Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame commemorates the legacy of the cream of the crop; those country music legends who have made of the greatest music in the history of the genre. Inductees include heavyweights like Hank Williams, Kenny Rogers, Glen Campbell, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson and many more. Of course it is not just about the spectacular careers of these individual artists but about the history of all country music. You can learn about this at the Hall of Fame's museum which is home to interesting exhibits focusing on the lives of the greats and most of all, the music they created.
Things to Do
- The Museum's exhibits rotate on a regular basis but you can always expect there to be fascinating exhibits full of memorabilia and info on the works of many of the most popular artists in country. Aside from these you can always enjoy the core exhibition entitled Sing Me Back Home. The entire history of country music from its pre—commercial folk roots up to its present reality as a multi-billion dollar industry is detailed here.
Country Music Hall of Fame Insider Tips
- Educators everywhere can take advantage of the distance learning packages which the Hall of Fame have put together. If you want to pass on a love and respect for country music to your pupils then there is no better way to do it. Check out what is on offer on their website.
- Check out the Hall of Fame's brochure which gives you an idea of what you can expect from your visit.