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.
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.