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.

Speaker Series: Spooky Stories and Terrifying Tales with the Haint Mistress of Abingdon

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

Join us on Tuesday, October 4 at 7:00pm for an evening of spooky stories with Donnamarie Emmert, the famous Haint Mistress of Abingdon. Donnamarie will share local and regional tales of goosebump-raising ghosts and witches, horrifying historical happenings, and more with our audience – the perfect way to get ready for Halloween later in the month!

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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 […]

Museum Volunteer Training

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

If you have a passion for Bristol and its musical legacy and love helping others, our museum volunteer program is the perfect fit for you!

DBVI “Out of Sight” Experience

A free community event celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month and White Cane Day. Drop in anytime 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. or join the presentation at 2:30 p.m. and hear success stories! Activities and drawings for door prizes will be held.

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Monthly Bluegrass Jam

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

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in partnership with the East Tennessee Bluegrass Association is hosting a monthly gathering of local musicians for a bluegrass jam session!