Live at the Hall
"Live at the Hall" is a weekly online program series that features interviews and performances from a musically and culturally diverse roster of country music creators. The insight and expertise of songwriters, musicians, recording artists, scholars, and music industry leaders is explored through conversation with Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum staff and audiences. Live at the Hall takes viewers inside the creative process and behind the scenes to learn how music makers have shaped American culture over the past century.
Tune in here Tuesdays at 7:00 PM CT for new "Live at the Hall" episodes and bonus performances, and follow @OfficialCMHOF on Instagram for new, live audience Q&As, starting most Tuesday nights at 8:00.
"Live at the Hall" is underwritten in part by the Ford Motor Company Fund. All Museum programs are funded in part by grants from the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission and Tennessee Arts Commission.
The Life and Music of Dick Curless • Conversation and Performance, 2023
Award-winning author Peter Guralnick, who guest co-curated the Museum’s exhibition “Dick Curless: Hard Traveling Man From Maine” and wrote a lengthy profile on him for his 2020 book, “Looking to Get Lost: Adventures in Music and Writing,” joins the Museum’s Michael Gray to discuss Dick Curless’s ...
Nashville Cats • Herb Pedersen • 2023
Multi-instrumentalist Herb Pedersen plays songs and shares stories from his life and career as part of the Museum's “Nashville Cats” series, which spotlights musicians who have made significant contributions to country music. This program was recorded on February 4, 2023, and is presented in supp...
Kay West • Louise Scruggs Memorial Forum • Live at the Hall, 2023
Kay West discusses her wide-ranging career in music and media as the 2022 honoree in the annual Louise Scruggs Memorial Forum series at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. In looking back over her multi-faceted career, West emphasizes that she considers herself an author and journalist, fi...
Richie Furay Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2022
Richie Furay, a founding member of the bands Buffalo Springfield and Poco, performs songs from 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, and is presented in support of the exhibition “...
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...
THE BLACK OPRY: BONUS TRACKS • LIVE AT THE HALL, 2022
Recording artists and songwriters the Kentucky Gentlemen, Nikki Morgan, Aaron Vance, and Julie Williams, all involved with the Black Opry, share their songs and the stories behind them. Founded in April 2021 as a digital home for Black Americana music, blues, country, and folk artists and fans, t...
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 ...
CMT’s Next Women of Country: Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2022
Priscilla Block, Ashland Craft, Miko Marks, Lily Rose, and Hailey Whitters—all featured artists in CMT’s Next Women of Country campaign, which highlights up-and-coming female country performers—share their songs and stories behind them.
Craft performs “Your Momma Still Does,” Marks performs “Feel...
CMT’s Next Women of Country: Concert and Conversation • Live at the Hall, 2022
CMT executive Leslie Fram hosts this showcase and discussion featuring recording artists and songwriters Priscilla Block, Ashland Craft, Miko Marks, Lily Rose, and Hailey Whitters, all involved in the media brand’s Next Women of Country campaign, which highlights up-and-coming female country arti...
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...
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...
Bill Anderson Co-Writers Round • Live at the Hall, 2022
Bobby Tomberlin, Buddy Cannon, and Erin Enderlin share songs behind 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 “Someday It Will All Make Sense,” “Nothing Was Better Than Yo...
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...
Nicolle Galyon • Live at the Hall, 2022
Singer-songwriter Nicolle Galyon takes questions from the audience, performs, and tells stories behind a selection of songs she’s written, including chart-toppers like Miranda Lambert’s “Automatic,” Kenny Chesney’s “All The Pretty Girls,” and Dan + Shay’s “Tequila.”
Part of the Museum’s “Live at ...
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...
Night Train to Nashville • Conversation and Performance, 2023
Frank Howard and Peggy Gaines Walker, artists instrumental in Nashville’s soul music scene of the 1960s, join the Museum’s Michael Gray and the National Museum of African American Music’s Dr. Bryan Pierce, to share their memories of the city’s vibrant R&B community. That community included pionee...
West Coast Steel Players • Panel Discussion, 2023
Pedal steel players Dan Dugmore, Steve Fishell, JayDee Maness, and Al Perkins, all influential musicians in the Los Angeles country-rock scene, join this panel discussion. This program was recorded on October 2, 2022, and is presented in support of the exhibition “Western Edge: The Roots and Reve...
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...
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...
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”...
Lomax on Lomax • 2023
In this one-man show, John Lomax III discusses the Lomax family’s legacy and performs some of the most influential American roots-music songs that his relatives have collected and preserved. Performing a cappella, Lomax takes the audience on a generational journey, from cowboy songs such as “The ...
Sister Sadie • Live at the Hall, 2022
Bluegrass group Sister Sadie performs live and takes questions from the audience during this episode of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series, recorded on December 19, 2021.
Band members Deanie Richardson, Gena Britt, Jaelee Roberts, Hasee Ciaccio, and Mary Meyer...