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Lightning 100 is proud to spin independent local music on 100.1 FM. Each week, we highlight a local musician
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the615 – 6/29/20

This week on the615 Casey kicks things off with a track from Local Artist of the Week, John Prine. You'll also hear many of the Local Artists of the Week featured in the first half of 2020. Tune in at every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for...
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John Prine – I Remember Everything: Local Artist of the Week

Lightning 100 kicks off the week with Local Artist of the Week John Prine's track "I Remember Everything." The touching ballad actually happens to be John Prine's last recorded song before his passing on April 7, 2020 at Vanderbilt University medical Center in Nashville. Prine sadly passed...

the615 – 6/22/20

This week on the615 Casey introduces new Local Artist of the Week, The Aquaducks. You'll also hear tracks from Nicole Boggs, Jenn Bostic, Tiger Run, and many more. Tune in at every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsor Zero to 60 by...
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The Aquaducks – Gotta Keep on Movin’ : Local Artist of...

This week’s local artist spotlight goes to Nashville’s own funk machine, The Aquaducks. The band is composed of seven members, Cavanaugh Mims on vocals, Zach Sheffler on guitar, Andrew Fleming on drums, Thomas Baxter on guitar, Aaron Veneziano on bass, Paul Violante on sax, and Elijah Hall...

the615 – 6/15/20

This week Casey celebrates 615 Day with a Special Edition of the615!  He plays Local Artists from the last 30 years, and chats all things Local Artists with Lightning 100's own Gary Kraen!  Plus, he announces Hannah Fairlight as our newest Local Artist of the Week! Tune...
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Hannah Fairlight: Local Artist of the Week

Lightning 100’s annual #615Day is celebrating its 10th year by featuring Local Artist Hannah Fairlight. Fairlight has been on Music City’s radar since 2013, but she just released her first full-length album Muscle & Skin. It’s been five years since we’ve heard Fairlight’s delightfully melodramatic tunes, and...
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The Grahams – Kids Like Us: DJ Pick of the Week

Tune into 100.1 FM or lightning100.com to hear the “Kids Like US” by The Grahams featured as Lt. Dan’s DJ Pick of the Week. We want to hear your thoughts, too! Tweet at us with #L100DJPick to tell us if we should keep spinning the record.
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The Untamed: Local Artist of the Week

The Untamed, a local gem of Nashville, has been releasing music since 2009. The quartet just released their single "Run Tell the Children!" The band captures a 70's vibe in their sound that really pulls you in and makes it...

the615 – 6/1/20

On this week's episode of the615 Casey announces Hadley Kennary as our new Local Artist of the Week. For the rest of the show he digs through the archives for great local music. Tune in at every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to...
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Hadley Kennary: Local Artist of the Week

Nashville is full of talented young singer-songwriters, but you might not realize Music City is rapidly becoming the birthplace of a new wave of pop. Hadley Kennary, a local gem, is quickly becoming a favorite at Lightning 100. She's been featured in various publications and performed for...

the615 – 5/25/20

This week on the615 Casey reminds us of some of the good things to come out of 2020, new music by many of our favorite local artists! You'll also hear a track from our Local Artist of the Week, Pet Envy. Tune in at every Monday from...

Pet Envy: Local Artist of the Week

Pet Envy has been a staple band at Lightning100 since their formation in 2015. We have featured them for their singles “Lunch Money,” “MiddleMan,” and “Slower,” and continue to spin their captivating tracks. Spinning Unrest said “Pet Envy pretty much sums up all of Nashville’s awesomeness (and...

the615 – 5/18/20

On tonight's episode of the615 Casey introduces The Bumbs as Local Artist of the Week. Then you'll hear tracks from Jordan Lindley, Easel, Kelly Hoppenjans, and many more. Tune in at every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsor Zero to 60 by...

The Bumbs: Local Artist of the Week

It's a predicament thousands of artists are finding themselves in: what do you do with the music you just recorded when you can't play shows to support the record? In the case of Nashville surf-rockers (cosmic blues according to the band) The Bumbs, you press forward. And...
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Show Us Your “Hometown Heroes”

SUBMIT YOUR HOMETOWN HERO In case you missed it… we’re collecting photos of the Hometown Hero in YOUR LIFE to feature in an upcoming Moon Taxi video. Frontline workers are the true hometown heroes right now. They are risking their health...