Learn about the making of the epic documentary series devoted to the history of this truly American art form. Features interviews with Ken Burns, Rosanne Cash and members of the filmmaking team.
Join celebrated musicians for a concert celebrating the film by Ken Burns. Hosted by Burns and featuring performances and appearances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Marty Stuart, Dwight Yoakam and more.
See how the bluegrass sound spreads in post-war America, and meet honky-tonk star Hank Williams, whose songs of surprising emotional depth are derived from his troubled and tragically short life.
Examine the history of bluegrass music, from its origins to its eventual worldwide popularity, and hear from dozens of musicians who explain the ways bluegrass music transcends generational, cultural and geographic boundaries.
Host Pete Evans joins top chefs Antony Lamas and Daniel Wright at Ambrosia Farm outside Louisville, Kentucky, for a bourbon-themed dinner. Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking takes you up close to meet the grazing buffalo on Woodland Farm, a 1000-acre farm with historic roots and a sustainable vision that features the American buffalo.
Taped 333-feet below ground within Tennessee’s extraordinary Cumberland Caverns, this music special showcases well-established and emerging artists within the broad spectrum of Bluegrass, Jam Band, Roots-Rock, Neo-Folk and Americana genres. Featured artists include Andrew Bird, Vince Gill, Jason Isbell, Widespread Panic, Lucinda Williams, Lee Ann Womack and others.
Hit the road with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center as they perform inspired selections amidst the bluegrass countryside of Kentucky. The performance features works by Aaron Copland, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Samuel Barber, and Czech composer Antonín Dvořák, who was deeply influenced by traditional American music during an extended stay in the U.S.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio opened in 1995. Designed by architect I.M. Pei, the spectacular glass pyramid, reflects the idea that rock and roll is a prism through which we can more clearly see and understand our culture and ourselves.