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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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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Monthly Community Jam

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is hosting a monthly gathering of local musicians for a community jam session! The jam events are intended to provide a space for local musicians to gather and pick, collaborate, share their experiences, and—most importantly—to have fun. The jams are free and open to the public. All ages and […]

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Land of the Sky

Broadcasting straight off the original 78 RPM shellac records and out into the ether, “Land Of The Sky” with Brody Hunt consists of a variety of pre-WW2 vernacular music, with a heavy focus on Hillbilly & Hot Jazz of the late 20’s & early 30’s.  Kick back and enjoy a cross-section of period musical styles […]

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Tennessee Farm Table

The Tennessee Farm Table is a weekly radio show featuring the people of the state of Tennessee who produce, prepare and preserve foods and agricultural products. The radio show ends with a bluegrass gospel song, usually from a regional musician or band.  The show is hosted by Amy Campbell, who is the founder, owner, and […]

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Ozark Highlands Radio

Ozark Highlands Radio is an hour-long public radio program that features live musical performances recorded at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. With archival recordings from native Ozark musicians to the contemporary Roots/Old Time performers of today, Ozark Highlands Radio explores the history, tradition and current trends in traditional and modern acoustic music.

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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 […]

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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!