Radio Bristol

Radio Bristol celebrates the history of early American music while connecting and exploring the future of today’s music through a variety of platforms that our listeners can enjoy in person, over the airwaves, and online.

Radio Bristol Video showcases digital video of live radio performances.

Specialty Shows

Farm and Fun Time

Farm and Fun Time hearkens back to the days of classic live radio and features today’s top traditional country, bluegrass and old-time artists. Radio Bristol is proud to bring back this historic program to a new generation of listeners. Hosted by Kris Truelsen and featuring house band Bill and the Belles, Farm and Fun Time is a celebration of Appalachian music and culture with various segments, jingles and featured artists.  The show broadcasts live on the second Thursday of every month Enjoy Farm and Fun Time live in person at the museum by purchasing a ticket, or watch our live video broadcast on Radio Bristol’s Facebook.

Farm and Fun Time is proudly supported by Eastman Credit Union, Window World of Tri-Cities, My Southwest Virginia, and HVAC Bristol.

Radio Bristol Sessions

Radio Bristol Sessions showcase today’s top roots music artists from our region and beyond. Most Sessions are recorded live in the Birthplace of Country Music Museum’s intimate 100-seat Performance Theater and are free and open to the public. Recorded audio and video from Radio Bristol Sessions are rebroadcast and available through our video channel.

For more information and a complete schedule of upcoming Radio Bristol Sessions click here

Radio Bristol Premieres

Radio Bristol Premieres focuses on new recordings and projects from nationally recognized artists debuted before a live audience in our Performance Theater.  Premieres are also broadcast live on WBCM-LP.