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Grimey's is one of Nashville's most hallowed record stores.

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Doyle Davis's Top 5 Local Nashville Bands

  • Luella and The Sun
  • Linear Downfall
  • Natural Child
  • The Features
  • The Dynamites

In an attempt to discover the best new local music in Nashville, we headed to Grimey's Records, the mecca for indie music in town. It was opened by Mike Grimes in 1999, who also manages The Basement, the club in Grimey's basement. And the institution is still growing, recently opening a satellite store next to its already expanded store.

In this segment, co-founder Doyle Davis (who also hosts a local music show, "The Indie Underground Hour" on local station Lightning 100) picks his five best local bands.

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