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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.

Event Series Monthly Bluegrass Jam

Monthly Bluegrass Jam

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

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, in partnership with the East Tennessee Bluegrass Association, hosts a monthly gathering of local musicians for a free bluegrass jam session every fourth Saturday at the museum, 2 - 5 p.m.

Film Screening: Songcatcher

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

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2023 Time: 6:30 p.m. EST Location: The Performance Theater, Birthplace of Country Music Museum Cost: Free and open to the public, but please RSVP HERE Join […]

NEW! Museum Story Time: My Great-Aunt Arizona

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

Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will come together on the first Friday of each month for a music or Appalachia-related storybook, a tune or two with WBCM Radio Bristol's Ella Patrick (a.k.a. Momma Molasses), and a related activity or coloring sheet.

Event Series Monthly Community Jam

Monthly Country Jam

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

Musicians of all ages and skill levels welcome to participate in this free monthly jam session every second Saturday at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 2 - 5 p.m.

Music as Work: A Discussion Panel in Partnership with Arts Alliance Mountain Empire

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

Join us on Tuesday, May 23, for "Music as Work," a program featuring Carla Gover, Dr. Dena Jennings, and Emily Spencer discussing what it is like to work in the music field, how they engage others with their creative vision, the challenges and joys of dealing with the day-to-day realities of their careers, and more.

Museum Story Time – Willie Nelson: A Little Golden Book Biography

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

Join us in the museum's Learning Center for our monthly Museum Story Time program where we'll read from a fun book and have a sing-along with Ella Patrick, a.k.a. Momma Molasses!

Museum Volunteer Training

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

We want YOU to join our wonderful team of volunteers at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum!