Summer Sessions Concert Series Returns to Oak Ridge

Jun 11, 2019

In 2018, ORNL Federal Credit Union (ORNL FCU) introduced Summer Sessions, a free concert series for the community featuring bluegrass and American bands from throughout the region. The Credit Union is excited to continue Summer Sessions for the 2019 season! The series kicks-off in June and will continue through September. All concerts will be held from 6:00—9:00 PM at Bissell Park in Oak Ridge, TN.


The first show will be held on Saturday, June 15 and will feature legendary songwriter Jim Lauderdale and his band, along with East Tennessee native Steve Gulley and his band, New Pinnacle. The community is invited to bring their lawn chairs and their friends and family for an evening of free Americana roots music. Local food truck vendors and Oak Ridge’s own Crafter’s Brew will be on-site.


Future concerts will be held on the following Saturdays:


  • July 13 featuring The Travelin’ McCourys and Circus No. 9
  • August 17 featuring Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, along with Blue Moon Rising
  • September 14 featuring Molly Tuttle and the Alex Leach Band


All concerts will be held outdoors at the pavilion in Bissell Park, 1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike in Oak Ridge, and are FREE to the public.


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