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Birthplace of Country Music Museum

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520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
423-573-1927 www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org/museum

June 2018

Birthplace of Country Music Museum: Terry Baucom’s Dukes of Drive

June 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 11, 2018 at 9:00pm

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$20

TERRY BAUCOM’S DUKES OF DRIVE JUN 11 - 7:00PM TO 8:00PM The Birthplace of Country Music proudly hosts Terry Baucom’s Dukes of Drive as part of The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming! Date: Monday, June 11, 2018 Time: 7:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. (Two shows!) Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum Tickets: $20 Adults, $10 Children 12 and under BUY TICKETS About Terry Baucom’s Dukes of Drive A native of Monroe, North Carolina, Terry Baucom has enjoyed a career in music…

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum: Terry Baucom’s Dukes of Drive

June 11, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on June 11, 2018 at 9:00pm

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$20

TERRY BAUCOM’S DUKES OF DRIVE JUN 11 - 7:00PM TO 8:00PM The Birthplace of Country Music proudly hosts Terry Baucom’s Dukes of Drive as part of The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming! Date: Monday, June 11, 2018 Time: 7:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. (Two shows!) Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum Tickets: $20 Adults, $10 Children 12 and under BUY TICKETS About Terry Baucom’s Dukes of Drive A native of Monroe, North Carolina, Terry Baucom has enjoyed a career in music…

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum: Community Jam Session

June 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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COMMUNITY JAM JUN 16 - 2:00PM TO 5:00PM Calling all musicians! Join us at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for a full-on community jam session! Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018 Time: 2:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m. Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum The Birthplace of Country Music Museum will begin hosting a monthly gathering of local musicians for a full-on community jam session starting on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The community jams are open to all ages and all skill levels. The jam…

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum: Free Family Fun Day

June 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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FAMILY FUN DAY JUL 28 - 11:00AM TO 3:00PM Take part in a free Family Fun Day at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum FREE EVENT! Now that summer is here, it’s the perfect time to have fun with family at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Join us for Family Fun Day and explore lots of fun, games, and activities the whole family will…

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A Great American Tapestry

June 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$5

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum presents a film screening and Q&A session with director David Weintraub of A Great American Tapestry: The Many Strands of Mountain Music. A Great American Tapestry tells the story of the Southern mountains’ musical birth and evolution through the strands of the Scots-Irish legacy, oft-overlooked African-American tradition, and through the longest lived music in the Americas—the indigenous tradition. The film features Grammy award-winners Rhiannon Giddens and Dom Flemons (The Carolina Chocolate Drops), singer-songwriter Amythyst…

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Meet the Director of “A Great American Tapestry”

June 30, 2018 @ 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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Meet the Director of "A Great American Tapestry" Saturday, June 30 | 7:00 p.m. Birthplace of Country Music Museum On Saturday, June 30, 7:00 p.m., the Birthplace of Country Music Museum will host a film screening of A Great American Tapestry: The Many Strands of Mountain Music, followed by a Q&A session with the film’s director David Weintraub. A Great American Tapestry tells the story of the Southern mountains musical birth and evolution through the strands of the Scots-Irish legacy, oft-overlooked African-American tradition, and…

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Birthplace of Country Music: A Great American Tapestry

June 30, 2018 @ 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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$5

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum presents a film screening and Q&A session with director David Weintraub of A Great American Tapestry: The Many Strands of Mountain Music. Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018 Time: 7:00 p.m. (Film run time :70 minutes) Location: Performance Theater at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum Tickets: $5 BUY TICKETS The Center for Cultural Preservation presents a film by David Weintraub: A Great American Tapestry: The Many Strands of Mountain Music. A Great American Tapestry…

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July 2018

Love Canon Album Release Concert

July 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$20

The Birthplace of Country Music is proud to welcome Love Canon on Tuesday, July 3 at 7:00 p.m. to debut their new album, COVER STORY: A Journey Through Music’s Great Decade, in the Performance Theater at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum. LOVE CANON brings their acoustic-roots sensibilities to the electronic-tinged pop hits of the 80’s and 90’s to create Cover Story, their 4th album, due out on Organic Records in July 2018. With Cover Story, LOVE CANON delivers a…

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Birthplace of Country Music: Love Canon Album Release

