Sumner County, Tennessee, has had more than its fair share of music legends who have called us home. Johnny Cash. June Carter Cash. Mother Maybelle Carter. Conway Twitty. Ricky Skaggs. Marty Stuart. Loretta Lynn. And that's just to name a few. Many of these folks will be featured in the upcoming Ken Burns' Country Music PBS documentary airing tonight!
The first episode of this 8-part series will air at 7pm Central/8pm Eastern tonight on PBS. We're so looking forward to watching this phenomenal country music documentary and hope you will, too! You can learn more about it and its air times here: www.pbs.org/kenburns/country-music/
The public is also invited to explore Tennessee's role in country music by visiting the recently unveiled Tennessee Music Pathways launched by Tennessee Vacation! Check it out below to continue learning about your favorite country music stars and their connections to Tennessee!
Country music was born in Bristol, but its heritage spreads far and wide throughout Tennessee. Click to explore the gravesites of famous country music singers, live music venues, museums and more along the Tennessee Country Music Pathway!