An East Tennessee reggae band and a group of local musicians—including the city’s mayor and several teachers—will play a free show Friday night at A.K. Bissell Park in Oak Ridge.
The show, which starts at 6:30 p.m., will feature headliner Natti Love Joys and opening band The Ridge City Ramblers. The Ramblers include Oak Ridge Mayor Tom Beehan and local teachers Steve Reddick, Scott Linn, and Abbie Hoerner, as well as guidance counselor Mary Tuskan, and Gary Coleman.
Friday night’s performance is the sixth and last show in this year’s Secret City Sounds series.
The Natti Love Joys were originally scheduled to play on Aug. 10, but that show was rescheduled due to bad weather.
The Ramblers are scheduled to play a half-hour set before the Natti Love Joys take the stage Friday.
“You will be entertained into the night with the cool sounds of the islands to celebrate the end of summer,” a press release said.
Now in its fourth season, the Secret City Sounds concert series is presented by the Arts Council of Oak Ridge and sponsored by the City of Oak Ridge. The most recent concert this past Friday featured Soul Candy and the Traffic Jam.
Other earlier shows have featured Jenna and the Accidentals, Aftah Party, the United States Air Force Band of Mid America with the ensemble Startlifter, and Jenn Cristy.
“The Arts Council would like to thank the community for their support of this unique summer series held for the last three years,” the release said.
For more information, call (865) 482-4432 or visit www.artscouncilofoakridge.org.