Western Edge

Opening Weekend Events

In support of the exhibit’s debut, the Museum will host two opening weekend concerts, including the reunion and final performance of the Desert Rose Band, as well as a host of newly added discussions and performances. The concerts and programs are made possible in part by the Academy of Country Music and exhibit travel partner American Airlines. Family programs will also be offered in the Taylor Swift Education Center.

Visitors can get more information and buy tickets for opening weekend’s events by clicking the event listings below.

The exhibition Western Edge: The Roots and Reverberations of Los Angeles Country-Rock, presented by City National Bank, opens September 30, 2022, at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in downtown Nashville.

Opening Weekend Programs

If you already purchased Museum admission and you're interested in attending any of the programs located in the Ford Theater, tickets can be reserved for no additional cost by calling a Reservations Specialist at (615) 416-2001. No reservations are required for Family Programs in the Taylor Swift Education Center.

Songwriter Session: Richie Furay
Oct 1
12:00 PM
View from audience at the stage in the Ford Theater with red and purple lights blanketing the stage
Panel Discussion: From Bluegrass to Country-Rock with Rodney Dillard, Chris Hillman, John McEuen, and Herb Pedersen
Oct 1
2:30 PM
Creative Zone: Sparkle, Fringe, and Rock & Roll: Wearing the Western Edge
Oct 1
11:00 AM
Family Program: Explore Steel Guitar
Oct 1
1:30 PM
View from audience at the stage in the Ford Theater with red and purple lights blanketing the stage
Musician Spotlight: West Coast Steel with Dan Dugmore, Steve Fishell, JayDee Maness, and Al Perkins
Oct 2
1:00 PM
Film: Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice (2019)
Oct 2
3:00 PM
Creative Zone: Sparkle, Fringe, and Rock & Roll: Wearing the Western Edge
Oct 2
11:00 AM
Interview and Performance: Dave Alvin (Postponed)
Sep 30
2:30 PM

Opening Weekend Concerts at CMA Theater

Western Edge: Los Angeles Country-Rock in Concert
Sep 30
7:00 PM
The Desert Rose Band: Live in Concert
Oct 2
7:00 PM

Western Edge’s opening weekend programs are made possible in part by exhibit travel partner American Airlines and program partner Academy of Country Music.

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