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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...
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Drumming Bird: Local Artist of the Week

This week’s local artist spotlight goes to Drumming Bird. Drumming Bird, AKA Austin Sawyer is a Chattanooga native. His Southern roots are seen in many of his indie-pop hits, like his brand new album release, Ocoee. Named after a YMCA summer camp in Georgia, Ocoee almost seems like a...

the615 – 10/5/20

This week on the615 Casey introduces Amanda Shires as Local Artist of the Week. You'll also hear tracks from Puffhost, Down Boy, JD McPherson and many more. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero to 60 by AGD and Ridenour...
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Amanda Shires: Local Artist of the Week

This week's local artist spotlight goes to Amanda Shires. The singer-songwriter and violinist started playing music at an early age in her home state of Texas. In her 20s, Shires moved to Nashville, where she dove into the Americana music scene. Amanda Shires has collaborated with many amazing artists...

the615 – 9/28/20

This week on the615 join Casey as Elise Davis makes her debut as Local Artist of the Week. You'll also hear tracks from The Foxies, Wilder, Pet Envy, and many more. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero to 60...
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Elise Davis: Local Artist of the Week

This week’s local artist spotlight shines on Elise Davis, a Nashville based Arkansas native. Davis began writing songs at 12 years old in her hometown of Little Rock and by college she was booking her own shows and touring the state. Her most recent release, “Ladybug”, is the track...

the615 – 9/21/20

This week on the615 you'll hear tracks from Mountains Like Wax, Nordista Freeze, Brittany Mendez, and many more! Casey also plays a track from our new Local Artist of the Week, The Weeks! Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero...
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The Weeks: Local Artist of the Week

This week's local artist spotlight goes to The Weeks. The indie rock band formed in Florence, Mississippi back in 2006. The Weeks got their musical start early with all members being between the ages of 14 and 16. Since then, the band has been hard at work, releasing seven...

the615 – 9/14/20

This week on the615 Casey introduces Maggie Rose as Local Artist of the Week. You'll also hear tracks from Briston Maroney, Smart Objects, Pineapple Tours 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 Ridenour...
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Maggie Rose: Local Artist of the Week

This week’s local artist spotlight goes to Maggie Rose. This music city mogul got her start in New Jersey, sneaking into bars underages to sing Springsteen covers. As the years have gone on, Maggie Rose has done some amazing things in the music industry. Her soulful voice blends country...

Frances Cone: Local Artist of the Week

This week’s local artist spotlight shines on Frances Cone, an indie folk band based right here in Nashville. Christina Cone grew up in South Carolina and moved to New York, where she met Andrew Doherty and began to release music as Frances Cone. The band moved from Brooklyn to...

the615 – 8/31/20

This week on the615 Casey provides a small taste of what you'll hear at Live On My Green this Labor Day weekend. He's playing all locals that appear on this year's lineup. Enjoy! Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero...

the615 – 8/24/20

This week on the615 Casey pays tribute to the late Justin Townes Earle. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero to 60 by AGD and Ridenour Rehearsal Studios. https://www.mixcloud.com/Lightning100/the615-nashvilles-independent-radio-show-82420/ Jillette Johnson - I Shouldn't Go Anywhere (Local Artist of the Week)Daybreaks ft....

the615 – 8/10/20

On this week's episode of the615 Casey introduces Waker as our new Local Artist of the Week. You'll also hear tracks from Thunder Lily, Okey Dokey, and several of your 2020 Music City Mayhem finalists. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our...