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Birthplace of Country Music

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February 2019

Tennessee Ernie Ford 100th Birthday Celebration – Special Display

February 1 - February 28
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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In celebration of the anniversary of Tennessee Ernie Ford's 100th birthday, the Birthplace of Country Music Museum will have several objects, photographs, and items of memorabilia on loan from Tennessee Ernie Ford Enterprises and the museum’s collection on display during the entire month of February. This display will supplement the section of the permanent exhibit, including a short film, focused on Ford’s life and career. February 13, 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of Tennessee Ernie Ford’s birthday, and his hometown…

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Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature

February 1 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Coming February 2019! Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature, a new special exhibit coming to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Walk through the pages of your favorite storybook in Reading Appalachia: Voices from Children’s Literature, a groundbreaking exhibit on Appalachian children’s books and stories. Sporting life-size characters from Appalachian children’s books, this exhibit looks at the seminal titles from the late 1800s through the modern story of Appalachia – you’ll feel like you’re walking through the pages of a…

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Special Exhibit “I Have A Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage”

February 14 - April 30
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Dates: February 14—April 30, 2019 The Volunteer State has been the birthplace of some of the most influential music in the world, illustrated by the Beale Street blues clubs in Memphis, the R&B scene on Nashville’s Jefferson Street, and Knoxville’s Gem Theater. I Have a Voice gives a snapshot of African American Tennesseans’ important contribution to American music, including spirituals, blues, ragtime, jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and soul music. In turn, their music has influenced and…

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March 2019

Eugene Wolf’s “Book of Mamaw”

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$25

Long-time Barter Theatre Acting Company member, Eugene Wolf’s one-man show of stories, songs and sketches about growing up with Bernice Rader, his Church of Christ grandmother who recognized Eugene’s love of performing at an early age (two years old) and guided him on his way. An unorthodox story of a woman who tried to capture Patty Hearst and once advised her grandson that if he was going to make it in show business, he’d better “Get a dress and wear…

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April 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum: Resources and Strategies for Social Studies Teachers

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Examining Tennessee’s Story: Resources and Strategies for Social Studies Teachers Date: Friday, April 5, 2019 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum FREE TO EDUCATORS Join Teaching with Primary Sources—MTSU and the East Tennessee Historical Society for a day of learning more about Tennessee’s historical moments featured in the Tennessee social studies standards. We will explore these stories using a wide range of primary and secondary sources and share hands-on, literacy-rich strategies for using the…

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June 2019

Pick Along Summer Camp

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 21, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #1: Pick Along Summer Camp for Beginners June 17-21, 2019 Beginner camps are designed for ages 8-14,…

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Pick Along Summer Camp

June 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 21, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #1: Pick Along Summer Camp for Beginners June 17-21, 2019 Beginner camps are designed for ages 8-14,…

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Pick Along Summer Camp

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 21, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #1: Pick Along Summer Camp for Beginners June 17-21, 2019 Beginner camps are designed for ages 8-14,…

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Pick Along Summer Camp

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 21, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #1: Pick Along Summer Camp for Beginners June 17-21, 2019 Beginner camps are designed for ages 8-14,…

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Pick Along Summer Camp

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 21, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #1: Pick Along Summer Camp for Beginners June 17-21, 2019 Beginner camps are designed for ages 8-14,…

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July 2019

Pick Along Summer Camp: Week 2 for Beginners

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 11, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #2: Pick Along Summer Camp for Beginners July 8-12, 2019 Beginner camps are designed for ages 8-14,…

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Pick Along Summer Camp: Week 2 for Beginners

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 11, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #2: Pick Along Summer Camp for Beginners July 8-12, 2019 Beginner camps are designed for ages 8-14,…

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Pick Along Summer Camp: Week 2 for Beginners

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 11, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
+ Google Map

Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #2: Pick Along Summer Camp for Beginners July 8-12, 2019 Beginner camps are designed for ages 8-14,…

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Pick Along Summer Camp: Week 2 for Beginners

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 11, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
+ Google Map

Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #2: Pick Along Summer Camp for Beginners July 8-12, 2019 Beginner camps are designed for ages 8-14,…

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Pick Along Summer Camp: Week 3 for Intermediate

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 18, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #3: Intermediate Pick Along Summer Camp July 15-19, 2019 Intermediate camps are for campers age 10-16 with…

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Pick Along Summer Camp: Week 3 for Intermediate

July 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 18, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
+ Google Map

Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #3: Intermediate Pick Along Summer Camp July 15-19, 2019 Intermediate camps are for campers age 10-16 with…

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Pick Along Summer Camp: Week 3 for Intermediate

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 18, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
+ Google Map

Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #3: Intermediate Pick Along Summer Camp July 15-19, 2019 Intermediate camps are for campers age 10-16 with…

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Pick Along Summer Camp: Week 3 for Intermediate

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 18, 2019

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
+ Google Map

Pick Along Summer Camp at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum provides a fun educational experience like no other. In addition to exploring the museum and learning about Bristol’s important role in the history of country music, campers learn the basics of a stringed instrument and work on projects with Radio Bristol—then apply the skills they’ve learned with live and on-air performances! Week #3: Intermediate Pick Along Summer Camp July 15-19, 2019 Intermediate camps are for campers age 10-16 with…

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September 2019

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

September 20 @ 12:00 am - September 22 @ 11:30 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Tickets: Discount weekend passes go on sale Black Friday, November 29, 2018. The award-winning Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival celebrates 18 years in Historic Downtown Bristol, VA-TN, home to the 1927 Bristol Sessions, September 20-22, 2019! Bristol Rhythm isn’t just a music festival. It’s an infectious, three-day music experience, bursting with creative passion, electricity, and soul. It’s an annual celebration of Bristol, VA-TN’s rich history as the place where the 1927 Bristol Sessions recordings created the “big bang”…

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