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  • Panel Discussion: From Bluegrass to Country-Rock • Live at the Hall, 2023

    Panelists Rodney Dillard, Chris Hillman, John McEuen, and Herb Pedersen discuss their backgrounds in bluegrass and how their experiences affected the burgeoning Los Angeles country-rock scene in this program hosted by the museum’s Michael Gray. This program was filmed on October 1, 2022, during t...

  • 100 Years: Country Music’s First Commercial Recordings • Live at the Hall, 2022

    One hundred years ago, two champion fiddlers, Eck Robertson of Texas and Henry C. Gilliland of Oklahoma, recorded what are now widely hailed as the first commercial recordings of country music. This interview and performance, recorded on October 28, 2022 as part of the Museum’s “Live at the Hall”...

  • Conversation and Performance: Lyle Lovett • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Four-time Grammy winner Lyle Lovett sits down with Elizabeth Cook to discuss his new album, 12th of June, his first album in ten years. Lovett explains how growing up in Houston, Texas, and fatherhood affect his music, and performs songs including “Pants Is Overrated,” “12th of June,” and “Pig Me...

  • Richie Furay • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Richie Furay, a founding member of the bands Buffalo Springfield and Poco, performs, shares stories behind the songs he has written, discusses his career, and answers questions from the audience. Part of the Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series, this live performance was recorded on October 1, 2022...

  • Martina McBride and Friends Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2022

    These bonus tracks are part of a larger program featuring Martina McBride performing, discussing her creative process, and sharing the stories behind her music with songwriters and collaborators Leslie Satcher, husband-and-wife songwriters Chris Lindsey and Aimee Mayo, and Brett Warren. At the re...

  • Martina McBride and Friends Songwriter Round • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Martina McBride performs, discusses her creative process, and shares the stories behind her music with songwriters and collaborators Leslie Satcher, husband-and-wife songwriters Chris Lindsey and Aimee Mayo, and Brett Warren, one half of the Warren Brothers with his brother Brad. Part of the Muse...

  • The Black Opry: Conversation and Performance • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Black Opry founder and co-director Holly G and the Museum’s Angela Stefano Zimmer host this conversation and showcase featuring recording artists and songwriters the Kentucky Gentlemen, Nikki Morgan, Aaron Vance, and Julie Williams, all involved with the Black Opry. Founded in April 2021 as a dig...

  • Bronwyn Keith-Hynes and Jason Carter • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Fiddle players Bronwyn Keith-Hynes and Jason Carter perform songs including “A Good Woman’s Love,” “Angel Island,” “Bonaparte’s Retreat,” and “Opus 12,” and tell stories about their careers as musicians. Part of the Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series, this live performance was recorded on August ...

  • Ronnie Bowman • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Songwriter Ronnie Bowman answers questions from the audience, performs, and tells stories behind some of the songs he has written. Part of the Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series, this live performance was recorded on August 6, 2022.
    During the show, Bowman discusses his inspiration for becoming ...

  • Ronnie Bowman Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Songwriter Ronnie Bowman performs and tells stories behind some of the songs he has written. Part of the Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series, this live performance was recorded on August 6, 2022.
    A long-time co-writer with Chris Stapleton, Bowman performs “Outlaw State of Mind,” a song included o...

  • Live at the Hall: Kenny Lovelace, “Nashville Cats,” 2022

    Kenny Lovelace, who has been Jerry Lee Lewis’s bandleader and right-hand man, shares stories about his career and his relationship with Lewis in this interview and performance. Lovelace and a small band perform four musical numbers following the interview: “What’s Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made ...

  • Caitlyn Smith • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Recording artist and songwriter Caitlyn Smith performs and tells stories behind some of the songs she has written. Part of the Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series, this live performance was recorded on June 11, 2022.
    During the show, Smith talks about moving to Nashville to pursue music, her song...

