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Country Music

Country Music

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Jedd Beaudoin and Chuck Mead discuss the evolution of Mead's music at Country Music: A KMUW Music Tasting
KMUW is celebrating Kansas' unique role in the evolution of country music with a series of special features.

Kansas native Chuck Mead, a founding member of the group BR549, joined us for Country Music: A KMUW Music Tasting on September 5 at Roxy's Downtown. It was an evening of music and conversation hosted by Strange Currency's Jedd Beaudoin. 

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KMUW is taking this look at Kansas' country music roots leading up to the debut of Country Music, an eight-part, 16-hour documentary series directed and produced by Ken Burns.

The series premieres Sunday, September 15, at 7:00 p.m. central on KPTS Channel 8.