Country Music

Ken Burns tells the story of Country Music in an eight-part series, premiering Monday, September 15-25 on WXXI-TV. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, Country Music explores how country music evolved over the course of the twentieth century. In anticipation of the series WXXI celebrates this true American art form with special events and screenings throughout September.

 

Upcoming Programs & Events

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 8:00pm
This September, Ken Burns tells the story of Country Music. Catch a special preview of this exciting series before its premiere.
Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 5:00pm
WXXI is proud to a media partner for this Abilene Bar & Lounge concert with Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo.
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 3:00pm
In anticipation of Ken Burns new docu-series, WXXI hosts two FREE preview screenings of "Country Music" and more!
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 5:30pm
Come out to Abilene Bar & Lounge for a night of indie rock with Nick Young, an alternative writer and performer with a touch of twang.

Past Programs:

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 10:00am
WXXI is proud to a media partner for this extraordinary music experience at the Genesee Country Valley Museum. 

Special thank you to our partners: 




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