Events for December 7 – August 19 – 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.

Poster Exhibits: Centennial of American Women’s Suffrage

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is marking the centennial of women’s suffrage in the United States with two poster exhibits: Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence (Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service) and To Make Our Voices Heard: Tennessee Women’s Fight for the Vote (Tennessee State Museum).

Special Exhibit: Honky Tonk

Honky Tonk: Portraits of Country Music, 1972-1981, a special exhibit of photographs by Henry Horenstein.

Hard Rock’s Country Music Memorabilia

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum and Hard Rock International have partnered up to bring priceless items from Hard Rock’s vast collection of country music memorabilia to Historic Downtown Bristol for exhibition.

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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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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 […]

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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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Museum Talk

Do you want to know more about the Birthplace of Country Music Museum’s exhibits and programs? Go behind-the-scenes into the museum vault and learn about how museums work? Get acquainted […]

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Dollar Country

On Dollar Country, Frank the Drifter shares country gems mined from the dusty corners of America's record bins. The show focuses on lesser known artists and labels from the gigantic […]