If you’re going to be in or around Nashville during the month of May, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is the place to be. The Museum has all sorts of country music-centric events going on, from ‘Cookin’ Out Country’ which is a weekly outdoor lunch at the Museum with country music artists including Bryan White and Darryl Worley. There are several concerts and movie showings and of course, the Medallion Ceremony, which will induct Reba McEntire, Bobby Braddock, and Jean Shephard into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Some of the big events coming up this month are listed below and you can see the complete schedule HERE.
Cookin’ Out Country
May 4 – Richie McDonald
May 11 – Darryl Worley
May 25 – Bryan White
Serving lunch from 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Performances – 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Autograph Signings – 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hot Nights at the Hall -Three Nights of Amazing Music
Friday, June 17 – The Night Train to Nashville Reunion Concert, with house band led by Jimmy Church
Friday, July 8 – Stealing Angels
Friday, August 5 – Carter’s Chord
Medallion Ceremony Red Carpet Fan Experience
Catch a glimpse of the 2011 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Bobby Braddock, Jean Shepard, and Reba McEntire at the Medallion Ceremony Red Carpet Fan Experience on Sunday, May 22 from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m
“Coffee, Country, & Cody” Live from the Ford Theater
Friday, May 6, 5:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Start your morning at the Ford Theater as Country Music Disc Jockey Hall of Famer and GAC host Bill Cody hosts 650 AM WSM’s “Coffee, Country, & Cody.” Bill’s nationally and internationally known voice has been heard over the air waves for 40 years.
Concert and Interview: Georgette Jones
Saturday, May 28 @ 2:00 p.m.
The museum welcomes Georgette Jones and her band for a special afternoon of music in honor of her mother, Tammy Wynette. Practically born on stage, Jones made her first musical appearance alongside her parents at age three and her first recording at age ten with her father, George Jones. Presented in support of the exhibit Tammy Wynette: First Lady of Country Music, Presented by Great American Country Television Network. Included with museum admission. Free to museum members.