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NPT's Country Music: A Nashville Story

Country Music is Nashville’s story and it is central to the culture and history of Middle Tennessee. NPT is dedicated to sharing the many stories that form the fabric of this unique American art form.

Country Music Episode Guide

Get the latest information and explore the episode guide for Ken Burns' Country Music.

Tennessee Crossroads Country Music Pathway

Explore the Tennessee Crossroads Country Music Pathway and help keep Crossroads travelin'!

Ken Burns Country Music Passport Tout

Bring home the Country Music 8-DVDset.

The People

From Bill Monroe to Dolly Parton, legendary artists have invented and redefined the sounds of Country Music.

Meet The People
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Celebrated Nashville venues like the Ryman Auditorium, the Bluebird Café and RCA’s Studio B are inseparable from the history of Country Music.

Find A Place
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The sounds of Country Music are as varied as the musicians and places that have defined the genre.

Hear The Sound
Connect with Nashville Public Television
as we celebrate and tell the story
of Country Music in our city.