EAST TENNESSEE –Join East Tennessee’s own WDVX in kicking off its new monthly series, The Secret City Radio Show, broadcast live from the new American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The Secret City Radio Show will showcase the Cumberland Mountains and Clinch River Valley’s rich heritage with performances from musical guests, interviews with historians and local artists, and stories of the latest in innovative science.
The public is invited to join the live audience for The Secret City Radio Show’s debut broadcast:
WHEN:Friday, October 19 at 7:00 p.m.
WHERE:Live from AMSE’s new location at 115 Main Street East in Oak Ridge
HOW: Tickets are $28 and benefit WDVX and AMSE. Information can be found at www.wdvx.com
The debut show will feature bluegrass, country, and Americana musician Tim O’Brien with Jan Fabricius, followed by Traditional Irish musical guests Four Leaf Peat. Bill Alexander, the Appalachian Hippie Poet, will visit with his spoken word poetry and share the story of his regional restoration projects. Jeff Nichols will be talking about the power of super computers and what it means to have the world’s most powerful computer in Oak Ridge, during the first science segment supported by Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Members of the live studio audience will be treated to an exclusive off-air concert by both musical guests in the show’s segment Behind the Fence.
The Secret City Radio Show will broadcast live on WDVX at 89.9 FM, 102.9 FM in Knoxville and 93.9 FM in Seymour and Kodak, and online at WDVX.com. The series will run for 10 months; the next program is currently scheduled for November 4 at AMSE.
This debut broadcast follows AMSE’s grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony, happening October 18 beginning at 10:30 a.m.
The Secret City Radio Show is made possible by its presenting sponsor, ORNL Federal Credit Union and official sponsorship support from UCOR, RSI EnTech, The East Tennessee Foundation, Strata-G, UT-Battelle and Celebrate Oak Ridge, with technical support sponsorship from AMSE and Pellissippi State.