ...
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Marcus King: Local Artist of the Week

This week's local artist spotlight goes out to soulful songwriter Marcus King. King began playing guitar when he was just three years old, and has played professionally since the age of eleven. Marcus King formed his southern rock band, The Marcus King Band, in 2013. The Marcus King Band...

the615 – 11/23/20

This week on the615 Casey introduces Local Artist of the Week, Carl Anderson. He also plays tracks from Marcus King, Mike Maimone, Drew Holcomb, and more. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero to 60 by AGD and Drumpickers! https://www.mixcloud.com/Lightning100/the615-nashvilles-independent-radio-show-112320/ Carl Anderson...
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Carl Anderson: Local Artist of the Week

This week’s local artist spotlight goes to folk artist, Carl Anderson. Virginia born, tuned Nashville resident, Anderson has been making 70s inspired soft rock hits for most of his life. In 2016, he came out with his first full-length album, Risk of Loss. This mostly acoustic album mixes country, folk-rock, and...

the615 – 11/16/20

This week on the615 Casey brings another full length record to the airwaves, The Wild Feathers Medium Rarities, ahead of it's release this Friday. You'll also hear tracks from Whoa Dakota, The Delta Saints, and our Local Artist of the Week, Mariela. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to...
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Mariela: Local Artist of the Week

This week's local artist spotlight is Mariela! Lead singer Thomas Harbin formed the group with guitarist Luke Gibson, bassist Tommy Nixon, and drummer Jordan Morrison. Mariela has a fun, upbeat indie-alt sound. The Nashville-based indie-rock band cites Bleachers, The Killers, The National, and St. Vincent as some of their...

the615 – 11/9/20

This week on the615 Casey introduces Great Peacock as our new Local Artist of the Week. He also plays a track by track preview of The Brummies' upcoming record Automatic World ahead of it's release this Friday. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks...

The615 – 11/2/20

This week's episode of the615 hosts the inaugural Drumpickers Pick of the Week and introduces Lera Lynn as our Frothy Monkey Local Artist of the Week. Casey also plays tracks from Miki Fiki, Jake Ohlbaum, Mariela, and more. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for a new...

Lera Lynn: Local Artist of the Week

This week’s local artist spotlight goes to Lera Lynn! Last week Lynn released her latest work, On My Own. It is a personal ten track album that opens with “Are You Listening”, which we'll be playing all week! Lera Lynn is based out of Nashville and makes indie music with...

the615 – 10/26/20

This week on the615 Casey introduces Local Artist of the Week, Creature Comfort. You'll also hear a highly requested track from Jason Isbell as well as tunes from Emily Deahl, Here Come The Mummies, and many more! Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special...
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Creature Comfort: Local Artist of the Week

This week's local artist spotlight goes to Creature Comfort! The five piece, indie-rock band has released several EPs over the years as they continue to break their way into the Nashville music scene. Lead singer Jessey Clark grew up in small-town Tullahoma, Tennessee. Many of the band's early songs...

the615 – 10/19/20

This week on the615 Casey introduces Local Artist of the Week, Lore! You'll also hear tracks from Stephie James, The Southern Gothic, Liz Longley, and many more. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsor Zero to 60 by AGD. https://www.mixcloud.com/Lightning100/the615-nashvilles-independent-radio-show-101920/ Lore - Surrender...

LORE: Local Artist of the Week

LORE is a Nashville based duo birthed from the minds of Laura Reed and Laur Joamets. Their first single, “Surrender”, is out on October 20 and will be played throughout the week as we feature LORE as our Local Artist of the Week. Laura Reed is originally from South Africa...

the615 – 10/12/20

This week on the615, Casey kicks things off with an interview about Drive The Music, a fundraiser to help save local independent venues in Nashville spearheaded by Matthew Barker of Two Rivers Ford! Then we go straight into our Local Artist of the Week, Drumming Bird, and their...