July 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$20

The Birthplace of Country Music is proud to welcome Love Canon on Tuesday, July 3 at 7:00 p.m. to debut their new album, COVER STORY: A Journey Through Music’s Great Decade, in the Performance Theater at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $20.00 CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS ABOUT LOVE CANNON LOVE CANON brings their acoustic-roots sensibilities to the electronic-tinged pop hits of the 80’s and 90’s to create Cover Story,…

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum: Square Dance

July 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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SQUARE DANCE AT THE MUSEUM JUL 7 - 7:00PM TO 9:00PM TIME TO DOSEY-DOE! Date: Saturday, July 7, 2018 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum RESERVE HERE Join us at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for an evening of old-fashioned square dancing and fun! Caller Tyler Hughes will lead the evening and we’ll have lively music to get your feet moving! No partner or experience necessary – just a desire to have a great night out! This dance is free…

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Farm & Fun Time

July 12, 2018 @ 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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$30

Radio Bristol presents the fabulously vintage Farm and Fun Time variety show, live from the Birthplace of Country Music Museum featuring live, musical guests Carson Peters & Iron Mountain and The Brother Brothers.

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Farm & Fun Time ft. Carson Peters & Iron Mountain, The Brother Brothers

July 12, 2018 @ 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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$30

Radio Bristol Presents Farm and Fun Time ft. Carson Peters & Iron Mountain, The Brother Brothers July 12 Live Variety Show at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum Bristol, VA/TN, (June 21, 2018) — Young Carson Peters has wowed audiences at Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion and the Grand Ole Opry, and also made national TV with NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Little Big Shots with Steve Harvey. To us, this precocious Piney Flats, Tennessee native is one of…

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Monthly Community Jam

July 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Free

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is now hosting a monthly gathering of local musicians for a full-on community jam session! The jam events have been organized to provide a space for local musicians to gather and pick, collaborate, share their experiences, and—most importantly—to have fun. These free jams are open to all ages and all skill levels; those interested in just coming along to listen to good music are also welcome! Jams will be scheduled for the third Saturday…

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum: Family Fun Day

July 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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FREE

Take part in a free Family Fun Day at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum FREE EVENT! Now that summer is here, it’s the perfect time to have fun with family at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Join us for Family Fun Day and explore lots of fun, games, and activities the whole family will enjoy! This special event is free and…

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum: Free Family Fun Day

July 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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FREE

Take part in a free Family Fun Day at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum FREE EVENT! Now that summer is here, it’s the perfect time to have fun with family at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Join us for Family Fun Day and explore lots of fun, games, and activities the whole family will enjoy! The day will offer a variety…

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August 2018

Farm and Fun Time

August 9, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$30

Radio Bristol presents the ever-so-entertaining Farm and Fun Time variety show, live from the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, featuring musical guests Che Apalaché and Jesse Lege and the Old Fashioned Aces plus Farm and Fun Time house band Bill & the Belles. Time: 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Audience must be seated by 6:50 p.m.) Location: Performance Theater at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum

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Farm & Fun Time

August 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$30.00

Radio Bristol presents the ever-so-entertaining Farm and Fun Time variety show, live from the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, featuring musical guests Che Apalaché and Jesse Lege and the Old Fashioned Aces plus Farm and Fun Time house band Bill & the Belles.

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Farm & Fun Time ft. Che Apalaché and Jesse Lege & the Old Fashioned Aces

August 9, 2018 @ 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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Radio Bristol presents the ever-so-entertaining Farm and Fun Time variety show, live from the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, featuring musical guestsChe Apalachéand Jesse Lege and the Old Fashioned Aces plus Farm and Fun Time house band Bill & the Belles.

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum: Malpass Brothers Concert

August 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$80

1927 SOCIETY CONCERT: MALPASS BROTHERS AUG 10 - 7:00PM TO 9:00PM The Birthplace of Country Music proudly presents a very special 1927 Society Concert experience with The Malpass Brothers. Date: Friday, August 10, 2018 Time: 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum Tickets: $80 Tickets go on sale to 1927 Society Members on May 14. Tickets go on sale to the public June 14. Click here to learn more about how to become a 1927 Society member. BUY…

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1927 Society Concert: Malpass Brothers

August 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$80.00

The 1927 Society Concert Series is an intimate concert experience set in the “acoustically perfect” Performance Theater at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum. It’s more than a night of music, it’s a very personal event with some of the most renowned roots music artists performing today. Guests are asked to arrive promptly at 6:00 p.m. to enjoy catering and adult beverages (for ages 21+ with valid ID) before the show, included with ticket.

