Ken Burns’ “Country Music” Series Debuts Tonight on PBS
Sunday night, Ken Burns' new film series Country Music will debut on MontanaPBS. It's a 16 hour series on the history of Country Music. The series will run Sunday - Wednesday (Sept 15-18) from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and then the 2nd half will run Sunday - Wednesday (Sept 22-25). It will also repeat on those nights at 9 p.m.
The film is a sweeping, multi-episode series, exploring the questions: “What is country music, and where did it come from? It will also focus on the biographies of the fascinating characters who created it – from The Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers and Bob Wills, to Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Charley Pride, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris, Garth Brooks and many more – as well as the times in which they lived.
Watch a preview of the series below: