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Local Music Spotlight

Lightning 100 is proud to spin independent local music on 100.1 FM. Each week, we highlight a local musician
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Sean McConnell – Shaky Bridges

Local artist of the week Sean McConnell has created a grassroots following and garnered song credits across genres and generations, working with artists from Martina McBride to Meat Loaf. On his 13th studio release Secondhand Smoke, McConnell admits "there is no way to answer it all...being comfortable...

LUTHI – Roll It Back

Local artist of the week LUTHI has been compared to big bands of the past, traveling in a rat pack of sorts and always "keeping it weird." With influences from '60s soul and R&B acts, psychedelic funk and groove from the '70s and New Wave rock from the...

Lightning 100 Invites You to Festivus

Lighting 100 invites you to spend a night of Festivus cheer with the rest of us. Bring your friends and family for a night filled with music, food, and charitable celebration! This year, proceeds will benefit Metro Police Christmas charities - which you can support all month...

Arts Fishing Club – Skinny Dippin

Local artist of the week Arts Fishing Club is no stranger to Lightning 100. They've participated in our Music City Mayhem competition and been featured as our DJ pick of the week. Their sound blends indie folk with classic jam bands to create a unique...
Zero to 60 by AGD Entertainment Awards 2019

Zero to 60 Award Winners 2019

A longtime supporter of Lightning 100's local show, the615, Zero To 60 by AGD is a day-to-day management service that provides education, mentorship, and support services to developing artists. The entertainment company held their Zero to 60 2019 Awards ceremony on October 23 at True Music Room and Bar at Cambria Hotel...

Fulton Lee – Water

Local artist of the week Fulton Lee makes retro pop/soul music that is sure to move your feet. With a unique take on ‘50s doo-wop and rock ‘n roll combined his own modern style, Lee stands out as a true individual the Nashville music scene. 

Kelly Hoppenjans – Growing My Hair

Local artist of the week, Nashville singer, songwriter Kelly Hoppenjans, blends elements of punk and folk to create introspective, coming-of-age music. "Growing My Hair" is the lead single from her debut full-length Ok, I Feel Better Now. The record explores years of emotional and physical healing all...

THAD – All I Want

Local artist of the week THAD is the latest project from singer-songwriter Thad Cockrell (lead singer of Leagues) and marks his most vulnerable music to date. "All I Want" appears on his debut EP West Coast, out now via ATO records. "I truly...

Beth Hart – Bad Woman Blues

Lani here with my DJ pick of the week from blues artist Beth Hart. “Bad Woman Blues” is the lead single from her forthcoming record War On My Mind.  “It’s about a woman who doesn’t have any interest whatsoever in being good, because she knows...

Andrew Combs – Ideal Man

Adam here with my DJ pick of the week from Nashville singer, songwriter Andrew Combs. “Ideal Man” is the title track to his newest effort, and I can’t get enough of it. Produced by Sam Cohen, the bold, intentional album is Combs’ best work to date. Listen...

Emily Hackett – Easy

Local artist of the week Emily Hackett seems to be all the buzz these days. From CMT to Billboard, the young singer, songwriter is beginning to establish herself as one of Nashville's most prominent up-and-coming artists. "Easy" is the lead single from her latest EP By The...

*repeat repeat – Head On

Jayson here with my DJ pick of the week from Nashville pop, rock duo *repeat repeat. “Head On” is the second single from their latest effort Glazed. The Patrick Carney-produced record came out earlier this year and marks some of the couple’s best work yet. 

Pet Envy – Slower

Local artist of the week Pet Envy have collaborated with the likes of Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews, Béla Fleck), Roy Agee ( Prince, Glenn Miller Orchestra), Josh Reynolds (Little Big Town, Joe Nichols) and Trevor Anema. Now the pop-rockers are back with their second single of the...

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors – End Of The World

Local artist of the week Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors have secured themselves as Nashville Americana royalty. With 10 records under their belt including live and Christmas albums, the band of troubadours have fully mastered their craft. Their latest single, “End Of The World,” is no exception. 

Rock Eupora – Things 2 Say

Local artist of the week indie darling Rock Eupora aka Clayton Waller is a Mississippi native residing in Nashville. Waller creates a unique blend of rock music using galactic hooks and infectious melodies. His new track “Things 2 Say” is the lead single from his forthcoming EP...