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  • David Grier • Live at the Hall, 2021

    David Grier—a world-class flatpicking guitarist who has impressed some of the giants of American music—talks about his guitar playing, musicians who have influenced him, and more, during a 2021 conversation with the Museum’s Peter Cooper. Grier’s episode of the “Live at the Hall” series also incl...

  • Jon Pardi • Songwriter Session, 2017

    Country singer Jon Pardi—whose self-penned hits include “Head Over Boots” and “Heartache on the Dance Floor”—shares live songs and answers audience questions during an intimate 2017 Songwriter Session at the Museum, presented in support of the exhibition “American Currents: The Music of 2016,” wh...

  • Shannon McNally and Fred Newell • Live at the Hall, 2021

    For this 2021 episode of the Museum's "Live at the Hall," singer-songwriter Shannon McNally and pedal steel guitarist Fred Newell perform three songs together and discuss their individual careers and their collaborations on McNally’s 2021 album, “The Waylon Sessions.” They open the program with a...

  • Steve Miller • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Steve Miller joins the Museum for a 2021 interview, as part of the "Live at the Hall" series, and explores a Music City connection: He recorded in Nashville in 1970, and discusses that period in his career with the Museum’s Michael Gray.

    Miller—famous for his ma...

  • Val Storey • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Singer and guitarist Val Storey has performed hundreds of times on the stage of Nashville’s Station Inn, the best-known bluegrass music club in the world. In this program, Storey performs two songs at the Station Inn: “Those Memories of You,” written by the Nashville Bluegrass Band’s Alan O’Bryan...

  • Vince Gill Donates Roy Acuff's Fiddle to the Museum's Collection

    Vince Gill shares the backstory of one of Roy Acuff's primary fiddles — how Acuff acquired it, how he treasured it, how the instrument came to Gill, and why he chose to donate it to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's permanent collection in 2021.

    The fiddle—a copy of the highly prized v...

  • Lauren Alaina • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Lauren Alaina discusses her ten-year anniversary as a country hitmaker while displaying the powerful, wide-ranging voice that led to her becoming a favorite duet partner for other country artists. Appearing with her guitarist, Tico Hernandez, Alaina presents a solo version of “Getting Over Him,” ...

  • Author Peter Guralnick • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Peter Guralnick, one of America’s most distinguished music historians, joins the Museum’s Michael Gray for an intimate conversation about many of the famous musicians he has known and chronicled.

    Since the 1960s, Massachusetts-based author Guralnick has written extensively about country music, b...

  • BJ Barham, Jonathan Byrd, Sarah Siskind • North Carolina Songwriters Round

    North Carolinian singer-songwriters BJ Barham, Jonathan Byrd, and Sarah Siskind share stories and songs inspired by their home state in support of 2019’s AmericanaFest and as part of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Songwriter Sessions series.

    Barham is the front man and primary songw...

  • Tommy Emmanuel, Rob Ickes, and Trey Hensley • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Master musicians Tommy Emmanuel, Rob Ickes, and Trey Hensley gather in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s CMA Theater for a performance and discussion. Emmanuel, Ickes, and Hensley open the program with a performance of “Flatt Did It,” and close with “Copper Kettle.”

    Tommy Emmanuel, wh...

  • Jason Ringenberg • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Jason Ringenberg—frontman for the incendiary Nashville country-rock band Jason & the Scorchers—performs two songs and spins tales from his decades with the Scorchers and as a solo act in an interview with the Museum’s Peter Cooper. Ringenberg talks about his songwriting process and offers wisdom ...

  • John Hiatt and Jerry Douglas • Live at the Hall, 2021

    John Hiatt and Jerry Douglas, masters of American music, sit down for a conversation with the Museum’s Peter Cooper about their collaborative 2021 album, "Leftover Feelings," recorded with the Jerry Douglas Band at Historic RCA Studio B, which is operated by the Country Music Hall of Fame and Mus...

  • Allison Russell • Live at the Hall, 2021

    As part of the Museum’s series “Live at the Hall,” singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Allison Russell discusses the circumstances that led to her first solo album, “Outside Child,” and performs “Nightflyer” and “Persephone” with accompaniment from cellist Larissa Maestro.

    Russell’s so...

  • Luke Bryan • Songs and Interview, 2015

    Luke Bryan traces his career milestones and creative inspirations—many of which were detailed in the exhibition “Luke Bryan: Dirt Road Diary”—during a 2015 interview with “Rolling Stone Country” senior editor Joseph Hudak, held at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

    The singer, songwriter...

  • Brandi Carlile • Songs and Interview, 2015

    Genre-defying artist Brandi Carlile performs a selection of songs with bandmates Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hanseroth and discusses her career during this June 2015 program, held at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and moderated by NPR Music's Ann Powers.

    Brandi Carlile begins the program w...

  • Emmylou Harris and the Hot Band • Interview, 2019

    Emmylou Harris, members of her famed Hot Band—Hank DeVito, Glen D. Hardin, and John Ware—and producer Brian Ahern come together on stage for this 2016 interview at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, discussing their musical chemistry and sharing early career memories in support of the exh...