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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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Sister Sadie Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Award-winning bluegrass group Sister Sadie performs the Merle Haggard classic “The Fugitive" and the gospel traditional “Glory, Glory Hallelujah (Lay My Burden Down)” as Bonus Tracks for their episode of the “Live at the Hall” series.

    The band recorded these performances and their main “Live at ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bill Anderson • Live at the Hall, 2022

    Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson joins the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in for an intimate interview and performance, tracing his lauded, decades-long career as a recording artist, songwriter, TV host, and actor.

    Recorded live at the Museum on December 4, 2021, the progra...

  • 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...

  • Emily West’s Winter Wonderland • Live at the Hall

    Emily West and the band Whiskey Wolves of the West visit Historic RCA Studio B for a special holiday concert, performing a selection of original compositions, holiday favorites, and songs originally recorded in Studio B—including “The End of the World” by Skeeter Davis and “If Every Day Was Like ...

  • 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...

  • Emily West’s Winter Wonderland Bonus Track • Live at the Hall

    Emily West and the band Whiskey Wolves of the West perform "Crying," written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson, during a special holiday concert at Historic RCA Studio B.

    Filmed live on December 8, 2018, this bonus track is presented as part of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s “Live at t...

  • Jon Langford • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Musician and visual artist Jon Langford joins the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Warren Denney to discuss his varied career, and performs a selection of songs live.

    Langford is a founding member of the punk band the Mekons, the post-punk group the Three Johns, and the alternative-count...

  • 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...

  • Jon Langford Bonus Tracks • Live at the Hall, 2021

    Jon Langford—known for his work with punk band the Mekons and alternative-country ensembles the Waco Brothers and Pine Valley Cosmonauts—performs “Slightly South of the Border” and “1234Ever.” Part of the Museum’s “Live at the Hall” series, these live performances were recorded on October 26, 202...