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.

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Old Time Jam

From traditionally-rooted performers to artists pushing the boundaries of stringband music and everything in between, The Old Time Jam is a celebration of today’s diverse Old-Time music landscape. Grab an instrument and […]

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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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 […]

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On the Sunny Side

“On the Sunny Side” is a daily morning program exploring American roots history with varying segments, guests, in studios, and much more. A “this day” in American music history smorgasbord hosted […]

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A.M. Americana

Join Josh Littleton every weekday morning from 11am to Noon Eastern for “A.M. Americana” featuring a wide variety of the most recent Americana releases with a healthy blend of bluegrass […]

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Crooked Road Radio Hour

Join host Bill Smith as he guides you on an exciting journey through the 19 counties along the Crooked Road. Explore the diverse sounds of traditional music in Southwest Virginia […]

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Folk Yeah!

Tune in every Wednesday at 2p for "Folk Yeah!" with your host, Ella Patrick (AKA Momma Molasses).  Join Ella as she explores the outer realms of Folk Music and much […]