The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, located in Nashville, Tennessee, maintains a mission of preserving, protecting, and interpreting the ongoing story of country music. That mission includes safeguarding a peerless collection of country music artifacts, and connecting music lovers with those historic stories and the new ones being told through today's artists. That connection comes alive through dynamic exhibitions, live performances and interviews, educational programming, original multimedia storytelling, and more. Here, explore a mix of the Museum's original programming and rare video footage culled from its collection.
During this 2011 program, Suzy Bogguss performs a selection of songs, including several she recorded with Chet Atkins, and reminisces about her friendship and creative collaboration with the guitar great and Country Music Hall of Fame member.
Bogguss opens with two 1991 hits, “Outbound Plane” a...
Steve Wariner pays tribute to Chet Atkins during this 2012 program at the Country Music Hall of Museum, sharing stories about the Country Music Hall of Fame member and performing a mix of Atkins’ songs and his own hits.
The first words Wariner remembers saying to his musical hero: “Shut up.” (He...
Tommy Emmanuel Honors Chet Atkins in Story and Song
Guitar virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel—a Chet Atkins protégé and one of only five guitarists honored with a “Certified Guitar Player” or C.G.P. award by the guitar legend—performs at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in support of its exhibition “Chet Atkins: Certified Guitar Player.”
Chet Atkins Tribute Concert • Friends and Flame Keepers
At a 2012 tribute concert honoring guitar great Chet Atkins, friends, family, and flame-keepers of his sound gather to spotlight and celebrate the Country Music Hall of Fame member’s enduring contributions to country music history.
John Knowles, whom Atkins honored with the C.G.P. (“Certified Gu...