Past Events – The Birthplace of Country Music
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“In Good Keeping in 2022” Film Premiere

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

Join us on Wednesday, June 15 for the Virginia Folklife Program's screening of "In Good Keeping in 2022," a feature-length documentary film showcasing the artists and tradition bearers from the 2021-2022 apprenticeship class, followed by a discussion (and a little music) from participating artists.

1927 Concert Series

The Birthplace of Country Music proudly presents the intimate 1927 Society Concert Series experience featuring live music by the charismatic, soon-to-be icon of country, Hannah Dasher.

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“Born in Bristol” Global Premiere & 1920s-Themed Watch Party

Join us for the global premiere of the docudrama based on the making of "Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited" CD project starring Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Marty Stuart, Sheryl Crow, and more. The outdoor screening event will synchronize with the TV special's premiere on Circle All Access. The film will also debut on DittyTV.

Trivia Night: Mountain Dew & More

Michael Waltrip Brewing 221 Moore Street, BRISTOL, VA

Join us at Michael Waltrip Brewing on Wednesday, August 3, 7:00pm for Trivia Night: Mountain Dew & More (teams should arrive to register in-person at 6:30pm)! This event is complementary programming to the museum’s current special exhibit – “It’ll Tickle Yore Innards!”: A (Hillbilly) History of Mountain Dew – on display through August 7.

Bristol Rhythm Green Team/HOKA 5K Plog

If you love the earth and think being green is great, join Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion's Green Team and HOKA for a 5K plogging event starting at State Street Brewery!

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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 […]

Bristol Sessions Super Raffle Prize Drawing

Join us in-person or tune in to WBCM Radio Bristol for the Bristol Sessions Super Raffle live drawing at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum during Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion - where we're giving away up to $250,000 in cash and big prizes!

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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!