Birthplace of Country Music

The decision to adjust scheduling for the festival follows the announcement that Bristol Motor Speedway's popular August night race will move to September 19, 2020, as part of NASCAR's playoffs. Read more


The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol will feature an exhibit February 14-30 to highlight this critical musical history. Read more


Bristol sings a new tune

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Bristol is complex and effervescent, from the roar of NASCAR at Bristol Motor Speedway—the world’s eighth largest sports venue—to vivacious State Street, the downtown boulevard that anchors a resurgent arts and entertainment community. Read more

If you like music then you owe a debt of gratitude for events that occurred 90 years ago in Bristol, Tennessee. Read more