Birthplace of Country Music Museum

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The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is a cultural institution located in Bristol, VA that celebrates the rich history and legacy of country music. The museum is situated in the historic 1927 Bristol Municipal Building which was once home to the city's government offices and also the location of the first recordings of the Bristol Sessions in 1927, widely considered to be the "Big Bang" of country music. The museum features a range of exhibits, interactive displays, and multimedia presentations that highlight the contributions of Bristol and the surrounding region to the development of country music. Visitors can explore the various genres and sub-genres that make up the country music genre, learn about the lives and music of legendary artists such as the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers, and engage with artifacts and recordings from the Bristol Sessions.

(Submitted by Anthony Von Plinsky)

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