KMUW is celebrating Kansas' unique role in the evolution of country music with a special event featuring country music veteran and Kansas native Chuck Mead, a founding member of the group BR549. Join us for some great music and conversation with KMUW's Jedd Beaudoin, host of Strange Currency.
Country Music: A KMUW Music Tasting
7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5
Roxy's Downtown | 412 1/2 E. Douglas
This event is free but space is limited, so advance tickets are recommended. Click here to reserve your spot.
KMUW is taking a 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; written and produced by Dayton Duncan; and produced by Julie Dunfey. The series premieres Sunday, September 15, at 7:00 p.m. central on KPTS Channel 8.
Explore the history of country music - from its roots in ballads, hymns and the blues to its mainstream popularity - and meet the unforgettable characters and storytellers who made it "America's Music."