  • John Osborne • Live at the Hall, 2022

    One half of the Grammy award-winning duo Brothers Osborne, guitarist, songwriter, backing vocalist John Osborne details his musical journey during this Musician Spotlight program. With the guitar in his hands serving as constant punctuation to his light-hearted storytelling, Osborne plays riffs f...

  • Elvie Shane • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Recording artist and songwriter Elvie Shane shares stories behind songs from his 2021 debut album “Backslider,” including his breakthrough hit “My Boy” and his latest single, “County Roads.” Shane also performs “I Will Run” and “Miles (with My Mama),” and fields questions from the audience, discu...

  • Cindy Cashdollar • Nashville Cats • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Steel guitarist Cindy Cashdollar performs live and shares stories from her life and career on May 14, 2022, as part of the Museum's Nashville Cats series, which spotlights musicians who have made significant contributions to country music.

    During the program, Cashdollar talks about her life and...

  • Frank Ray • ‘Live at the Hall,’ 2022

    Songwriter and recording artist Frank Ray shares songs and stories in this online episode of “Live at the Hall,” filmed April 23, 2022. The BBR Music Group Recording Artist’s singles include “Country’d Look Good on You,” “Streetlights,” and his 2018 song, “Tequila Mockingbird.” Having grown up in...

  • DeFord Bailey Harmonica Salute • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Hosted by the Museum’s Adam Ollendorff, Carlos DeFord Bailey, grandson of DeFord Bailey; Ketch Secor, multi-instrumentalist and front man of the band Old Crow Medicine Show; and Jake Groves, harmonica player for Colter Wall and host of WXOX Louisville’s Faint of Harp Radio Hour, talk about the in...

  • Rodney Crowell • ‘Poets and Prophets’ • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Songwriter Rodney Crowell performs and shares stories from his life and career on March 19, 2022, as part of the Museum's ‘Poets and Prophets’ series, which spotlights songwriters who have made significant contributions to country music.

    During the program, Crowell shares stories behind his hits...

  • Outlaws and Armadillos: Country's Roaring 70's • Opening Concert

    This concert marks the opening weekend of the major exhibition "Outlaws & Armadillos: Country’s Roaring '70s" in 2018 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The exhibit shines a light on an era of cultural and artistic exchange between Nashville, Tennessee, and Austin, Texas—one built on c...

  • Exit/In: Fifty Years and Counting • Live at the Hall, 2022

    To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Nashville club, Exit/In, Dianne Davidson, Jason Ringenberg, and Webb Wilder, all artists who performed there regularly, share memories of the legendary venue with the Museum’s Peter Cooper and perform live.

    Part of the Museum’s “Live at the Hall” seri...

  • Bobby Tomberlin, Buddy Cannon, and Erin Enderlin, 'Live at the Hall,' 2022

    Bobby Tomberlin, Buddy Cannon, and Erin Enderlin share songs and stories from their co-writes with Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson—in celebration of Anderson’s new exhibit, “Bill Anderson: As Far as I Can See.” Performances include chart-toppers such as George Strait’s “Give It Aw...

  • Daniel Tashian and Ian Fitchuk • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Daniel Tashian and Ian Fitchuk, who collaborated with Kacey Musgraves to write and produce both her CMA-, ACM-, and Grammy-winning album “Golden Hour” and her 2021 album, “Star-Crossed,” perform and answer audience questions during this program.
    Part of the Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series, thi...

  • Florida Georgia Line • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Florida Georgia line takes the stage at the CMA Theater for an interview with the Museum’s Michael Gray, followed by a performance of three of their hits: “Cruise,” “Meant to Be,” and “Long Live.”

    By pushing genre boundaries, Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley—the duo known as Florida Georgia Line—h...

  • Suiting the Sound: Jewish Rodeo Tailors of Country Music • Live at the Hall

    Produced and presented in partnership with the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History, “Suiting the Sound: Jewish Rodeo Tailors of Country Music,” recorded on January 25, 2022, explores the emergence of the unique “rhinestone cowboy” look in the 1940s and 1950s, largely from the tail...