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.

Special Exhibit: The Way We Worked

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

The Way We Worked explores how work became such a central element in American culture by tracing the many changes that affected the workforce and work environments over the past 150 years. Visitors can also explore the local and regional history of work in a supplementary display created by the Birthplace of Country Music curatorial team.

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!

Speaker Series: Histories of Black Life and Music in Appalachia

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

Join us on Tuesday, February 8, at 7:00 p.m. for our next Speaker Series program. Dr. William H. Turner will partner with Dr. Ted Olson for discussions on music, including the Sepia Tones podcast, and Turner's book The Harlan Renaissance: Stories of Black Life In Appalachian Coal Towns.

The Becky Buller Band Presented by King University

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

Join us for a free concert with the Becky Buller Band at the Museum, courtesy of King University. It is open to the public but attendees must RSVP for their free ticket.

Speaker Series: Scott Paulson on the Kazoo’s Place in History and Music

Join us on Tuesday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m. for our next monthly Speaker Series. Scott Paulson, Exhibits & Events Coordinator at the UC San Diego library, as he explores the weird and wonderful world of the kazoo, an instrument that has a rich history and has been used in a number of musical genres.

Farm and Fun Time at Paramount Bristol!

The Mavericks, Dallas Wayne with Redd Volkaert, and house band Bill and the Belles to perform at iconic landmark in Historic Downtown Bristol!