Events from August 20 – June 27 – 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.

Film Screening – Black in Space: Breaking the Color Barrier

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

Join us for a FREE screening of the Smithsonian Channel documentary Black in Space: Breaking the Color Barrier, which explores the untold story of the decades-long battle between the U.S. and the Soviet Union to be the first superpower to bring diversity to the skies, told by the Black astronauts and their families who were part of this little known chapter of the Cold War.

SOLD OUT! 1927 Concert Series featuring Paul Thorn

The Birthplace of Country Music presents the 1927 Concert Series, an intimate concert experience, featuring magnetic singer-songwriter Paul Thorn at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum.

Event Series Monthly Bluegrass Jam

Monthly Bluegrass Jam

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

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, in partnership with the East Tennessee Bluegrass Association, hosts a monthly gathering of local musicians for a free bluegrass jam session every fourth Saturday at the museum, 2 - 5 p.m.

NEW! Museum Story Time: The Little Black Truck

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

Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will come together on the first Friday of each month for a music or Appalachia-related storybook, a tune or two, and a related activity or coloring sheet.

Square Dance at the Museum

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

Time to 'do si do!' You're invited to a square dance at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum!