Ken Burns’ “Country Music” Preview, Q&A

Ken Burns and his Emmy Award-winning creative team will be in Bristol for a very special preview of Burns’ upcoming documentary Country Music. In addition to screening clips from the film, there will be a Q&A session with Burns and his team. The 1927 Bristol Sessions will be featured in the first episode of the […]

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Tennessee Ernie Ford 100th Birthday Celebration – Commorative Stamp

On Wednesday, February 13, the Tennessee Ernie Ford Commemorative Stamps can be taken to the Post Office on 6th Street in Bristol, TN for a special cancellation. Stamps can be purchased from Don Ashley. Each sheet has 20 stamps with 50 cent denomination; starting January 27th the postal rate goes to 55 cents for a […]

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Tennessee Ernie Ford 100th Birthday Celebration – Birthplace Tours

The Bristol Historical Association’s Tennessee Ernie Ford Birthplace, located at 1223 Anderson Street in Bristol, Tennessee, was home to the great entertainer and his family as a child. The home can usually be seen by appointment only, but will be opened to the public for tours from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. following the special […]

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Tennessee Ernie Ford 100th Birthday Celebration – Church Service

Anderson Street United Methodist Church, which was attended by Tennessee Ernie Ford and his parentsfor many years, will conduct a special service, followed by a tour of their historical archives room including their Tennessee Ernie Ford collection. The church is located at 954 Anderson Street in Bristol, Tennessee. […]

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Tennessee Ernie Ford 100th Birthday Celebration – Special Display

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, […]

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Farm & Fun Time

Radio Bristol presents everyone’s favorite throwback variety show, Farm and Fun Time! October’s music guests include the fabulous Quebe Sisters and The Barefoot Movement—plus the unforgettable Farm and Fun Time house band Bill & the Belles! Tickets are on sale now on the Birthplace of Country Music website for $30. Farm & Fun Time is […]

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WPBA Tour Event – Blue Emu Southern Open @ Borderline Billiards

The Womens Professional Billiards Association (WPBA) signature tour stop – Blue Emu Southern Open at Borderline Billiards. Events will take place October 18th through the 21st with 64 professionals competing including Line Kjorsvik Monica Webb Allison Fisher Karen Corr Helena Thornfeldt Vivian Villarreal Bristol’s very own, Janet Atwell Gerda Gregerson Jeanette Lee Loree Jon Hasson […]

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Radio Bristol Premieres: Folk Soul Revival

Radio Bristol Premieres Folk Soul Revival’s new album with an intimate album release concert located at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased on the Birthplace of Country Music website. Folk Soul Revival is a modern band rooted in old-school southern sounds, Folk Soul Revival whips up its own […]

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Bristol Rhythm Kick-Off Concert

Kicking off Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival with an intimate concert with Cruz Contreras of The Black Lillies. Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter and producer Cruz Contreras has roots in Tennessee and Michigan, but has impacted Americana music worldwide. The front man, founder, and driving force behind The Black Lillies’ raw and rootsy sound also […]

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