SOLD OUT! Celebrating Tennessee Ernie Ford
February 13, 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of Bristol native Tennessee Ernie Ford’s birthday, and his hometown has come together to celebrate that milestone with a variety of events and activities, including a musical performance, a conversation with Ford’s son Buck, a special church service, show screenings, a commemorative stamp, and birthday cake!
A number of events will take place during the month of February. For a full listing plus a timeline of important dates in Tennessee Ernie Ford’s life and career, visit ErnieFord100.com.
Below are events that require an RSVP and/or ticket
A Conversation with Buck Ford and Sid Oakley
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
On Tuesday, February 12 at 7:00 p.m., the Birthplace of Country Music Museum and the Bristol Historical Association will co-host an informal conversation in the museum’s Performance Theater between Ernie’s older son, Buck, and long-time Ford family friend Sid Oakley. Ford family home movies will also be screened. There is no charge for admittance, but you must RSVP to gain entry.
Thursday, February 14, 2019 — THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!
Radio Bristol presents the Farm and Fun Time variety show, live from the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, featuring special guests Rachel Baiman and Beth Snapp.