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1927 Society Concert: Malpass Brothers

August 10, 2018 @ 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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The Birthplace of Country Music proudly presents a very special 1927 Society Concert experience with The Malpass Brothers. As young boys, Christopher and Taylor Malpass soaked up the music of their granddad’s phonograph records. Christopher earned his first talent show trophy at age 7, and Taylor was playing mandolin by the time he was 10. Today, they promote the work and music of classic country artists they treasure while creating new music and making their own mark in the lineage…

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Monthly Community Jam

August 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Free

Calling all musicians! Join us at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for a full-on community jam session! Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 Time: 2:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m. Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is now hosting a monthly gathering of local musicians for a full-on community jam session! The jam events have been organized to provide a space for local musicians to gather and pick, collaborate, share their experiences, and—most importantly—to have fun. These…

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Bristol Rhythm Kick-Off Concert

August 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$25.00

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 co-founded Robinella and the CCstringband, and has collaborated with musicians ranging from John Oates and Jim Lauderdale to Langhorne Slim and The Turnpike Troubadours. Cruz’s…

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Radio Bristol Premieres

August 31, 2018 @ 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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About Folk Soul Revival A modern band rooted in old-school southern sounds, Folk Soul Revival whips up its own version of amplified Americana on the band’s self-titled fourth record. The name says it all. Folk Soul Revival, like the band that created it, is an album that celebrates the sounds, stories, and small-town values of an earlier era, modernizing their approach with sharp songwriting and electrifying instrumental work. There’s country twang, bluegrass bounce, hillbilly hell-raising, chicken-pickin’ guitar, and roadhouse roots-rock,…

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Radio Bristol Premieres: Folk Soul Revival

August 31, 2018 @ 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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$20.00

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 version of amplified Americana on the band’s self-titled fourth record.The name says it all. Folk Soul Revival, like the band that created it, is an…

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October 2018

Farm & Fun Time

October 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$30.00

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 presented in the Performance Theater at the BCM Museum.

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SOLD OUT! Farm & Fun Time

October 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Unfortunately, tickets to this event are now SOLD OUT. Didn’t get tickets? Tune in to Radio Bristol’s Farm & Fun Time on the station’s Facebook Live! 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!

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MONTHLY COMMUNITY JAM!

October 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Calling all musicians! Join us at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for a full-on community jam session! Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018 Time: 2:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m. Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is now hosting a monthly gathering of local musicians for a full-on community jam session! The jam events have been organized to provide a space for local musicians to gather and pick, collaborate, share their experiences, and—most importantly—to have fun. These…

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Monthly Community Jam

October 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Calling all musicians! Join us at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for a full-on community jam session! The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is now hosting a monthly gathering of local musicians for a full-on community jam session! The jam events have been organized to provide a space for local musicians to gather and pick, collaborate, share their experiences, and—most importantly—to have fun. These free jams are open to all ages and all skill levels; those interested in just…

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Richard Leigh Album Release Concert

October 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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The Birthplace of Country Music proudly welcomes Grammy Award-winning songwriter Richard Leigh to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for the release of his latest album Wandering One. Leigh is the songwriter behind some of country music's greatest hits including "Don't It Make Your Brown Eyes Blue," recorded by Crystal Gayle, and "Cold Day In July," recorded by the Dixie Chicks. The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited so we are asking everyone who…

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Richard Leigh Album Release

October 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Free

The Birthplace of Country Music proudly presents Grammy Award-winning songwriter Richard Leigh at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for the release of his latest album “Wandering One.” There is no cost to attend the concert, but there is a limited number of seats available so we ask that everyone reserve a space online. Each member of the audience will receive a free copy of Leigh’s CD; heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided.

