Ken Burns Country Music Press Conference at Belmont

Wed May 29, 2019
"Country Music" director Ken Burns today joined Belmont University President Dr. Bob Fisher to unveil two Martin D-28 Guitars signed by 76 of the 101 country music artists interviewed for the highly anticipated eight-part, 16-hour film scheduled to premiere on PBS stations on September 15.Among the signatures on the guitars, which will be on display in Belmont’s Gallery of Iconic Guitars, are: Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Vince Gill, Reba McEntire, Kris Kristofferson, Brenda Lee, Loretta Lynn, Garth Brooks and others. Thirty-seven of those who signed the guitars are Country Music Hall of Fame members. Fifteen have since passed away.Read more: https://news.belmont.edu/ken-burns-pbs-announce-country-music-educational-initiative-in-partnership-with-belmont-faculty