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Notelle – Out Of Love

Adam here with my DJ pick of the week from Nashville native Notelle. After years of working with DJs, producers and artists, she’s stepping into her solo career for the first time, creating captivating emotional pop music.  Listen to her to single “Out Of...
[Photo by: Connor and Rachel Dwyer]

Judah & the Lion on their newest album release: Pep Talks

Written by Rachel Weaver Judah & the Lion stop by the studio before their performance at Hangout Music Fest, so they can update Lightning 100 on their tour plans and give Lt. Dan a history refresher on who exactly is a Nashville native...

Kenneth Hampton – Stay With Me

Local artist of the week Kenneth Hampton is a Nashville-based soul songwriter by way of Pittsburgh, PA. Hampton began playing guitar and writing songs at age 16 before picking up and pursuing his musical career in Music City. With influences like Sam Cooke to...

Caroline Spence – Who’s Gonna Make My Mistakes

Local artist of the week Caroline Spence is one of the most well-respected singer, songwriters in Nashville- a musician’s musicians. “Who’s Gonna Make My Mistakes” is the lead single from her recent release, Mint Condition, available everywhere now. The 11-song LP features special guests Emmylou Harris...

Creature Comfort – Am I Dreaming

Local artist of the week Creature Comfort is no stranger to struggle. Since the release of 2016’s Echoes and Relics, the quintet has navigated personal turmoil and lineup changes to rise from the ashes with a new sound. The band’s “rebirth” is matched with their success in our...

Arts Fishing Club – Greatness

Casey here with my DJ pick of the week from local jam crooners Arts Fishing Club. They recently participated in our Music City Mayhem competition and although they didn’t win, they did come out on top with a brand new single, “Greatness.” Their sound...

Creature Comfort Wins Music City Mayhem 2019!

Photography by Ben Neely of The Fusion Press Congratulations to Creature Comfort for winning Music City Mayhem 2019! After competing live with our other four finalists The Made and The Born, Peachy, Rascal Martinez, and VEAUX, wild card band Creature Comfort took home...

Teddy and the Rough Riders – I Found Somethin’

Local artist of the week Teddy and the Rough Riders combine nearly every genre to create a sound all their own. Ryan Jennings (bass, vocals), Jack Quiggins (guitar, vocals), Luke Schneider (pedal steel) and Nick Swafford (drums) are no strangers to the Nashville music community. The guys...

The Pressure Kids – Mint

Jayson here with my DJ pick of the week from Nashville indie quintet The Pressure Kids. “Mint” is the closing tracking to their newly-released self-titled debut EP. The band describes the six-track collection of songs as their “mission statement,” and it couldn’t be a...

Roots of a Rebellion Performing “Shapes of a Soul” and “One...

The 2016 Road to Roo' and 2012 Music City Mayhem winners Roots of a Rebellion stopped by the Lightning 100 studio to talk with Lt. Dan about their upcoming album release and supporting tour dates. The rock reggae band played two songs both to be found on...

Jason White’s In-Studio Performance of “Sweet As I’ve Been to You”...

Jason White stopped in the studio to talk to Dan Buckley before his show with Jason White and The Deep-615 on April 13th at Douglas Corner Café. Jason and Dan talked about the evolution of Nashville in the last twenty years, how Lightning 100 changed his career...

Roots Of A Rebellion – One Thing

Local artist of the week, Roots Of A Rebellion, feel like family. After winning our Music City Mayhem competition in 2012, the reggae superstars have played countless shows with us and hosted multiple volunteer events. Now the band is back with new music, and we couldn't be...

Mountains Like Wax – Messed Up Your Hair

Local artist of the week Mountains Like Wax are no strangers to Lightning 100. Since winning Music City Mayhem in 2016, the band has continued to create their blend of “southern post rock” and establish themselves in the Nashville indie music scene.  Their latest...

Luthi – Sleepwalkin

Jayson here with my DJ pick of the week from Nashville’s own Luthi. The “Cumberland funk” seven-piece recently released their new single, “Sleepwalkin” in conjunction with spring tour dates. The track features the funky, synth sounds we’ve come to expect from Christian Luthi and...

Ron Gallo – Love Supreme (Work Together)

Local artist of the week Ron Gallo is no stranger to Lightning 100. We’ve been spinning his songs for years, and he’s played everything from our Thunderground showcase to Live On The Green. His latest release, Stardust Birthday Party, is a 180 from his...