Past Events – The Birthplace of Country Music
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The Pocket

“The Pocket” is an hour-long, weekly show that hopes to introduce the listener to soul music, or at least remind them of something they might have forgotten about along the way. Playing his favorite soul songs on the radio is not something host Jared Bentley thought he’d get the chance to do, but he’s certainly […]

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Woodsongs

Folksinger Michael Johnathon’s WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour is an hour long, weekly live-audience, Americana format show that presents the best grassroots and acoustic music to our global audience. Tune in every Saturday morning at 9am!

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Pick One with Larry and Linda

“Pick One with Larry and Linda” focuses on the history of traditional Bluegrass music and highlights artists who helped bridge the gap between the first generation and modern bluegrass. While the show centers around traditional sounds, we also look at today’s artists who are keeping the spirit of bluegrass alive and growing. Tune in every […]

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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 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, hosts a monthly gathering of local musicians for a free bluegrass jam session at the museum, 2 - 5 p.m.

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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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Stained Glass Bluegrass

Probably more than any other popular music, bluegrass has always embraced gospel.  The harmonies of church hymns and hand-clapping songs of praise are part of the roots of bluegrass.  Many festivals still devote the Sunday morning stage to gospel sets, and it’s common for bluegrass radio shows to play a gospel number or two every hour.  Bluegrass fans have enjoyed […]

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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 […]