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Native Laurel Lewis opens Friday the first series of Heritage Music Series; Lewis, Grayson Jenkins title | Local News

As the first session of the Heritage Music 2022 series kicks off this Friday evening, it will be a “homecoming” for performer Laurel Lewis. Lewis is originally from Laurel County and has previously performed at Thursday Night Live, World Chicken Festival and other local events – under the name Madison Lewis. She and her family […]

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The Heritage Music series is coming to London in March

Weekday broadcast of WYMT Mountain News First at Four LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) – Set your calendars, Laurel County community leaders are gearing up for the third annual Heritage Music Series. Held at the Heritage Hills Banquet Hall and Theater, the event features musicians from across the state. This year’s lineup will include a total of […]

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Heritage Music Series returns for a third installment | Local News

Kentucky Country Music and London-Laurel County Tourism are pleased to announce the third installment of the Heritage Music Series coming March 4-11. Both shows will start at 7 p.m. each evening and offer a listening room experience at the Heritage Hills Theater, located at 472 Falls Street in London. Tickets for each show are $10 […]

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How to watch the country music documentary “The Marfa Tapes”

Three of country music’s most powerful voices come together in this new Paramount+ documentary, Marfa bands. Join Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall and Jack Ingram as they settle in the Texas desert to create their new album. Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall and Jack Ingram take viewers behind the scenes, offering an intensely personal look at the […]

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Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa Launches New Winter Musical Series

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa introduces an all-new Winter 2022 Musical Series, which offers guests the opportunity to enjoy musical performances in an intimate setting. What is happening: This new paid event is open to resort guests and non-residents alike and offers an unparalleled experience with live entertainment every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 […]

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Heritage Music Series Announces March 2022 Edition

Kentucky country music and Tourism in County London-Laurel are pleased to announce the third installment of the Heritage Music series which awaits you on March 4 and 11, 2022! Both shows will begin at 7:00 p.m. each night and will bring a listening room experience to the Heritage Hills Theater, located at 472 Falls Street […]

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The premiere of FOX’s country music show has been pushed back months, just weeks before its debut

Monarch, a new country music drama starring Susan Sarandon and Trace Adkins that was slated to debut before the end of this month, won’t debut until the fall, Fox said on Wednesday. The show was originally scheduled to air Jan. 30 after the NFL’s NFC Championship Game before moving to Tuesdays Feb. 1. Fox cited […]

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FOX offers first look at country music series “Monarch”

Country music fans are in for a treat with Fox’s new series Monarch. Broadway world noted that Fox recently released the first look at the new series, which is billed as a cross-generational drama about country music’s first family, the Romans. The Romans are described as being “synonymous with authenticity”, but, of course, they will […]

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FOX & Zealot Interactive Form Technology Partnership for MONARCH Country Music Series

FOX Entertainment and Zealot Interactive, creators of the leading interactive guitar education system Fret Zealot, have formed a technology partnership on FOX’s upcoming new drama, MONARCH. Under the agreement, Zealot Interactive will develop interactive guitar lessons, vis-à-vis its video streaming service with instructor-led sessions and a patented LED guitar neck instruction device, to original songs […]

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Guide, list: Where to see a live music show in Lexington, Ky

Despite COVID victims like Best Friend Bar (now the Fishtank) and Cosmic Charlie’s, Central Kentucky’s live music scene continues to thrive. Lexington and surrounding counties have indoor and outdoor venues, grand ballrooms, quaint little listening rooms, and everything in between to catch a show. Each has their own quirks and personalities, but all share the […]

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Heritage Music Series Kicks Off Friday; Show to feature 4 female singer-songwriters from Kentucky | Local News

The spring hit Kentucky Heritage Music Series brings back another round of musical performances from Kentucky singer-songwriters for the next two Friday nights. Located at the Heritage Hills Theater off the Tom Jensen Freeway, Friday’s session features four women with a variety of musical styles. Jessica Blankenship, who works with Kentucky Country Music, said when […]

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CRS New Faces of Country Music Show Nominees Revealed – Billboard

Country Radio Broadcasters have revealed the nominees for their annual New Faces of Country Music show, which is scheduled as part of Country Radio 2022 Seminar, scheduled for February 23-25, 2022, at the Omni Hotel Nashville. The New Faces of Country Music Show serves as the closing event for the annual country radio seminar and […]

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Justine Clarke Visits Blackheath For Going Country Music TV Show | Blue Mountain Gazette

