Mark Your Calendars! UNC-TV Preview Screening of Ken Burns' "Country Music" Documentary on September 5

September 1, 2019

UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina, Bank of America and the North Carolina Museum of History invite you and a guest to join us for a preview screening of Country Music, a film by Ken Burns and a special Music in the Round performance featuring BJ Barham, H.C. McEntire and Eliza Meyer.

This is a free event, but space is limited and registration is required. RSVPs accepted on a first come, first served basis. Please register you and your guests via Eventbrite or contact Karen Nowak at knowak@unctv.org or 919-549-7273.

 

UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina, Bank of America and the North Carolina Museum of History staff will screen clips from Ken Burns’ upcoming 16-hour documentary series, Country Music, followed by an intimate Music in the Round experience featuring local country music-inspired artists BJ Barham, H.C. McEntire and local up-and-coming bluegrass artist Eliza Meyer. The film, which chronicles the history of the uniquely American art form, features many North Carolina artists and their stories, including Fred Foster, Jimmie Rodgers, Betty Johnson and Rhiannon Giddens.


DETAILS:

6:30 PM - Doors Open

7PM - Preview Screening of Ken Burn’s Country Music

7:40 PM - Music in the Round: Conversations and Performances

8:45 PM - Event concludes

Country Music premieres on UNC-TV, Sunday-Wednesday, September 15-18, and Sunday-Wednesday, September 22-25, from 8-10 PM.