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August 18, 2019

Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns – Free preview screening in Somerset

When:
August 29, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2019-08-29T17:30:00-04:00
2019-08-29T20:30:00-04:00
Where:
The Center for Rural Development
2292 South U.S. 27
Somerset
KY 42501
Cost:
Free

Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns – Free Preview Screening in Somerset

Join KET in Somerset for a free exclusive sneak peek at Ken Burns’ new documentary Country Music. Explore the remarkable stories of the people and places behind a true American art form.

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 film screening and remarks from special guest Jessica Blankenship Bray, music journalist and editor/founder of kentuckycountrymusic.com, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this month.

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 hardcover book). Prize will be shipped after September 10. Winner must be present to win.

And, wear your best country-music inspired outfit for a chance to win a best-dressed award! Winner must be present to win.

(This is a preview event; don’t forget to tune in to see the television premiere of the eight-part series starting on Sunday, September 15 at 8/7 pm on KET.)

This event is free, but reservations are required: KET.org/events