ORNL Federal Credit Union to Host The Travelin’ McCourys and Circus No. 9 in Oak Ridge

OAK RIDGE, TENN. – The Travelin’ McCourys and Circus No. 9 will perform on Saturday, July 13 for the next Summer Sessions concert event presented by ORNL Federal Credit Union. Summer Sessions is a free concert series for the community featuring bluegrass and American bands from throughout the region. The series kicked-off in June with performances by Jim Lauderdale and Steve Gulley and the New Pinnacle.

Grammy® Award winners The Travelin’ McCourys bring excitement and energy to all their performances with their mix of traditional and progressive bluegrass music. East Tennessee’s own Circus No. 9 blurs the lines between bluegrass, jazz, and rock. The electrifying performances of The Travelin’ McCourys and Circus No. 9 are not to be missed!

All Summer Sessions concerts are FREE to the public and hosted from 6:00-9:00 PM at the outdoor pavilion at Bissell Park in Oak Ridge, located at 1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike. 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:

  • August 17th featuring Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, along with Blue Moon Rising
  • September 14th featuring Molly Tuttle and the Alex Leach Band

Stay informed about performances and weather-related cancellations by following us on our Facebook page or visiting ornlfcu.com/summer-sessions.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 25, Chandler 21, and Naomi 11. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 9 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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