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History Happy Hour: Mountain Air Waves, Stories of Local and Regional Radio

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

- Free

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum returns to History Happy Hour on Thursday, August 18th at 6:30 pm to talk about “Mountain Airwaves.”

History Happy Hour favorites Dr. Rene Rodgers and Scotty Almany will be on hand to share a new and exciting topic. “Mountain Air Waves: Stories of Local and Regional Radio” will explore the history of early country radio, especially the local and regional stations that have been part of that music history. Radio impacted the development of musical genre and shared a wide variety of popular “barn-dance” shows that aired cross the United States, and it has been integral to the careers of many country and bluegrass musicians, past and present. From WLS and WSM to WCYB and WBCM – and beyond – radio was and continues to be a vibrant center for music making.

The program will be in-person in the board room of the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum, and it will be streamed live on the Chester Inn’s Facebook page. The program will begin at 6:30 pm. The program is free and open to the public!

This project is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Commission.

Details

Date:
August 18
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
heritageall.org

Organizer

Heritage Alliance
Phone:
4237539580
Email:
info@heritageall.org
Website:
www.heritageall.org

Venue

Chester Inn Museum
116 West Main Street
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
4237534580
Website:
www.heritageall.org

Details

Date:
August 18
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
heritageall.org

Organizer

Heritage Alliance
Phone:
4237539580
Email:
info@heritageall.org
Website:
www.heritageall.org

Venue

Chester Inn Museum
116 West Main Street
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
4237534580
Website:
www.heritageall.org