Upcoming Events – The Birthplace of Country Music
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Ongoing Exhibits

Through text and artifacts, multiple theater experiences, film and sound, and interactive displays, the Birthplace of Country Music Museum shares the story of the 1927 Bristol Sessions recordings, explores how evolving sound technology shaped their success, and highlights how this rich musical heritage lives on in today’s music.

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On the Sunny Side

“On the Sunny Side” is a daily morning program exploring American roots history with varying segments, guests, in studios, and much more. A “this day” in American music history smorgasbord hosted by Kris Truelsen Monday-Friday 9 to 11am Eastern.

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A.M. Americana

Join Josh Littleton every weekday morning from 11am to Noon Eastern for “A.M. Americana” featuring a wide variety of the most recent Americana releases with a healthy blend of bluegrass and country mixed in ensuring you'll get your daily dose of great Americana music!

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Museum Talk

Do you want to know more about the Birthplace of Country Music Museum’s exhibits and programs? Go behind-the-scenes into the museum vault and learn about how museums work? Get acquainted with other museums and cultural hotspots? And sometimes just have a complete nerd-a-thon about history and culture with some geeky museum folks? Then Museum Talk […]

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Old Kentucky Bound

Few states have a deeper, stronger heritage of traditional music than Kentucky. Fiddle and banjo music, ballads, blues, gospel songs, frolic pieces, storytelling, Kentucky has it all. Rich Kirby explores this rich vein, from the earliest recordings to the young artists pushing the bounds of tradition today. Old Kentucky Bound airs Thursdays at 2pm.

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Mountain Song and Story

Mountain Song & Stories tells the tales and Folklore of the people who make up the rich cultural tapestry of Central Appalachia. Showcasing influential Appalachian artisans and traditions through in depth interviews, music and storytelling "Mountain Song & Stories" aims to promote our arts and culture for a greater understanding of the region." To go deeper into […]

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Diggin’ with Big Lon

Diggin' with Big Lon discovers the rich musical heritage of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia one dusty record at a time. Big Lon has combined his love of history and music to build a collection of local 45rpm and 78rpm records. Tune in every Thursday at 5pm! Check out his story on Facebook at Big […]

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Pressing Matters

Dive into the ever expanding world of vinyl records with host Clint Holley. Vinyl records, once considered a “dead” format, have exploded in popularity during the last decade. Join Clint Thursdays at 6pm as he plays new music being released on vinyl, explores newly pressed re-issues, and dusts off some lost classics. As a bonus, find out more about […]

Farm and Fun Time featuring Darrell Scott, John Long

Be part of the studio audience for WBCM Radio Bristol's throwback live variety show featuring renowned singer-songwriter Darrell Scott, Delta blues man John Long, and hosted by Kris Truelsen and his house band Bill and the Belles.

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Farm and Fun Time Noon Show

Join the Kody Norris Show every Friday at noon as we resurrect the classic live radio format of the original WCYB Farm and Fun Time of the 1940’s and 1950’s! The Farm and Fun Time Noon Show is a throw back to the days when radio was king and the boys pay homage to, and […]