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Asheville NC to Bristol VA/TN
Sep17

Asheville NC to Bristol VA/TN

Read of my music travels from Asheville NC to Bristol VA/TN 12 September 2016 Bristol VA/TN So, two nights in West Asheville.  Not much going on there it seems. But that, dear reader, is not why I am here.  Nor am I here because of the Rodeway Inn, (which looks good in the light of Extended Stay America, but in no other way).  It all served a purpose, though, a bed during a busy time between two festivals – Black Mountain and...

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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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