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Lightning 100 is proud to spin independent local music on 100.1 FM. Each week, we highlight a local musician
in heavy rotation on Lightning 100. Local Music Spotlight is brought to you by Frothy Monkey. Click here to
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The Grahams

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...
Moon Taxi Hometown Heroes

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...

Larkin Poe: Local Artist of the Week

"From the fingers to the frets," Larkin Poe has delivered us a bonafide barnburner in "Holy Ghost Fire." In fact, somehow I felt transported to church and to the set of a bank heist movie at the same time on first listen. There's an unabashed energy in...

the615 – 5/4/20

Casey introduces Shannon Labrie as our Local Artist of the Week on tonight's episode of the615! You'll also hear tracks from The Criticals, Noah Vonne, Will Hoge, and many more. Tune in at every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsor Zero to...

Shannon Labrie: Local Artist of the Week

The latest from Shannon Labrie, Firewalker, has been on repeat around the Lightning 100 home offices this week. Its upbeat cadence is the perfect soundtrack for your quarantine, providing much needed levity whether you're out for a stroll or throwing a living room dance party. Labrie is...

the615 – 4/27/20

This week's episode of the615 features tracks from Marquee Mayfield, Scott Mulvahill, Sweet Lizzy Project and more! Casey also introduces Local Artist of the Week, Phillip-Michael Scales. Tune in at every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsor Zero to 60 by AGD.

Phillip Michael Scales: Local Artist of the Week

When Phillip Michael Scales wants you to feel something, you FEEL it. On his latest track "Find A Way" a tight high-hat pattern reminiscent of Anderson .Paak accentuates melodies that remind me of another local favorite, Devon Gilfillian. It's a fresh blend of indie rock and soul...

Becca Mancari: Local Artist of the Week

When this is all said and done, Becca Mancari is going on a road trip. “I’m just gonna hop in my car and see as many people as I can, and hopefully that’ll be through touring..."Becca Mancari With a run of...