Events from September 11 – June 22 › Museum › – 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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

*SOLD OUT* 2023 Pick Along Summer Camp – Beginners

Designed for ages 8-14, it's a special camp experience where students learn the basics of an acoustic instrument, explore the museum, work on projects with WBCM Radio Bristol, and make new friends! No prior experience playing an instrument is required.