Cumulus Media Inc.

05/30/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/30/2023 08:18

Cumulus Media’s 92Q/WQQK-FM Presents Free “Family Day in the Park” on Saturday, June 3rd, at Nashville’s Historic Hadley Park

Community-Centered Event to Feature Live Performances by "Cupid Shuffle" Superstar Cupid, Hadley Park Line Dancers, and Local Artists and Will Highlight Local Black-Owned Businesses, Colleges, and Charities

92Q Will Also Present Inaugural "Kwame L. Lillard Community Service Award" to Nashville-Based Journalist, Vicki Yates

NASHVILLE, TN - May 30, 2023 - Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that heritage Urban A/C station 92Q/WQQK-FM, Nashville's R&B and Throwbacks, will present "Family Day In the Park" on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at Hadley Park in the heart of historic North Nashville. Stationed between Fisk University and Tennessee State University, two historically African American institutions, "Family Day in the Park" at Hadley Park honors those who deserve it the most - families! This will be a free event open to the public and will occur from 2:00pm-6:00pm CT.

Attendees will enjoy live music from local artists, and "Cupid Shuffle" superstar Cupid will perform his smash hit as 92Q will attempt Tennessee's largest Cupid Shuffle dance EVER! Additional outdoor entertainment will include inflatables, free hot dogs, and game stations for kids, plus "Rolling Video Games," the only mobile video game truck in Nashville!

Just Play Entertainment, home of "Hip-Hop Charades," will have a children's obstacle course onsite where one grand prize-winning kid will take home a brand-new Oculus Quest 2 Advanced All-In-One Virtual Reality Headset. For the adults, the highly anticipated city-wide Spades Tournament has secured over 100 entries. One grand prize team will win $500, bragging rights, and the notorious Spades tournament trophy. 92Q will welcome over a dozen food trucks and double the amount of business vendors compared to 2022.

92Q will also present the inaugural "Kwame L. Lillard Community Service Award" at "Family Day in the Park" this year, with award-winning Nashville-based journalist Vicki Yates as the first recipient.

Kenny Smoov, Vice President of Urban Programming, Cumulus Media, and Program Director and Morning Show Host, 92Q, said: "Kwame Lillard lived his life with an energy that is also a key part of what makes 92Q special - A keen awareness of community. He understood the importance of the community working together and striving to build upon what our ancestors left us. This award will be given yearly to a person who strives to make our community stronger, better, and leaves a positive legacy for the next generation."

Krista Hayes, Director of Promotions and Marketing, WQQK-FM, WSM-FM and WKDF-FM, said: "Family Day in the Park's purpose is to strengthen the place we call home and help promote family values, healthy environmental outlets, and pride here in our city. We're so thrilled to bring this event back and support small businesses, plus we have some huge surprises for our attendees this year!"

Onsite vendors will include: TSU Early Childcare Department, Soccer Shots, Hope Clinic for Women, Vanderbilt University, Nashville General Hospital, Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, Tennessee Human Rights Commission, Peace Corps Nashville, Breaking The Ssickle Cell Cycle Foundation, Metro Action Commission, NFL Alumni Tennessee, craft jewelry vendors, artesian body butters and oils, clothing brands, authors, realty companies and many more.

About Cumulus Media

Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) is an audio-first media company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month - wherever and whenever they want it. Cumulus Media engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 404 owned-and-operated radio stations across 85 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across more than 9,400 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through the Cumulus Podcast Network, its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. Cumulus Media provides advertisers with personal connections, local impact and national reach through broadcast and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well as integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. Cumulus Media is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit

Contact: Lisa Dollinger, Dollinger Strategic Communication for Cumulus Media, 512.633.4084, [email protected].