Events for January 12, 2023 – December 18 – 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.

Virtual Speaker Series: Timothy Duffy on Photography and Southern Music Makers

Join us on Tuesday, July 6, at 7:00pm EST for our monthly Virtual Speaker Series featuring photographer Timothy Duffy. Tim will share stories and insights from his career working with Southern roots musicians, talk about his exploration of the unique process of tintype photography, and discuss the mission of Music Maker Relief Foundation.

Farm and Fun Time

Special musical guests Scythian and Melissa Carper join us for another amazing Farm and Fun Time show July 8, live from the Birthplace of Country Music Museum!

Museum Volunteer Training

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

If you have a passion for Bristol and its musical legacy and love helping others, our museum volunteer program is the perfect fit for you. Join us on Saturday, July 10, 9:00am to 12:00pm, to learn more!

Radio Bristol Book Club

Tune in to WBCM Radio Bristol as our Book Club explores Sharyn McCrumb’s Appalachia by Sharyn McCrumb.

1927 Society Concert with Darrell Scott

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

The Birthplace of Country Music proudly presents an intimate 1927 Society Concert Series experience featuring music by Darrell Scott.

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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 […]

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.