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November 2018

BANJO GATHERING

November 1, 2018 - November 4, 2018
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$250

Since 1998, the Banjo Gathering has been the platform for banjo collectors, researchers, instrument builders, and musicians to share new scholarship and findings about the banjo as a historical, cultural, and built object. This year the Gathering will celebrate with an anniversary concert, broadcasts on Radio Bristol, and their traditional community gathering with three days of presentations, exhibitions, and a banjo marketplace for studying, buying, selling, and trading historical and vintage banjos, parts, and related items, as well as banjos from…

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Banjo Gathering

November 1, 2018 @ 12:00 am - November 4, 2018 @ 11:30 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Banjo Gathering at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Since 1998, the Banjo Gathering has been the platform for banjo collectors, researchers, instrument builders, and musicians to share new scholarship and findings about the banjo as a historical, cultural, and built object. This year the Gathering will celebrate with an anniversary concert, broadcasts on Radio Bristol, and their traditional community gathering with three days of presentations, exhibitions, and a banjo marketplace for studying, buying,…

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UNCLE DAVE MACON TALK AND AUTHOR BOOK-SIGNING

November 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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On Sunday, November 4, at 1:00 p.m., Michael D. Doubler, the author of Dixie Dewdrop: The Uncle Dave Macon Story and the great-grandson of Uncle Dave, will give a presentation in the museum’s Performance Theater entitled “Uncle Dave Macon: Unknown Elements of Success.”  Mike will explain those key factors in Uncle Dave’s individual background, musical experience, personal attributes, and family setting which helped him to achieve stardom and sustained his career for over three decades. While many music fans know…

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Uncle Dave Macon Talk and Book Signing

November 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018 Time: 1:00 p.m. Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum Free Event! On Sunday, November 4, at 1:00 p.m., Michael D. Doubler, the author of Dixie Dewdrop: The Uncle Dave Macon Story and the great-grandson of Uncle Dave, will give a presentation in the museum’s Performance Theater entitled “Uncle Dave Macon: Unknown Elements of Success.”  Mike will explain those key factors in Uncle Dave’s individual background, musical experience, personal attributes, and family setting which helped him to achieve stardom…

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Farm & Fun Time

November 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$30

Radio Bristol presents Farm and Fun Time with special guests, the award- winning Blue Highway and Five Mile Mountain Road.

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum: For All The World To See: Visual Culture and The Struggle for Civil Rights

November 10, 2018 - January 7, 2019
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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The Birthplace of Country Music Museum will soon be hosting For All The World To See: Visual Culture and The Struggle for Civil Rights, a special exhibit that 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 how images and media disseminated to the American public transformed the modern civil…

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

November 10, 2018 - January 7, 2019
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Dates: November 10, 2018—January 7, 2019 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 how images and media disseminated to the American public transformed the modern civil rights movement and jolted Americans, both black and…

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

November 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - January 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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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 how images and media disseminated to the American public transformed the modern civil rights movement and jolted Americans, both black and white, out of a…

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Educator Preview Visit of For All the World to See Exhibit

November 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Join us for a FREE educator visit to the special exhibit For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights on Monday, November 12, 4:00—5:30pm. For All The World To See 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. The content of For All the World to See addresses a wide range of issues and includes a few…

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Radio Bristol Session

November 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Free

Tune in or turn up to be part of the studio audience for this free Radio Bristol Session with Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen! Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018 Time: 2:00 p.m. Location: Performance Theater, Birthplace of Country Music Museum Tickets: Free Admission Radio Bristol Sessions can happen at any time, and often at the last minute. Artists traveling from one gig to another often drop in for a quick live radio show, and you can be part of the…

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Graphic Novels and Under-Represented Stories: A Talk About Persons of Color in Comic and Graphic Books

November 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Programming is part of the Museum’s Special Exhibit, For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights. On Thursday, November 15 at 6:30 p.m., Thomas Bryant will discuss images of persons of color in comics, particularly the recent, growing trend of Afrocentric graphic novels focused on historical figures and events. This presentation is part of the programming to accompany the special exhibit For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil…

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McLain Family Band Master Class

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Free

Join The McLain Family Band for a morning of music mastery as the musicians help area students polish their talents and hone their skills! Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum This event is FREE and open to the public! For more information call 423-392-8423

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Monthly Community Jam

November 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Calling all musicians! Join us at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for a full-on community jam session! The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is now hosting a monthly gathering of local musicians for a full-on community jam session! The jam events have been organized to provide a space for local musicians to gather and pick, collaborate, share their experiences, and—most importantly—to have fun. These free jams are open to all ages and all skill levels; those interested in just…

