Country Music Hall of Fame events on tap

Posted on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 9:14 am

Country Music Hall of FameCOUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® AND MUSEUM EVENTS

THROUGH MARCH 10, 2013

 

All events are included with museum admission and FREE for museum members, except as noted.  

 

* Please visit the museum’s website for autograph signing rules.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

6th Annual Ford Community Day                                              9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (FREE)

(Visit http://countrymusichalloffame.org/ford-day-2013 for details on free admission and special discounts.)

             Fiddle and Banjo Demonstration w/Matt Combs               10:30 a.m. (FREE)                         & Dave Talbot           

            Musical Petting Zoo (weather permitting)                           11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (FREE)

            Songwriter Session w/Chris Janson and Phil O’Donnell      11:30 a.m. (FREE)

            Hatch Show Print Letterpress Demonstration                     12:00-4:00 p.m. (FREE)

            Performance & autograph signing w/ Josh Turner*             12:30 p.m. (FREE)     

            Poets and Prophets: Salute to Legendary Songwriter     1:30 p.m. (FREE)                         

Red Simpson

            Autograph signing w/Red Simpson*                                    3:00 p.m.

            Performance & autograph signing w/Lauren Alaina*            3:30 p.m. (FREE)

 

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Fiddle Demonstration w/Buddy Spicher                                          1:00 p.m.

Film Screening: Town Hall Party (1959)                                        2:00 p.m. (FREE)

 

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Songwriter Session w/J. Fred Knobloch                                         11:30 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Forever with Us: The 50th Anniversary           1:30 p.m.

            of a Country Music Tragedy

 

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Resophonic Guitar Demonstration w/Johnny Bellar                         1:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Songwriter Session: Kristen Kelly and Striking Matches                 11:30 a.m.

 

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Fiddle Demonstration w/Renaé Truex                                            1:00 p.m.

 

            The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum tells the story of one of the world’s most popular art forms.  Here, the music and its makers speak through timeless art, the latest interactive exhibits and live performances.  Visitors may also dine at Two Twenty-Two Grill & Catering, located in the museum’s Curb Conservatory, which offers a wide variety of contemporary southern cuisine.  

            The museum is located at 222 Fifth Ave. S. in downtown Nashville (SoBro district), and is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.  

            The Museum Store is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily and Two Twenty-Two Grill & Catering is open from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.  Guitarist David Andersen performs Monday through Saturday at the restaurant from 11:30 am to 2:30 p.m.  A snack bar, Two Twenty-Two 2Go, is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.  

            Admission is $22 for adults, $14 for children ages six to 17, and free for children under six.  The museum offers discounted admission ($18) to seniors (60 and older), the military and students (with valid IDs).  Group rates are available for tours of 15 or more.  There is no charge to visit the Curb Conservatory or the Museum Store.   

            Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is operated by the Country Music Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization chartered by the state of Tennessee in 1964. The museum’s mission is the preservation of the history of country and related vernacular music rooted in southern culture.  With the same educational mission, the foundation also operates CMF Records, the museum’s Frist Library and Archive, CMF Press, Historic RCA Studio B and Hatch Show Print®. More information about the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is available at countrymusichalloffame.org or by calling (615) 416-2001.

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