Bristol, Tenn.-Va. (October 6, 2020) – Renowned singer-songwriter Scott Miller and Grammy Award-winning artist Redd Volkaert will be musical guests on WBCM Radio Bristol’s Farm and Fun Time, presented by the Birthplace of Country Music (BCM), on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. The show will stream live on Radio Bristol’s Facebook and YouTube pages.
Hosted by Radio Bristol producer Kris Truelsen and his house band Bill and the Belles, Farm and Fun Time is a throwback to the classic radio program of the same name that was popular on WCYB radio back in the 1940s and 1950s.
“We’re thrilled to bring audiences another stunner of a show with two artists making their homes in Virginia and both at the top of their field – Scott Miller and Redd Volkaert,” said Truelsen. “I’m also very excited to have a special guest join us to celebrate old-time great Uncle Dave Macon, the first artist inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. We’ll be celebrating his 150th birthday! This is a show highlighting the diverse sounds of country music spanning the last 100 years, perfectly representing what we live for here at Radio Bristol.”
Congratulations are also in order for Truelsen as it was announced last week that he has achieved a Momentum Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) for Industry Involvement for his work at Radio Bristol and on Farm and Fun Time.
Known for honest storytelling and whip-smart lyrics that are often peppered with sardonic wit, Scott Miller has been an Americana favorite since he emerged on the scene in the1990s in The V-Roys. He has since released 10 albums while working his family farm in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
A former member of Merle Haggard’s backing band The Strangers, Redd Volkaert is a master of the Telecaster and has a long and distinguished resume that includes a Grammy win for his work with Brad Paisley. Once a mainstay on the Austin, Texas music scene, the artist recently moved to Galax, Virginia.
In addition to great music, Farm and Fun Time offers lighthearted humor, an heirloom recipe segment, and a farm report that focuses on regional agriculturists and their quest for sustainability.
Radio Bristol, a branch of the Birthplace of Country Music, Inc., is a public, listener-supported station that normally broadcasts live from the Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Historic Downtown Bristol, Tennessee-Virginia, home of the legendary 1927 Bristol Sessions. Radio Bristol operates a low-watt FM signal in the Bristol area in addition to an online media center at ListenRadioBristol.org and a free radio app.