FREE Secret City Festival in Oak Ridge, June 2-17! The Black Lillies, Dr Dog and more!

The 16th annual Secret City Festival, June 2-10, is presented by the Celebrate Oak Ridge. The festival features WWII exhibits and memorabilia, a children’s area, arts and crafts vendors, nationally known concert entertainment, and the Living History exhibit, “Life on the Front Lines of WWII, A Soldier’s Life.”


Friday, June 9:
2:00 pm – J-25 Jazz Orchestra
3:15 pm – Teen Spirit
4:45 pm – Hudson K
6:15 pm – Cereus Bright
8:00 pm – The Black Lillies

Saturday, June 10:
10:15 am – Kathy Hill & The Deltas
12:00 pm – Natti Lovejoys
1:00 pm – Dave Eggar
2:30 pm – TBA
4:15 pm – Nora Jane Struthers
6:00 pm – Electric Darling
8:00 pm – Dr. Dog

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“From its humble beginnings as the one day Azalea Festival in 1982, Oak Ridge’s Secret City Festival is evolving into one of the premier events in East Tennessee and has been expanded to encompass three weekends, June 2-17. A highlight of the event will be the weekend of June 9-10, with arts & crafts vendors, children’s programming, and concerts by locally revered and nationally acclaimed musicians. While previous festivals have featured classic rock, this year the festival looks firmly toward the future with artists who are poised to continue making an impact on their respective genres for years to come, including festival headliners The Black Lillies on June 9 and Dr. Dog on June 10. In another change from previous years, admission is free. The festival will be held at A.K. Bissell Park.

The Black Lillies began as a group of friends making music in songwriter and frontman Cruz Contreras’ Knoxville living room, and have evolved into what is now one of Americana’s biggest success stories: an internationally-renowned band of roots-rockers, armed with songs that […]