Live at the Hall

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.

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  • Memories of Waylon Jennings • Live at the Hall

    Family, friends, collaborators, and admirers share stories and performances centering around Country Music Hall of Fame member Waylon Jennings in this “Live at the Hall” video compilation. Included: Jennings’s wife and fellow singer-songwriter Jessi Colter, his bandleader Richie Albright, produce...

  • Rissi Palmer • Live at the Hall, 2021

    For the “Live at the Hall” series, Rissi Palmer—a singer, songwriter, and host of Apple Music’s “Color Me Country”—talks about her life and career and performs “Summerville” and “Country Girl,” backed by Charles Newkirk on guitar.

    Palmer debuted on the record charts with the single “Country Girl...

  • Rissi Palmer Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer and accompanist Charles Newkirk perform songs from Palmer's deeply personal 2019 album, “Revival”: “Seeds,” written after the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and “You Were Here,” written after Palmer suffered a miscarriage. Part of the Museum’s “Live ...

  • Martina McBride • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Martina McBride discusses her life and career in-depth as part of the opening weekend of her Museum exhibition, "Martina McBride: The Power of Her Voice," and closes with a full-band performance of four of her biggest hits. The Museum’s Michael McCall conducts the interview, taped live on August ...

  • Elizabeth Cook • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Singer-songwriter Elizabeth Cook talks about her “hardcore honky-tonk” family background, singing onstage and recording as a precocious child performer in rural Florida, and the twists and turns in her career in this interview and performance, taped July 29, 2021 as part of the Museum's "Live at ...

  • Elizabeth Cook Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Singer-songwriter Elizabeth Cook sings “Stanley By God Terry” and “Two Chords and a Lie,” both from her 2020 album “Aftermath,” at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on July 29, 2021, as Bonus Tracks for the Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series.

    For her main “Live at the Hall” program, Cook...

  • Sam Williams • Live at the Hall, 2021

    During this “Live at the Hall” episode, filmed July 2, 2021, Sam Williams discusses the misperceptions that come with being a member of one of country music’s most famous families, and how he overcame his hesitancy to become a musician once he discovered the therapeutic qualities of songwriting. ...

  • Sam Williams Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2021

    In the Museum’s CMA Theater, singer-songwriter and recording artist Sam Williams performs the deeply personal song “The World: Alone,” included on his 2021 album “Glasshouse Children,” and “Long Gone Lonesome Blues,” a 1950 hit for his grandfather, Country Music Hall of Fame member Hank Williams....

  • Jenee Fleenor • Live at the Hall, 2021

    In this “Live at the Hall” episode, Jenee Fleenor—a two-time Country Music Association Award-winning instrumentalist of the year, and the first woman to ever win that prize from the CMA—performs live and talks about her journey from a precocious child in Springdale, Arkansas, to becoming one of N...

  • Jenee Fleenor Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Jenee Fleenor performs the traditional American folk song “In the Pines,” popularized by “Father of Bluegrass” Bill Monroe, and the Buck Owens song “I Don’t Care (Just as Long as You Love Me),” as part of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s “Live at the Hall” performance and interview ser...

  • Amythyst Kiah • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Amythyst Kiah discusses her career trajectory as she evolved from traditional acoustic music performer to contemporary Americana artist, and performs three songs—“Wild Turkey,” “Black Myself,” and “Hangover Blues”—from her acclaimed 2021 album, "Wary + Strange." Part of the Museum's "Live at the ...

  • Amythyst Kiah Bonus Track • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Amythyst Kiah performs “Firewater” live at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on June 26, 2021, as part of the “Live at the Hall” performance and interview series. The song appears on Kiah's 2021 album “Wary + Strange.”

    For her main “Live at the Hall” program, Amythyst Kiah joins the Muse...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Singer-songwriter Shannon McNally and steel guitar player Fred Newell perform their rendition of “You Asked Me To”—written by Billy Joe Shaver and Waylon Jennings, and released on Jennings's 1973 album “Honky Tonk Heroes”—as part of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s “Live at the Hall” s...

  • 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...

  • 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,” ...

  • Lauren Alaina Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Lauren Alaina, along with guitarist Tico Hernandez, performs a selection of live songs as “Bonus Tracks” for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series.

    Here, Alaina shares stripped-down versions of her chart-topping collaborations “One Beer,” recorded with Hardy and D...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Tommy Emmanuel, Rob Ickes, and Trey Hensley performed a selection of bonus songs as part of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s “Live at the Hall” performance and interview series. Here, Emmanuel and Hensley performed “Raz-Ma-Taz Polka,” originally written and recorded by Buck Owens, and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Jason Ringenberg Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Jason Ringenberg performs a selection of bonus songs as part of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series, including “Harvest Moon” (originally recorded by Jason & the Scorchers on their 1993 EP “Fervor”) and “You Win Again,” a song included on Ringenberg’s 2021 solo a...