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Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2018 – Line-Up Revealed
Apr18

Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2018 – Line-Up Revealed

See who’s playing at the 2018 Rhythm & Roots Reunion Bristol VA/TN   Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2018 Bristol Virginia/Tennessee Performers Announced   The annual Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival began in 2001 and has been under the umbrella of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum since December, 2012.   The Festival generally hosts over 130 bands/performers on twenty stages in the streets and...

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The Big Bang Of Country Music
Nov03

The Big Bang Of Country Music

Read about our travels to Bristol where country music started  Country Music – Where It Began Sometimes it’s hard to be definitive about what led to what.  Who was first and what were key causal events?  The same with music.  Genres merge, history is, well, a long time ago.  Who started rock n roll? – some say “Rocket 88” by Jackie Brenston & Ike Turner, some say Elvis blew everyone away.  How about...

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum – Bristol TN/VA
Oct09

Birthplace of Country Music Museum – Bristol TN/VA

Read about our visit to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum The Birthplace of Country Music Museum opened in Bristol TN/VA last August. The $10.5 million museum was built in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution and is a project years in the making for the small town of Bristol which straddles the border between Tennessee and Virginia.  The grand opening weekend featured a number of special events, including a ribbon cutting...

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Aug05

Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Read about the just opened Birthplace of Country Music Museum   The Birthplace of Country Music Museum has just opened  in Bristol Tennessee. While Nashville might have a little more clout when it comes to the country music crown, Bristol earned its place in history in the early twentieth century, when famed acts like The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers recorded an influential catalogue of songs now known as “the 1927 Bristol...

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