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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Grass Cuttin Time

Dusting off some hidden treasures, Grass Cuttin' Time features bluegrass like you've never heard before. An extensive collection of something old, something new, something toe tapping, and something blue. You […]

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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 […]

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Hillbilly Boogie

Hillbilly Boogie is a mixture of Americana, Bluegrass & Country – there are vintage recordings and new releases along with occasional surprises and diversions. Some may describe it being like a sonic […]

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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 […]

Teacher In-Service: Museum Lesson Plans

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is offering a Teacher In-Service Program this summer. Educators will have the opportunity to learn more about new museum lesson plans tied into a variety of Tennessee and Virginia state standards, educational resources provided by the museum, activities to take back to your classrooms, and field trip opportunities.

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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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Born in the Mountain

Two hours of rare records and field recordings from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Southwest Virginia, East Tennessee and beyond with host Ivy Sheppard. Tuesdays from Noon to […]