The Leon Kiser Memorial Tribute Show

The Leon Kiser Memorial Tribute Show is a 23 year show the benefits The Leon Kiser Scholarship and The Benny Sims Scholarship at East Tennessee State University in the Bluegrass, Old-Time and Country Music Department. 14 acts will grace the stage in a Grand Ole Opry style show with your Masters of Ceremonies Rick Dollar […]

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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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Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature

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 […]

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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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The Pickin’ Porch Show Live on 96.3

Join Rick Dollar for this week’s edition of The Pickin’ Porch Show Live on 96.3 with Special Guests The Magic City Polecat Playboys! East Tennessee PBS will also be on-hand filming an episode of “Tennessee Life!” to air soon! Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at www.squareup.com/store/pickinporchshow. […]

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The Traveling Bazaar’s Holiday Barn Sale

Free Admission Mark your calendars for our Holiday Barn Sale! High Quality Arts/Crafts/Handmade Items, Boutique Clothing, Home Decor, Furniture, Vintage, Re-purposed Items & some Antiques! Located at the beautiful Harvest Acres Farm, Centrally located between Johnson City, Kingsport & Greeneville TN. Stay tuned for another round of awesome food trucks! Door Prizes All Day!!! Food, […]

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For All The World To See: Visual Culture and The Struggle for Civil Rights

For All The World To See: Visual Culture and The Struggle for Civil Rights examines the role that visual culture played in shaping and transforming the struggle for racial equality in America from the late 1940s to the mid-1970s. Through a compelling assortment of photographs, television clips, art posters, and historic artifacts, this exhibit traces […]

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