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.

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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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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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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Old Kentucky Bound

Few states have a deeper, stronger heritage of traditional music than Kentucky. Fiddle and banjo music, ballads, blues, gospel songs, frolic pieces, storytelling, Kentucky has it all. Rich Kirby explores this rich vein, […]

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Mountain Song and Story

Mountain Song & Stories tells the tales and Folklore of the people who make up the rich cultural tapestry of Central Appalachia. Showcasing influential Appalachian artisans and traditions through in depth interviews, […]

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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 […]