OAK RIDGE - Ricky Skaggs and his band Kentucky Thunder will perform on Saturday, Aug. 17 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.

A 15-time Grammy Award winner, Ricky Skaggs entertains audiences around the world with his one-of-a-kind sound and style. Skaggs and his band Kentucky Thunder are sought-after bluegrass musicians, known for their string instrument techniques and unique blend of various musical influences.

All Summer Sessions concerts are free to the public and hosted from 6 - 9 p.m. 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 and beverage vendors will be on-site.