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.
Learn about the life and music of Hank Williams Jr., who, like his famous father, created a distinctive and influential sound, wrote enduring, widely loved songs, and became a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Beginning his career at age eight, Hank Jr. initially performed and recorded ...
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.