Patsy Cline Exhibit at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to Close June 9

Fans have a few more weeks to see Patsy Cline’s stage costumes, handwritten letters, artifacts from the plane crash that claimed her life and more before the exhibit Patsy Cline: Crazy for Loving You closes on June 9. In honor of the exhibit’s final weeks, the Museum is offering a series of Patsy-related film screenings [...] Read More

Gordon Stoker of The Jordanaires Dies at 88

Gordon Stoker, tenor singer for vocal group The Jordanaires, passed away March 27 at his home in Brentwood, Tennessee, reports the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. He was 88. Born August 3, 1924 in Gleason, Tennessee, Gordon grew up in a musical family and by eight was playing piano in church. He was [...] Read More

Country Music Hall of Fame to Honor Singer Millie Kirkham

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will resume their quarterly program series, Nashville Cats: A Celebration of Music City Musicians, with a salute to singer Millie Kirkham on September 29. The in-depth interview will take place at 1:30 p.m. and is included with museum admission. It will also be streamed live at countrymusichalloffame.org. [...] Read More

Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum to Open Bakersfield Sound Exhibit

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s latest exhibit will tell the stories of the stars, sidemen and songwriters who created a whole new sound in country music in mid-20th century America. The Bakersfield Sound: Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country, will open March 23 and run through December 31, 2013. Narrated by [...] Read More

Hall of Famer Ferlin Husky Dies at 85

Country Music Hall of Famer Ferlin Husky has passed away at his daughter’s home, reports The Tennessean. He was 85 and suffered from congestive heart failure. Ferlin was known as a pioneer of the pop-leaning Nashville Sound Era. His classic singles “Gone” and “Wings Of A Dove” both topped country charts for 10 weeks and [...] Read More