JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. – The history of country music, presented by the Birthplace of Country Music in Bristol, comes to Jonesborough 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 for this month’s History Happy Hour program at the International Storytelling Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Rene Rodgers, the head curator of the museum, will present a talk on the “Bristol Sessions,” a series of influential recordings that were integral to the early development of country music and recorded in Bristol. Learn the larger history of the influential recording sessions and hear stories about some of the lesser-known artists from the Sessions. These stories are based on objects and oral histories from their family members.
History Happy Hour is a collaborative program in its second year at the Chester Inn Museum. The programs are on the 3rd Thursday each month at 6:30 p.m., and they are free and open to the public.
For more information, call 423-753-9580 or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. You can also contact the organization via email at email@example.com.
For more information on the Heritage Alliance, visit www.heritageall.org.
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