Justine Clarke, an avowed city-girl, takes a road trip to the heart of Australian country music to meet some of our greatest musicians performing some of Australia’s iconic songs. Premieres on ABC TV and ABC iview on November 2nd Country to go is a two-part series that sees Clarke travel to places that have played […]

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Heritage Music Series returns to London

Heritage Music Series from London, Kentucky returns in November 2021. Kentucky Country Music and London and Laurel County Tourism are pleased to announce the second installment of the Heritage Music Series which will be presented to you on November 12 and 19, 2021! Both shows will kick off at 7 p.m. each evening and bring […]

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Susan Sarandon & Anna Friel Join Fox Country Music Series “Monarch”

Susan Sarandon and Anna Friel have been chosen for Fox’s upcoming country music drama series “Monarch”, Variety has learned. In the series, the Romans are led by the incredibly talented, yet tough country music queen, Dottie Cantrell Roman (Sarandon). With her beloved husband, Albie, Dottie created a country music dynasty. But even though the Roman […]

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Aces will host a fireworks display and country music show on Independence Day

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) — No Aceball on July 4 means a different kind of fun at Greater Nevada Field. The Aces staff call it the greatest spectacle the stadium has ever seen. “We believe our show is the longest and largest in terms of hull size used,” said club chief operating officer Doug Raftery. With […]

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Levitt AMP Music Series returns to Kopernik Park in Utica

By Mark Sisti | Special for Observer-Dispatch Music fans missed a lot in the lost year of 2020, but perhaps none more than the Levitt AMP Utica music series. The wildly popular concert series returns this summer with a lineup of New York State-based artists performing at Kopernik Park in downtown Utica. The diverse lineup […]

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Cheryl Ladd Joins Samuel Goldwyn’s Country Music Movie “A Cowgirl’s Song” – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Cheryl Ladd is headlining the country music-focused feature A cowgirl song that Samuel Goldwyn will distribute worldwide. The photo, the fourth opus of the Cowgirls’ N Angels series, begins filming Tuesday in Chickasha, OK. A cowgirl song is a coming-of-age drama that follows an aspiring but adrift teenage singer who goes to live with […]

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Story Elements Added to Overdrive Music Streaming Show

David Macon, widely known as Uncle Dave Macon but also as “The Dixie Dewdrop”, will be among the historical figures featured by DJ “Big Al” Weekley on his Friday show.JblattnerNYC via Wikimedia creative commonsIf you love your trucking music seasoned with little trucking trivia, don’t miss the “Big Al” Weekley show on Friday mornings. Country […]

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Three Trails Music Series hosts 4 concerts at Canan Commons in July

MUNCIE, Ind. – After being put on hold due to COVID-19 last summer, the Three Trails music series will return to Canan Commons in July. In its eighth season, the series will bring four critically acclaimed national artists to downtown Muncie in a series of free concerts spanning the months of July through September. The […]

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Muncie Three Trails Music Series is back for 2021 — Muncie Journal

By Rick Zeigler— Muncie, IN—After taking an unplanned year off in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Muncie Three Trails music series is pleased to be back and officially announce its 2021 lineup. It will be the 8andseason in which the series features critically acclaimed domestic artists in four FREE concerts at Canan Commons […]

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TG4’s country music show Glór Tíre has been postponed until further notice

TG4’s country music show Glór Tíre has been postponed until further notice. The popular talent show competition has reached its semi-final and the penultimate show is scheduled to air tomorrow, but the series will not continue as planned this week. The show made this decision due to a Covid-19 incident and as a result of […]

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Heritage Music Series arrives in London

London-Laurel County Tourism, along with Forcht Broadcasting’s WFTG The Wolf and Kentucky Country Music have teamed up to produce an intimate acoustic concert experience, Heritage Music Series. Several Kentucky-based singer-songwriters will take the stage the first three Saturdays in March at the Heritage Hills Theater. All shows will begin at 7:00 p.m. with limited socially […]

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ABC’s ‘The Set’ Music Show to Return in 2021

Live music broadcast All will return for a third season in 2021, two years after being taken off the air. ABC officials confirmed the news to The music Last week. Filmed in front of a live studio audience, All premiered in 2018 and was renewed for a second season in 2019. The last episode of […]

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Clint Eastwood’s country music film co-starred with his son

Two years later Clint eastwood team up with Merle Hagard for “Bar buddies”, the actor and director returned to country for Honkytonk man, a drama set during the Great Depression and loosely based on the life of a country singer Jimmie rodgers. The film, directed by Eastwood and based on the novel of the same […]

