COUNTRY MUSIC: A Film by Ken Burns

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.” Directed by Ken Burns. Tune in or Stream September 15 at 8:00PM. #CountryMusicPBS

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Preview Country Music

Preview the series with extended trailers, interviews and clips from the documentary.


Get a Sneak Peek

Take a look at the artists and places featured in Country Music.

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Country Through the Ages

Follow the story of country music from its humble beginnings in the early 20th century to the mega-concerts of the 1990s.