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Sneak peek of Ken Burns’ new film Country Music on Aug. 29

By August 12, 2019No Comments


The Center for Rural Development is excited to serve as the host site for KET’s exclusive sneak peek at Ken Burns’ new documentary Country Music on Thursday, Aug. 29, in Somerset.

The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a reception and entertainment by Sydney Adams and her five-piece band. The reception will be followed by the 45-minute screening and remarks from special guest Jessica Blankenship Bray, music journalist and editor/founder of Kentucky Country Music, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this month.

The event will also feature a door-prize giveaway and prize for the best country music inspired outfit.

You could win a fabulous door prize valued at almost $100 that includes: the Country Music 5-disc CD set (with over 100 songs) and Country Music: An Illustrated History (a 560-page handcover book). And, wear your best country-music inspired outfit for a chance to win a best-dressed award! Winners must be present to win.

Tell your friends to register for this FREE evening of food, music, and fun!

Don’t forget to tune in to see the television premiere of the eight-part series starting on Sunday, Sept. 15, at 8/7 p.m. on KET.