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Ray Benson on King Records, documentary by Ken Burns “Country Music”

Chris Varias | Special for Cincinnati Enquirer Ray Benson was Ken Burns’ man to tell the world about the majesty of Bob Wills in particular and Texan music in general. Benson, frontman of western swing group Asleep at the Wheel, is featured throughout Burns’ recent documentary “Country Music” on PBS. Benson was a pretty obvious […]

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‘Country Music’ documentary depicts old-time Nashville

Beverly Bowling | Guest columnist While watching an episode of the Ken Burns documentary “Country Music,” I realized I was watching the official memorial service in old Nashville that I love so much. Our city, as well as our musical genre, is in transition. While I understand that change is not only necessary but inevitable, […]

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Nashville gears up to boost tourism after Ken Burns country music documentary

Grand Ole Opry Presents Episode 1 of Ken Burns Documentary “Country Music” with Pre-Show Concert … [+] with Old Crow Medicine Show Credit: Pam Windsor To launch Ken Burn’s highly anticipated Country music film, the Grand Ole Opry hosted a special screening of Episode 1 the night it aired on television, as well as a […]

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5 Takeaways From Ken Burns’ “Country Music” Documentary, Ep. 3

Ken Burns’ Country music The documentary touches on the entire history of country music, but Episode 3 specifically covers a turning point where music took a permanent turn from being acoustically based to electric instrument based. This is perhaps the point that led to modern country music more than any other, led by Hank Williams. […]

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‘Country Music’ documentary explores rich origins of rural genre

Only one African American appears in “The Origins of Country Music,” the latest painting by Thomas Hart Benton, which adorns the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. But African influences were much more prominent in the genre’s early days, according to the first episode of “Country Music,” Ken Burns’ 16-hour eight-part docuseries. […]

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How to watch a country music documentary

If you want to know more about Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, and other musical legends who have helped shape the world of country, then you will definitely want to listen to Ken Burns’ new documentary, Country music. The long-awaited feature film (it took eight years to make it!) Finally debuts on […]

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ documentary series airs on PBS

Country Music (8 p.m. and 10 p.m., PBS/UNC-TV) – Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns does it again, this time providing a definitive eight-part, 16-hour chronicle of country music history and how it evolved through the 20th century. The series explores this American art form from its roots in ballads, anthems and the blues to its mainstream […]

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Ken Burns Country Music Documentary Soundtrack

Filmmaker Ken Burns talks about Dolly Parton Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns interviews Dolly Parton for his upcoming series on country music history. Adam Tamburin / The Tennessean You can’t have a 16-hour country music documentary without an equally massive soundtrack. As fans begin to watch Ken Burns’ eight-part documentary “Country Music” on PBS, they’ll also […]

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PBS Documentary “Country Music” Has Several Links to Iowa

Rosanne Cash talks about the meaning of Johnny Cash’s song “I Walk the Line” An excerpt from the documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns on PBS About a decade ago, famous documentary filmmaker Ken Burns called his longtime collaborator and friend, Dayton Duncan, from Iowa, to ask the producer and writer for his opinion on […]

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Documentary Traces a Genre That Reflects ‘America’s History’ | The buzz

“Country Music,” filmmaker Ken Burns’ latest series of in-depth documentaries about the American experience, has the potential to bring a whole new audience into the country music fold, a country music expert said Friday. Burns’ new documentary, which premieres Sunday on PBS, traces the origins and meaning of “the soundtrack not of the elite, but […]

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Ken Burns on his “Country Music” series, breaking down stereotypes and avoiding partisan divisions: “We are not political filmmakers”

“Country music” says Ken Burns, “Is imprisoned by a part that is a big part of it, but still a minor part, namely the good old boys in the vans, the hounds and six packets of beer.” “ What those stereotypes don’t include, says Burns, is what country music is primarily all about. “Two four-letter […]

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Ken Burns on Making His New ‘Country Music’ Documentary Series

Ken Burns pictured at Harris Concert Hall in August.Lynn Goldsmith Ken Burns pictured at Harris Concert Hall in August.Lynn Goldsmith This image released by PBS shows Johnny Cash at his home in California, used in the Ken Burns documentary, “Country Music,” which airs September 15-22 and September 22-25 on PBS.Sony/AP Music Archive Ken Burns’ eight-part […]

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Ken Burns on the making of his new documentary series “Country Music”

