WIVK Launches New 'Opry'-Styled Show
June 25, 2010 at 9:03 AM (PT)
CITADEL Country WIVK/KNOXVILLE Dir./Operations MIKE HAMMOND has announced that WIVK will host a “live” radio show from the new CLAYTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS, on the campus of MARYVILLE COLLEGE. The show, to be called “WIVK LIVE, will be held on SATURDAY, JULY 24th and will feature artists KATIE ARMIGER, JAMES WESLEY, TROY OLSEN, BLAINE LARSEN and FRANKIE BALLARD.
"This is something WIVK has wanted to do for a number of years," said HAMMOND. "With the opening of the new CLAYTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS, and with the relationship with MARYVILLE and ALCOA, this is the perfect venue. This is a great lineup of talent from NASHVILLE for our debut show. Our staff is excited about doing a LIVE radio show, since we are all fans of the GRAND OLE OPRY.”
The station will be ‘streaming’ the show ‘live’ at www.wivk.com.