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Film Screening: Soundtrack for a Revolution

November 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Free

A free film screening for Soundtrack for a Revolution, a docudrama exploring the civil rights struggle through powerful and stirring songs that inspired a generation. Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Performance Theater, Birthplace of Country Music Museum Tickets: Free admission Offered as companion programming for the new special exhibit For All The World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, the docudrama Soundtrack for a Revolution is a fresh and exhilarating take on…

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December 2018

Community Conversations about Race: A moderated panel discussion

December 4, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Join us on Tuesday, December 4, at 6:30pm for a panel discussion exploring race reconciliation and how to engage in difficult conversations about race in your community, the importance of representing African American experiences, and the power of media imagery on perceptions of race issues. After the panel discussion, there will be time for audience questions. The panel will be moderated by Alana Simmons, Project Coordinator in the Division of Student Life, Student Success & Inclusion at Emory & Henry…

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BCM Presents Andrew Alli

December 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
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Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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The Birthplace of Country Music is proud to present the acoustic blues, folk, and soul of Andrew Alli, with two opportunities to see this amazing performer in Bristol on December 7 and in Wise, Virginia, on December 8.  Richmond, Virginia native Andrew Alli is among the Virginia artists chosen to represent the Birthplace of Country Music at The Long Road: A Festival of Country, Americana & Roots in the U.K. this summer. Alli also amazed audiences at Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion…

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Andrew Alli at the Museum

December 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Date: Friday, December 7, 2018 (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Location: Performance Theater, Birthplace of Country Music Museum Tickets: $10 Advance / $15 Day of Show The Birthplace of Country Music proudly presents the acoustic blues, folk, and soul of Andrew Alli, accompanied by Josh Small, in the Performance Theater at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum.

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum: Andrew Alli

December 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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ANDREW ALLI AT THE MUSEUM DEC 7 - 6:30PM TO 8:00PM Date: Friday, December 7, 2018 Time: 6:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Location: Performance Theater, Birthplace of Country Music Museum Tickets: $10 Advance / $15 Day of Show BUY TICKETS The Birthplace of Country Music proudly presents the acoustic blues, folk, and soul of Andrew Alli, accompanied by Josh Small, in the Performance Theater at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum. About Andrew Alli “When Alli sings in a deep,…

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BCM Presents Andrew Alli

December 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 6:30pm

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$15

The Birthplace of Country Music is proud to present the acoustic blues, folk, and soul of Andrew Alli, with two opportunities to see this amazing performer in Bristol on December 7 and in Wise, Virginia, on December 8.  Richmond, Virginia native Andrew Alli is among the Virginia artists chosen to represent the Birthplace of Country Music at The Long Road: A Festival of Country, Americana & Roots in the U.K. this summer. Alli also amazed audiences at Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion…

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Monthly Community Jam

December 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Calling all musicians! Join us at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for a full-on community jam session! The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is now hosting a monthly gathering of local musicians for a full-on community jam session! The jam events have been organized to provide a space for local musicians to gather and pick, collaborate, share their experiences, and—most importantly—to have fun. These free jams are open to all ages and all skill levels; those interested in just…

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SOLD OUT: Farm & Fun Time

December 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$30

Sold out It’s a Farm & Fun Time Christmas Spectacular variety show with The Church Sisters, Carolina Blue, Sally & George, plus house band Bill & the Belles, at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! (Doors open at 6:30 p.m., attendees must be seated by 6:50 p.m.) Join us for an annual Christmas celebration like no other, Radio Bristol’s Farm & Fun Time live radio show! Though the best way to experience the show is live and in person, the…

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January 2019

Farm and Fun Time

January 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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$35

Radio Bristol presents another exciting Farm and Fun Time variety show, live from the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, featuring a special Celebration of Appalachian Balladry, highlighting the release of “Big Bend Killing.” Amythyst Kiah, Elizabeth LaPrelle, John Lilly, ETSU Old Time Ramblers, and house band Bill and the Belles perform. Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019 Time: 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Audience must be seated by 6:50 p.m.) Location: Performance Theater at the Birthplace of Country Music…

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