Ken Burns pictured at the Harris Concert Hall in August.lynn silversmith In Ken Burns’ editing room, a neon sign reads “It’s complicated”. The motto has held true in all of American history the documentary filmmaker has covered and it certainly is in his latest series for PBS, “Country Music”. which begins airing Sunday night. The […]

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Johnny Cash leads Ken Burns documentary “Country Music” from Sunday | Local entertainment

South Arkansas country music icon Johnny Cash will be featured in the first episode of Ken Burns’ new 4-hour documentary series, “Country Music.” Cash was born in Kingsland (Cleveland County) and raised in the Dyess community of northeast Arkansas. The episode will focus on singer / songwriter Johnny Cash and his upbringing in Dyess. “Country […]

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How to Watch and Stream Ken Burns’ Documentary “Country Music” on PBS

Rosanne Cash talks about the meaning of Johnny Cash’s song “I Walk the Line” An excerpt from the documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns on PBS Country music gets the Ken Burns treatment. On Sunday, September 15 at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. CT), PBS will air the first of eight episodes exploring the history […]

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Songs from our country: the documentary “Country Music” explores the history of the genre and its most important figures | Music

You won’t be disappointed if you grant it to see artists with Oklahoma connections. This club includes Bob Wills, Gene Autry, Roger Miller, Jean Shepard, Garth Brooks, Hank Thompson, Gill (his career improved after a bitter experience for KISS), Reba McEntire, Wanda Jackson, Roy Clark, Trisha Yearwood and Woody Guthrie (Marty Stuart said country music […]

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Rhiannon Giddens of Greensboro to Appear in Ken Burns Documentary ‘Country Music’ | Entertainment

Born to an African-American mother and white father, Giddens, 42, became known for exploring African-American history for her music. She plays banjo and violin among other instruments. The modern banjo, she noted, is inspired by the African instrument known as akonting, which is made from a gourd. At the beginning of its existence, the American […]

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Country Music Series by Ken Burns | THIRTEEN

The eight parts Country music premieres of the series from Sunday September 15 to Wednesday September 18 at 8 p.m. and from Sunday September 22 to Wednesday September 25 at 8 p.m. From Civil war and The Roosevelts at Jazz and Baseball and Jackie robinson, no one tells the incredible stories of our country like […]

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Preview of new Ken Burns country music documentary to play River Music Experience September 12 | Local News

The documentary chronicles the history of country music and many of its stars, including the Carter family, Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard and Loretta Lynn. The free Redstone Room screening event will feature preview and special guest Dani Lynn Howe, one of the co-hosts of the morning show on local […]

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Ken Burns’ new country music documentary explores the history of the genre

In his new documentary, filmmaker Ken Burns delves deeply into the origins, history and colorful personalities of country music. Airing September 15 on PBS, the eight-part film Country music is a joyous celebration of a uniquely American kind. Burns takes a close look at the evolution of country music through the work of artists like […]

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Ken Burns on New Country Music Documentary: “You Join a Family” When You Become a Country Music Fan

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – Before a birthday cake was even handed out for Ken Burns ’66th birthday, the panel discussion on Burns’ new documentary series “Country Music” during Television’s 2019 Summer Press Tour Critics Association was a celebration of love. The 4-hour documentary, which premieres on PBS on September 15, is a fascinating journey through […]

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What we know so far

The world is just a month away from the PBS premiere ‘ Country music, a massive documentary that explores the history of the beloved genre. The multi-part film is directed and produced by Ken Burns, co-produced by Julie Dunfey and written by Dayton Duncan, the brains behind PBS documentaries on everything from Civil War and […]

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Seattle Country Music Documentary Series | A&E

Ken Burns’ most recent documentary offers an in-depth look at the history of country music. Whether or not you are a fan of the genre, music and pop culture fans can always recognize the importance of country singers like Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, and Garth Brooks. These country icons and many […]

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Documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns: the soundtrack is scheduled for August

Just before the September 15 premiere of the eight-part PBS documentary Country Music – A film by Ken Burns, Legacy Recordings will unveil the musical highlights of the 16-hour-and-a-half-hour series with a deluxe five-CD box set spanning the history of the genre. The impressive tracklist represents the artists featured in each of the series’ episodes, […]

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Maren Morris’ musical documentary on YouTube: 5 takeaways

After a busy few weeks that saw her set new streaming records for a female country artist and rack up CMT Music Award nominations, Maren Morris looks back on her rise to stardom with the help of Busbee and Miranda Lambert in a new Featured Artist Stories episode from YouTube. The 15-minute mini-documentary features personal […]

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Ken Burns on ‘Country Music’ Series, Attributes WV’s Roots to Love of the Genre | Music

It’s hard to say precisely how much West Virginia has contributed to the form and sound of country music, but much can be said about West Virginia’s contribution to “Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns” , the next Public Broadcasting Service documentary. Burns – who is known for a long line of acclaimed documentary […]

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Thom Zimny, Johnny Cash and the new musical documentary

Over the past two years, Thom Zimny ​​has become the leading director of musical documentaries. At the start of last year, he led the Elvis Presley: the researcher, which performed at several film festivals before landing on the HBO menu. At the end of last year, Zimny’s Springsteen on Broadway was added to Netflix offerings […]

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Ken Burns Documentary “Country Music” Donates to Hall of Fame

Ken Burns’ next documentary Country music will begin airing on PBS stations before the end of the year, but some will live forever in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. At a press conference Wednesday in Nashville, Burns showed an excerpt from the documentary and announced that he would donate all transcripts and […]

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Ken Burns Promotes Country Music Series in Memphis and Visits Sun Studio

Standing in the small anteroom just outside the famous Sun recording studio at 706 Union Ave., Jerry Phillips – son of Sun founder Sam Phillips – looked up to a wall of framed portraits of Carl Perkins, Conway Twitty , Little Milton, Sonny Burgess, Junior Parker and Elvis, and said, “None of these guys looked […]

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Burns Presents Bristol Sessions in New Country Music Series | Latest titles

“Ralph Peer said that success is being in the right place when lightning strikes, and like we say in the script, he was about to strike for him twice in the same place,” Duncan said. “It’s historically and narratively essential – historically because that’s where two of the founding artists of commercial country music were […]

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Filmmaker Ken Burns launches ‘Country Music’ documentary in Bristol

Ken Burns has a new story to tell. The man who is arguably one of the most successful and well-known documentary filmmakers has turned to country music. And starting in September, it will tell the story through an eight-part series of how the raw and simple music of rural America evolved into an entertainment industry […]

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Nashville’s Ryman Sets Up Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Documentary Concert

Marty Stuart talks about the importance of playing Ryman An excerpt from the documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns on PBS As anticipation grows for Ken Burns’ “Country Music” documentary – which will premiere in September – PBS and Ryman Auditorium have announced a star-studded concert at the historic venue. Burns will host “Country Music: […]

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Nashville’s Ryman Prepares Ken Burns Country Music Documentary Concert

Marty Stuart talks about the importance of playing Ryman An excerpt from the documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns on PBS As anticipation grows for Ken Burns’ documentary “Country Music” – premiering in September – PBS and Ryman Auditorium have announced an all-star concert at the historic venue. Burns will host “Country Music: Live at […]

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Ken Burns Country Music Documentary Release Date & Live Concert

On September 15, 2019, PBS will present the first episode of the documentary from director Ken Burns Country music, a detailed exploration of the genre that has been in the works for eight years. Directed by Burns and produced by acclaimed filmmaker with longtime collaborators Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey, Country music Premieres Sunday, September […]

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ documentary to air on PBS

Marty Stuart talks about the importance of playing Ryman An excerpt from the documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns on PBS Through his lens, he made epic explorations in “Baseball”, “Prohibition” and several wars. Next year, documentary giant Ken Burns will take audiences on a 16-hour journey through “Country Music.” The eight-part film is slated […]

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Don’t miss PBS’ Roots Music documentary series “American Epic”!

By Blair Jackson Here’s a solid recommendation: be sure to check out the brilliant three-part documentary series American epicairing Tuesday nights in May on PBS, beginning May 16 and continuing May 23 and 30, as well as the American Epic Sessions Program broadcast on Tuesday, June 6. American epic is the first comprehensive musical documentary […]

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Stephen Dorff’s experimental country music film ‘Wheeler’ gets deal – deadline

Momentum Pictures has acquired the North American rights to Roller, a country music film starring Stephen Dorff, who also co-wrote and produced the film and did the original music and score. Ryan Ross realized it. Momentum, an eOne label, is now slated to hit theaters on February 3. Roller is the story of an aspiring […]

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‘A Song for You’ Review: Keith Maitland’s Austin Music Documentary

A pleasantly discursive guide to the longest-running musical program in television history, “A Song for You: The Austin City Limits Story” is the latest in a thriving subgenre of documentaries devoted to the proposition that Austin is the live music capital of the world. , if not the entire galaxy. Director Keith Maitland’s obvious labor […]